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Pedro G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 7, 2014

Pedro G.

   United States
  |   Chandler, AZ

Overview

My career interests lie primarily in usability and my background is in experimental cognitive psychology. I've participated in my own user experience projects (for fun or employment) where I've engaged in various aspects of user-centered design including need-finding, prototyping (paper and digital), as well as usability testing. Although my work experience pertains to the web domain, I'm interested in improving the usability of user interfaces and displays in other contexts as well. I'm currently seeking positions in usability for when I...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Experimental Design
Statistics
User Experience
Microsoft Office
Usability
Cognitive Psychology
Human Factors
SPSS
User-centered Design
Usability Testing

Employment

Independent
Freelance UX researcher
2013 - Present
Contracted as a user experience researcher for companies, I've had the opportunity to employ various research methods including gauging users' emotional responses to product features through use of...
Arizona State University
Research Assistant
2012 - Present
Working on a variety of applied research and usability topics including training in a virtual simulation environment for emergency response teams. Another current project involves investigating the...
Qualia
Junior User Experience Researcher
2012 - 2013
Qualia Agency creates pleasant experiences for users in a digital environment. As a Junior User Experience Researcher, I engaged in user needs gathering research involving in-home semi-structured...
Arizona State University
Junior Research Associate
2012 - 2012
As a junior researcher working under supervision of Dr. Nancy Cooke on an SBIR regarding training for unmanned air vehicle (UAV) pilots, I collaborated with a distributed team of engineers to...
Arizona State University
System Validation Consultant
2012 - 2012
General Dynamics C4 Systems hired Arizona State University to validate newly acquired monitoring technology. As a selected member of a small team of evaluators, I engaged in the testing/validation...
Cognitive Engineering Research Institution
Research Assistant
2011 - 2012
Cognitive Engineering and Research Institution investigates the cognition aspect of team collaboration. During my stint I facilitated experiments in a controlled synthetic task environment, as well...
.assisTek
Software Test Engineer
2011 - 2011
.assisTek is a small business invested in optimizing electronic patient report outcome (epro) solutions. As a Software Test Engineer, I aided in the functional software testing for improvement,...

Education

Arizona State University
Bachelors of Science
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Arizona State University
Master's of Science
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