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Edwin L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 30, 2015

Edwin L.

   United States
  |   Fremont, CA
  |  1:53 pm Local Time

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Overview

GOAL: As a longtime user and fan of gadgets and their potential, I seek the opportunity to help companies who want to use the growing ubiquity of mobile and cloud technologies to build and enhance ecosystems allow users to effortlessly interact with their devices, data, content, and each other, making new and everyday digital activities delightfully simple--anywhere.

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Always looking for the larger context, I strive to understand users' activity, tool, group, and social ecosystems as appropriate to provide designs that integrate into...

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User Experience Designer
2012 - Present
Created UX designs, product ideas for mobile OSes, apps, multi-device ecosystem features. Tracking industry trends: web, wearables, mobile design, networked devices. UX blog http://edwinli.com/ux.
Axway
Interaction Designer, Consultant
2011 - 2012
Guided UX for cloud-based service with product manager and architect team from brainstorming to prototype and proposed vision for mobile interactions. Designed new patterns, extended existing...
Juniper Networks, Inc
Interaction Designer
2003 - 2010
Designed and evaluated Web applications and sites, including: * Order Status Tool: Redesigned tool to improve usability and created richly interactive UI patterns, setting and documenting new...
Yahoo!
User Experience Researcher, Contractor
2003 - 2003
Evaluated designs using usability tests, surveys, and online discussion group. Provided results and design directions via debriefings, presentations, and full reports to multi-disciplinary product...
Kintana
Usability Architect
2001 - 2002
Approved usability of all functional designs for suite of three products (v4.5). Initiated and conducted Kintana's first usability study with premier clients Cisco, Applied Materials; reduced...
Knight Ridder Digital
Usability Analyst
1999 - 2001
Created look-and-feel and HTML/CSS standards; wrote style guide for RealCities (RC) network, including search engine, directory, weather, site administration tools, and authentication system....
Microsoft
Intern, Usability Engineer
1998 - 1998
Managed three-engineer team. Designed and conducted usability benchmark study of MS Office 2000ís core UI. Created new procedure, improving preparation time and reliability by 66%.

Education

University of California, San Diego
M.S. Cognitive Science
1995 - 1998
University of California, San Diego
B.S. Cognitive Science
1989 - 1994
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