About SymerSpace

About SymerSpace

Meet Kris Symer

Kris working at the computer. Photo: UW TacomaKris Symer is a visual communication and technology generalist who knows how to get things done for clients. She manages websites, designs content, publishes maps, coordinates social marketing, analyzes data, fixes computers (reluctantly), develops printed materials, manages email campaigns, and helps you brainstorm new ideas.

Kris has worked in higher education, local government, small business, and for tech startups. Before focusing on her own consulting business, she was on staff for 18 years at the University of Washington Tacoma. Her roles included information technology support, database and systems analysis, web development, and science communications. Her experience at UW Tacoma includes eight years (2011-2019) with the Puget Sound Institute at the Center for Urban Waters.

Kris has volunteer experience in the active transportation community. She is a bicycle commuter, former co-chair of the City of Tacoma’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Technical Advisory Group, a certified bicycle instructor (LCI) with the League of American Bicyclists, and a member of the Tacoma Washington Bicycle Club (TWBC). Kris enjoys playing in the great outdoors and monitoring rooftop solar statistics.

She holds a B.A. in business administration, a certificate in geographic information systems, and an M.S. in geospatial technologies from the University of Washington Tacoma.

Business information

Kris L. Symer is a sole proprietor licensed in the state of Washington and City of Tacoma. Registered trade names: SymerSpace, Angular Tacoma, I Bike Tacoma.

Photography

Kris enjoys capturing the moment in photos. Whether in town or on the trail, it’s not about fancy gear. It’s finding an interesting angle, texture, pattern, or perspective.