Dr. Andreas Riegler

Angestellt, Senior UX Researcher & Project Lead, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria R&D

Hagenberg, Austria

About me

Senior User Experience Designer · Scientific Researcher · Software Project Lead · AR/VR Researcher · Mobile Application Architect


Project Management
iPhone Application Development
Android Application Development
Human Computer Interaction
Agile Entwicklung


Professional experience for Andreas Riegler

  • Current 2 years, since Jan 2022

    Senior UX Researcher & Project Lead

    University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria R&D

    Project Lead and Principal Investigator of multinational research project "AutoSimAR - Automotive Simulations for Investigating User Experience and Traffic Flows in Mixed Reality Environments" - Planning research roadmap and leading project activities in Austria and Germany - Collaborating with blue chip companies (Daimler, Magna) on user-centered in-vehicle technology - Coordinating research activities according to stakeholder specifications - Identifying future research directions

  • Current 3 years and 1 month, since Dec 2020

    CTO & Co-Founder


    Responsibilities: User Experience Design, Full-Stack Development, DevOps, Cloud Architecture - Devising a user experience strategy for continuously improving the web application experience - Conducting requirements analyses and workshops with stakeholders (influencers, charities, brands) - Collaborating with management to build and provide guidance to the team for implementing a solution- oriented process - Managing the entire technology stack (Web Frontend, Backend, DevOps, AWS Cloud Architecture)

  • Current 4 years and 3 months, since Oct 2019

    Visiting Lecturer

    Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt

    - Establishing R&D relations with Human-Computer Interaction Group (HCIG) led by Prof. Riener - Conducting workshops and user studies with international researchers from industry and academia - Organizing and holding lectures on the following topics: Human-Computer Interaction, Mobile Application Development, AR/VR Application Development, Natural User Interfaces Courses: - Mobile Application Development - Human-Computer Interaction - Natural User Interfaces - Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications

  • 5 years and 3 months, Oct 2016 - Dec 2021

    Research Associate

    University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (Research and Development)

    Research and application development in the field of mobile, interactive and user friendly systems

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jan 2019 - Nov 2020

    Head of Mobile

    LearnLinked GmbH

    - Devised strategy for design, development, and rollout of mobile apps (Android, iOS) - Designed and ran usability studies and interviews for the newly launching apps - Collected data based on objective and subjective metrics and analyzed them to distill qualitative insights to further inform the product direction - Identified the target user group and recruited participants for the testing - Worked with management to realize digital transformation towards mobile technology

  • 2 years and 3 months, Oct 2016 - Dec 2018

    CTO & Co-Founder

    gift2gether GmbH

    - Managed stakeholder requirements and technological partnerships (Zalando, Thalia, TUI, etc.) - Conducted user experience research (surveys, workshops, cognitive walkthroughs, user studies) - Implemented the entire technology stack (Mobile Frontend, Backend, DevOps, Cloud Architecture)

  • 4 years, Mar 2013 - Feb 2017

    Tutor & Teaching Assistant

    University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

    Courses: - Introduction to Mobile Communication - Mobile Communication Systems - Security in Mobile Systems - Requirements Engineering - Project Management - Android App Development

  • 5 years and 7 months, Mar 2011 - Sep 2016

    Mobile Game/App Developer

    Andreas Riegler

    Developing Unity and Cocos2d Games for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Windows Store

  • 5 months, Feb 2014 - Jun 2014

    iOS Developer

    runtastic GmbH
  • 2 months, Aug 2012 - Sep 2012

    Java Developer

    UBIS (UniCredit Business Integrated Services)

    Software Unit Tests Exporting MS Access App. to Teradata GCD Core Filling MS Access App with TestCases (xls format) with Java ODBC Connection Refining Requirements Specification concerning the Java ODBC Connection

  • 1 month, Jul 2011 - Jul 2011

    Java Developer

    UGIS (UniCredit Global Information Services)

    BDE (Business Data Entity) Concept in Group CFO Datawarehouse (GCD) BDE Administration Building BDE Reporting Tools Data Quality Assurance Analysis of Interface Specifications

  • 9 months, Oct 2010 - Jun 2011

    Paramedic (Community service)

    Red Cross Hollabrunn

  • 1 month, Sep 2010 - Sep 2010


    Bank Austria - UniCredit Group

  • 1 month, Jul 2010 - Jul 2010


    Steuerberatungskanzlei Koll & Partner

Educational background for Andreas Riegler

  • 4 years and 2 months, Nov 2017 - Dec 2021

    Computer Science

    Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

    User Experience Research on Augmented Reality Windshield Displays in the Context of Automated Driving

  • 6 months, Aug 2015 - Jan 2016

    Information Technology

    Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

    Software Testing and Management Web Programming Mobile Messaging Embedded Cellular Systems Virtual Instrumentation Practical Attack and Defense Techniques

  • 1 year and 10 months, Oct 2014 - Jul 2016

    Mobile Computing Master

    University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg

    Courses: - Artificial Intelligence - Computer Vision - Software Architecture Exchange Semester in Helsinki, Finland Organizations/Awards: Huawei Seeds for the Future Winner on topic “Industry 4.0”

  • 2 years and 10 months, Oct 2011 - Jul 2014

    Mobile Computing

    University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg

    Courses: - Agile Project Management - Scrum - Mobile Computing

  • 2011 - 2016


    Fernuniversität Hagen (University of Hagen)

    External and Internal Accounting Economics Statistics and Linear Algebra Commercial Information Technology Financial and Decision Theory Management Private and Economic Law Microeconomics Macroeconomics Marketing Financing and Investing Market Research and Sectoral Management

  • 4 years and 11 months, Sep 2005 - Jul 2010

    IT (Telecommunication and Multimedia)

    Secondary College for Business Administration Hollabrunn


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Spanish



software development
game development

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