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Laura Niebel

Freelancer, UI Designer/UX Designer, Curtin University

Perth, Australia

Skills

User-Centered-Design
UX Design
UI Design
Prototyping
Wireframing
Adobe Creative Suite
Sketch
InVision
Design
User Research
Mobile App Design
Webdesign
Visual Design

Timeline

Professional experience for Laura Niebel

  • Current 3 years, since Sep 2018

    UI Designer/UX Designer

    Curtin University

    I work together with a team of educators, developers and project managers to design the university’s new eLearning hub. I’m tasked with designing a landing page, and supporting pages, as well as creating the user interface and user experience for the eLearning experience and online modules. My role also includes crafting a responsive, interactive prototype of the learning interface and preparing and executing user tests.

  • Current 4 years and 10 months, since Nov 2016

    UI/UX Designer

    Laura Niebel UI/UX Design

    As a freelance UX/UI Designer I craft user interfaces for responsive websites, landing pages and apps. Working with clients in the US, Australia and Europe I develop personas, create wireframes, taskflows and user journey maps. Some of my most recent work can be viewed at lauraniebel.com Software I use: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects (Adobe Creative Cloud), Sketch, InVision, Webflow

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jul 2014 - Jul 2017

    Marketing Designer/Graphic Designer

    Curtin University

    I developed print, as well as digital promotional materials such as ads, brochures, posters, newsletters, social media graphics and branded apparel. I regularly crafted visual communication materials that supported awareness and volunteer recruitment campaigns on campus and online. In this role it was essential to use my creativity to come up with new concepts and ideas while adhering to Curtin University’s strict brand guidelines.

  • 8 years and 7 months, May 2008 - Nov 2016

    Graphic Designer

    News Corporation

    I was tasked with providing creative artwork to enhance and support the paper’s editorial content. Working in a busy news room with tight deadlines and a variety of different internal and external stakeholders I designed graphics across all sections of the paper.

  • 10 months, Aug 2007 - May 2008

    Freelance Finished Artist

    Marketforce, The Brand Agency, Adcorp, 303 Lowe and others

    As a freelancer for Marketforce, The Brand Agency, Gatecrasher Advertising, Adcorp, Campaign Makers and 303 Lowe I created press advertisements, flyers, brochures, annual reports and prepared press-ready files for offset and digital printing

  • 2 years and 1 month, Aug 2005 - Aug 2007

    Finished Artist

    Adcorp

    I created press advertisements for recruitment, automotive and real estate clients, submitting press-ready files to national newspapers, magazines and trade publications. Other tasks included high volume image editing, with an emphasis on deep-etching.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jun 2004 - Aug 2005

    Freelance Finished Artist

    Marketforce, Price Advertising, Adocrp

    I worked on flyers, brochures, stationary, catalogues and press advertisements and created press-ready files for offset and digital printing.

  • 3 months, Apr 2004 - Jun 2004

    Graphic Designer

    Printforce

    I designed brochures, signage, window cards and other advertising material for real estate industry and created press-ready graphics and layout files.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Mar 2002 - Sep 2003

    Finished Artist

    KV & H Publishing

    I worked on wall calendars, stationary and jigsaw puzzle packaging and created press-ready files for offset printing. Additionally I managed the artwork and image archive and submitted artwork to national and overseas printers and suppliers, while checking prints and proofs of calendar, stationary and jigsaw puzzle packaging artwork.

  • 7 months, Sep 2001 - Mar 2002

    Finished Artist / Graphic Designer

    Seibold Offset Printing

    In this role I designed stationery, folders, brochures, catalogues and created press-ready artwork files for offset printing. Additionally I performed high end scanning and image editing duties, managed output of artwork on film and created imposition layouts. I also assisted with traditional plate making (offset printing) and trained graphic design apprentices.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Sep 1998 - Sep 2001

    Finished Artist / Graphic Designer

    Seibold Offest Printing

    I designed stationary, folders, brochures, catalogues and other advertising material and created press-ready artwork files for offset printing.

  • Graphic Designer

    Laura Niebel Design

Educational background for Laura Niebel

  • 4 years and 5 months, Mar 2013 - Jul 2017

    Digital Media

    Curtin University of Technology

    Digital Design, Web Design, UX Design, UI Design, Video Production, Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Web Publishing

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 1998 - Jan 2001

    Design & Prepress

    Senefelder TAFE

    Print production, design principles, typography and page layout.

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

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