I am a UX Designer

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Skype: natashasopieva
Email: nsopieva@gmail.com  Phone: +44 (0) 7432011304

I work in Agile (SCRUM) teams and practice Lean UX.
I design applications for Desktop, Mobile, TV, Wearable devices and electronic products.
I have extensive experience in User Centered Design process and I prototype a lot.

An User-Centred design strategist and Interaction Designer experienced in project/product management and development for high-tech multinational companies. I worked for TalkTalk, Skype, eBay, Hitachi Design Centre Europe, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Nissan Auto Japan, Fiat Advanced Design Group, Microsoft MSN group and Interaction Design Institute Ivrea. Named inventor on several global patents.

TalkTalk
London, UK, May 2016 – present
Head of UX for TalkTalk TV

Network Locum (a start up to support NHS locum doctors)
London, UK, April 2016
Head of UX – Interim (Introduced UX strategy, tools and team structure, helped hiring permanent Head of UX)

Experientia
London/Turin, UK/Italy, 2015 Sept -2016 Feb
UX and Reaserach Lead for Eastern Europe – Contract

SKYPE
London, UK, 2005 -2015
UX Design Lead

PROJECT BUREAU
Turin, Italy, 2003 to 2005
Co-founder of Project Bureau, advanced research and development studio

MICROSOFT MSN
Milan, Italy, April-May 2005
Anthropological Research (contract)

TMG HYPERMEDIA
London, UK 2000-1001
Senior Web Designer

PORTUGAL TELECOM / TMN
Lisbon, Portugal, 1999-2000
Developer/Designer/Consultant

TRISOFT
Lisbon, Portugal, 1997-1998
Developer/Designer/Consultant

TDC – Portugal Mobile
Lisbon, Portugal, 1997
Developer/Designer/Consultant

ADETTI – ISCTE
Lisbon, Portugal, 1997
Junior Developer

LANGUAGES

English, Russian, Italian, Portuguese

EDUCATION

Masters in Interaction Design 2003
Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy

BA in Computer Science, 1997
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, USA

BA in Linguistics, 1995
Turkmenistan State University, Turkmenistan

CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

IBC, Amsterdam, 2017 – Exhibiting Kid’s remote by invitation from Omni

TV Innovation Awards, Cannes, 2017

UX Week San Francisco, August 2008

LeWeb 3, Paris, December 2007

Experience The Next, Milan, Hitachi August 2004 (exhibitor)

Future Lab, Venice, permanent exhibitor

Invasion of Interactive Objects, Milan, August 2003 (exhibitor)

Science Festival, Genoa, November 2004 (exhibitor)

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