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Amélie Lamont

Amélie Lamont

Designer
New York, NY, United States
Member since April 5, 2019
Amélie is an independent, senior product designer and writer based in Brooklyn, NY who brings years of in-depth design experience to her practice. She specializes in using cultural studies and design anthropology to inform her design process. She regularly uses ethnographic research to drive her design decisions from the user interface to user experience.
Amélie is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • The New York Times: User Hub
  • The New York Times: CP Design System
  • The New York Times: Missing Paper
  • The New York Times: Cancel Online
  • Sexual Health Innovations: Callisto
  • VenueBook: Redesign
Employment
  • Independent Product Designer
    2004 - PRESENT
    Self-employed
    • Facilitated deep discussions and conversations 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 and market research.
    • Implemented data-tracking tools that help collaborators track business metrics and compare them against goals.
    • Designed user-friendly and mobile-first websites and applications using an end-to-end product design approach.
    Technologies: Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, Middleman, Git, Adobe Creative Suite
  • 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: Figma, Sketch, Ruby on Rails, Middleman, Git
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies
    2017 - 2019
    SUNY Empire State College - Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Experience
  • Protoyping15 years
  • MacOS15 years
  • Web Design15 years
  • UX Design15 years
  • Wireframing12 years
  • iOS12 years
  • InVision4 years
  • Design Systems4 years
Tools
  • InVision
New York, NY, United States
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