Natalia is a user experience designer and researcher with over ten years of experience creating business applications. Most of her experience comes from designing many enterprise software and SaaS web applications where Natalia's analytical, design, and user research skills are employed.
Designed a validated platform that allows defining and ingesting clinical trials' data from external vendors. The platform then allows scientists and clinical trial managers to analyze data completeness and spot outstanding results.
Worked in close collaboration with the developers, project team, and end-users.
Developed a design system used for the whole platform as the only designer on a team of 30+ developers and business team members. Based on that system, I designed six modules and 200+ screens.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Design Thinking, MVP Design, User Research, Data Visualization
UX/UI Designer (Contract)
2018 - 2019
Designed a talent marketplace where writers and other creatives can apply for short-term assignment jobs. The site accommodates three different roles. Added a module for online editing and commenting.
Designed the UX for iOS and web for an online store where one can purchase tailored men's garments. The site included AI-powered measurement-taking.
Designed the UX and UI of a few iOS applications for personal healthcare, personal finance, marketplace.
Technologies: Sketch, Design Thinking, MVP Design, User Research, B2B, Data Visualization, UX Audits
UX Team Lead
2015 - 2016
Oversaw the design process of ERP SaaS systems that help companies manage their inventory and pricing.
Worked for world-class leaders in automotive and heavy-duty equipment industries, such as Caterpillar, Harley-Davidson, Daimler Trucks, Volvo, and Claas.
Led a UI facelift project aiming to refresh the visual design across all company products.
Reported directly to the director of R&D, providing regular updates to the CEO and running presentations for the whole company and the board of directors.
Recruited and onboarded a team of five UX designers.
Technologies: Pen & Paper, Axure, Sketch, Design Thinking, User Research, B2B, Data Visualization, UX Audits
Lead UX Designer
2010 - 2015
Led a team of several UX designers, presenting offers to customers, planning, and estimating effort.
Contributed to the development of tens of different business applications ranging from simple iPhone projects to iPad apps and complex web enterprise systems.
Applied a user-centered design process, from analysis, requirements refinement, and workshop coordination to user research (interviews and shadowing), ideation, information architecture design, prototyping, usability testing, visual designer briefing.
Designed applications for scientists working in a pharmaceutical R&D department in San Francisco.
Co-managed a UX community of practice, running UX training sessions for developers and several other activities promoting UX.
Worked in agile teams on a daily basis, with UX activities running in sprints.
Technologies: Pen & Paper, OptimalSort, Morae, Enterprise Architecture, Balsamiq, Axure, Design Thinking, MVP Design, User Research, Data Visualization, UX Audits