Ron Heussen.
Design Director.
Currently working 
at UBS.

Ron Heussen.
Design Director.
Currently working 
at UBS.

ron_heussen@2x

I'm a Designer and Human-Centered Design Facilitator with over 15 years of experience in creating interfaces, products, and customer experiences – ranging from start-ups to global companies. I help organizations to innovate with my combination of skills in design and business. Always putting the human at the center of attention.

Specialties: working along the user-centred design process in agile environments including hands on experience / analyse business opportunity and ux growth / concept creation and prototyping / user interface design and specification / delivering results on quality, time and budget in complex environments with stakeholders from business, IT and marketing.

Experience

2018 – Today

UBS AG, Zürich – Director of Product Design 

Responsible for digital banking products and mentoring a team of UX / UI designer

2018 – 2018

Ringier AG, Zürich – Head of Product & UX

Building and mentoring a team of UX designer and product owner to create experiences across publishing products. 

2011 – 2018

Swisscom AG, Zürich – Senior Product Designer

Responsible for the following products: Swisscom award winning TV serives and Bluewin, one of Switzerland most popular news and entertainment portals: managed a project team, external agencies and freelance designer

2002 – 2011

realbrands design, Berlin – Independet UX-Designer

Leader & responsible for 2 designers / Work for different clients: NDR & ARD, Nokia, Berlin Government, Axel Springer Verlag, Deutsche Bahn, Saatchi & Saatchi, KircherBurkhardt, Meta Design, (to name a few)

Highlight projects:
2006 - 2011 Nokia, work on Ovi Maps & Nokia Maps (Mobile)
2010 - 2011 ARD & NDR, design an experience for the eurovision songcontest
2007 - 2008 P&G, define a global community platform for Pampers

2001 – 2002

die geschmacksverstärker, Berlin – Screendesigner

Work for: Audi, T-Mobile, Vanguard AG / design & concept websites / responsible for 2 trainees & client contact

2000 – 2001

Caatoosee Global Services, Hamburg – Screendesigner

Work for: GQ Magazine, Sparkasse Bremen / design & concept websites

Education

2019

Hyper Island

Digital Leadership

2018

AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp (autor of the sprint book)

Design Sprint Masterclass 

2017 - 2018

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Degree: CAS Leadership Fundamentals 

2016 – 2018

Human Centered Design Facilitator at Swisscom

read the book about our projects or the book how we think

2012 – 2018

SAFe – Agile transformation at Swisscom

read our case study about Swisscom TV

2003 – 2005

IMK - Institute for Marketing & Communication, Berlin

Degree: Graduate in communication

2000 – 2003

University HTW Berlin & SAE College of Design 

Qualified as Designer

Publish

2018 - 2nd edition

Autor: Das geheime Leben der Bücher

It is a children’s book about making books, published by Verlag Hermann Schmidt, the leading German book company for typography, graphic design, and creativity:
dasgeheimelebenderbuecher.de
amazon
typografie.de

2010 - 1st edition

Autor: Das geheime Leben der Bücher

It is a children’s book about making books, published by Verlag Hermann Schmidt,
the leading German book company for typography, graphic design, and creativity:
dasgeheimelebenderbuecher.de
amazon

Ron Heussen
Elfenweg 1
8038 Zürich
Switzerland

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