colleen purdy

Experience designer

 

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Experience

AIRBNB, EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

January 2016 - Present

Responsible for designing and building innovative applications for Airbnb's global customer service specialists to provide excellent service.

INSTRUMENT, SENIOR DESIGNER

January 2014 - January 2016

Designed applications and websites like:
Nike+ Run Club app, Let's move active schools, Youtube's Creator Hub, Rdio.com, and Google Chrome Experiments.

Lead UX strategy for multiple projects. Designed an internal application for Instrument. Defined architecture, wireframes, prototypes, and specifications. Designed and lead user research projects. Collaborated closely with engineering teams. Worked with clients to solve their business problems and meet the needs of their users.

freelance, experience designer

January 2013 - June 2014

Defined UX strategy and designed websites and apps for clients like YouTube, and Alternative Apparel with the teams at Instrument.

mcafee security, Experience designer

sEPTEMBER 2009 - January 2013

Responsible for interaction, user experience, and visual design for the next generation of McAfee products. Produced wireframes, flow diagrams, prototypes, and functional specifications. Defined visual design systems for multiple products. Developed and conducted extensive usability testing. Creative lead for multiple projects.

intel, design internship

january 2003 - January 2004

Participated in ethnographic research, recruiting users, assisting with interviews, and analysis. Designed and produced assets for industrial designers and ethnographic researchers that facilitated critiques and reports.

Education

portland state university, portland oregon

B.S. ART: GRAPHIC DESIGN
2004 - 2009

 

GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

STUDY ABROAD: DESIGN & VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS

2008


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