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  • $100 hourly
    I am an experienced UX Researcher currently at Avalara, a B2B tax software company. I previously worked at companies such as Orion Innovation, EPAM Systems, Microsoft, and a boutique design consultancy, Round Feather. In my career, I have worked with Fortune 500 companies to identify and overcome business challenges through various methodologies (in-depth interviews, diary studies, usability testing, and surveys). On Upwork, I have found exciting collaboration opportunities. I conducted discovery user research for an emerging startup in early 2021; I have analyzed unmoderated usability testing for a UX consulting company; and I have conducted in-depth interviews with Japanese and American users about mobile app and website experiences. What I love about my job is that I get to work on such exciting projects - topics I have explored include financial wellbeing (for an investment bank), customer support at a SaaS company, employee experience at a social media company, and remote collaboration and learning software. I am skilled in qualitative and quantitative UX research methodologies: interviews, ethnography, contextual inquiry, competitive analysis, usability studies, surveys, journey mapping, personas, and design thinking. Tools I can use include: UserTesting.com, UserZoom, Qualtrics, R, Miro, Mural Keywords: user research, UX research, user researcher, UX researcher, user experience research, UX design, user-centered design
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    Candidate Interviewing
    User Experience
    App Usability Analysis
    Design & Usability Research
    Consumer Research
    Market Research
    Usability Testing
  • $80 hourly
    Hi, I’m Crystal! I'm an experienced photographer specializing in product, lifestyle, and food photography and visual storytelling. And, I develop recipes too! I'm passionate about helping brands share their unique stories and products in visually creative and engaging ways, and my style is often described as being natural, organic, and earthy. Whether you’re just launching or are a thriving business with an established following and that sounds like something you're interested in, I can help!
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    Project Management
    Design & Usability Research
    Recipe Writing
    Program Management
    Photography
    Adobe Creative Suite
    Creative Writing
    Digital Marketing Materials
    Adobe Photoshop
    Recipe Development
    Product Photography
    Photo Retouching
    White Background Photography
    Lifestyle Photography
  • $167 hourly
    I am a Computer Science Professor at Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics, where I received my PhD in Computer Science. I'm here to broaden my network and try out the world of freelancing. I am also an AI educator and consultant. Check out my YouTube channel @Prof-Reza to learn more about Artificial Intelligence and the new wave of Generative AI. I am passionate about designing trustworthy and effective interaction techniques for Human-AI collaboration. My research focuses on how humans build trust toward Embodied Virtual Agents (EVAs). I have collaborated with MIT Media Lab, CMU HCII, Harvard University, and UCSD, publishing in venues such as Springer Nature, ACM, and IEEE. I have been recognized as an Outstanding Reviewer by ACM ICMI 2019 and ACM CHI 2021. My work has been featured by multiple news outlets including The Next Web, TechXplore, and CBS News.
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    Tutoring
    Writing
    Mathematics
    Management Skills
    Design & Usability Research
    Artificial Neural Network
    Algorithm Development
    Website
    Mathematics Tutoring
    Artificial Intelligence
    Neural Network
    C++
    Desktop Application
    Java
  • $60 hourly
    Hello 👋 I’m a visual designer that specializes in creating powerful user-focused websites, mobile applications, and digital products. 👍 MY SKILLS * Website design * Mobile app design * Wireframing * Prototyping * Branding / Art direction * Logo design * UX strategy * User research * eCommerce design * User interface design * HTML/CSS/Javascript * 3D modeling and illustration * Social media content creation 🛠 TOOLS I USE * Figma * Adobe XD * Webflow * Sketch * InVision * Adobe Photoshop * Adobe Illustrator * Cinema 4D * Blender * Adobe After Effects * Squarespace * Wix * Wordpress * Spline * Proto.io
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    Adobe Creative Cloud
    Brand Marketing
    Brand Strategy
    Branding
    Brand Consulting
    Graphic Design
    App Design
    Design & Usability Research
    User Interface Design
    GUI Design
    User Experience Design
    Web Design
    Figma
    Sketch
  • $35 hourly
    Are you looking for a creative problem-solver and strategic thinker? I can recommend innovative ideas and strategies related to sourcing, recruitment and partnerships that will contribute to your goals and growth of your company. I'm an excellent writer/editor and have strong graphic design and presentation skills; I'm willing to "jump in" and contribute at any level! I possess 15+ years of experience as a Search Project Consultant, Researcher, Talent Sourcer, and Recruiter. I've partnered with HR leaders and hiring managers to build effective sourcing strategies, detailed job descriptions, and thoughtful interview questions. I've built and maintained a diverse network of potential candidates through pro-active market research, LinkedIn and social media platforms. I also have experience designing and implementing semester-long and summer internship programs for a variety of companies, including building/maintaining relationships with university leaders and advisors, and sourcing top students as interns and entry level roles. Over the past several years, I have built a diverse network with leaders in multiple industries, sourcing and recruiting for a range of positions: including architects, landscape architects, planners, designers, engineers, HR & recruiters, and administrative, marketing, and sales positions. With a strong background and education in the design & planning industry, I consider myself a creative problem-solver with strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate and connect deeply with candidates. In a recent consulting role, I assisted in expanding our client's partner ecosystem with select organizations that closely align with their mission. Over the past year, I’ve been responsible for networking with global leaders, building and maintaining those relationships, leading to successfully securing partnerships with several premier global partners, including Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, Think Tanks and leading experts..
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    Candidate Interviewing
    Candidate Recommendation
    Job Description Writing
    Google Docs
    Strategic Plan
    Design Thinking
    Marketing Plugin
    Job Posting
    Sourcing
    Outreach Strategy
    Email Communication
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Recruiting
    Design & Usability Research
  • $35 hourly
    ✨ I'm a design enthusiast on a mission to infuse some positivity and good into people's lives! Thanks to a keen eye for aesthetics and a knack for problem-solving, I'm all about crafting visually interesting and intuitive experiences for all. I have a background in design, art history, and client relations, giving me the powerhouse combination of knowledge and empathy. Let's make some magic together!✨ 🌎 Currently in Philadelphia, USA (Local time: GMT -5) Are you looking for MODERN and UNIQUE designs that attract users to your MOBILE APP or increase conversions on your WEBSITE? You've come to the right place! With my BA & MA in Art History 👩🏻‍🎨 I have an eye for design. And yet further, with my 12+ years experience in customer service, I have a strong ability to design creative and unique solutions that focus on the needs of the business and user. As a UX/UI PROFESSIONAL, I prioritize: • LISTENING to the client and EMPHASIZING with their users 🙉 • Working FAST and completing projects QUICKLY ✅ • PIXEL PERFECT clean, sleek, thoughtful, minimal, and modern aesthetics 👩🏻‍💻 • SEAMLESS and SPEEDY communication. 🏃🏻‍♀️ My Skills: • Web design (UX/UI) • Mobile app design (UX/UI) • Responsive Design • UX Research (competitive analysis, user interviews, analysis, problem solving, strategy) • Persona creation • User flow creation • Wireframing • Creating clickable prototypes (Figma/Proto.io/Adobe XD/Sketch) • UX strategy • Mindmap / Customer Journey Map creation • Logo creation • Branding / corporate Identity creation • Style and brand guideline creation • Landing page design • Dashboard design • Icon design • Stylish and presentation-ready mockups • Proposing an art direction I would love to learn more about your IDEAS and to help bring your projects to LIFE. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out. Thanks!
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    Web UI
    User Experience Design
    Information Architecture
    Website Redesign
    Responsive Design
    Web Design
    Icon Design
    Design Mockup
    Design & Usability Research
    UX Research
    User-Centered Design
    Figma
    Usability Testing
    Wireframing
    Prototyping
  • $45 hourly
    Captivate Your Audience & Fuel Your Expertise: E-learning Specialist & Thinkific Expert Are you ready to transform your knowledge into powerful, engaging online courses? Look no further! I'm a passionate and skilled e-learning specialist with a deep understanding of instructional design and a mastery of Thinkific. I help individuals and businesses like yours develop impactful online courses that educate, inspire, and fuel business growth. My services: Full course development: From concept to launch, I can guide you through every step of the process. Instructional design: I'll develop effective learning strategies and create engaging content that resonates with your audience. Thinkific setup and optimization: I'll customize your Thinkific site to create a beautiful and user-friendly learning experience. My Values and Skillsets: Expertise in crafting engaging e-learning content: I specialize in designing interactive learning experiences that maximize knowledge retention and motivation. Thinkific mastery: I'm well-versed in all aspects of Thinkific, from platform setup and design to content creation and marketing. Proven track record: I have a strong portfolio of successful projects ranging from individual courses to large-scale training programs. Client-focused approach: I believe in close collaboration and open communication to ensure your project aligns with your vision and goals. Ready to make your online learning dreams a reality? Let's connect and discuss how I can help you unlock your full potential! P.S. Feel free to check out my portfolio and client testimonials to learn more about my work.
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    Learning Management System
    Course Creation
    Course
    Thinkific
    Persona Development
    Design & Usability Research
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Content Strategy
    User Experience Design
    User Flow
    Interactive Design
    Human-Centered Design
    Design Thinking
    User-Centered Design
  • $80 hourly
    I'm a Senior UX/UI Designer with 16 years of experience. 🏆 Top-Rated, Expert-Vetted & Top 0.3% of UX/UI Designers on UpWork. ⭐️ Happy Clients: Forbes, Intel, Uber, P&G, AirCanada, State Farm, Humana, and others 👉🏼 Capabilities Deck: bit.ly/hello-george 🚀 I'm best at designing: • Beautiful websites • Stunning landing pages that convert • Mobile Apps (iOS/Android) & Web Apps loved by millions • Complex Enterprise Software 💼 I work with Startups and Enterprise clients I specialize in designing outstanding iOS/Android Apps, Web Apps, and Websites that are user-friendly, visually captivating, and excel in conversion optimization. By delivering impactful UX/UI Design experiences, I cater to ambitious companies in the AI, Airline, Finance, Technology, and Innovative Solution sectors, ensuring their digital presence stands out in a competitive landscape. Building on my extensive background as a Senior UX/UI Designer, my approach is deeply rooted in a human-centered design process. This philosophy is central to creating simple, intuitive user experiences, developing websites, and landing pages that not only attract but also retain users through high conversion rates. My commitment to incremental improvements is aimed at optimizing results, ensuring that each project surpasses client expectations. Leveraging my 16 years of experience, I bring a unique blend of creativity, strategy, and technical expertise to every project. Whether working with startups or established enterprise clients, my goal is to deliver digital solutions that are not just visually appealing but are also engineered to drive business success. My portfolio showcases a range of projects, from UX/UI Design of mobile apps that have reached millions to complex enterprise software, all designed to provide seamless user experiences and elevate your brand in the digital space.
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    Web Application
    Web & Mobile Design Consultation
    Concept Design
    UX & UI Design
    Design & Usability Research
    Web Design
    UX Research
    Figma
    User Experience Design
    Mobile UI Design
    User Interface Design
  • $50 hourly
    🔵 Insightful, strategic, top-level digital design. ⚫️ I help my clients cut down development costs and hit their business goals. ⚪️ I help startup owners validate their ideas and launch their businesses in no time. ⚫️ Together with my clients we always find the right balance between user expectations and business goals. 🔵 I DO NOT HAVE 70+ projects in progress. These are old projects that are still pending in Upwork. Web/app/UX/UI design specialist with more than 15 years of experience. I have dozens of successful design projects for small agencies and huge international corporations. Some of my employers and clients are Thomson Reuters, Volkswagen, DST Group etc. I help design and develop products from ground up keeping in mind the final goal and strategy of the client's business. In my work I do my best to meet my clients' expectations and deadlines while focusing on user-centric design philosophy. I'm always available for a chat or iMessage to keep things running smooth. I'm based in New York City but often meet up with my clients from other US cities and other countries. I have a BA in Graphic and Web Design and vast experience in digital design. I'm an expert in web/app/UX/UI design — from sitemap development, wireframes and interaction models to creating actual layouts in Sketch or Figma. I am a pro in Figma, Sketch / Invision, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Axure and Balsamiq and many more.
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    iPhone UI Design
    User Interface Design
    Design & Usability Research
    Wireframing
    Responsive Design
    Adobe Photoshop
    InVision
    Adobe Illustrator
    Sketch
    User Experience Design
  • $75 hourly
    I’m a seasoned Industrial Designer with over 15+ years of experience. My background includes designing for Samsung, Vizio, and Universal Electronics. I’ve worked on a wide range of products from desktop printers and computers, mobile phones and accessories, TVs, soundbars, portable speakers, remote controls, home security devices, thermostats, and even humanoid robots. I’ve helped bring many successful products to market and led several projects from concept phase to mass production. I simply enjoy the design process and I find it rewarding to develop meaningful products. I regularly keep myself up-to-date with technology & design trends. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you’re looking for an expert to help bring your idea to reality or take your product to the finish line. I look forward to connecting with you and hearing about your goals for your product. If you have a few minutes, please browse through my portfolio below.
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    3D Printing
    3D Modeling
    SolidWorks
    3D Rendering
    KeyShot
    Design for Manufacturing
    Industrial Design
    3D Design
    Concept Design
    Design & Usability Research
    Product Design
    Injection Mold Design
    CAD
    Prototype Design
    Product Development
  • $95 hourly
    I am a hands-on Product Manager I am highly skilled in: • User experience research • Writing BRDs • Writing PRFAQs • Domain StoryTelling • EventSotrming • Writing PRFAQs • Competitive Analysis • Persona definition • User persona definition • Usability testing • Product Roadmaps • Risk mitigation and prioritization • User flows and user journies • Working closely with CEO, Developers, and designers on making a product that customers will love • Writing Documentation, user stories, bugs, creating reports • Coordinating and managing teams to efficiently perform and deliver in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban) • Acting as an Agile Product Owner • Working on multiple initiatives and balancing constantly changing priorities. • Making sure that the development team is delivering a great product within the estimated time and budget Collaboration software I am familiar with: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Webex, Skype, Zoom, Figma Project Management tools: Jira, Confluence, Asana, Trello, InVision, Balsamiq, MS Project Methodologies: Agile, Lean
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    Agile Project Management
    Competitive Analysis
    Product Management
    Software Development
    Mobile App
    Requirements Specification
    Product Requirements Document
    Product Development
    Software Consultation
    Scrum
    Design & Usability Research
    User Experience Strategy
  • $20 hourly
    My project management experience and PMP Certification, plus my work experience managing complex projects at UCSF and my leadership as Executive Director of a public health non-profit organization contribute to my qualifications to work on your project. In addition, I have experience in business, technology, and working with people from diverse backgrounds. As a recent recipient of a Master’s degree in Public Health, my excellent technology and software-related skills are up to date and transfer directly to preparing accessible online materials for today’s online world. I have skills in developing, writing, and programming two major project management initiatives. Along with my outstanding skills in oral and written communication, I enjoy making online content relevant and engaging.
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    Design & Usability Research
    Travel
    Health & Wellness
    Writing
    Data Entry
    Research & Strategy
    Project Management
  • $60 hourly
    I'm a designer and research with 12+ years of design experience at startups and global corporations. Recently, as a Senior Product Designer for an organic baby formula company, I owned the end-to-end design of features which drove e-commerce to grow, improved SEO, spread advocacy awareness, and most importantly: increased the ease of use for customers. I created and implemented processes and defined user research testing techniques for the team to uplevel and better systematize their workflow. As a multidisciplinary designer, with both in-house and agency experience, I am most passionate about creating beautiful intuitive experiences and human connection. While I can do everything from making minor edits to a design or image and creating a brand from scratch, I most enjoy conducting user research and testing, designing beautiful and intuitive user interfaces and experiences, and performing deep audits and user acceptance tests.
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    Presentation Design
    UserTesting
    User Acceptance Testing
    Content Audit
    Website Audit
    Design & Usability Research
    UX Wireframe
    UX & UI
    UX & UI Design
    UX Research
    Graphic Design
    User Experience
    Product Design
  • $60 hourly
    IdeaGeneration+Concepts Attention to the key strengths and personalities of the brand while keeping an eye on current consumer patterns to create a mood and strategy to lead to the creation of strong visual communication and experiences. Design Passionate about visual language and design systems across various mediums through both physical and digital means combined with realization of several components related to art and design leads the informed decisions of an inspired direction. Communication Experience and understanding in each skill to clearly communicate with designers, developers, illustrators and photographers. Experience in organizing photo shoots, directing and developing collections from design to prototypes. Organized events in London and Florence. Software Illustrator + Photoshop + Indesign + Lightroom + Pencil + Photography
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    Adobe Creative Suite
    Photography
    Research Proposals
    Technical Illustration
    Product Design
    Design & Usability Research
    Market Research
    Adobe Photoshop
    Creative Direction
    Ebook
    Graphic Design
    Layout Design
  • $65 hourly
    An Industrial Designer with more than 14 years of field contribution and 6 years of professional industry experience. I provide clients with comprehensive, focused services that tackle all phases of the design process. This includes gathering research and brainstorming, concept sketch ideation, 3D model creation with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and product actualization in prototype forms. In short, I take napkin sketch ideas and help them become a reality. Skills outlined include: Woodworking - Metalworking - Machining - Welding - Technical Drafting Thermoforming - Vacuum-forming - Laser Cutting - CNC Programing - GD&T Drafting
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    Design & Usability Research
    Product Design
    Design Thinking
    SolidWorks
    3D Modeling
  • $60 hourly
    I specialize in residential design projects. I have over 15 years experience in the architectural field. NOTE: Most of my work is through word of mouth. I have not used Upwork as much as traditional marketing and networking. However, I have worked in architectural firms in California and Pennsylvania, have knowledge of and access to the building codes used. My desire is to help clients in 3 ways: 1. Complete construction documents for them to build their dream home or remodel. 2. Work as an integral part of the construction team on behalf of my client. 3. Help my client incorporate elements into their design that they might have missed and inform them of building materials and methods that are being used today. As mentioned above, I have 15 years experience in the architectural field and 3 years experience in the real estate investing world. My experience ranges from school construction, to ADA compliance permit drawings, to simple home remodels and custom homes. I use Autocad LT 2021 primarily but am in the process of switching to Revit LT. One of my contributions I am most proud of on a recent project was being a second pair of eyes for the general contractor on a custom home. The foundation was a prefab system called Superior Wall. It was vitally important that all design adjustments for all trades including the mechanical system be completed before the shop drawings went to the manufacturer's floor. At one point Superior Wall was about to send their drawings over to manufacturing before we were able to confirm all the of the trades and myself matched. So I quickly called a meeting between myself, Superior Wall and all the trades as well as the contractor to make sure all areas of the design effecting the foundation were completed. That meeting saved the contractor (and the home owner) thousands of dollars and untold hours of expensive changes. I was very glad to provide that for the contractor, who I was hired by. Education: Most of my experience in architecture has been through on the job training and mentoring at the firms I've worked at. I began my first job at a firm in California in 2000. I've had some college, but have not completed an architectural degree. I launched an architectural design service in 2019. Most of my contracts have been through local contacts and word of mouth. As such, my work experience is not accurately recorded here on Upwork, so I've provided examples of my most recent projects.
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    Design & Usability Research
    Architectural Rendering
    2D Drafting
    Building Plan Set
    Autodesk AutoCAD
  • $90 hourly
    Looking for a partner to help bring your apparel line to life? Look no further! I offer services to help you get all the way from product brief through to production. I love working with businesses, big and small, to bring your apparel product ideas to fruition. I bring over a decade of experience in the end to end apparel design and development process, including apparel design, tech pack creation, pattern making and grading, product development, and process creation and implementation. My experience has spanned brands of all sizes, from global giants like adidas to small, but rapidly growing brands like Cotopaxi. Let's work together to make your vision come to life!
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    Concept Design
    Design & Usability Research
    Brand Strategy
    3D Rendering
    Sizing
    Tech Pack
    Fashion Pre-Production
    3D Design
    Product Development
    Pattern Grading
    Block Creation
    Pattern Drafting
    Technical Design
    Fashion Design
    Adobe Illustrator
  • $89 hourly
    Companies that invest in UX come out on top — they stand out from the competition, speak directly to their customers in their own words, and possess a human-centered vision that drives innovation (and makes lives better in the process). If that's your goal, it helps to have someone in your corner who's the perfect blend of writer, researcher, designer, and UX expert rolled into one. Someone like me. Design without great content is uninspiring at best and unclear at worst. Content without great design is unactionable. And any of it without proper user research is an uninformed shot in the dark. But when you nail all three? That's where the magic happens. With an academic background in anthropological research and years of experience in marketing, communications, and UX architect roles, I have the holistic perspective you need to build a genuine connection with your customers. The type of connection that solves their problems, achieves your business goals, and makes everyone happy. Over the past few years, you could find me: - Independently planning, facilitating, and analyzing usability tests for both client-facing apps and enterprise software - Writing (and testing) clear, concise microcopy, including error messages, button copy, and other product content - Presenting research insights to 80+ people in product showcase meetings - Conducting user interviews to gain more context around their day-to-day lives and really nail a dashboard redesign - Crafting user-centered design solutions while balancing technical feasibility and business needs - Wireframing and creating all website content for an international organization with 100,000+ members - Proactively communicating with developers, product owners, and other business stakeholders to optimize workflow and ensure alignment Let's work together and make your brand's digital presence more human.
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    Figma
    UX Copy
    UX Writing
    UX Research
    User Experience Strategy
    Design & Usability Research
    User Experience
    User Experience Design
    UserZoom
    Website Content
    Sketch
    Usability Testing
  • $50 hourly
    I have had experience in research for about 15 years. I have my Ph.D. in Medical Psychology, as well as a M.P.H., and I currently work as a Research Scientist. I have expertise in areas such as survey design, data entry/management/analysis (particularly using SPSS), and academic writing (with expertise in APA format). Throughout my career, I have co-authored numerous abstracts and over 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
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    Design & Usability Research
    Academic Research
    Academic Writing
    Grant Writing
    Survey Design
    Research Methods
    Academic Proofreading
    Quantitative Research
    Data Analysis
    Data Entry
  • $75 hourly
    Trained as an engineer, with experienced in grant writing, sustainability, human-centered design, and facilitation. I bring an analytical mindset and a community first process to every opportunity I support. This skillset was built through a diverse set of projects with nonprofit, government, and community partners. I have helped organizations raise over $7 million in grant funding from federal, state, and foundation opportunities. I will work with you to get the funds you need to make your work reach its full potential and help you design your programs for impact. I pride myself on handling the logistics and tedium of the grant process so that you can focus on your needs and programs.
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    Agriculture & Forestry
    Design & Usability Research
    Wastewater Management
    Program Management
    Program Evaluation
    LEED Consulting
    Sustainability
    Grant Application
    Grant Writing
  • $250 hourly
    I am a partner at Diagram, and a healthcare experience designer who delights in shaping experiences that trigger new behaviors, actions, and emotions. Focusing on improving patient engagement and outcomes using human-centered design, I have lead the design of interfaces, objects and systems that are useful and usable, while also self-reflective and insightful--experiences that inspire us to think, feel or interact in new ways. I have over 10 years of working in healthcare design. I am the Chair of the MFA Design for Social Innovation (DSI) program at the School of Visual Arts, an experienced-based graduate program dedicated to fostering and preparing the next generation of designers, leaders, and entrepreneurs to improve the health, equity, social justice, creativity, inclusivity, and resilience of our cities, environment, companies, and communities. I am the co-host of Yah, No, a podcast about having a business at the intersection of design and healthcare. At the heart of my work is a passion for simplicity, collaboration, thinking through making, and storytelling--with an aim to always leave the world a little better than I found it. Specialties: Human-centered Design Experience Design Behavior Design Healthcare Social Innovation Empathic design UX & User Interface Digital and mobile experiences Graphic design Narrative and storytelling
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    Prototyping
    Design & Usability Research
    Service Design
    User Experience Design
  • $75 hourly
    Designer with 15+ years of global fashion industry experience, sophisticated technical skills, and 7 years’ study of fabrics, textiles, and the human form. Design and development experience for different ethnicities by being part of their culture, adapt for diversity with cool, creative, wearable art. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE •Apparel and Accessory designer and Developer with 15+ years of experience with both small and large organizations. •Strong leader with proven record of building bands from ground up and retaining motivated teams in domestic & overseas offices. •Technical expertise in e-commerce, graphic software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design and Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Meta-creation software, Painter, Poser and Bryce 3D. •Technical design expertise with creating detailed spec packs, pattern making, garment fittings, production tech packs for several private labels. •Experience in working with factories overseas such HK, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, India, UK, and Canada for sourcing, sample development and production. •Founded and created a menswear brand and responsible for all aesthetics from initial brand ideas, concepts to complete execution.
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    Design & Usability Research
    CAD
    Trade Show Design
    Fashion & Beauty
    Technical Illustration
    Product Design
    Accessories
    Fashion Pre-Production
    Made-to-Measure
  • $105 hourly
    Hello! I've helped companies of all sizes and industries achieve business results by improving the user experience of their product or service. I work as the Director of Design at a UX-first digital agency where I work directly with clients in the Fintech, Healthcare, Real Estate, and Technology space. I'm looking to expand my brand and take on freelance contracts. Have over 15 years of experience working across the UX spectrum from ideation and discovery to fully flushed out and annotated high fidelity mockups. I have lead teams of designers from 5 to 15 and am passionate about helping designers grow. Some companies I've done work for: Atlassian, Deloitte, TripAdvisor, as well as other companies in the Industrial Pricing, Application Development, and Human Resources industries. Expertise - User Research (user interviews, A/B testing, product validation, usability testing) - UX Design - User Flows - Design Systems - Enterprise applications - Mobile app design - Design Thinking Education - Design Ops - Discovery Workshops Let's talk about how UX can help you achieve your business targets! Please ask me directly for my case studies as I'm extremely limited with what I can post publicly.
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    SaaS
    Journey Mapping
    Software Design
    Figma
    User Experience Strategy
    User Experience Design
    User Experience
    Axure RP
    Product Design
    Mobile App Design
    User-Centered Design
    Design & Usability Research
    UX & UI
    Web Design
    User Interface Design
  • $125 hourly
    I am tech startup founder and expert in sales/marketing operations, product development, UX, and managing the customer experience. I can improve user experience by designing wireframes and prototypes with the goal of delivering the right solution. I can also help you maximize business revenue by enabling your sales & marketing teams to improve processes with systems for prospecting, reporting, and deal management. --- Sales & Marketing Operations. I'm good at helping small to medium size companies optimize their sales and marketing tools. For over 10 years I have used HubSpot. I was an early customer of theirs and I've done everything you can imagine to make the tool work for my other company. I am HubSpot Marketing and Sales certified and I have a knack for all things sales/marketing ops. In addition to creating sales and marketing dashboards with custom reports, I have most recently used Pendo, Zapier, and HubSpot to create HubSpot Workflows that automatically create Tasks, notifications, and Deals for users that have engaged with our software in particular modules. I have built email templates, managed custom imports, performed data cleanup, built sequences, and defined personas, funnels and custom fields. --- CX/UX & Product My passion for customer experience and UX has has also driven me to implement user centered design (UCD) concepts like UX research, prototyping, and extensive usability testing. Using Figma, Sketch or Axure, I can build clickable prototypes and help software companies validate their ideas and test for usability. This greatly reduces the chance you will ship something customer don't love or can't use. Backing up a bit into the UCD process I've also performed research through in-depth user interviews to help inform business objectives. Qualitative research is always more time-consuming than quantitive (like surveys) but I find it help you understand the customer better and uncover unmet needs in the process. --- Why work with me? Experience and range. I will not only dig in and to the work, but you'll get my 15+ years of start up experience. If there's a mistake to be made in building software, I've done it. My mistakes are an advantage you'll have with me by your side.
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    Page Mockup
    Marketing Automation
    Customer Experience
    HubSpot
    UX Research
    Figma
    UI/UX Prototyping
    Wireframing
    Axure RP
    Usability Testing
    Product Design
    Design & Usability Research
    User Experience Design
    Mobile UI Design
    Prototyping
    Sketch
  • $85 hourly
    My key strengths is my ability to align user goals with business objectives, finding the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality, and usability. I leverage my expertise in user research methodologies, conducting in-depth interviews, usability tests, and customer journey mapping exercises to gain valuable insights. By empathizing with users and understanding their pain points, I design intuitive interfaces that make complex tasks feel effortless.
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    Data Center Design
    Journey Mapping
    User-Centered Design
    Sketch
    UX Research
    Design & Usability Research
    UX & UI
    Website Redesign
    Responsive Design
    Figma
    User Flow
  • $150 hourly
    As the former CEO of an SBIR-funded sensor consulting/manufacturing business, I have over 10 years of experience in personally writing, reviewing, and winning SBIR/STTR and other proposals. I have written many proposals for SBIR/STTR Phase I and Phase II - DARPA, NASA, Navy, Army, Air Force, DOE, NSF, NIH, and EPA with a proven track record of success (40% SBIR Phase 1 win rate, 60% SBIR Phase II win rate, helping to secure over $4.8M in awarded grants and contracts). I hold a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida, where I focused on microsensor development, leading to 20 years of academic/industry R&D and engineering experience. Through these efforts, I’ve honed my communication, interpersonal, and organizational/leadership skills, and developed an ability to quickly adapt to new scientific areas. As a result, you will find I can quickly come up to speed sufficiently in your particular area, to be able to write intelligently about your technologies and help position them and market them effectively to any government agencies. In early 2020, I founded Satori Scientific, an engineering and technical proposal writing consulting firm. Satori Scientific is now actively engaged with customers via Upwork, providing engineering consulting and SBIR proposal writing services. I can write across all scientific areas, with emphasis in engineering. Because I have expertise in sensor development and sensors interface with so many areas, I have wide exposure to electrical, mechanical, bio/chem, medical, optical, agricultural, acoustics, fluids, data, AI, software, etc. I expect you will find my efforts worthwhile and efficient. For your proposal, I will make sure that the strategy fits the customer, the content is technically accurate and complete, and the format meets all the proposal requirements. You will also find that I am positive, easygoing, energetic, and flexible. My goal is to give you the best chance possible of growing your business through grants.
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    Grant Writing
    Research Proposals
    Scientific Writing
    Sensor
    Design & Usability Research
    Proposal Writing
    Modeling
    Electrical Engineering
  • $50 hourly
    Analytical, Collaborative, versatile Interior Designer with strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in multiple design programs, such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, Enscape, Photoshop, Revit, 3DS MAX, and the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience working with both Interior Design and Architectural firms. Currently working as a freelance Interior Designer; projects have included have included a serenity room for a graphic designer, virtual staging for residential homes, and a floor plan for an individual apartment complex. Interest in working in both Residential and Commercial design.
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    Design & Usability Research
    Microsoft Office
    Specifications
    Building Design
    Autodesk AutoCAD
    SketchUp
    Autodesk 3ds Max
    3D Rendering
    Autodesk Revit
    Space Planning
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