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Ben Potter

Employee, Director of User Experience, iOS/Android, Dynacrowd GmbH

Wiesbaden, Germany

Skills

Responsive Web
Usability
Interaction Design
Web Development
Front-End Development
Mobile Application Development
HTML5
JavaScript
jQuery
UX/UI Design
Creative Direction
User Interface Design
User Experience Design
User-Centered Design
Service Design
Program Management
Project Management
Product Management
Product Owner

Timeline

Professional experience for Ben Potter

  • Current , since Jul 2015

    Director of User Experience, iOS/Android

    Dynacrowd GmbH

    Director of User Experience for iOS and Android applications to provide design and technical leadership for this German startup · Take ideas for original concept, wireframing to digital prototyping using Sketch and Framer JS · Successfully led development teams creating new iOS and Android apps from concept to deployment and acceptance in Apple and Google Play Stores

  • 1 year and 5 months, Mar 2014 - Jul 2015

    Director of Web Development & User Experience

    OptiTrack

    the worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of motion capture cameras, software and solutions. We’re the perfect blend of a successful company that’s been around for 17 years with the flexibility and culture of a cutting-edge startup. Our clients include Activision, KMEL Robotics, NASA, Google, Nike, Amazon, Lockheed Martin, MIT, USC School of Cinematic Arts and many more.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Oct 2011 - Dec 2014

    Senior User Experience Designer, Senior Web Developer

    Hewlett Packard

    · UI/UX Design for HP Connected and ePrintCenter products · Designed new customer experiences for all consumer and business HP inkjet and laser printers · Work closely with product stakeholders, business development and extended software development teams worldwide to integrate business requirements, feedback and usability studies · Write application specifications and documentation showing system flows, customer click-throughs and optimal customer experiences

  • 1 year and 9 months, Feb 2010 - Oct 2011

    Senior Web Developer

    Hewlett Packard

    · UI Designer and UX Designer for HP ePrintCenter · Rapid prototyping for UI/UX · Developed user interface patterns and customer experience for HP web-connected touchscreen printers · Technical advising on project feasibility and long-term direction · Write application specifications and documentation showing system flows, customer click-throughs and optimal customer experiences · R&D for responsive web design · Leading path forward for HTML5/CSS3/Javascript web apps

  • 2 years, Mar 2008 - Feb 2010

    Senior Front-End Web Developer

    Strands

    · Senior front-end web designer, lead UI design and art director for three business units while at Strands (MoneyStrands, PartyStrands and Strands.com athletic social-networking site) · Mentored and provided thought-leadership for design teams and participated in the design production from concept, wireframes, development, debugging, deployment and on-going evaluation of various websites in several languages. Agile development practices.

Educational background for Ben Potter

  • 1995 - 2000

    Medicine

    Northwest Nazarene University

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Spanish

    Intermediate

Interests

Homebrewing
Arduino Instruction
Embedded Systems
Fly Fishing
Music
Product Development
Interaction Design

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