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Martin Bender

Design Manager, Team Lead UX Design, Senior User Experience Designer

Profilbild von Martin Bender Design Manager, Team Lead UX Design, Senior User Experience Designer aus Berlin
  • 10243 Berlin Freelancer in
  • Abschluss: Mediadesign - Hochschule für Design und Informatik Name des AbschlussesDiplom (FH)
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  • Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher)
  • Letztes Update: 27.08.2020
Profilbild von Martin Bender Design Manager, Team Lead UX Design, Senior User Experience Designer aus Berlin
I’m a lead designer with over 14 years of experience in user-centered design at strategic, tactical and operational level. My main focus is to empower people in startups and corporate environments to create digital products and services that have true value for their customers.

What I’ll bring: design leadership for multidisciplinary and diverse design teams, design strategy, user-centered product discovery and innovation, user experience design, usability engineering and user interface design.
  • 05/2018 - 09/2019

    • Native Instruments
    • 500-1000 Mitarbeiter
  • Design Manager
  • Native Instruments
    Leading manufacturer of software, hardware and services for digital music production and
    performance with more than 500 employees

    Design Manager
    Mai 2018 - September 2019
    * Managing a design team of 13 designers from UX to Industrial Designer from
    Junior to Senior Level
    * Concept and implementing reorganization of the design org structure with
    VP of Product
    * Aligning companywide design process for hardware
    * Owner and driver of the initiative for a more user-centered design at NI

  • 01/2017 - 04/2018

  • Team Lead UX Design
  • * Management of the UX Design teams
    * Hiring 7 new design talents with UCD background
    * Steering of collaborative creation of design values, principles, vision and
    kickoff and empowering the design team to establish design system and
    design guidelines
    * Implementing and running a mentor program for designer

  • 05/2015 - 12/2016

  • Senior User Experience Designer
  • * UX research, consulting and concept creation for 3 successful
    hardware products that exceeded the ambitious expectations for the
    market launch
    * UX consulting of a design refresh of current and future hardware products
    * Helping to craft the product vision for the digital service business
    unit through workshops, user studies, user journey mapping and rapid

  • 12/2012 - 04/2015

    • USEEDS° (now diffferent, SYZYGY group)
  • Senior User Experience Designer
  • USEEDS° (now diffferent, SYZYGY group)
    User-centered design consultancy agency with more than 50 employees

    Senior User Experience Designer
    December 2012 - April 2015
    * Design Lead and representative contact for clients of varied projects e.g. BNP
    Paribas, GfK and eBay
    * Advising clients on topics such as user centered innovation or the integration
    of user experience in the company
    * Mentoring Junior Designer

  • 08/2008 - 11/2012

  • Interaction Designer
  • * Working and providing results in all areas of the user-centric design process:
    execution of workshops, preparation of first application models, creation of
    personas and use cases, wireframes and prototypes to the detailed
    formulation of an interface specification for clients like BNP Paribas, Telekom,
    Cornelsen,, SAP, Swisscom and
    * As the first employee of USEEDS° helping to define and establish the brand,
    direction and growth of the agency

  • 05/2008 - 07/2008

    • D-LABS
  • Interaction Designer
  • * User interface design for a web application and enterprise software for clients like
    TÜV NORD and Facton

  • 03/2006 - 04/2008

    • Lab One Marketing
  • Junior Art Director
  • * User interface design and illustrations for digital marketing channels for clients like
    o2, TravelScout24 and MTV

Only remote projects or projects in Berlin, Germany.