Yesenia De Leon

UX Designer
Boston, MA
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linkedin.com/in/yesenia-de-leon
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Work Experience

Cultural Care Au Pair

UX/UI Designer
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Jun 2018 - Current

I’m a UX team of one at Cultural Care Au Pair in the marketing technology team (Martech). I’ve done everything from user research, detailed UI mockups, visual design, high fidelity prototyping, usability studies, and supporting the implementation process. I design with a global mindset as our product is seen and used in 26 different countries with markets in Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. 

Fidelity Investments

UX Designer
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Apr 2015 - Nov 2017

As a UX Designer on the internal technology team, my users were fellow staff members and investment managers. It was a generalist role where I was responsible for designing applications to automate urgent daily tasks. A typical day would include gathering business requirements, rapidly prototyping, creating UI elements, and supporting the development process.

Echo & Co.

Assistant Developer
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Sep 2014 - Mar 2015

This was a 6-month full-time co-op. I learned the fundamentals of working in an agile development team. I gained skills in SASS, Git, and PHP which I used when designing and deploying themes on content management systems like Drupal and WordPress.

Harvard Business School

Technology Intern
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Jan 2014 - Jun 2014

I worked closely with Harvard Business School Communications Specialists in the technology team to develop internal websites for the staff.

Community Leadership

Raw Art Works

Board Member
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Oct 2015 - Jun 2021

Raw Art Works (RAW) is a youth arts organization in Lynn, MA focused on art therapy with programs in visual arts, digital film, and more. As an alumna, I advocated for the voices who are not in the board room, the kids and teens who participate in the program. I also provided mentorship for high school seniors during the college application process.

Education

Emerson College

B.A Interactive Media
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Sep 2012 - May 2014

Bunker Hill Community College

A.A Communications
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Sep 2009 - May 2012