My name is Barbara Große-Hering. I am an industrial designer and my field of expertise is User experience design. I have received my Master of Science degree with highest honor from the Design for interaction program, at the Delft University of Technology, in May 2012. I am experienced in involving the user at an early stage in the design process and translating the findings into innovative and realistic product or service concepts. Another passion of mine is sustainability. This has been a strong interest since I started my bachelor in product design in 2005. Through my Master's specialization in 'Technology in Sustainable Development' and my work as an assistant in the 'Design for Sustainability' department at the TU Delft I have deepened my knowledge in this field.


+49 (0) 174 35 00 386
Munich, Germany


Work Experience
09/2012 – present Designit, User Experience Department
UX & Insights Lead
09/2011 – 05/2012 Philips, Human Interaction & Experience Group
Graduation Intern, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
09/2010 – 06/2011 Design for Sustainability department, TU Delft
Assistant, Delft, The Netherlands
09/2009 – 02/2010 Feiz Design Studio, Product Design
Internship in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
08/2008 – 07/2009 Henn Architekten, Architecture Agency
Freelance job in Munich, Germany
08/2008 – 09/2008 Henn Architekten, Architecture Agency
Interior Design internship in Munich, Germany
01/2008 – 03/2008 cultureform, Product Design
Internship in Berlin, Germany
02/2007 – 06/2007 Jahn Design, Product Design
Internship in Berlin, Germany

02/2010 – 05/2012 Delft University of Technology
MSc Design for Interaction
Delft, The Netherlands
Graduated summa cum laude (10/10)
03/2005 – 03/2009 HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
University of applied sciences & design
BA degree in Product Design
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
Graduated with highest possible grade(1.0)
07/2007 – 12/2007 Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica
Exchange Semester, Costa Rica

Alu-Scout Innovationspreis 2008: 1st prize
Delft Tableware Design Competition 2011: nominated

User and context research, qualitative research methods (Context mapping, creating sensitizing material, personas, observational research, generative focus group sessions, brainstorm facilitation), usability testing, experience and interactive prototyping, 3D CAD modelling

Sustainability methods: Product-Service Systems, Cradle-to-Cradle, Emotionally Durable Design, EcoDesign

Software: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash Catalyst, After Effects, Dreamweaver, SolidWorks, Rhino, Cinema4D, Vektorworks, Maxwell Studio, Hypershot, Basic Arduino programming

German (Native speaker)
English (Professional)
Dutch (Advanced)
Spanish (Intermediate)