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Welcome


Michelle Senn

Swiss Designer
in Boston

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Welcome


Michelle Senn

Swiss Designer
in Boston

Six years ago I moved from designing for print to crafting product experiences, from an agency to a startup setting and from Zurich to San Francisco. I’m currently looking for job opportunities in Boston.

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Portfolio


Portfolio

Portfolio


Portfolio

 

The Latest

Due to the project’s confidential nature I can’t share details online but I’m happy to talk about my process in person.

 
 
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2018 – 2019


Project Aurora

Building the next generation of hospital information system from the ground up


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2018

Project Mars

Redesigning the mobile clinician
workflow experience


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2017


Project Voltron

Designing a control center to bridge the gap between Clinicians and Hospital Executives.


Blast from the Past

Work before 2016

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Experience


Experience

Experience


Experience

 

Product Designer

July 2016 – Today

As the second Product Designer, I was involved in every aspect of the design process, from foundational research to the launch and test of new products. I worked closely with medical staff and executives in partner hospitals to understand pain points, prioritize new features and design solutions across different platforms. Additionally, I supported the marketing and sales teams with assets and lead rebranding efforts.

Medisas Inc.

San Francisco, USA


Moov Fitness Inc.

Burlingame, USA

Product Designer

July 2014 – June 2016

As the first full time employee I was involved in everything from research to wireframing, designing, prototyping, and testing of our 6 apps. I worked closely with Engineers, Marketing and the CEO in a fast paced environment. I designed marketing material, ads and packaging for our Fitness Wearable which is available in Apple Retail Stores worldwide. Moov has won several prestigious design awards including the Red Dot and the IF Award.


Küttel Laubacher

Wohlen, SWITZERLAND

Art Director

November 2008 – June 2014

I was responsible for the conception, design and management of projects for print and web. My responsibilities included logo design, corporate identity development, corporate design creation, brand strategies, content strategies, web design, application design, ui design, prototyping, social media strategies, planning and supervising of film and photo shoots, photo editing, marketing concepts and presentations.


SWIPP

MOUNTAIN VIEW, USA

MARKETING & PR

APRIL 2013 – OCTOBER 2013

I gained work experience in Silicon Valley during a six month sabbatical from my Art Director position in Switzerland. My responsibilities at Swipp included creating and managing content for social media channels, social media monitoring, customer support, media outreach, creating weekly blog posts and newsletters, preparing product presentations and providing German translation for documents, website, and user interfaces.


VM People

Berlin, Germany

Community Manager

March 2011 – March 2013

I supported vm-people in community management and helped build the german speaking alternate reality game network folge-dem-kaninchen.de


Kromer Print AG

Lenzburg, SWITZERLAND

graphic designeR

August 2004 – August 2008

My work at Kromer Print AG included designing, formatting, editing and pre-press of stationery, books, magazines and packaging including high end photo retouching and typography.


Headline Grafik

Ehrendingen, Switzerland

signage designer

August 2000 – August 2004

I was involved in all aspects of sign fabrication, from design to on-site installation. I worked with materials such as aluminum, plastic, wood and metal and created signage, vehicle-, display- and window-graphics. My job also included applying color, gilding and manual silk printing.

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Education


Education

Education


Education

 

ZURICH SCHOOL OF DESIGN

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

typographic design

federal pet diploma

MARCH 2008 – MARCH 2010

The study covered design for a range of media like books, magazines, newspapers, posters and web with focus on typography. It included subjects like type creating, color concepts, photography, web development and design, the history of typography and the history of art and design, marketing and communication, and cost management.


Aarau SCHOOL OF DESIGN

Aarau, SWITZERLAND

graphic design

federal vocational Apprenticeship

March 2004 – March 2008

The vocational education for desktop publishers & graphic designers covered design for print and web. It included subjects like typography, text-formatting and -editing, photography, photo-editing and -retouching and stylistics.


prof. maturity school

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

art & design

federal vocational baccalaureatE

AUGUST 2001 – AUGUST 2004

The Federal Vocational Baccalaureate is an extended general education to supplement apprentices for students with higher learning performance. It included subjects like German, English, French, history, economy, law, mathematics, art and design.


zurich school of design

Zurich, Switzerland

signage design

FEDERAL VOCATIONAL Apprenticeship

August 2000 – August 2004

The vocational education for signage design engineers and screen printers focuses on signage manufacturing and installation, design of vehicle graphics, display graphics and window graphics. It included subjects like typography, material knowledge, technical drawing, color theory and design.

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Skill Set


Skill Set

Skill Set


Skill Set

 
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Research

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Ux/UI Design

Prototyping

Illustration

 
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Data Visualization

Brand Design

Typography

Storytelling

 

CMS MANAGEMENT

Basic Film Editing

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Basic 3D Modeling

BASIC HTML/CSS

 
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Contact


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