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

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since June 3, 2019
Amélie is an independent product designer, writer, and UX teacher based in New York with more than ten years of experience. They specialize in creative content strategy informed by human-centered design, cultural studies, and research. Their past clients include The Webby Awards, Facebook, Google, Slack, L'Oréàl, Penguin Group, and Universal McCann.
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Employment

  • Content Strategist and UX Writer

    2004 - PRESENT
    Self-employed
    • Established content style guides that create solid foundations for a consistent organizational voice and tone.
    • Developed and advised on content strategies for product teams that include micro-copy, UX writing, instructional design, and information architecture.
    • Implemented data-tracking tools that help collaborators track business metrics and compare them against goals.
    • Facilitated a deep discussion and conversation about design’s impact on culture and society via interviews, writing, speaking, mentoring, teaching, and consulting.
    • Coached collaborators to better understand their customer’s needs through user research.
    • Guided teams through complex processes like running design sprints, building design systems, setting up design operations, and planning design reviews.
    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
  • 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
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    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

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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