Hi, I’m Mariele. Thanks for visiting my portfolio! I’m currently completing a Master’s degree at University of Michigan’s School of Information. I’m interested in applying human-centered design principles to public sector systems to improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities on a local and global scale. Here’s a bit about what I currently do:

User Research & Needs Assessment
Contextual inquiry
Competitive analysis
Background research
Stakeholder interviews

Conceptual Design
User flows
Site mapping
Personas & user scenarios

Usability Testing
User testing
Feedback & evaluation

UI Design & Prototyping
Lo-fidelity prototypes
High-fidelity prototypes