2012 - Present

Allscripts UX Team, Raleigh, NC

Expert UX Designer | dbMotion UX Team Lead | Accessibility Lead

As part of the UX team, I collaborate with clinicians, product teams, management, and marketing across Allscripts. From 2012 until 2020, I was the design lead for the dbMotion product suite. My team conducted user research and testing, created the personas, design patterns, and visual language for products focused on community health data and analytics. I currently support the Ambulatory segment supporting four development teams and lead a team that advocates for improved accessibility across the Allscripts portfolio.



2008 - 2012

IBM Storage Usability and Interface Design, RTP, NC

Visual Design Team Lead | UX Designer

I managed and developed a creative team of graphical user interface, interaction, and 3D designers. I worked directly with the STG Chief Architect, UCD, and Development leads to define the UX strategy and visual direction for the Unified Storage Products. My team was responsible for the creation of the Unified User Interface Guidelines which provided the development teams with the graphic assets and specifications to produce consistent visual and behavioral experiences across the IBM Storage portfolio. From 2008 until 2011, I also was the UX Lead and Visual Designer for Tape products where I worked directly with the product architects, development, client representatives, and external partners.



1999 - 2008

IBM STG Design Center, RTP, NC

Graphic Designer | UX Designer

Collaborated with IBMers across all divisions and sectors. I worked on web sites, print collateral, advertising, direct mail, packaging, e-learning deliverables, and other traditional graphic design projects. In 2001, I shifted my focus to User Experience Design so I could help make the interaction experience of our users as simple and intuitive as possible by providing functionality requirements gathering, user analysis, information architecture, prototyping, usability testing, and graphic interface design.



1997 - 1999

Sandler & Recht Communications Inc., Durham, NC

Art Director | Graphic Designer

Worked on brand identity development, implementation, and management for companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, and Fleming Laboratories.



1995 - 2020

Signal Design Inc., Durham, NC

Art Director | Graphic Designer | Freelance

Designer Worked on corporate identities, web sites, print collateral, advertising, direct mail, packaging, and environmental graphics. Supported a wide range of clients such as Disney, Quintiles Transnational Corp., John Deere, Marvel Comics, and the NBA. I continue to work with Signal as a freelance designer and consultant.




May 1994

East Carolina University School of Art and Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design


Mary 'Missy' Sumner Johnson

UX Designer





User-centered Design (UCD)

Information Architecture (IA)

Interaction Design

Usability Testing

Creating Wireframes


Graphic Design


Instructional Design


Project Management

Requirements Gathering

Project Scope Creation








Adobe Creative Suite



Microsoft Office



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