Suzanne Ginsburg is a user experience consultant based in San Francisco, California. She helps companies conceptualize and design software. She works with many different kinds of organizations, from established technology companies to small iPhone startups.
One of her favorite aspects of user experience design is exploratory user research which helps uncovers users’ unmet needs and inspires innovation. She has conducted exploratory research for online communities, home networking software, and several iPhone apps. Sketching and prototyping also play a big role in her design process. Suzanne is constantly exploring new approaches and evolving her prototyping tool kit.
Suzanne is most passionate about products that connect people, such as messaging and social media. These projects often involve cross-platform design which looks at the user experience across the web, desktop and iPhone. Suzanne is also interested in the field of augmented environments, particularly software that helps users learn about the people, objects, and places around them.
Suzanne is an experienced speaker and writer. She regularly presents at meetups, UX book clubs, and conferences. She also maintains a UX blog, iPhone UX Reviews , where she reviews iPhone apps and provides advice on iPhone app design.
Suzanne has a Masters Degree in User Interface Design from UC Berkeley’s iSchool and an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Cornell University. You can learn more about Suzanne at Ginsburg Design .
Added to required texts for course on Usability and Interaction. Needed something practical and comprehensive for students as more and more is being moved to mobile environment. Read morePublished on July 22, 2011 by Anne-marie Armstrong
This might be a great book for those in a corporate or VC backed environment. Usability studies, prototyping, and usability testing, I remember all these from the dot-com bubble... Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Brian T. Yamabe
A friend had this book and I got sucked into it just flipping through the pages. I'm not a designer, but the writing, design insights and case studies made it a joy to read. Read morePublished on August 27, 2010 by Holger B