EDUCATION
Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction

University of Maryland, College Park, MD (Expected May 2020), GPA: 4/4

Masters of Fine Arts in Intermedia and Digital Arts

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD (May 2017), GPA: 3.86/4

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts

Tehran University of Art, Tehran, Iran (June 2012) GPA: 3.57/4

 

EXPERIENCE
BodyVisProject, Student Researcher, Sep 2018 – Present
  • Co-ran deployment sessions and collected qualitative data (field notes)
  • Contributed to protocol iteration
  • Qualitative analysis of transcribed and video data
Department of Visual Arts at University of Maryland Baltimore County, Adjunct Faculty, Aug 2016 – May 2018
  • Taught the basics of creating still images via a camera and image editing software
  • Covered the formal and technical issues connected to camera operation, two-dimensional design, lighting, framing, and the chemistry of photography
Art and Design Department at Howard Community College, Adjunct Faculty, Aug 2017 – May 2018
  • Taught a broad overview of digital photography including equipment, software, practical uses, lighting techniques, and image principles
Imaging Research Center (IRC), Graduate Assistant, Jan – Jun 2017
  • Engaged in a cross-disciplinary and collaboratively charged environment involving infrastructural researches and software tutorials designs
Portrait Studio, Owner, Manager, and Photographer, May 2011 – Jun 2014
  • Founded my portrait and lighting photography studio

 

UX DESIGN SKILLS

Brainstorming   •  Rapid Interactive Prototyping   •   Wireframing   •   Sketching   •   Storyboarding   •   Conceptual Multimedia Projects   •   Hi-Fidelity Visual Mockups   •   User-Centered Design Thinking   •   Responsive Web Design   •   Interface Design   •   Interaction Design

 

UX RESEARCH SKILLS

Qualitative & Quantitative data analysis   •   Personas Development   •   Scenarios   •  Cognitive Walkthrough   •   Journey Mapping   •   Usability Testing   •   User Surveys & Interviews   •   Contextual Inquiry   •   Heuristic Evaluation   •   A/B Testing & Card Sorting   •   Affinity Diagramming   •   Competitive Analysis

 

SOFTWARE

HTML5   •   CSS   •   JavaScript   •   JQuery   •   Adobe Creative Suite   •   Sketch   •   InVision   •   Balsamiq   •   Keynote   •   Dragonframe   •   Max 7