DESIGN SKILLS

UX/UI DESIGN

95%

USER TESTING

85%

PRODUCT STRATEGY

85%

SKETCH

100%

ADOBE CC

75%

INVISION

100%

 JAVASCRIPT / CSS / HTML

75%

90%

90%

I'M

Kristina Lins.

UX/UI DESIGNER
Creator of intuitive and memorable digital products.

On any given day you can find me advocating for user-centered design, leading workshops, conducting research, creating task flows and information architecture, designing wireframes and UI elements and conducting usability testing on a full range of deliverables from low fidelity mockups to high fidelity interactive prototypes for both web and mobile products.

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Experience

Aug 2018 - Present

Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  Product Designer 

  • Conduct research with customers and synthesize findings to help define product strategy and align user needs with business priorities, development requirements and decision makers across product teams. 

  • Build empathy with users in order to simplify and visualize complex use cases of Pivotal’s cloud-native platform data into an intuitive metrics dashboard.  

Oct 2016 - Aug 2018

Sling TV

  Senior Experience Designer - Denver, CO

  • Established the design team's practice of contextual research and user testing in an Agile environment and orchestrated global style guide project.

  • Mentored new designers to work within complex business and IT processes and encouraged UX best practices across the company by educating stakeholders on the value of prioritizing user-centered solutions and practicing iterative design. 

Jan 2011 - Oct 2016

Peak Edge Media

  Owner, UX/UI Designer & Developer 

  • Delivered web products for clients with a focus on: defining project scope and objectives, performing competitor analysis, assessing user needs, wire-framing, building IA, designing UI and testing interactive prototypes. 

  • Collaborated with stakeholders to implement digital marketing strategies & operating processes to reach important business objectives and adjust based on data analysis & user testing.

March 2015 - Oct 2016

Gateway to College

  Resource Specialist - Canon City, CO

  • Evaluated student needs & objectives to create an engaging learning environment for at-risk population in an award-winning dual-credit program. Taught life and job skills using digital resources.

April 2011 - Jan 2014

Home Town Real Estate

  Web Designer - Canon City, CO 

  • Designed and maintained website and integrated all customer touch points based on client input. Made searching for listings and finding an agent more efficient for users.

Dec 2012 - March 2013

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  Web Manager & Marketing Assistant - Philadelphia

  • Improved existing e-commerce site based on user feedback which allowed faster ordering for customers and led to increase in purchases of corporate negotiation training programs. Workshops led by Wharton professor at Fortune 500 companies globally, including Google, Box and Caterpillar.

2014-2016

Other Education
  • Career Foundry UX/UI Course - 2016

  • The Institute for Compassionate Leadership - 2014

  • CodeHub Full-Stack Development Course - 2014 

2005-2009

The George Washington University

  B.A. Classical History - Washington, D.C.

  • Women's Leadership Program

  • Student Government 

CONTACT ME

kristina[dot]lins[at]gmail[dot]com

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AGILE / SCRUM

PRESENTATIONS

2018

Community Work
  • Girl Develop It, UX Teaching Assistant - 2018

  • Junior League of Denver, Member - 2018