Gabby Hoefer

Computer science masters student at Brown University, passionate about creating innovative user experiences.

MY PROCESS

A flexible overview of the steps I take to design human-centered products

Understand

Understand the problem, user personas, use cases

Research

Analyze competitors, examine trends

Ideate

Whiteboard ideas, draw wireframes, assess, redraw

Design

Create prototypes, build experience and interactions

Evaluate

Usability testing, implement changes based on feedback

FEATURED PROJECTS

Facebook

While interning at Facebook, I designed and user-tested various layouts to increase exposure to newly released apps and games in the Oculus Store.

Skills: UX Design, Product Design, Strategy

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Passage

Developing an all-new hotel management solution to alleviate the stress of check in, keycard mismanagement and save precious time in emergency situations.

Skills: UX Design, UX Research, Product Design, Data Analyst

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vSocial

Building a Virtual Reality Learning Environment to help educate students with Autism from the comfort and safety of their own home. 

Skills: Virtual Reality Development, Cybersecurity, UX Research

White Plume Technologies

While interning at White Plume, I designed an electronic health record (EHR) to streamline medical documentation and improve doctor-patient relationships.

Skills: Virtual Reality Development, Cybersecurity, UX Research

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Voya Financial

As an Experience Design intern at Voya, I redesigned their main website to establish trust and motivation throughout the retirement process of over 14 million users.

Skills: User Experience Research and Design

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Hi, I'm Gabby

I'm a computer science masters student at Brown University, pursuing a career in user experience.

Currently, I'm a graduate student in the Brown HCI Lab, focusing on computational solutions for mental health challenges. This past summer, I worked as a Product Design intern at Facebook, specifically on the Oculus App Store. For more details, see my full resume

If I'm not working at the computer, you can find me playing with my bunny or flying to a new city. I love trying new things and hope to visit 10 new countries before I turn 25. 

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Fun fact: Dribbble is my favorite way to stalk people.

  • Dribbble
  • LinkedIn
  • Medium
  • Github
  • Vimeo

LinkedIn

Medium

Github

Behance

 

IN THE NEWS

July 2021

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Caring for Our Communities: 2021 Intern Day of Service

Samsung’s Summer interns describe how they give back to their local communities.

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Alana Gomez-Solis

Samsung Newsroom

Sept 2019

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Hoefer Earns Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award

Hoefer receives award to fund graduate studies at Brown University.

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Sean Flynt

Samford University

Nov 2018

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Samford Students Present at SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum

Samford Undergraduates travel to South Carolina to present their research.

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Bill Nunnelly

Samford University

Aug 2018

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MU Researchers working on groundbreaking VR Classroom

Researchers develop vSocial, a VRLE for students on the Autism spectrum.

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Ryan Owens

University of Missouri

OTHER WORK

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