Louisa Armbrust, Designer in New York, NY, United States
Louisa Armbrust

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since May 29, 2018
Louisa is an experienced UX designer and researcher in product and service design for health, education, business intelligence, and other industries. She is skilled in user research, UX concepts and strategy, information architecture, UX design, UX audits, and usability testing. Louisa cares about why people do things, how they can do those things better, and what we can all do to care for each other, have more fun, and get more out of life.
Louisa is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Principal User Experience Designer and Researcher

    2015 - PRESENT
    L3A UX Studio
    • Co-founded L3A UX Studio with another fellow designer.
    • Led UX research, strategy, and design for an AI-based website that connects the latest medical cannabis research with analysis of currently available cannabis products, allowing health-seekers to identify the best products for their conditions.
    • Provided research, strategy, and design to a wide range of clients, including a patient data-collection app for a cannabis testing laboratory and enterprise and SaaS products for an ethics and compliance training company.
    Technologies: User Experience (UX), Mobile UX, SaaS Design, User Flows, JavaScript, Jira, CSS, HTML, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Zeplin, Sketch, InVision, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Annotated Wireframes, UX, UX Analysis, Validated User Research, Interviewing, User Interviews, UX Audits, Agile, Accessibility, Figma, Qualitative Reports, Interviews, Facilitation, Sitemaps, UX Sketching, Product Design, UX Prototyping, Web App UX, Usability Testing, Balsamiq Mockups, Mobile UX Design, Sprints, Rapid Interactive Prototyping, UX Flows, Augmented Reality (AR), Mobile, Mobile UI Design, Project Estimation, Focus Groups, Co-design, Whiteboarding, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Concept Sketching, Card Sorting, Sketching, Requirements & Specifications, Google, Enterprise SaaS, Discovery, Research, Web Applications, Medical Cannabis, User Validation Testing, Nonprofits, Education Management Systems, UX Leadership, Communication Design, K-12 Education, Music Platforms, Software, Loom, Algorithms, Machine Learning, Information Architecture (IA), Web UX Design, Responsive Layout, Diagrams, Quantitative Research, SaaS, Strategy, UX Testing, Design Research, Enthnographic Research, Customer Research, Service Design, Design Systems, Mobile App Design, Mobile Design, Competitor Analysis, Learning, Mobile Apps, App Design, UI Design, UX Design, Visual Design, UX Research, Blockchain, Qualitative Research, User Testing, Gamification, Web UX, UI, User Engagement, User Interface (UI), User Interface Engineering (UIE), Mobile UI, Web, Web App UI, Web Design, Specialty Healthcare, Healthcare, Art Direction, Communication, CRM Design, Apps, Responsive Web Apps, User Stories, Mobile First, B2B, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Dashboard Design, Dashboards, Web Dashboards, Marketplace Design, Marketplaces, User Journeys, Websites, Workflow, Heuristic Review, Heuristic Analysis, Competitive Analysis, User Personas, Forms
  • Senior UI/UX Product Designer

    2021 - 2022
    Mural
    • Performed a design audit of all learning and how-to areas in the MURAL app ecosystem, creating a report with recommendations.
    • Proposed a new and improved the help menu for the MURAL application taking into account current usability issues, behavior data, and content gaps.
    • Reconfigured the information architecture in the learning and how-to areas of the MURAL application to better accommodate future content expansions and integrations.
    • Designed a library of contextual styles for formatting learning content to make it easier to use and understand.
    • Collaborated with designers, instructional designers, product managers, and content creators to improve learning content.
    Technologies: Figma, MURAL, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UX Prototyping, Web App UX, Usability Testing, Mobile UX Design, Sprints, UX Flows, Mobile, Mobile UI Design, Project Estimation, Co-design, Whiteboarding, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Concept Sketching, Google, Enterprise SaaS, Discovery, Research, Web Applications, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Education Management Systems, UX Leadership, Software, Miro, Loom, Algorithms, Information Architecture (IA), Web UX Design, Responsive Layout, Diagrams, Quantitative Research, SaaS, Strategy, UX Testing, Design Research, Customer Research, Design Systems, Mobile App Design, Mobile Design, Competitor Analysis, Learning, Mobile Apps, App Design, UI Design, UX Design, Visual Design, UX Research, Qualitative Research, User Testing, Web UX, UX Analysis, Validated User Research, UX Audits, Agile, UI, User Engagement, User Interface (UI), User Interface Engineering (UIE), Mobile UI, Web, Web App UI, Web Design, Communication, Apps, User Stories, B2B, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Marketplace Design, Marketplaces, User Journeys, User Journey Maps, Websites, Heuristic Review, Heuristic Analysis, Competitive Analysis, User Personas

Education

  • Master's Degree in Fine Art
    2000 - 2001
    Goldsmiths College - London, United Kingdom
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art
    1999 - 2000
    Goldsmiths College - London, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art & French
    1990 - 1994
    Colorado College - Colorado

Experience

Location

New York, NY, United States

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