A User Experience (UX) designer works as the link between the users and engineers of interactive digital products and services.
Mariam Zakarian's specialties include developing complex virtual reality experiences and other interactive media applications,
finding optimal solutions through user-centered, iterative design processes, UX research and -testing.
Past projects include VR installations for public spaces, web design, apps and games.
For selected projects Zakarian can also offer analyses of existing designs, facilitate workshops about best practices in UX for VR, and help with planning effective user-testing.
SKILLS: Interaction design, VR App Design & Development from Concept to Completion, Aesthetic Direction, User Research, Usability Testing, Quantitative and Qualitative Tests, Prototyping, 3D Modeling, Project Management, Management of Small to Mid-size Teams, SCRUM, Agile.
SOFTWARE: Adobe Creative Suite, Unity, Unreal, Cinema4D, Blender, Substance, MARI, Cubase, Reaper.
HARDWARE: HTC Vive + Vive Pro, Oculus Rift (DK1+2), Gear VR, HoloLens, LeapMotion, Canon DSLR, Sony FS5, Sensor-based installations.