Résumé

Hi, I’m Arlene

I am a user experience specialist with 11 years in the software industry. If you’re interested in employing me, want to see my portfolio or just want to shoot the usability breeze, drop me a line.

I can provide research, training, workshops, user evaluations, usability / accessibility audits,  information schematics, wireframing and basic prototyping.

In my spare time I love to draw and paint. You can checkout my artwork at Arlene Kline Art

In Brief

As a user experience consultant I specialise in:

  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Usability
  • Accessibility
  • Training
  • Information Architecture (IA)
  • Interface Design
  • Wireframing / prototyping
  • User Centered Design (UCD) Methodologies

Why Choose Me?

  • 8 years as a user experience specialist (Usability, Accessibility, Information Architecture and User Centered Design (UCD))
  • 8 years planning, performing, analysing and reporting on usability evaluations
  • 4 years as a systems designer and software engineer managing the Software Division of an educational systems provider
  • 11 years experience as a Trainer. From creating multimedia software to presenting seminars and running workshops on creating usable, engaging, accessible software
  • 8 years experience as a consultant in the Internet industry.

Education

  • MSc Computing and Design
    University of Ulster, Magee, Derry, 1994 – 1995
  • BA (Hons) Fine Craft Design & Diploma in Industrial Studies
    University of Ulster, Belfast, UK, 1989-1993.
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner
    APM Group, Belfast, 2006
  • Advanced Microsoft Project
    Sureskills, Belfast, 2007
  • Certificate in Advanced Project Management
    Reed Training, London, UK, 2004
  • BCS Professional Exams
    Southampton Institute, Southampton, UK, 1998-1999

Proud to be a member

  • Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA)
  • British Computer Society (BCS)

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