BIO

Lisa is a Digital Product Designer and Art Director with 7 years of work experience and a contributing writer at The Next Web and UxDesign.cc.

Lisa is passionate about user-centered and emotional design, user testing and lean startup methodologies.
Her experience in advertising , product design and studies in Communication Consulting helped her to approach design from a more holistic point of view.

She is experienced in designing native mobile apps, responsive websites, web apps, complex software and all types of ads.

Lisa received awards for her work from the Art Director’s Club, at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, the Clio Awards, and the Young Guns. She has also been published in Lürzer’s Archive and featured on most top-industry websites.

In her free time, she usually works on at least one side project. If you'd like to collaborate - don't be a stranger and reach out.
 

Skills

UX, UI, User Research, Prototyping, Scrum, Agile Development, Lean Startup Methodologies, Art Direction, Concept Creation for Advertising/Design, Branding, PR, Growth Hacking

Programs: Sketch, Invisionapp, Principle, Flinto, Justinmind, Omnigraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Final Cut, Sketch, Basics in HTML, CSS, jQuery, js, Jira/Clubhouse

Languages:  English, Spanish, German, French (writing)
 

EDUCATION

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (2016)
Courses taken in:
- Project management
- Project Management Intermediate (A/B testing etc)
- Front-End Development (html/css, java script)
- Google Analytics

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN  ( Jul 2015)
HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, Web/Experience Design

EXCEL WITH BUSINESS (May – Aug 2014)
Mobile App Design and Development Training

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Jan 2014 – May 2014)
User Experience Design, Mobile, App Development and Design

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS (Sep 2013 – Dec 2013)
Graphic Design, Continuing Education

MIAMI AD SCHOOL, Hamburg (2009 – 2011) 
Art Director Portfolio Program

UCAM, SPAIN (Oct 2007 – Mar 2008)
Advertising & Film (Erasmus)

UNIVERSITY ST.PÖLTEN, AUSTRIA (2006-2009)
Bachelor of Arts in Business
Major: Media- and Communication / Advertising

 

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EXPERIENCE
 

CodeStream NY //  Senior Product Designer, Jan 2018 - present
- Logo Design
- Responsive Web Design
- Styleguides for Web and Web Apps
- Marketing Design

Talkspace NY //  Senior Product Designer, May - Dec 2017
- Designing a Pattern Library
- Designing wireframes and user flows
- Creating visual designs for native iOS app, responsive web and web apps
- Creating prototypes in invisionapp and Principle and conducting user testing
- Working closely with development team for implementations

General Assembly NY // Product Designer, Jun 2016 - May 2017
- Created a full Pattern Library, including planning, testing and helping to implement it
- Created wireframes and Information Architecture based on project requirements
- Delivered visual designs for responsive web
- Conducted and compiled user research, created prototypes and completed usability testings
- Worked closely with developers, using Scrum and helped with implementations 


Audible NJ // UI Designer (Contractor) , Jul 2015 - Jun 2016
- Delivered visual designs for native Mobile Apps (iOS, Android), iPad, web / mobile web
- Delivered adaptive designs for all screen sizes
- Designed and added components to the Pattern Library, helped to refine it
- Worked closely with the research team and developed prototypes for extensive user testings


Freelance NY,  Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
- Razorfish  // Advertising concept development for the clients Spotify and Mercedes
- DE-YAN  // Advertising concept development, design for the client Uniqlo
- Hook & Loop  // UX/UI Designer for enterprise software
- Romio  // UX/UI Designer for native iOS app and responsive web
- BBH/ Space66  // Art Direction
- Frenchie York  // Art Direction and web design


Young & Rubicam NY, Jr. Art Director, May 2013 - Jan 2015
-  Advertising concept development for clients such as Land Rover, Olympics, Virgin, NYOrgan Donors, Hilton…
-  Designed Billboards, Print Ads, Social Media campaigns, Facebook apps and online advertisements
-  Art Directed and created full videos in After Effects
-  Worked with production teams and director to shoot spots and animation videos
-  Designed websites 

Jung von Matt, Germany, Jr. Art Director, Oct 2012 - Apr 13'
-  Art Direction and concept development for clients such as General Electric, SIXT, Sony…
-  Designed Billboards, Print Ads, Social Media campaigns and online advertisements

Internships NY,   Oct 2010- Jul 2012
Mekanism NY, Ogilvy NY, Saatchi & Saatchi Stockholm, PI&C NY
 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

TNW  Design for emotions

TNW  Triple Your Income With Side Projects - This Is How

Uxdesign   The most overlooked growth hack: designing for emotions

Uxdesign  Hassle-Free Animations: Lottie Takes the Grunt Work out of Animations for Native Apps and the Web

Uxdesign  Practical Secrets to Creating a Workflow managed Pattern Library

Uxdesign  Boost Your Team's Creativity with a Designathon

 

SIDE PROJECTS

- Neatly Communication Software, 2016
- Startup Weekend Fashion Edition, Aug 2015
- Startup Weekend Food Edition, Oct 2015
- Perxx IOS App, 2015
- Bet You Can App, 2014
 


HONORS
 

Audible Designathon // 1st Place

Art Directors Club Student // Silver

Future Lions // Winner

Clio Awards Student // Silver

Art Directors Club Student // Gold

Art Directors Club Student // Silver

Lürzer’s Archive Student of the year // nom.

Cream 2012 // 20 Best Portfolios Worldwide

FWA’s Pick of the Day

Chip Shop Awards // Best Press Advert

New Creatives // Best Of

Global Digital Adv. Awards // Gold

Young Guns of the Year // Silver

New Creatives // Best Of

Cream 2011  // 20 Best Portfolios Worldwide

GWA Junior Agency Award // Bronze

 

PRESS (ABOUT MY WORK)

New Business Magazine Germany, Jul 2012

ADC SushiMagazine Germany, Jul 2012

Werbung & Verkaufen, Sep 2011

Fastcocreate frontpage, Adweek, Agencyspy,

Creativity Online, AdAge, Digitalbuzz, MediaPost,

The next Web, Ads of the world, Chromestory, Adrants,

Trendhunter, Scaryideas, Adzag, #1AD, Adverbox,

CreativeCriminals, BestofOgilvyOne, Your digital Space,

Digital Life, Converge …

 

PUBLISHED WORK

Lürzer’s Archive, Jun 2012

‘IMPACT ADVERTISING DESIGN BOOK’

‘PROJECTS EVER MADE …’ by Monsa

Barcelona Publications, Dec 2012