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Danielle Reid

Danielle Reid

UI Designer
Berlin, Germany
Member since April 14, 2015
Danielle designs meaningful products and experiences that are loved and used by humans. She is the co-founder of Capsule.fm, where she led the design of a native iOS app that reached #1 on the paid App Store in 25 countries. Danielle has also co-founded Sterio.me, an ed-tech startup, and has additional extensive experience collaborating with designers and developers at large advertising and branding agencies.
Danielle is now available for hire
Employment
  • UX Mentor and Teacher
    2014 - PRESENT
    CareerFoundry
    • Taught and mentored online students with varying backgrounds from academia aspiring to become UX designers. 100% of my students successfully passed their UX course.
    • Taught methodologies, software, and best practices for UX design.
    • Mentored students to achieve their desired outcomes in terms of professional UX goals.
    • Spoke at UX design events hosted by CareerFoundry.
    Technologies: Sketch, UXPin, InVision, Lean Canvas
  • Co-founder and VP of Design
    2013 - PRESENT
    Sterio.me
    • Designed each of the platforms for teachers, students, and administrators, including design of a native Android app and web platforms using Bootstrap, Symphony, and more.
    • Led the product vision by managing the design and engineering teams.
    • Led user research and product iteration with our three types of end-users: students, teachers, and administrators.
    • Designed data-driven insights, which were visually displayed based on student results data.
    • Led the implementation of changes and a creative strategy for the teacher portal, content creation platform, and student app.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Quartz Composer, Android, Symphony
Other Experience
  • The World Is Our Interface - the Evolution of UI Design (Publication)
    Today, computers are omnipresent. With the rapid advance in the evolution of UI design, an exploration into human interaction with objects, the environment, and technology has become essential.
  • Become a World Class Designer by Making the Globe Your Office (Publication)
    Travel gives a fresh perspective, inspires creativity, and improves our empathy for people around the world. By making the globe your office, you can benefit from new insights and become a better designer.
  • Presenting Design Work: The Right Way (Publication)
    The difference between getting the job or not often comes down to how design work is presented. Even great designers can miss opportunities because their portfolio isn’t up to snuff.
  • From chatbots to swipeable UIs to animations and time-lapse videos, the world of travel and tourism interface design is ripe with excellent examples and opportunities for visionary designers.
  • Danielle is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Danielle shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology
    2011 - 2014
    University of New England - Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
  • Technical degree in Visual Communication and Design
    2006 - 2007
    Shillington College - Sydney, Australia
Experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite7 years
  • Branding7 years
  • User Interface (UI)5 years
  • Prototyping4 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • UX Design2 years
  • User Experience (UX)2 years
Tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
Berlin, Germany
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