Hi, I'm a User Experience designer & a problem solver with a Visual Design background seeking a full time position.


Skills

Software, Code & Work flow:

Fluent in HTML, CCS, Adobe Softwares, Sketch, Prototyping, Wireframing, User Testing. 

Working Knowledge in JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, MongoDB & Open Frameworks.

Languages:

Hebrew- Native, English- Fluent, Spanish- Fluent, Russian-Working Knowledge


Work Experience

Senior Designer at Designit, August 2015 - Current

User Experience Designer at Huge, June 2013 - May 2015

Developing information architecture for all web, products and online interactions, as well as substantial research prototypes and experimentations.

Teaching Assistant for Core Lab: Interaction, Parsons the New school for Design, January 2013 - May 2013

Assisted with the technical and conceptual aspects of creating interactive work, critiquing and grading the students.

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Parsons the New school for Design, August 2012

Developed curriculum and taught an intensive graduate level introduction to web development, covering
foundations of code, design, and process.

Interface & Interaction Designer, "Aziz + Cucher", November 2011 - current

Designing an Ebook with the Adobe publisher suite for the two artists "Aziz + Cucher". The Ebook is sponsored by the Indianapolis Museum of Art and will be published in early March.

Interaction Designer, Time To Know, November 2009 - July 2011 / TLV, Israel

Part of the Chief Design Office (CDO), distributed the work between creating a new style guide for the content
taught and redesigning all the company's marketing materials as apart of consolidating a new identity.

Youth Counselor, Jewish Agency, 2002 - 2003 / Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

Worked as Hebrew teacher in a youth club in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Taught Hebrew and Jewish culture lessons, and helped with the management of the club.


Speaking Experience

SXSW Interactive, March 13th, 2015

Presented my research & game titled Gamifying peace: new solutions in an old conflict.  Here is the presentation.

SXSW Interactive, March 9th, 2014

Gave a talk about my End of Life thesis research and making titled Designing a Good Death.  Here is the presentation.

IxDA Interaction14 conference, February 6th, 2014

Gave a talk about my thesis research and making titled Designing a Better Death / A good Death A Good.


Education

SVA Summer Residency Programs,  New York, NY

June 22- 29, 2014- Implementing Impact! The Business of Social Design. 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY

2011-2013-MFA in Design and Technology.

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2005-2009- B.DESBachelor of Design in the department of Visual Communication, majoring in Interactive.

Elisava -Escuela Superior de Diseño, Barcelona, Spain

Second Semester, 2008- Student exchange.


Volunteer Work

Hanoa"l (labor zionist movement), Counselor, 1999-2000

Volunteered at a youth movement, working in informal educational, community centers and closely with after schools activities.  

"Kav LaOved- Worker's Hotline", Volunteer, 2011-2011

Volunteered at The "Hotline", a nonprofit organization committed to protecting the rights of disadvantaged workers employed in Israel and by Israelis in the Occupied Territories.