Nedret Sahin

UX Designer

Somerville, MA, USA

Work Experience

Velir Studios

UX Designer

As a User Experience Designer, I aim to create functionally seamless web experiences as part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of designers, strategists and web developers. My strengths lie in translating strategic business goals into thorough, thoughtful wireframes that are built upon a strong foundation of research, information architecture and best practices in usability. I perform market and industry research, complete heuristic evaluations, determine navigational hierarchy and overall page layout to ensure compliance with industry standards in user interface design. I enjoy leading collaborative workshops with stakeholders to help improve their websites’ current user experience. I love to observe, listen, analyze and interpret. I thrive when I collaborate and become beyond giddy over opportunities to delve into the human psyche. I continue to be fiercely fascinated by every facet of human functioning, and how it intersects with the digital realm.

During my time at Velir, I have had the opportunity to work with the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the Kauffman Foundation, the American Association for Talent Development, the American Association of Retired Persons, the American Society of Association Executives, the Produce Marketing Association, the Brookings Institution, the publishing firm Informa, the executive search and consulting firm Spencer Stuart, Citizens’ Committee for Children, the City of Somerville, as well as the State of Massachusetts, among others.
August 2013 - Present Massachusetts, United States

One Pica, Inc.

UX Designer

As a user experience designer at One Pica, I aim to create pixel perfect and functionally seamless web experiences as part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of designers, strategists and web developers.

I translate strategic business goals into working, highly interactive, clickable prototypes that are built upon a strong foundation of research, information architecture and best practices in usability.

I perform market and industry research, complete heuristic evaluations, and determine navigational hierarchy to ensure compliance with the best practices in user interface design. I meet and interact with high profile clients to help them build or redesign their current user experience on the e-commerce platform Magento.
June 2012 - Present Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Education

Bentley College

BS in Marketing, Information Design and Corporate Communication (IDCC), Psychology

September 2008 - May 2012 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

General Assembly

Front End Web Development

Learned to use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, GitHub, and Sublime in concert.
HTML, CSS, and JavaScript websites. Built a fully responsive, interactive website that stands apart from the usual templates. Learned how a skillful mix of programming and layout powers the web we see – and how teams collaborate to create it.
February 2016 - April 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Turkish (Native),

Skills

Analytics , Responsive Prototyping (Axure), Sketching, Usability Testing, User Testing, Wireframing (Balsamiq),