Julie Silverman available

Julie Silverman

User Experience Designer & Strategist

available
Profileimage by Julie Silverman User Experience Designer & Strategist from Berlin
  • 10999 Berlin Freelancer in
  • Graduation: not provided
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
  • Languages: English (first language) | French (basic knowledge) | Russian (good)
  • Last update: 29.01.2015
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by Julie Silverman User Experience Designer & Strategist from Berlin
SKILLS
I collaborate on design and product strategy, conduct research, create interaction and mental models, author specs, promote empathy, and ship tight solutions. Once upon a time I wrangled data and coded badly. I’m currently having a ball in Berlin.
REFERENCES

Principal Designer
sqrd
06.2009 - Present 
Consultancy in user experience and interaction design for web and mobile at SF Bay Area digital agencies, design studios, and startups. Clients include Microsoft, Barnes & Noble, Wells Fargo, and Toyota.


Entrepreneur–In–Residence: Design
StartupBootcamp Berlin 
08.2014 - 11.2014
Applied design thinking tricks to get nine international startup teams in shape for Investor Demo Day as part of a three-month accelerator program.


UX Lead    
Propane Studio, San Francisco
09.2013 - 03.2014
Developed a UX discipline grounded in Lean methodology for a quickly growing UX department.    
Worked with strategists, visual designers, developers, and executive stake-holders on b2b and b2c websites, apps, and large digital ecosystems. 
Responsible for the experience and design strategy including user and system research, workshops, heuristics, concept modeling, and detailed interaction specification. 


UX/IxD Design Lead
Universal McCann, San Francisco
01.2011 - 04.2012
Designed an internal knowledge management and publication system through the entire product lifecycle, from initial explorations of user needs through multiple stages of UX and final visual design deliverables.    
Produced personas, user maps, low and high fidelity mocks and prototypes, wireframes, styleguides and pseudo-code. 
Tirelessly advocated for the user experience to stakeholders, product management counterparts, and engineering teams. 


Charles Schwab
Interaction Designer, San Francisco
01.2007 - 01.2009
Part of a small team of developers supporting portfolio managers and business analysts working on financial models.
Developed presentation layers using R, Latex, and Ruby. 
Lead team documentation and intranet efforts, designing and producing information architecture, layouts, and graphics. 
 
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
Based in Berlin, Germany. 
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