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Alice Barton

Senior Product Designer at Hired

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Years of Experience

Education

boston college, the shipley school

Companies

hired, designed.org, hired, care.com, piper inc, edsurge, the uncommon individual foundation uif, storia inc. formerly selfish, general assembly, oakland unified school district, framingham high school

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Experience

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    2021 - Present

    hired

    Senior Product Designer

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    2020 - Present

    designed.org

    Design mentor

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    2019 - 2020

    hired

    Product Designer

    As the lead designer for the Candidate Experience team, I collaborate with our team's PM, EM, and other stakeholders to help improve the candidate experience on Hired.com in conjunction with improving metrics for the company. Additionally I: - Led the company to switch to a better design tool for remote collaboration (Figma). - Planned and managed a week-long design sprint to synthesize user research, brainstorm diverse solutions, and create a comprehensive and manageable product plan for 2020. - Helped the company establish a design system with very limited resources.

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    2017 - 2019

    care.com

    UX Designer

    Care.com's mission is to improve the lives of families and caregivers by connecting them in a reliable and easy way. I am part of a small, agile product team focused on helping caregivers find work on our site, as well as our mobile app. - I routinely spearhead research projects to help the company better understand our users and implement ideas that better serve them. - I help the design team refine and implement our new design system across the site and apps - I work closely with a squad of a product manager, copywriter, lead developer, and product marketer to design and ship new features and feature improvements for caregivers.

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    2016 - 2016

    piper inc

    Product Designer

    Piper is both a computer and an invention kit. It allows kids to assemble their own computer and play a Minecraft mod that guides them to craft electronics and gadgets. I contributed to the growing startup in the following ways: - Boosted sales and retention at playpiper.com by improving the UI design - Simplified the blueprint instructions for the product build - Made it possible for schools to implement the product in their classrooms with an easy-to-follow unit plan

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    2015 - 2016

    edsurge

    Visual/UX Designer

    EdSurge is a media company and thought leader in education technology. Their products consist of an edtech news platform, a jobs board, 10-15 annual edtech conferences called "Summits", several research & development projects, and an "Edtech Concierge", which aims to help schools find the appropriate technology to use with their students. As an early "Edsurgent" there, I helped the company grow in the following ways: - Improved the UX across edsurge.com, including the main navigation, the footer, and the redesign of the news platform - Used infographics to boost reader engagement for several articles on EdSurge.com - Collaborated with PMs and engineers to design and ship 2 Research and Development microsites, one for Adaptive Learning, and one called “The State of Edtech”

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    2014 - 2014

    the uncommon individual foundation uif

    UI Designer (contract)

    The Uncommon Individual Foundation is a nonprofit educational company based outside of Philadelphia, PA. There, I upgraded the user interface and experience of a multi-user web application for e-learning called "OnTrack". I also improved the product in the following ways: - Upgraded the user interface and experience of a multi-user web application for e-learning - Used Webflow to create interactive and responsive prototypes with usable code for developers - Helped the company more than quadruple their number of users with a new marketing website

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    2014 - 2014

    storia inc. formerly selfish

    UX Designer

    Storia (formerly Selfish) is a company that makes a mobile application for social media. It aims to allow users to make visual stories and share them as publicly or privately as they choose. As a UX designer there, I helped the company in the following ways: - Used the results of user research and interviews to form a UX improvement plan consisting of storyboards, personas and user flows - Worked closely with a visual designer to create beautiful high-res mockups for the mobile application

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    2013 - 2014

    general assembly

    User Experience Design Immersive

    • Trained by Aynne Valencia and Christina Wodtke • Full user centered design life cycle : 2 mobile and 3 desktop applications

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    2011 - 2013

    oakland unified school district

    Biology | AP Biology Teacher

    • Mentored for Technovation: a girls group project creating Android applications for the real world • Widely implemented the use of technology in AP biology, including using Microsoft Excel to graph and evaluate trends in the Hardy Weinberg equilibrium and using BLAST, an online DNA sequencing tool. ------ • Developed a flipped-classroom curriculum using videos from sources such as Khan Academy for the AP biology course designed to improve critical-thinking • Met with teachers throughout the district to better fit teaching strategies, assessments, and curriculum with improved Common Core standards

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    2010 - 2011

    framingham high school

    Biology | Animal Behavior Teacher

    • Developed and taught a new interactive, lab intensive curriculum for the animal behavior elective • Had students test out natural selection and predator prey relationships using an interactive lab program that I received a grant for called Simbio Virtual Labs

Experience

45 Skills

Classroom Management

Collaboration

Computer Proficiency

Curriculum Design

Curriculum Mapping

Design

designer

E-Learning

Educational Leadership

Educational Technology

English Language Learners

Excel

Figma

Instructional Technology

Interaction Design

Interaction Design

Lesson Planning

product designer

Product Management

product manager

Prototyping

Public Speaking

Research

Research Scientist

Secondary Education

Senior Software Engineer

Sketch App

Teaching

teaching

test

testing

Tutoring

Usability

Usability Testing

User Experience

User Experience

User Experience (UX)

User Experience Design

User Experience Design

User Experience Design (UED)

User Experience Design (UED)

User Interface

User Interface Design

User Research

User Research

Education

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    2005 - 2010

    boston college

    BA, MEd

    Biology, Education

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    1998 - 2006

    the shipley school

    High School Diploma

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