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Janaina P. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 8, 2015

Janaina P.

   United States
  |   Richmond, VA

Overview

I am a neuroscientist turned UX designer. I crave creativity in all aspects of my life. Im interested in filling the gap between research and design while creating enjoyable user experiences. I've worn many hats in my career including, but not limited to customer research, data analysis, translation, localization and operations. I have B2B and B2C experience and have successfully worked with distributed project teams.

Some of my strengths are the following: user research, usability testing, competitive analysis, wireframes and prototypes....

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Translator around the world help international researchers succeed by translating...
The owners of a grocery store were interested in using ecommerce to maximize their...
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art. People who practice it travel all over the...

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Research
Data Analysis
Neuroscience
Translation
Scientific Writing
Leadership
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Operations Management
Project Management
User Experience

Employment

Seeking new challenges
UX designer - freelance
2015 - Present
AJE - American Journal Experts
Head of Translation Services
2012 - 2014
AJE is a startup that helps researchers succeed by developing software and services for the global research community. Summary of my role: - managed localization projects - conducted interviews...
American Journal Experts
Team Leader
2011 - 2012
Managed and coached a team of five managing translators to meet quality and efficiency standards. Facilitated recruitment strategies of translators and managing translators. Developed and...
American Journal Experts
Managing Translator
2010 - 2011
Website translation and localization. Supervised and approved manuscripts of global researchers for submission to journals in various fields. Edited international academic articles written in...
BOOST Science Program
Science Mentor
2007 - 2011
Mentored 6 eighth-graders in monthly science activities and provided guidance in the development, execution, and presentation of their group science project.
Duke University
PhD Candidate
2004 - 2009
Designed and conducted research focusing on electrophysiology recordings of brain activity. Developed collaborations with neurobiologists in various projects. Summarized and prepared data for...
Duke University
Research Assistant
2003 - 2004

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User Experience Design
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Duke University
PhD
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