With over a decade of experience as a team lead and project manager, Doug Gapinski is a Seattle-based Account Director managing long-term product builds with volatile scope. He advocates for quality, transparency, and a shared understanding of project constraints while applying agile methodologies across decentralized teams.
Doug has worked on several technology projects for not-for-profit organizations, educational institutions, and numerous additional enterprise verticals. Immediately prior to 8th Light, Doug worked as a program director for Artefact, a human-centered design and innovation consultancy. He’s led interdisciplinary teams of strategists, designers, engineers, and audience researchers, and is experienced with the full lifecycle of product development.
As a sought after public speaker, Doug has spoken at national conferences and webinars on a variety of topics, including: multi-device design, college admission marketing, and additional guest lectures to design classes. He is a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington.