Meredith Cohen
User Experience Designer

Resume

Listen. Understand. Create.

Experience

CURRENT
FLEXJOBS - Alexandria, VA (Remote)
UX Designer

  • Collaborates with team members in an effort to improve the overall the product design experience, and ultimately increase conversion rates and drive results
  • Strategizes, researches, tests, and designs solutions to improve existing and innovate new features 

NOVEMBER 2014 - SEPTEMBER 2017
Oracle - Alexandria, VA (Remote)
Senior UI/UX Designer

  • Led UX strategy and vision to support software web application development within Oracle’s User Assistance organization with a mobile-first, user-centered design approach
  • Designed wireframes and visual design mockups to create seamless, usable, and innovative interfaces for a number of internal and external user- facing web and mobile apps
  • Conducted user research and synthesis on multiple projects, created personas, process flows, and prototypes for testing, moderated remote test sessions, and implemented changes based on test findings
  • Produced visual design assets to support various product development teams

NOVEMBER 2011 - OCTOBER 2014
AbelsonTaylor - Chicago, IL
Senior UX Designer

  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary teams to simplify complex scientific data and translate concepts into award-winning interactive experiences for consumers, healthcare providers, and global pharmaceutical companies
  • Conducted stakeholder interviews, remote and in-person usability tests, presented findings, and implemented results to inform UX strategy and redesign
  • Designed wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for surface panels, augmented reality experiences and responsive websites

JULY 2008 - NOVEMBER 2011
Razorfish - Chicago, IL
Information Architect

  • Implemented brand storytelling through the design of digital assets
  • Designed wireframes, user flows and detailed design specifications for website, mobile, and social media applications across multiple consumer industries
  • Participated in immersive user research and usability testing

JUNE 2007 - JULY 2008
AT&T - Chicago, IL
IT Analyst/UX Specialist

  • Created user flows, site maps, wireframes, and detailed design specifications in a collaborative effort to streamline digital telecommunication initiatives
  • Assisted with planning small and large product improvements and marketplace releases
  • Created, executed, and monitored project work plans and revised as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

Skills

  • UX Tools: Sketch, Omnigraffle, Invision, Axure Adobe Creative Suite
  • Programming: HTML, CSS, Java (fundamentals)
  • Misc. Skills: User Research, Usability Testing, Responsive Design, Content strategy, UX writing, Accessibility

Education

MAY 2007
DePaul University - Chicago, IL
Master of Science, Human-Computer Interaction

JUNE 2003
University of Alaska Anchorage
Bachelor of Art, Journalism - Public Relations and Advertising


Outreach

SEPTEMBER 2014 - CURRENT
CareerFoundry - Certified Online Course
Senior UX Design Mentor

  • Review student assignments, resumes, and portfolios for evaluation and feedback for an online certified UX course
  • Educate aspiring UX designers on design principles, tools, and emerging industry trends
  • Give career guidance and industry perspective