Currently, I am UX Consulting Manager at Cognizant Netcentric, where I have led multiple projects for clients like UBS, Ford, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Novartis, and Volvo.
Besides delivering the best outcome, I like to mentor and help grow the teams I lead. I thrive in international, multicultural environments, working with multidisciplinary teams that face complex challenges.
I like to build safe, inclusive spaces where my team feel appreciated and can grow. I always find the time to listen and to give and receive feedback.
My goal is to be a leader that inspires others, that can be trusted, who develops his team, works hard for them, knows when to delegate, and gives deserved recognition.
Designing a successful experience is an end-to-end process, which takes into account not only user needs but also business goals, our job as designers, is to be able to design an experience that satisfies both.
My approach is through testing to minimize the risks of not building the right solution. Have a clear goal of what we want to accomplish, and start with an achievable MVP, to test our assumptions as early as possible.
I have started multiple projects:
An events social networking app; Near. As it's always difficult to know who to connect at events, Near helps event attendees know who will be there, to be able to connect with the relevant people, before, during and after the event.
A design studio; TokyoOn.
An aware clothing brand; Fight For All.
All of these, have been great learnings; how to be more effective when building experiences, focusing on what’s needed in each step, how to collaborate, delegate and deliver great user experiences.
This demonstrates some other attributes about me; I am a self-starter, I am very resilient and I don’t easily give up, I am optimistic and want to make our world a little better.
15+ years of designing experiences
5+ years leading teams
2+ years of mentoring aspiring designers
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