Frank Stanton Chair in Graphic Design (Fall 2018)
Robyn Kanner is a writer and designer who specializes in storytelling and building scalable systems. She’s currently a Senior Designer at Etsy where she works with a team of designers, product managers, and engineers to build delightful experiences.
Robyn co-founded and designed MyTransHealth which is a resource designed to help trans people gain access to quality healthcare. This work was recognized by The White House under the Obama Administration, written about in Buzzfeed, The Verge, and Business Insider, and subsequently led her to speak at DesignWeek PDX, AIGA’s National Conference, and Creative Mornings.
Over her career, she has been a designer at Amazon, New Balance, and Staples, written for publications including NYMag’s The Cut, Bustle, and Mic, and has designed albums while touring in vans.