UX Designer

Location
Cyprus
Rate, USD
Not specified
Work schedule
Full Time,
Language skills
English
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About me

Hello, I’m Aya, a UX designer with background in research, management, and visual arts.
I offer a balance of skills and qualities that make me a good team-mate: communication and coordination, concept development and critical thinking, systematic research and observation, aesthetic sensibility, and a love for dynamic feedback and teamwork.


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Education

2015-2018 BA Philosophy, Sociology & Anthropology @ The American University of Beirut

BA Honors 87.92 GPA
Amal Saidi Award

2013-2014 Diploma Art, Media & Design @ Cyprus Academy of Art

Experience

11/22 – Present UX Designer @ Freelancer

◉ Designed a user-friendly SaaS admin panel in collaboration with developers
◉ Redesigned company website using Webflow to streamline user experience and improve website performance
◉ Led focus groups and usability tests to verify user need for the product and gather feedback on relevant features
◉ Conducted competitive audits to determine optimal user flows and design strategies

10/21–10/22 Program Coordinator @ Ashkal Alwan, the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts

◉ Consulted with senior leadership to develop sustainability strategy that reduced overheads by 57%, receiving unanimous approval from the Board
◉ Composed grant proposals and budgets leading to a 50% increase in annual income during national liquidity crisis
◉ Organized and managed an online educational art program with 500+ attendees, ensuring a seamless user experience
◉ Wrote social media copy and edited texts for the online journal, maintaining a consistent brand voice

07/19–09/21 Researcher @ The American University of Beirut

◉ Guided an interdisciplinary team through an in-depth field ethnography on nomadic shepherding as a strategy for survival in ecological crisis
◉ Built a custom database to organize data, facilitating efficient research analysis
◉ Created a media campaign to advocate insights to diverse stakeholders, ensuring wide reach and impact

05/19–07/19 Strategy Consultant @ Oxfam

◉ Synthesized findings into a strategic system that streamlined crisis-response, team recruitment, and advocacy initiatives
◉ Analyzed 500 crisis-response cases, conducted 20 evaluative interviews, and led two focus groups to generate human-centered insights
◉ Designed and pitched a social enterprise to address the challenges faced by migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Lebanon


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