MY JOURNEY INTO UX
After my Abitur in 2006, I completed an apprenticeship in the field of media design in my hometown Dresden. I worked both in a small print shop and also for a youth magazine. During this time, I was able to acquire the necessary design tools for working with different kinds of digital media as well as with classic print media.
Cross-cultural Interface Design
In 2008, I moved to the small town Weimar for a subsequent study program with focus on interface design at Bauhaus-Universität. During my bachelor and master studies, I spent several years abroad – for an Erasmus semester in Northern Ireland, for an internship in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for a study trip to Ethiopia, for my master in China, and for several private trips. Thereby, I learned how culture influences design and thereby the user experience . 2014 during my master thesis, I worked for the international company Dräger and was concerned with the subject of cultural impact on interface design as well as the challenges of product development for international markets.
User Experience Consulting
Since 2014, I have been working as a consultant and designer at the user experience agency Userlutions in Berlin, supporting the product and service development of small to large businesses from first user research to conception and testing to final design.
MY UX DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
#1 User Research.
#2 Conception and Testing.
my mantra and method.
#3 Design and Testing. Again.
in thinking and in style.
MY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
UX Consultant / Designer
at Userlutions GmbH Berlin, FRG
Intern / Interface Designer
at Dräger Safety AG & Co.KGaA Lübeck, FRG
2011 – 2014
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) / Master of Design (MDes)
Integrated International Media Art and Design Studies at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, FRG & Tongji University Shanghai, PRC
2009 – 2014
Project Assistant / Graphic Designer
at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, FRG
Visual Communication at University of Ulster, UK
2008 – 2011
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
Media Art and Design at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, FRG
2006 – 2008
Media Designer (GTA)
Media Design at Berufsfachschule für Wirtschaft und Technik Dresden, FRG