Nina del Rosario

Experience

Freelance Interaction Designer

  • Freelance user experience & interaction design for various clients

Contract Interaction Designer, YouView TV Ltd.

  • Designing UI for YouView set-top boxes, including EPG, PVR, on demand, initial setup and settings
  • Lead Interaction Designer for YouView Android App, introducing mobile search and set-top box pairing/control
  • Integrating accessibility features for the visually and motor impaired, including interactive zoom, Voiceover/Talkback, and alternative input methods

Contract UX Designer, British Sky Broadcasting

  • Lead UX designer for the Sky.com front page and the Sky Web Tookit project
  • Optimising user journeys across Sky.com's global estates and services

Interaction Designer, Thomson Reuters

  • Designing user interfaces for Eikon, a market news and data application for desktop and mobile
  • Leading design projects including search redesign, Excel data wizard, trade alerts, and social messaging
  • Planning and conducting user studies for desktop and tablet versions of Eikon, focusing on research and analysis on the go

Contract Usability Specialist, Orange Labs R&D UK

  • Planned and conducted studies to evaluate Android widgets, applications, and gestural interfaces
  • Provided in-house expertise on mobile search products across different modalities and platforms
  • Researched and promoted best practices for User Centered Design within agile environments
  • Lead contributor to a white paper on game mechanics and their applications to mobile services

Analytics Reporter, Monster Worldwide

  • Translated business needs into data reporting solutions using Business Objects XI

Pharmaceutical Project Manager, ELC Group

  • Managed design and user testing of medical packaging for international pharmaceutical clients

Lab Manager, University of California, Los Angeles

  • Trained new lab members on research ethics, data analysis, and visualisation software
  • Managed research protocols to ensure that they were up to date and met regulatory requirements
  • Reconstructed 3D cerebral cortex models based on 2D MRI data using Caret software

Research Assistant, University of California, Davis

  • Conducted structured interviews with children (ages 4-7) at schools and participant homes
  • Designed interview materials (storyboards and facial-expression cards) in Photoshop
  • Transcribed and coded interviews and analysed results in SPSS

Learning Enrichment After-School Program Volunteer

  • Tutored and supervised grade-school children in an after-school program
  • Performed classroom observations using ethnographic techniques for a field studies module
  • Completed field research project on gender differences of children using educational software

Education

Lund University

MSc Geographic Information Systems (distance learning)

Full-time September 2015 - September 2017

University of California, Davis

BA Psychology, Minor in Linguistics, 2005

Davis, California

Awards & Publications

Department Citation (Psychology)

Awarded for academic achievement and notable involvement in research & service activities

Skills

Prototyping

Keynote

Omnigraffle

Visio

Axure

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Research & Design Methods

User Testing/Research

Scenarios & Personas

Competitor Reviews

Expert Reviews

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Web Development

HTML/CSS

jQuery

JavaScript

Python

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Design Tools

Adobe Photoshop CS6

Adobe Illustrator CS6

Adobe InDesign CS6

Adobe Fireworks CS6

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Residency

Dual UK/US Citizenship.