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Nicolas Catherin

UX designer senior

About

I’m currently working at Symplicit, the UX consulting agency in Melbourne, but I’m still open to great opportunities. Feel free to say hello.
I’m a 8 years experienced designer for multi-devices digital services with a strong visual design background.

I used to work in a mighty technical environment with developers and accessibility experts. I also learn how to use the Design Thinking process and I’m able to do research and user testing as well. I love to build easy-to-use, engaging and powerful experiences.


I was lead designer at “Clever Age”, a french agency. I enhanced the user experience design business, including design team process, strategic recommendation and interfaces design. I provided user experience design and usability consulting for a number of Clever Age clients in every sectors.

From october 2014 to april 2015 | Lead Designer at Clever Age

Main references:

Handicap International logoAldebaran Robotics logo     Gemalto technologies logo


From july 2010 to october 2014 | Senior UX Designer at Clever Age

Main references:

Longchamp ParisMirakl, marketplace solution logoMitsubishi Electric logoBioderma, dermatology health careVoyages-sncf.com logoCEVA animal health care logoCIC / Crédit MutuelCelio, fashion clothes for menHoryou logoMACSF, insurance for medical practitionerBNP Paribas


From july 2009 to october 2010 | Web Designer at ADLPartner 

Main references:

  • Design of press e-store to Auchan, Carrefour, Air France, Banque Accord…
  • Design of new digital press subscription services (Zineway, previously named OneKiosk).

I was also a volunteer at Paris Web association, organizing conferences about Usability, Accessibility and Web Best Practices in Paris. Each years we hosted during 3 days more than 800 people, 80 speakers and many more on the real-time webcast.

I studied Communication Sciences in the university of Grenoble (France), mixing digital design and human sciences.

I’m a bass player with a couple of projects in Melbourne, a board game addict and locally crafted beers lover.

Specialities

  • Design Thinking
  • Field research
  • User Testing
  • Information architecture
  • Heuristic evaluations
  • Sketching, wireframing and prototyping responsive and complex interfaces
  • Application/Product design
  • Writing guidelines and specifications for design
  • Visual design
  • Basic knowledge in Accessibility
  • Basic Technical knowledge (understanding of constraints)
  • Basic Marketing knowledge (content marketing)