Stefan Hermann

Hi, I'm Stefan, I'm a Design Technologist from Berlin. With a deep understanding of digital technology I mediate between user needs, product requirements and the technical development.


Design Technologist?

What I do:

  • Quick prototypes for testing and iterating
  • Brainstorming interactions/animations
  • Reusable code for production (Style guide UI components)
  • Improved agile processes between designers and engineers
  • Design Reviews, Design Systems, Prototyping, Design Evangelism
Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Product Design
  • Service Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Visual Design
  • UI Design
  • Usability Engineering
  • Perception, Cognition, Psychologie
  • Human Computer Interaction
design-technologist
Development
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Development
  • Software Testing
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • UI Technologie
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Programming Languages
  • Databases & Modeling
Work
Skills
Design

UX-Design

Research, insights, methods, testing

Design Research

Observation, experiments, interviews, analysis

Design Thinking

Empathizing, ideating, building, testing

Design Sprints

Understand, diverge, converge, prototype, test

User Testing

Problem definition, testing environment, finding insights

Co-Creation

Defining products and services together with stakeholders and users

Visual Design

Making things beauty

Technology

HTML, CSS

Frontend

Javascript

Frontend

Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Node MCU

Hardware

3D Printing, CNC Routing

Hardware

Home Assistant

Hardware

PHP, MySQL

Backend

Java, Processing

Application
CV

Born March-27 1979
Gülser Weg 23, 12681 Berlin

Married, two kids (12 and 17 years old)

Education

2015 – ongoing

University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Design Master (in progress)

2007 – 2012

Bachelor of Arts in Interfacedesign – with distinction (1.0)

2003 - 2006

Pro-Design & Marketing

Apprenticeship – Mediadesigner for digital and print media (IHK)

Experience

April 2017 – September 2018

Telefónica NEXT – Developer Relationship Manager
  • User-centered design concepts
  • Workshops for developers
  • Mentoring Startups
  • Hackathons
  • Prototyping

August 2015 – November 2016

KIWI.KI GmbH – Product Manager
  • Evaluating hardware solutions
  • User and product research «Ki at door experience»
  • Hardware evaluation «Ki Discovery»

January 2015 – today

StartHardware.org - Founder
  • Children learn to program hardware
  • Building up a business model around free knowledge

Dezember 2012 – September 2014

IXDS – Product Manager
  • Creating user-centered design concepts and gathering user insights
  • Developing hardware products
  • Creating and hosting workshops
  • Social media marketing

Dezember 2011 – Dezember 2012

IXDS – Product Developer
  • Creating user-centered design concepts and gathering user insights
  • Maintaining Fritzing Fab
  • Creating and hosting workshops
  • Social media marketing

April 2011 – November 2011

IXDS – Internship
  • Creating user-centered design concepts and gathering user insights
  • Setting up the production chain for Fritzing Fab (online PCB manufacturing process)
  • Creating video workshops and tutorials
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