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Kimiya Hojjat

UX Researcher

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ABOUT

I'm a user experience researcher passionate about living life to its fullest potential and designing solutions that enable others to do the same. I strive to create meaningful experiences for myself and my community through compassion, food, and technology. 

This site is a work in progress. Please reach out to learn more, connect, and collaborate. 

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SKILLS & EXPERTISE

  • Education technology: I've worked directly with students and educators across academic, start-up, and corporate level positions to design solutions for an evolving world of learning & education. Including: content development, research, design, product management

  • UX Research: I lead user research for emerging and established technologies. I plan, design, and execute tactical and strategic studies to deeply understand user needs and drive product impact thoughtfully. Including: interviews, surveys, usability testing, diary studies, roadmap planning, interaction design 

  • Product Design: I help facilitate cross-functional design sprints and workshops to ideate product opportunities and improvements based on real user needs and  feedback. Including: prototyping, design recommendations, interaction/UX design

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WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Jan 2019 - Present

UX Researcher 

Google

Mountain View, CA 

  • Sep 2017 - Jan 2019

UX Research Assistant

Google (via Adecco) 

New York City, NY

  • June 2017 - Jan 2018

User Research Consultant 

Education.com 

San Mateo, CA

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EDUCATION

2010 - 2014

UC Berkeley

B.A. Cognitive Science

Cert. Entrepreneurship & Technology

2016-2017

Stanford University

M.A. Learning, Design, & Technology 

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CONTACT

Phone 916-850-0852

Email kimiya92@gmail.com

Located Oakland, CA

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