Hi, I'm Britta Nielsen:

A UX designer in Seattle Washington. I started my career in industrial design and am now facinated by creating great experiences for mobile devices, desktop and whatever is coming next.

Resume


Experience

Deloitte Digital/Ubermind, Seattle WA

Associate UX Designer: February 2012-August 2012
Promoted to UX Designer: August 2012-Present

  • Contextual Inquiry and User Research
  • Paper prototyping and User Testing
  • Developing and prioritizing requirements with clients and stakeholders
  • Interaction design for IOS applications and responsive web
  • Working in Agile/Scrum
  • Presenting UX ideation and deliverables to clients
  • Close collaboration with Development, Visual Design and Quality Assurance

Whalen Furniture/SlamBrands, Redmond WA

Jr Industrial Designer: July 2007-2009
Promoted to Industrial Designer: 2009-2011

  • Product design from ideation through final tooling approval
  • Design for injection molding
  • Over 4 years accumulated 5000+hours in Solidworks
  • Responsible for presentation renderings and content
  • Communicating with overseas manufacturing

Intermec, Everett WA

Industrial Design Intern: Summer 2006

  • Preliminary design of product
  • Sketched and modeled product in foam and ProEngineer

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design
Minor in English Literature, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
Graduated Spring 2007

3D Studio Max Certification
Seattle Central Community College
Completed Winter 2010

User-Centered Design Certification
University of Washington, Seattle WA
Graduated Autumn 2012

Skills

User Research, Contextual Inquiry, Information Architecture, Sketching, Interaction Design, Wireframing, Paper Prototyping, High Fidelity Prototyping, User Testing, Industrial Design, Client Presentation, Collaboration, HTML, CSS

Tools

Omnigraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Axure, Solidworks, Photoworks, 3D Studio Max

Activities

Distance Running, Championship Winning Rally Co-Driver

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