Hendrik van de Bruggen

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Previous positions

  • UX Designer at CBT Nuggets
  • UX Designer at Paypal via AustinCSI

Education

Portland State University, ,

 

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Background

Summary

See some of my work at www.hendrikv.com

Experience

  • UX Designer

    Freelance

    March 2013 – Present(6 years 7 months)San Jose, CA

    For over 5 years, the bulk of my UX/UI & Product Design experience has been joining teams as their lead designer to finalize MVP designs and provide insights for V1 & V2. Design Director, Rockslide Analytics LLC Led UX & UI development & strategy, and finalized high-fidelity UI for the project’s MVP. Design Director, Surface1 Sports Led the UX & UI strategy, created marketing materials, and provided guidance for a development process. Design Lead, PadMapper, Inc. Created wireframes, user flows, and mockups for their Android and iOS app redesigns, as well as the first mobile & responsive version of their web app. Design Lead, Sweet.io Led the UI redesign of their desktop app, and helped to create a more intuitive yet robust UX. UX Designer, Cisco via Capgemini and Hunter & Crab Held UX interviews for research, created low-to-high fidelity mockups for internal tools for Cisco employees. UX/UI Designer, 90Seconds.tv Supported with style-guide creation and first mockups of a new landing page redesign. UX/UI Designer, ShopForce Assisted by creating the first UX flows and high-fidelity UI mocks for their MVP. UX Designer, Checkbook.io Aided in the creation of initial designs for their MVP. UX&UI Designer, Eat This Much, Inc. Aided with UI and overall UX improvements to their iOS app. UI Designer, DXM & Tapshot, Inc. Consulted on web and mobile UX and UI design decisions for a number of projects.

  • UX Designer

    CBT Nuggets

    January 2019 – May 2019(4 months)

  • UX Designer

    Paypal via AustinCSI

    September 2017 – February 2018(5 months)San Jose, CA

    Worked closely with design leads and chief stakeholders on projects related to GDPR and the growth team. Consulted on UX/UI strategy, reimagined current designs, and held user interviews for research.

  • Lead Designer

    PadMapper

    May 2015 – January 2016(8 months)Mountain View, CA

    Redesigned UX&UI for PadMapper’s Android and iOS apps, as well as the first responsive version of PadMapper.com

  • Lead Designer

    Sweetness Technologies, Inc.

    September 2014 – February 2015(5 months)Mountain View

    Responsible for leading discussions competitive analysis, planning/deciding user flows, mocking up wireframes, polishing UI, and effectively communicating the product’s design to devs. Rapidly iterated on UI, and produced IA diagrams. Participated in product design and discussions that took concepts through to production. Worked directly with the company’s front and back-end engineers, delivering them product specs and assets. Partnered with engineers and executives to oversee that the user experience is simple, straightforward, and elegant.

  • Lead Designer

    CorporateCloud.TV

    June 2014 – September 2014(3 months)Santa Clara

    As the lead designer for CorporateCloud.TV, I worked very closely with a small, two-person, engineering team to solve real-world problems in video production. Guided discussions related to product design, to create an innovative, intuitive, and ultimately helpful tool. Designed and created visual assets and storyboards for the UI of a live video editing/POI marking web app. Designed and created visual assets and storyboards for the UI of a post-live video editing and sharing web app. Aided in the design of the backend engineering infrastructure to make the front-end user experience seamless and intuitive.

  • Designer

    Zenmeet

    January 2014 – September 2014(8 months)

    Responsible for mocking up wireframes, polishing UI, and effectively communicating the product’s design to devs. Participated in product design and discussions that took concepts through to production. Worked directly with the company’s front and back-end engineers, delivering them product specs and assets. Partnered with engineers and executives to oversee that the user experience is simple, straightforward, and elegant.

  • UX Intern

    Puppet Labs, Inc.

    August 2012 – February 2013(6 months)Portland, Oregon Area

    Responsible for working with the VP of User Experience to oversee the development and progress of the brand new UX research team, as well as aid in creating a vision for achieving the team’s research metrics that quarter. Participated in and lead discussions laterally across the company (from marketing, to sales, to engineering) that lead to the birth of the Puppet Test Pilots program. This engage & research program rapidly grew to contain a pool of 700 testing volunteers with 200 user tests done per year. Other projects included assorted administrative activities, such as facilitating the UX team’s move into a new HQ.

  • Family Room Specialist

    Apple Inc.

    August 2010 – August 2012(2 years)Portland, Oregon

    In the time I worked as both a technician and personal instructor, I gained real-world, first-hand experience in learning how humans, from a wide variety of backgrounds, interact with technology. Learned valuable skills while performing above my duties in both emotionally tense and chaotic settings. I maintained a satisfaction rating of over 93% (using industry standard customer satisfaction metrics) across more than 3,500 technical appointments.

  • Property Manager

    German American Society

    June 2010 – January 2011(7 months)

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • German

    Limited working proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • iLife
  • Product Design
  • Prototyping
  • Graphic Design
  • iPad
  • iPhone Support
  • JavaScript
  • UI
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Apple Certified
  • Mobile Applications
  • Information Architecture
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Mobile Design
  • OS X
  • Sketch App
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Project Management
  • Competitive Analysis
  • User Journeys
  • Mockups
  • iPhone
  • Wireframes
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • User Research
  • Web Development
  • User Experience Design
  • iPod
  • User-centered Design
  • User Interface
  • Interaction Design
  • Usability Testing
  • Keynote
  • Photoshop
  • Usability
  • HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Design
  • Visual Design
  • iPhoto
  • Experience Design
  • iTunes
  • HTML
  • Hardware
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • User Interface Prototyping
  • iWork
  • User Experience
  • iOS