Work

Work
Principal User Experience Consultant & Head of R&D
since 07/2019
eresult GmbH

Tasks:

  • UX Strategy & Management
  • Innovation Management
  • User Requirements Engineering
  • Usability Testing
  • Design Thinking
  • Human-Centered Design / Human-Centered Software Engineering
Principal User Experience Consultant
01/2019 – 06/2019
eresult GmbH

Tasks:

  • User Requirements Engineering
  • Usability Testing
  • Design Thinking
  • Human-Centered Design / Human-Centered Software Engineering
Lecturer
05/2012 – 12/2018
Technische Hochschule Köln

Given master course:

  • Usability and software engineering in a holistic process” (every summer term)
Researcher / Usability Consultant
04/2016 – 12/2018
Software Innovation Campus Paderborn (SICP), Paderborn University

Tasks:

  • Contextual and organizational experience in usability projects
  • Acquisition of research projects
  • Mentoring of student assistants

Research areas

  • Work 4.0
  • Software acceptance and assistance systems
  • Integrating usability engineering and software engineering
  • Processes, methods and techniques of usability engineering
  • Development of organization and project specific software development methods (situational method engineering)
  • Human-centered software engineering according to ISO 9241-210
  • Quality and quality metrics regarding usability and user experience
  • Context of use analysis and specification of user requirements
  • Standardization of usability engineering tasks and working products

Projects

  • Arbeit 4.0 – Lösungen für die Arbeitswelt der Zukunft (en. Work 4.0 – Future solutions of work)
  • itsowl-Arbeit40
    • with Diebold Nixdorf AG (Assembly support by individual feedback of quality data in real time)
    • with Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG (Augmented reality within industrial manufacturing)
  • Digital in NRW – Das Kompetenz­zentrum für den Mittel­stand (en. Center of competence for SME regarding Industry 4.0)
Researcher / Usability Consultant
09/2013 – 12/2017
s-lab – Software Quality Lab, Paderborn University

Tasks:

  • Contextual and organizational experience in usability projects
  • Acquisition of research projects
  • Mentoring of student assistants

Research areas

  • Integrating usability engineering and software engineering
  • Processes, methods and techniques of usability engineering
  • Development of organization and project specific software development methods (situational method engineering)
  • Human-centered software engineering according to ISO 9241-210
  • Quality and quality metrics regarding usability and user experience
  • Context of use analysis and specification of user requirements
  • Standardization of usability engineering tasks and working products

Projects

  • itsowl-TT-IPPS with Schüco International KG (Development of an intelligent planning system for parameterizable system facades)
  • itsowl-TT-Energy2use with Brockbals GmbH (User-oriented energy efficiency systems)
  • itsowl-KoMoS with Wincor Nixdorf International GmbH (Design of model-based user interfaces for distributed self-service systems)
  • eBusiness-Lotse Ostwestfalen-Lippe (eCompetence network for more efficiency and innovation in companies)
Researcher / Usability Consultant
10/2010 – 09/2013
C-LAB, Paderborn University

Joint research and development laboratory operated in cooperation

  • with Atos (since 07/2011)
  • with Siemens (until 06/2011 )

Tasks

  • Contextual and organizational experience in usability projects
  • Acquisition of research projects
  • Mentoring of student assistants

Research areas

  • Integrating Usability Engineering and Software Engineering
  • Usability Standards
  • Human-Centered Design

Projects

  • Study on “Technologies of multi-touch tables, interactions, application scenarios” for Siemens CT
Associated Member of the Heinz Nixdorf Institut
07/2011 – 09/2013
Research group 'Contextual informatics' from Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Keil, Paderborn University

Given master courses:

  • Seminar “Advanced Interaction Techniques: Tabletop, Touch- & Tangible Interaction” (winter term 2011/2012, winter term 2010/2011)
  • Project group “Multi User Table for Tangible Interaction (MUTTI)” (winter term 2010/2011 & summer term 2011 (v2), summer term 2011 & winter term 2011/2012 (v3), summer term 2012 & winter term 2012/2013 (v4))
Scientific Assistant
05/2008 – 08/2010
Laboratory for Media Informatics, Cologne University of Applied Sciences

Tasks:

  • Consulting and support for students in their human-centered design projects
  • Performing workshops for students to teach them service-oriented architectures
Employee in Research & Development
04/2007 – 04/2008
Nuromedia GmbH, Cologne

Tasks:

  • Software development for mobile devices (i.a. software for a mobile media center within a research project with the University of Bremen)
Own Business
05/2005 – 12/2006
WeStyle GbR

Web development, flyer & poster design

Civil Service
07/2002 – 04/2003
Youth Hostel Wiehl
Own Business
09/2000 – 12/2002
Fishdesign

Web development