I am a catalyst for defining next-generation product experiences. My specialties include creating imaginative concepts and interactions for first of kind technology, leading design collaborations with engineering and product design teams, and planning end-user research efforts.
My professional career started with Industrial Design and has led me to a focus on User Experience, User Research, and HFE/Usability. I describe myself (and UX Design in general) as a catalyst for design-driven innovation. For the past 6 years, I have been designing interactions, both physical and digital, for first of kind medical and life science technologies based on insights collected through user research. Previously, I lead design projects and contributed to the design of AR interfaces and embedded touch screen interfaces on medical, consumer medical, and life science devices from start to finish. Now, I work for Siemens Healthineers as part of the central Experience Design team. We collaborate with all business lines to design a holistic, coherent, and delightful experience for the entire Siemens Healthineers product portfolio. I work in multidisciplinary teams on a variety of projects ranging from surgical/medical devices, laboratory devices, consumer health products, to work environments, mobile applications, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence interfaces. My professional focus is on User Research, Usability/UX of physical and digital products, and HFE Process Definition in the Medical and Life Science Device and Consumer Healthcare field.
Outside the office, I share my design expertise with young designers as an Adjunct Professor at Kean University Robert Busch School of Design. I have instructed courses in Industrial Design and Design Fundamentals ranging from freshman to senior levels.
User Research | End-user focused research through contextual inquiry, usability evaluations, and expertise on the AAMI guidelines for medical device development
UX-UI | Usability studies and User needs / Workflow definition, Information architecture, Storyboards, Wireframes, Interactive prototypes, Requirements + Specifications, Visual design
ID | Concept development, Form ideation with a focus on usability and user experience
Design Direction and Project Management | Leading and directing UX projects/activities, Managing & guiding requirements informed by a research methodology and HFE guidelines to ensure the best product outcome for the end-users
Other experience includes Freelance Graphic Design with a focus on brand identities and marketing materials, but not limited to personal prints, invitations, and digital media. To inquire about a project or quote, contact via firstname.lastname@example.org.
IxDA NYC Chapter member
Young Professionals Advisory Council for Homeless Solutions, Inc. | 2012 - Today
IDSA (Industrial Design Society of America) Professional member | 2012 - 2018
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) member | 2016 - 2018
Adjunct Professor at Kean University Robert Busch School of Design | 2014 - 2016
Press & Publications
Medical Device Design Industry News - Augmented Reality Interfaces: how are you testing their usability?