Katrin Gerstäcker

Angestellt, INTERACTION DESIGNER, BrainLAB AG

München, Germany

Skills

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
INTERACTION DESIGN
DESIGN- & INTERACTION GUIDELINES
USABILITY ENGINEERING
INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE
INFORMATION VISUALIZATION
SOFTWARE ERGONOMICS
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FRONTEND DEVELOPMENT
HI-FIDELITY PROTOTYPING
WPF [XAML | C#]
Silverlight [XAML | C#]
WINDOWS PHONE
JAVASCRIPT
HTML5
CSS
Flash/Flex [AS2 | AS3]
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3D MODELING
3D ANIMATION
MOTION GRAPHICS
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Adobe Creative Suite
Visual Studio
Expression Blend
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DESIGN PATTERNS
WIREFRAMES
USE CASES
FLOW CHARTS
SCENARIOS
STYLEGUIDES
CUSTOMER JOURNEYS
PERSONAS

Timeline

Professional experience for Katrin Gerstäcker

  • Current 7 years and 7 months, since Nov 2016

    INTERACTION DESIGNER

    BrainLAB AG

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jun 2014 - Oct 2016

    UX COACH // USER EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST

    Allplan GmbH

    UX COACHING • Responsibility for the company-wide establishment and practicing of the 'User Centered Design Process' • Managment of the cross-project UX work, coordination and validation concepts and implementations regarding the company GUI and interaction principles • Coaching of the project team members for UX-related topics USER CENTERED DESIGN // USABILITY ENGINEERING • Conception of interaction principles in the field of CAD / architecture

  • 3 years, Jun 2011 - May 2014

    INTERACTIVE DEVELOPER // USABILITY ENGINEER

    Nemetschek Allplan Systems GmbH

    USABILITY ENGINEERING • Conception of interaction principles in the field of CAD / architecture • Coordination & optimizing the 'User Centered Design Process' • Planning, performing and evaluation of usability tests • Creation and maintenance servicing of an online design- & interaction guide FRONTEND DEVELOPMENT • Prototyping of WPF & Silverlight applications • Developing WPF controls, GUI components PROJECT EXPERIENCE // COMPETENCES • Agile development & Scrum • PO // PM

  • 2 years and 2 months, Apr 2009 - May 2011

    INTERFACE DESIGN ENGINEER

    Designaffairs GmbH

    INTERFACE DESIGN & ENGINEERING • Conception • Usability • Design • Implementation FRONTEND DEVELOPMENT • WPF-& Silverlight applications for Desktop and Tablet Devices, Microsoft Surface • Flash/Flex Blog Administration • Website Analytics

  • 6 months, Apr 2006 - Sep 2006

    INTERFACE DESIGN // PROTOTYPING // GRAPHIC DESIGN

    Conrad Caine Media Applications GmbH

    INTERFACE & INTERACTION DESIGN • Conception • Design • Prototyping [AS2] • Game development • Product photography WEB DESIGN • Websites [Html, CSS] GRAPHIC DESIGN • CI • Print design

  • 2003 - 2003

    CONCEPTUAL DESIGN // INTERFACE DESIGN // GRAPHIC DESIGN

    creatyp

    GRAPHIC DESIGN • CI • Print design

  • 2002 - 2002

    INTERFACE DESIGN // GRAPHIC DESIGN

    M+K

    GRAPHIC DESIGN • CI • Print design

  • 1996 - 1996

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    Herold & Herde

    GRAPHIC DESIGN • CI • Print design

Educational background for Katrin Gerstäcker

  • 4 years and 10 months, Oct 2003 - Jul 2008

    Interface Design

    Anhalt University of Applied Sciences // Department of Design - Bauhaus Dessau

    Interface Design :: Human computer interaction :: Usability Engineering :: Programming :: Electronic media :: 3D Modelling & Animation :: Motion Graphics

  • 2 years and 1 month, Aug 2001 - Aug 2003

    Medien & Kommunikation

    ESB mediencollege

    Graphic Design :: Interaction Design :: Prototyping :: 3D Modelling & Animation

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

  • Russian

    Basic

Interests

DIGITAL WORLDS //
app development - I'm thinking in bits and bytes ;-)
CREATIVE //
photography
architectural photography
handcrafts
SPORTS //
hiking
skiing
SCIENCE //
astro physics
astronomy
Fotografie

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