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I have over 10 years of experience with hybrid skills in quantitative / qualitative research and experience design. Throughout my days, I ask a lot of questions, listen intently, and synthesize user insights into innovative holistic design solutions.

Experience

 

Publicis Sapient - Senior Experience Designer

Munich, January 2016 - present

Design solutions for clients such as O2, Audi, Siemens, Bosch, and E.ON. The majority of my work focuses on developing services to foster customer relationship management and customer engagement. Leading global product design teams and working closely with stakeholders, I effectively deliver and execute business requirements by translating customer needs into tangible services.

Freelance - UX Consultant
Munich, October 2013 - December 2015

Supporting clients such as AutoScout24, User Interface Design, Studiomem, and Johnson & Johnson’s Diabetes Group. Most of my projects were in the landscape of website and app design, service design, future focused innovation,  and concept feasibility testing with a range of achievements such as leading a design/research team, product development, and product launches. 

RTT AG - Interaction Designer
Munich, April 2013 - August 2013

Researched and designed intuitive solutions for RTTs 3D Realtime visualization software, DeltaGen. I worked closely with key-users, product managers, developers, and management to optimize and transform the platform for enhanced user experience and performance.

One to One Interactive - UX Researcher
London, January 2011 - December 2011

Designed and conducted research projects utilizing  various methodologies (user testing, expert reviews, focus groups, eye-tracking, remote testing, physiological, online surveys). Provided clients with actionable solutions and designs.

Philips - Research Associate
Eindhoven, April 2010 - September 2010

Collaborated with the Brain, Body, and Behavior group to develop an unobtrusive mood recognition system based on body posture and movement features. I created a methodology that analyzes changes in a user's posture while they listened to mood inducing music. A patent on head-banging was filed stemming from the results.

Accomplishments


IxDA Munich Local Co-Lead (2012-2016)

Paper and Poster publication at the 2011 Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction conference in Memphis, Tennessee

Patent on Mood recognition stemming from my work on Affective Body Postures in April 2012

Education


German (Fluent) Intensive German language courses 2012 - Goethe Institute, Munich, Germany

MSc in HCI and Ergonomics, September 2010 - University College London, London, UK

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Minor in Biology, May 2007 - University of Tulsa, Tulsa, USA

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Get in touch

If you are interested in working with me or would just like to say hello, please get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you!