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Long story short...

I'm a service designer driving business solutions through user needs. I believe the value of my work lays in understanding people, context, and systems in order to design solutions that aim to positively impact users as well as businesses.

I enjoy fast-paced environments, discovering cultures, learning new topics and collaborating with people that have different perspectives.

EXPERIENCE

Business Designer at Ming Labs 

Nov'17 - present in Berlin, DE

Service Designer at Allianz X

Nov'16 - Nov'17 in Munich, DE

Service Designer at Essense

Oct'15 - Nov'16 in Amsterdam, NL

UX Designer at User Intelligence

Aug'13 - Sep'15 in Amsterdam, NL

VOLUNTEERING

UX/UI Supporting teacher at ReDi 

Jan'19 - present in Berlin, DE

Designer at ZACCAF - Zambia

Jun'12 - present, Remote

EDUCATION

MSc. Design for Interaction

at Delft University of Technology

Graduated Apr'13 - Delft, NL

BSc. Product Design Engineer

at EAFIT University 

Graduated Dec'11 - MedellĂ­n, CO

COURSES / WORKSHOPS

The Perfect Map - Customer Journey Mapping

by Service Design Show Univesity

Completed Jan'19 - Online

Advanced Visual Thinking

by Being Visual

Feb'19 - Berlin, DE

SKILLS

User research, research synthesis, workshop facilitation, opportunity mapping, concept sketching, customer journey mapping, story boarding, wireframing, user flows, prototyping, usability testing. 

TOOLS

Sketch, Invision, Figma, Illustrator, InDesign, Axure, Omnigraffle, Marvel, Solidworks

LANGUAGES

Spanish (native), English (fluent), Dutch (basic), German (Basic)

DOODLING AS PASSTIME 

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Want to know more?

Drop me a line! I am always happy to chat over coffee - and cake.
mhocki@gmail.com
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Maria Hock - 2018