Brian Pagán, MSc, PDEng, Designer in Zierikzee, Netherlands
Brian Pagán, MSc, PDEng

Designer in Zierikzee, Netherlands

Member since November 22, 2018
Brian is a US expat and award-winning human experience designer, working 18 years on digital products in healthcare, blockchain, IoT, and fintech. He's teamed up with companies like Philips, ING, Land Life Company, KLM, and GeoIQ. His specialties include digital prototyping, behavioral design, and UX strategy. Brian has given talks and workshops in 11 countries. His first book, The Creative Empathy Field Guide, will be released this December.
Brian is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Certified Instructor (Freelance)

    2020 - PRESENT
    UX Academy Nederland
    • Completed UXQB Certification as an officially recognized training provider.
    • Conducted the three-day UX basic training course for professionals.
    • Updated our curriculum and course materials to reflect the latest UX tools and best practices.
    • Coached trainees on their real-world UX cases, from strategy to prototyping to research.
    • Received positive evaluations from all of my trainees.
    Technologies: Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Behavioral Design, Privacy, Mobile App UX, Rapid Prototyping, Mobile App Design, MVP Design, Mobile Design, Personas, Journey Mapping, Protoyping, Wireframing, Information Architecture (IA), User Experience (UX), UX Design, Value Proposition Canvas, Lean UX, Figma, Axure, Sketch, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Founder | Innovation Coach | UX Consultant

    2016 - PRESENT
    The Greatness Studio
    • Founded and engaged an invite-only community of more than 100 UX professionals.
    • Worked for a range of clients including Unilever, UCB, Vodafone-Ziggo, ING, Exact, and Land Life Company.
    • Coached eleven individuals and 16 startups; facilitated 18 workshops, and gave 21 talks.
    • Developed seven new design tools for empathy-centered, ethical innovation.
    • Conducted design research on three projects for renewable energy and waste management.
    Technologies: Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Behavioral Design, Privacy, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile App UX, Rapid Prototyping, Data Visualization, Mobile App Design, MVP Design, Mobile Design, Personas, Journey Mapping, Protoyping, Wireframing, User Flows, Information Architecture (IA), User Experience (UX), UX Design, Web Design, Value Proposition Design, Lean Startups, Miro, Slack, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Axure, Notion, Framer X, InVision, ProtoPie, Figma, Sketch

Other Experience

  • The Future of UX Is Our Humanity (Publication)
    The future of UX lies in the ability of UX professionals to work at the intersection of technology while also mastering the craft of important human-centered design techniques.

Education

  • Professional doctorate in engineering (PDEng) degree in User-system Interaction
    2007 - 2009
    Eindhoven University of Technology - Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Master of Science (MSc) degree in Work and Organizational (Industrial) Psychology
    2005 - 2006
    Maastricht University - Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Social Sciences focused on Psychology
    2002 - 2005
    University College Maastricht - Maastricht, The Netherlands

Certifications

  • Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience — Foundation Level (CPUX-F)
    AUGUST 2020 - PRESENT
    UXQB®
  • Certified in Distributed Management
    DECEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Remote-how Academy
  • SAFe Agilist (SA)
    JUNE 2016 - JUNE 2017
    Scaled Agile, Inc.

Experience

Location

Zierikzee, Netherlands

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