BA, Sculpture & Combined Media @
Limerick Institute of Technology
Edel Maddens conceptual and aesthetic background in the Art and Design field has given her a passion for creating new media work that is innovative, aesthetic and ergonomic. Edel’s studio work incorporated working in a variety of visual mediums including photography, audio, video, installation and multimedia work. Edel also holds a MA in Interactive Media from the
Edel Maddens conceptual and aesthetic background in the Art and Design field has given her a passion for creating new media work that is innovative, aesthetic and ergonomic. Edel’s studio work incorporated working in a variety of visual mediums including photography, audio, video, installation and multimedia work. Edel also holds a MA in Interactive Media from the University of Limerick from which she gained a wealth of experience in human computer interaction, interaction design and cognitive methods for user testing.
UX Specialist @ Work closely with user researchers, business analysts, graphic designers and developers to produce interface design solutions.
Design the interaction and layout of interfaces by producing wireframes, user flows and other standard Interaction Design documentation.
Conduct user requirements analysis including personas, scenarios, task analysis.
Constructively review current interface designs.
Aid the development of specific usability guidelines.
Interface with different areas of the business to provide design, reports, presentations, and recommendations.
Work with the rest of the team to promote good user-experience practice across the company. From June 2012 to Present (3 years 7 months) Melbourne, AustraliaUser Experience Architect & Designer @ Worked across a multitude of design & user experience projects in the TSSG (Telecommunications Software & Systems Group) research and innovation centre based at the Waterford Institute of Technology.
UX consultancy for innovation partnerships and external companies.
Task Leader for UX deliverables EU FP7 project.
A range of user testing including heuristic evaluation, cooperative evaluation, cultural probes and other ethnographic methodologies.
Creating user scenarios, task flows and storyboards.
Planning the information architecture & content matrix for websites.
Web design, GUI design, HTML, XHTML, CSS, Flash, Dreamweaver.
Graphic design & illustration, corporate identity & branding projects, design for print.
Competent in Adobe Creative suite including Photoshop, Indesign, and Illustrator.
Print manager for the Design & Usability team.
Manager for Design & Usability Team (maternity leave cover).
Dissemination manager for the IMS ARCS project. From September 2007 to June 2012 (4 years 10 months) Tutor @ As part of the learning support team I provided extra tuition to art and design students. This tuition ranged from language, art history, critical and contextual studies to studio work and graphic design. From September 2006 to September 2007 (1 year 1 month)
MA, Interactive Media @ University of Limerick From 2004 to 2005 BA, Sculpture & Combined Media @ Limerick Institute of Technology From 1999 to 2003 Presentation Secondary School Edel Madden is skilled in: User Experience, Human-computer Interaction, InDesign, User-centered Design, Digital Photography, Flash, XHTML, HTML, SEO, Interaction Design, Usability Testing, Photoshop, Photography, User Interface Design, Information Architecture
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