• A pen, sleeping bunnies and great UX

Practicing and teaching UX

Picasso said that 'the meaning of life is to find your gift and the purpose of life is to give it away.' I'm still searching for that one thing I'm good at, but I know for sure that I love good design and teaching it to others.

The courses I teach
Intro to UX Design

This course is an introduction to user experience developed for 1st year undergrad students at the University of Waterloo, Stratford Campus.

UX Design and Research

A graduate course in UX design and research with a focus on user-centered design (UCD) and user research methods. University of Waterloo.

BrainStation UX

I am the Lead UX Instructor for BrainStation. Waterloo. Summer 2015.

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Projects
Karin Schmidlin Portfolio
WOMP!

A multiplayer game for Xbox that aims to bring people together in a physical location.

Karin Schmidlin Portfolio
Jamii

A virtual incubation program for budding entrepreneurs. Jamii is developed by a small team at the University of Waterloo.

Karin Schmidlin Portfolio
Locomotive Digital Agency

A UX and digital agency based in Waterloo and anywhere online.

Skills
  • UX

  • Social Media

  • Digital Strategy

  • Driving

I could list all kinds of amazing skills I think I have, but we both know that's a bit preposterous. So I show skills according to my Linkedin endorsements, except driving. Which sadly is not a skill I have : (