Hi there! I'm David A. Kennedy, but my friends call me DK. I work as a Managing Senior UX Designer at Ad Hoc, focusing on inclusive design, accessibility and people management. You can reach me at the usual place and find out more about me on this site.

I’m an accessibility advocate who loves the open web and open source design and code. I curate a popular newsletter called Accessibility Weekly. Before working on the web, I wrote words instead of code as a journalist.


What I Do as a Designer

I have more than a decade of design and front-end development experience, spanning non-profits, start-ups and government agencies. The connecting line in my work has been a knack for understanding where people are coming from, running toward “sticky” problems and having an accessibility-first mindset.

I approach my work through a few principles:

My Interests


Writing Highlights

Speaking of words, I’ve collected of few of my favorite posts I’ve written on this site and elsewhere. You might enjoy reading them.

You can also follow me on Twitter.