Usability Specialist

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Iesha Tesseneer

iesha.tesseneer@gmail.com | (367) 769-0480 | Oklahoma City, OK

Summary


I am a Usability Specialist with over 5 years of experience. I have worked extensively on web and mobile applications, conducting user research, creating prototypes and working with development teams to implement design solutions. I am passionate about helping people use technology more effectively and enjoy finding creative ways to solve problems.

Experience


Lead Usability Specialist at Nielsen Norman Group, OKMar 2022 - Present

  • Led the redesign of company website which saw a 20% increase in web traffic.
  • Conducted user research which resulted in a 5% increase in customer satisfaction.
  • Implemented new usability testing methods that reduced time to market by 15%.
  • Developed training materials for new employees on how to use company website.
  • Wrote monthly column on usability for trade magazine.

Usability Specialist II at Human Factors International, OKAug 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Led a team of 3 usability specialists in conducting user research for a new e-commerce website, which received over 1 million unique visitors per month.
  • Conducted individual interviews with users to gather feedback on the design of a new software application. Based on this feedback, made recommendations that improved the overall usability of the application by 25%.
  • Created and implemented a set of heuristics for evaluating websites and web applications. Used these heuristics to evaluate 10 different websites, resulting in detailed reports with specific recommendations for each site.
  • Led a workshop on web accessibility for 15 designers and developers. As a result of this workshop, all participants had a better understanding of how to create accessible digital content.
  • Wrote an article about best practices for designing mobile apps that was published in UX Magazine.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology at The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OKAug 2013 - May 2017

Through my studies, I have learned how to better understand and design for the way humans interact with technology and systems.

Skills


  • User research
  • User testing
  • Data analysis
  • Task analysis
  • Heuristic evaluation
  • Cognitive walkthroughs
  • Prototyping

Atlantis Liesner

atlantis.liesner@gmail.com | (449) 242-3100 | Paterson, NJ

Summary


I am a usability specialist with over 5 years of experience. I have worked on numerous projects, helping companies to improve their websites and software applications. I have a deep understanding of how users interact with technology, and I use this knowledge to help businesses create more user-friendly products. In addition to my technical skills, I also have excellent communication and problem-solving abilities, which makes me an ideal candidate for any company looking to improve its usability.

Experience


Lead Usability Specialist at Usability Partners, LLC, NJMay 2022 - Present

  • Conducted usability studies with over 50 users and presented findings to various stakeholders.
  • Created personas, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes for 3 web applications which increased conversion rates by 25%.
  • Defined the information architecture for 2 websites which decreased the number of support calls by 15%.
  • Led a team of 4 designers in creating an interactive prototype used in a national marketing campaign that generated over $1 million in sales.
  • Managed a budget of $100,000 for UX research initiatives resulting in 10% increase in customer satisfaction scores.

Usability Specialist II at The Nielsen Norman Group, NJJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Streamlined user testing process, reducing the number of steps from 12 to 6 and cutting overall time by 30%.
  • Led design sprints for new features with a team of 4 designers, 2 developers, and 1 product manager.
  • Ideation sessions with stakeholders yielded 3 new ideas that were successfully implemented.
  • Conducted heuristic evaluations on 5 websites and provided detailed recommendations for improvement.
  • Usability testing revealed critical issues on key pages of an e-commerce website; fixes led to a 10% increase in conversion rate.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology at Rutgers University, NJSep 2012 - May 2017

Through my Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Psychology I have learned how to effectively communicate with people, how to understand and predict human behavior, and how to design user-friendly products and environments.

Skills


  • User research
  • User testing
  • Task analysis
  • Heuristic evaluation
  • Cognitive walkthroughs
  • Prototype creation