Amélie Lamont, Designer in New York, NY, United States
Amélie Lamont

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since June 3, 2019
Amélie Lamont is a UX strategist with over two decades of experience in product design. They now develop product strategies that drive conversion for high-growth startups. Prior to consulting full-time, they led and collaborated on design initiatives at companies like The New York Times, Google, Facebook, Apple, eBay, Adobe, Travelers Insurance, Booz Allen Hamilton, VenueBook, and Lola.
Amélie is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • UX Strategist

    2004 - PRESENT
    User Space Craft
    • Designed and developed nuanced UX strategies that improve product conversion.
    • Advised on UX content strategies for the product team, including micro-copy, UX writing, instructional design, and information architecture.
    • Acted as a fractional head of UX for small teams by providing design leadership, sharing feedback, and improving team collaboration.
    • Guided teams through complex processes like running design sprints, building design systems, setting up design operations, and planning design reviews.
    • Implemented data-tracking tools that help collaborators track business metrics and compare them against high-level goals.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Git, Middleman, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Figma, UX Design, Information Architecture (IA), User Research, User Interviews, Writing & Editing, Design Systems, Copyediting, Content Strategy, Technical Writing, Instructional Design, Content, Quantitative Research, Qualitative Research, UX Research, User Behavior, User Surveys, Ethnography, A/B Testing, Research, Presentations, Accessibility, UX, UX Strategy, UX Audits, Prototyping, Wireframing, Mobile App Design, Usability Testing, SaaS Design, Agile, Product Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Systems Thinking, Heuristic Review, Heuristic Analysis, User Flows
  • Senior Product Designer

    2018 - 2019
    thoughtbot
    • Managed client relationships and expectations by providing solutions that both benefit the client and their users. Clients included early-stage startups, all the way to established companies.
    • Acted as an authoritative voice that provided product and design suggestions to clients as needed. This included, if appropriate, research, testing, design sprints, front-end development, product management, and product thinking.
    • Facilitated deep discussions and conversations about a design's impact on culture and society via interviews, writing, speaking, mentoring, teaching, and consulting.
    Technologies: Git, Middleman, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Sketch, Figma, UX Design, Information Architecture (IA), User Research, User Interviews, Writing & Editing, Design Systems, Copyediting, Content Strategy, Content, Quantitative Research, Qualitative Research, UX Research, User Behavior, User Surveys, Ethnography, A/B Testing, Research, Presentations, UX, UX Strategy, UX Audits, Web Design, Prototyping, Wireframing, Mobile App Design, Usability Testing, SaaS Design, Agile, Product Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Systems Thinking, Heuristic Review, Heuristic Analysis, User Flows

Education

  • Master's Degree in Design Research, Writing and Criticism
    2020 - 2021
    School of Visual Arts - New York, NY, USA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Cultural Studies
    2016 - 2020
    SUNY Empire State College - Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

Experience

Location

New York, NY, United States

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