Connie Golsteijn - User Experience Designer

: + 5999 734 3200 : connie.golsteijn@bearingpointcaribbean.com

Connie finished her MSc. in Industrial Design in the Netherlands in 2010 and continued to pursue a Ph.D in the UK. Her Ph.D combined interaction design, sociology, and human-computer interaction and gave her a keen eye for how people interact with technology, be it devices, systems and websites. After finishing her PhD in 2014, Connie worked as a design researcher in London (UK), designing and developing interactive physical devices for smart and sustainable cities. Throughout her studies and early career, she has worked with renown companies such as Philips, Microsoft, and Intel, has published numerous articles and has frequently presented her research at international conferences. Connie joined BearingPoint Caribbean in January 2016 as a User Experience designer. Within this role she is responsible for representing the voice of the user in various projects and designing user-friendly and attractive user interfaces and experiences, accordingly.


LANGUAGES
Fluent Dutch and English, limited German and French, learning Spanish and Papiamentu

EDUCATION:
BSc. (Cum Laude) Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, (2008)
MSc. Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, (2010)
Ph.D Human-Computer Interaction, University of Surrey, UK (2014)
UX certification, Norman Nielsen Group (2015)

EXPERTISE:
User-centered research and design, User testing, Interaction design, Scientific research, UX in agile development, Complex applications and websites, UX & content writing for Web

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Tinkering and making things with any materials available (from wood and cardboard to electronics and microcontrollers), being addicted to exercising, reading good books

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