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Tara Hosseinipour

Interaction & Industrial Designer

About Tara

Whether it’s carried out through play design, interactive systems, or product design, I designs tools that create unique and meaningful user experiences. I believe in positively impacting individual development through the creation of educational, playful, and innovative products.

Work Experience

Planned Parenthood Federation of America • New York, NY
Senior UX DesignerJanuary 2017 – Present Leading the User Experience, Research, and Visual Design for complex digital products concerning access to sexual and reproductive health care and education. Building innovative solutions for Plannedparenthood.org, Online Appointment Scheduling, DaSubjectMatter.org, the SpotOn App, and other digital products by understanding users, setting product priorities, and designing scalable systems.
Babak Memorial Scholarship Fund • New York, NY
January 2010 – Present CTO & Designer Designing and maintaining the web presence, content strategy, merchandise, and branding for the scholarship fund. Organizing fundraisers and creating marketing campaigns to raise money that will be annually donated to a deserving scholar athlete.
Huge Inc • Brooklyn, NY
Senior Interaction DesignerJune 2013 – January 2017 Developing conceptual sketches, wireframes, user interviews, feature prioritization workshops, sitemaps, user flows, prototypes, and annotations to create cohesive user experiences and strategies that anticipate user and business needs. Collaborating with Developers and Visual Designers to ensure successful responsive website, software, and app launches for clients including Babies“R”Us, Toys“R”Us, Thomson Reuters, Google, Yahoo, and BeautyBoutique.
Converse • North Andover, MA
Footwear DesignerMarch 2013 – June 2013 Designed footwear through illustration design, print development, trend research, material selection, and techpack creation. Collaborated with Design, Development, and Product Management teams to produce sneakers sold at Foot Locker, Nordstrom and Converse.

Education

Huge UX School • Brooklyn, NY
June 2013 – August 2014 UX Trainee
Rhode Island School of Design • Providence, RI
September 2008 – May 2012 BFA, Industrial Design
Brown University • Providence, RI
January 2011 – May 2011 Child Development Course
Sooreh University • Tehran, Iran
June 2011 - August 2011 Ghalamzani (Persian Metalworking) Course