Ulrike Anders

Employee, Director Healthcare, IXDS

Berlin, Germany


Professional experience for Ulrike Anders

  • Current , since Jan 2015

    Director Healthcare


  • Current , since Oct 2011


    Health 2.0 Berlin Chapter

    Berlin Health 2.0 is a group focused on innovations in the delivery of healthcare and health related technology. This group is dedicated to creating a community around Health 2.0 in Berlin as part of the international Health 2.0 movement. It's a venue for sharing, discussing, showcasing and developing ideas for how to improve patient care.

  • 1 year, Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

    Design Lead


  • 2 years and 11 months, Feb 2011 - Dec 2013

    User Experience Designer / Design Strategist

    Self employed

    › Specializing in service innovation und human-centered design projects. › Developing strategies and realizing solutions for clients based on human-centered research and design.

  • 3 years, Jan 2011 - Dec 2013

    Design Strategist

    nectar - User Experience Design & Service Innovation

    nectar is a strategic user experience design, usability, and service innovation consultancy. We are experts in analyzing, designing and evaluating the interactions between people, technology and systems. Nectar focuses on design for human behavior change to meet future challenges.

  • 4 months, Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

    Service Designer / Design Researcher

    Mayo Clinic

    › Conducted primary research in various healthcare delivery systems. › Analyzed research and created strategies for specialty healthcare services with a focus on patient experience. › Facilitated innovation workshops with clinical teams.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jan 2009 - Jan 2011

    Senior Interaction Designer


    › Led user experience and interaction design for products and services in the Companion Products portfolio. › Supported strategy and portfolio planning.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jul 2006 - Dec 2007

    User Experience Designer

    Microsoft, Office Live

    › Designed the product experience of Office Live Workspace, Microsoft’s first web collaboration service, including all aspects of user interface, interaction design and cross service integration. › Conducted qualitative user research and usability studies with research team.

  • 5 months, Feb 2006 - Jun 2006

    User Experience Designer

    Microsoft, Windows Live

    › Developed information architecture for Windows Live design guidelines and defined framework for features shared across services.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Apr 2004 - Dec 2005

    Information Architect

    Lux Seattle

    › Developed information architecture for websites and software applications. › Defined company’s information architecture standards and deliverables. › Conceptualized and designed visual interfaces based on user research and analysis.

  • 5 years and 3 months, Jan 1999 - Mar 2004

    Web Designer


Educational background for Ulrike Anders

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

    Masters of Design Methods

    Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology

    Design strategy, System theory, Design Planning, Service Design, Innovation

  • 5 months, Mar 2004 - Jul 2004

    User Interface Design and Usability

    University of Washington

    User Centered Design Process, Usability Research Techniques, Concepts of Human-Computer Interaction

  • 1997 - 2003


    FHTW Berlin

    Focus: Digital Media, Thesis: “Design Creates Value, Konzeption und Gestaltung interaktiver Medien”

  • 1 year, Sep 1995 - Aug 1996

    Social sciences


    Relevant course work: User Research, Statistics


  • German


  • English


Browse over 18 million XING members