Resume

Matthew Garvin

Objective

2nd year MSI student and doctoral hopeful specializing in UX/HCI/Social Computing seeking to gain relevant experience as a research assistant or graduate student instructor.

Education

  • UMSI | Ann Arbor, MI
    • MSI | 05/21
    • UX/HCI/Social Computing
    • GPA: 3.9
    • World IA Day Chair | SOCHI
  • Wayne State University | Detroit, MI
    • BA | 05/17
    • Four-field Anthropology
    • Peer mentor/President Anthropology Undergraduate Learning Community

Experience

12/19 – current
UXR/HITL Coordinator | CLAWS (Collaborative Lab Advancing Work in Space) | Ann Arbor, MI

  • Perform need assessment and usability evaluation on front-end design
  • Constructing simulated test environment, task analysis and scenario development
  • Recruiting, screening, scheduling and facilitating remote HITL testing
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis

05/20 – 08/20
UXR Intern | Tyler Technologies | Troy, MI

  • Evaluated products for compliance with organizational heuristics
  • Calculated speed/accuracy improvements on proposed vs. current design
  • Performed remote usability testing, generated KPI benchmarks
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis

01/20 – 04/20
UX Consultant | IBM | Ann Arbor, MI

  • Project Management
  • Conducted high level need assessment and usability evaluation
    • interaction map, user interviews, personas, comparative evaluation, survey, heuristic evaluation, usability testing

09/19 – 12/19
IS Consultant | GRDC | Detroit, MI

  • Project Management
  • Conducted contextual inquiry for requirements and need assessment
  • Performed affinity diagram analysis

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • International Delegation on Anthropology and Archaeology (2005) | Beijing, China
  • Honors Transfer Scholarship (2011) | Dr. Irvin D. Reid Honors College (Wayne State)
    • Peer Mentor | President Anthropological Undergraduate Learning Community
  • Relevant certifications (MOOCs & IRB) – https://mtthwx.com/about/

Matt Garvin

Cross-functional mixed methods user-experience research designer with a background in anthropology and human-computer interaction

Monday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed