Georgia G.

  • Joined September 2016

I am a human-centered designer, community-builder, and a maker. I love creating great experiences for people with technology.

  • Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Georgia G.
Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Strategy Community Design Content

Experience

Summary

I am a human-centered designer, strategist and maker. I am now seeking positions that involve technology, user experience design, and team facilitation to create elegant, functional products and interfaces.

Work history

Executive Director
Direct all aspects of day-to-day operations and strategic planning for Philadelphia's first hackerspace dedicated to integrating technology and the arts Strategize and implement a variety of fundraising and revenue-generating initiatives
User Experience Designer - Apprentice
Manage all aspects of research phase of a web project Develop all strategy for web design projects Develop any wire-frames, user stories, journey maps, or other collateral that would help contribute to the project
Designer and Strategist
Participate in research, ideation, design, funding and successful launch of My Gift of Grace, “a conversation game for living and dying well,” which was clinically validated by researchers at Penn State

Education

Accreditations

Master of Industrial Design
Cornell University
Art History

Skills

Skills

user research content strategy presentation and slide design event management community management design photo editing crowdfunding campaigns proofreading public speaking

Tools

Illustrator InDesign Photoshop Basecamp Bitly Hootsuite IFTTT iMovie Keynote Kickstarter Mailchimp Storify Wordpress Trello Squarespace

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Not specified

Commitment

  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months

Interests

Industries I love

Consumer Products Education Philanthropy Science Tech

What I read

NYTimes, AV Club, The Atlantic, The Verge, NotCot, DesignSponge

Side projects

Developing an artist residency program at The Hacktory, developing a workshop to help people understand and talk about the gender gap in the tech world, after school and summer camp programs to provide hands-on STEM learning at The Hacktory

Ideal team

I like teams of 5-7 where communication is a high priority and there is a strong underlying structure of schedule and expectations. Where those on the team value creating clear parameters within which everyone is encouraged to play.