Halle Kho is an Executive Design Director in the New York studio of frog, one of the world’s premier design consultancies. In that role, she leads the Experience Design, Interaction Design and Visual Design disciplines in the studio and is responsible for ensuring quality and innovation.
Her own client work focuses on product design innovation, design language systems, and user experience. Her passion for product and brand design has allowed her to gain experience in a wide range of industries, including tech, retail, fashion, e-commerce, healthcare and social media.
Prior to joining frog in 2017, Halle was Senior Creative Director at Barnes & Noble, Inc., where she oversaw the design and maintenance of the company’s e-commerce website, a rebrand of BN.com and new digital product ideation. She also built a User Experience team that was able to increase traffic and sales significantly on NOOK.com and BN.com through optimization and design thinking approaches.
She has also served as a guest lecturer at Parsons School of Design and NYU School of Professional Studies. She is passionate about design leadership, craft and culture.
Halle began her career in New York as a graphic designer and worked her way up on projects for high-profile clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Grey Goose, Johnson & Johnson and Armani, serving as both a designer and art director. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Concordia University, in Montreal.