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Anastasiia Ku

Product Design and Research in VR

 

What I do for work

Usability testing
User interviews
Concept development
Information architecture
Wire-framing
Prototyping

Tools I am exploring now

Oculus Quill
Google Blocks
Tvori
Cinema4D
Unity3D

Featured In

Inborn Experience (UX for VR) - interview
Microstock Illustrator - interview
Drawing Vector Graphics - online course

 

I am a Senior Product Designer and Researcher with special interest in VR. For the past 6 years, I have been working in R&D in various companies and studios, and am currently employed at a design and development agency in Brixton, London.

I have two Masters degrees in Communication Design and Linguistics (concentration in Mandarin Chinese and Cognitive Linguistics).

Following up my passion in VR, I have partnered up with a few VR studios. My latest projects include user research for Masterpiece Motion (a 3D rigging tool in VR), Tvori (an animation in VR tool), research and UX for VR FPS (a mobile VR game), and UX and UI work for PianoBoard (an AR application to help users learn piano).

Over the past 10 years, I initiated and participated in a number of educational events on user research and design, including show & tells, classes, meet-ups and workshops. I have also previously designed and ran a vector graphics course online, and in a well known photo-studio in Kiev, Ukraine.

I also write a blog on usability and UX design in VR, feel free to take a look: https://medium.com/@anastasiiaku

You’re welcome to check out my CV here.

For any queries, feel free to contact me via anastasiia.kucherenko@gmail.com.