Deborah Dennis, Designer in Oakland, CA, United States
Deborah Dennis

Designer in Oakland, CA, United States

Member since December 6, 2016
Deborah is a UX design and research expert analyzing users' needs and crafting creative and engaging designs. She is well versed in making complex products into simple, easy-to-use interfaces. She has designed enterprise SaaS web apps and mobile for Teladoc Health, Silicon Valley Bank, ASU, Caterpillar, Visa, Apple, Intel, Autodesk, and multiple startups. Deborah is a collaborative leader, skilled in building relationships, influencing and setting priorities, strategy, and design direction.
Deborah is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senior UX Researcher

    2022 - 2022
    Mo Studios
    • Collaborated on a UX research project for VA Health. Ran a moderated tree test for the va.gov website. Our goal was to help modernize the digital health experience for the largest health care system in the nation.
    • Conducted ethnographic research, Zoom user interviews, and used Optimal Workshop to capture user data on the tree test tasks.
    • Analyzed and synthesized observations and distilled the findings into insights and themes. Developed key opportunity areas based on research insights.
    • Created a PPT deliverable presentation that documented and brought our insights to life in an engaging and inspiring way.
    Technologies: Optimal Workshop, Miro, Information Architecture (IA), Healthcare IT, Medtech, User Research, User Testing, Workshops, UX Strategy, Stakeholder Interviews, User Behavior
  • Senior Product Designer

    2022 - 2022
    Teladoc Health - Freelance
    • Acted as a product designer for the Command Center web app for Teladoc Health, a major online health services provider based in NYC. I used my systems thinking and UX design skills to solve complex problems connecting doctors with patients online in real-time.
    • Collaborated daily with the product, engineering, and development teams, in continuous Agile Scrum development cycles.
    • Designed new features in Figma. Provided wireframes, flows, user stories, and high-fidelity files to the developers.
    • Brainstormed new features with the design team and participated in design critiques.
    • Used the Pulse design system to add consistent features and functionality to my design work.
    Technologies: Figma, Miro, Jira, FigJam, Design Thinking, User Journeys, Enterprise, Responsive Design, Communication, Desktop, User Validation, High-fidelity Prototypes, Web Applications, UX, Dashboard Design, Software Design, Desktop App Design, Web Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Enterprise Systems, UX Testing, Quantitative User Research, Quantitative Research, Qualitative Research, Design Workshops, UX Flows, UI, UI Prototyping, Product Strategy, Design, Product Roadmaps, Scrum, Redesign, Design Systems, Dashboards, User Roles, Design Leadership, Mobile UX Design, Mobile UI Design, System Design, Motivation, Strategic Planning & Execution, Usability Analysis, Annotated Wireframes, UX Audits, Holistic UX Design, Design Strategy, Product Benchmarking, Workshop Facilitation, Research, Competitive Analysis, Usertesting.com, Market Research Analyst, Market Research & Analysis, Workflow, Information Architecture (IA), Healthcare IT, Medtech, Onboarding, Ideation, User Research, User Testing, Workshops, UX Strategy, Stakeholder Interviews, User Behavior

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Product Design
    1984 - 1988
    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale - Carbondale, IL, USA

Experience

Location

Oakland, CA, United States

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