Dr. Kris Mihalic

Basic

Employee, Player Insights Lead, Zynga

San Francisco, United States of America

Skills

user experience research
usability testing
mobile & in-situ evaluation
user studies
concept testing
usability & user experience lab
usability engineering
user interface design
user interface engineering
prototyping
interaction design
surveys
on-device surveys
market research
segmentation studies
case studies
RFPs
managing vendors
project management
social implications of technologies
design and evaluation of multi-channel applications
teaching
knowledge development

Timeline

Professional experience for Kris Mihalic

  • Current 10 years and 8 months, since Mar 2011

    Player Insights Lead

    Zynga

  • 1 year and 2 months, Jan 2010 - Feb 2011

    User Experience Research & Design, Symbian

    Nokia

  • 2 years and 8 months, Jun 2007 - Jan 2010

    Head of Mobile User Experience and Design Research

    Yahoo! Inc

  • 3 months, Mar 2007 - May 2007

    User Experience Researcher

    PalmSource / ACCESS Systems Americas

  • 2 years and 10 months, Jun 2004 - Mar 2007

    Researcher

    University of Salzburg, ICT&S Center

  • 10 years and 6 months, Sep 1996 - Feb 2007

    Research and Teaching

    University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Salzburg)

Educational background for Kris Mihalic

  • Human-Computer Interaction

    University of Salzburg

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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  • French

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  • Croatian

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Wants

user experience evaluation
user experience research
usability lab services and equipment
recruiting agencies
advertising research
market research
competitive analysis
field research
mobile technology
mobile media measurement
mobile brand measurement
mobile advertising
international collaboration

Interests

mobile products and services
research methodologies
technology
sports (water skiing
wakeboarding
skiing
surfing
kite surfing
climbing
mountain biking
tennis
squash
etc.)
music
photography

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