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Elena Sanchez | Elance
 
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Elena Sanchez

User Experience Consultant (UX Design + Research)
   United States

Overview

Passionate User Experience professional with UX design and User Research expertise across different platforms (Web, mobile, kioscs...)

I have a Master's in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), have worked as UX/Usability Consultant, and have more than 5 years of experience in Project Management and UX for Web and Mobile projects.

Besides, I am co-founder and UX Lead at 2getherapp, an award-winning mobile startup based in Barcelona, Spain.

I also teach Usability and Information Architecture Courses at Open University of Catalonia, and I am...

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Skills (7)

Tested
Mobile UX
Usability Design
User research
Web UX
Windows 8 apps
Android apps
iPhone apps

Employment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Visiting Researcher
2013 - Present
UX in online courses and MOOC'S Studying the user experience of students in Coursera discussion forums and how to enhance their engagement, social connections and learning experience.
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Adjunct Lecturer
2012 - Present
Academic year 2012-2013: - Course on Usability (BA in Multimedia) - Course on Information Architecture (BA in Multimedia) - Advising Final projects in Computer Science: Human Computer Interation....
2gether, mobile startup
UX Lead and CXO (Chief Experience Officer)
2012 - Present
Co-founder and UX Lead at 2gether, a mobile startup awarded at Seedrocket Startup Weekend 2012 and the VII Seedrocket Enterpreneurs Campus 2012. - Requirements engineering and conceptualization -...
@elenasanchezux
Freelance UX / User Experience Consultant
2012 - Present
- Defining Web and Mobile Strategy ( tablets, smarphone,...) - User Centered Design (UCD) and Innovation of Products and Services - Conceptualization, UX and Interaction Design (IxD) - Prototypes,...
Onemma
UX / Usability Consultant
2011 - 2012
- Usability reviews - Information Architecture definition - Conceptualization and UI design - Wireframes and prototypes
University of Lleida / Uppsala University
Master in Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
2009 - 2011
Usability and Accessibility Information Architecture Interface and Interaction Design Prototyping and User testing... Master Thesis: "Procuring Usable and Work-friendly Software: How to Select IT...
Barcelona City Council
Project Coordinator (Communication Specialist)
2010 - 2010
Project Coordinator:
TMC - Communication Bunch
Web Project Manager
2007 - 2009
Developing project proposals Coordinating web projects Evaluating usability and information architecture Follow-up meetings with clients Managing and copywriting the corporative blog: www.qrcode.es
Abertis Infraestructuras S.A.
Communication Department
2006 - 2007
Writing press releases Contacting journalists Reading press releases for radio broadcast connections
Etv - Llobregat Tv
Producer of the TV Programme "Aforament il
2006 - 2007
Managing production on set Coordinating film crew on report shootings Contacting Film Distributors Video Editing

Education

Mobivery.com
Designing mobile applications
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Universidad de Murcia
DESIGNING EFFECTIVE WEBSITES ONLINE COURSE
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Universidad Aut
BACHELOR IN AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION
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Universitat de Lleida
MASTER IN HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION (HCI)
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Universidad Aut
BACHELOR IN AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION
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Mobivery.com
Designing mobile applications
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Universitat de Lleida
MASTER IN HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION (HCI)
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Universidad de Murcia
DESIGNING EFFECTIVE WEBSITES ONLINE COURSE
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Interaction Flows
Personas
Scenarios
Heuristic evaluations
Mockups
Prototypes
Usertesting
Cognitive walkthroughs
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