Natasha Porter

Aspiring UX designer

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Summary

As a recent graduate from Columbia University, I am interested in the combination of psychology and design. As an avid cook and baker, I would love to combine my passion for gastronomy with my design and computer science skills to pursue a career in UX/UI design in the hospitality industry.

As a recent graduate from Columbia University, I am interested in the combination of psychology and design. As an avid cook and baker, I would love to combine my passion for gastronomy with my design and computer science skills to pursue a career in UX/UI design in the hospitality industry.

My Dream Job is Product designer in the hospitality industry.

Work Experience
  • Jr. Product Designer
    Culinary AgentsNew York, NY, US
    Jun. 2019 to Present (Less than 1 year)
  • UX/UI Design Intern
    Culinary AgentsNew York, NY, US
    Jan. 2019 to Present (Less than 1 year)

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    Role & Tasks:

    - Researched, designed and prototyped wireframes to help business users streamline their hiring process
    - Collaborated with engineering team to ensure feasibility and to deliver a finished product

  • Hostess
    AquavitNew York, NY, US
    Aug. 2018 to Present (Less than 1 year)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Welcomed and seated guests, while developing a professional and friendly rapport to ensure positive reviews. Scheduled reservations and prepared personalized menus for guest giveaways.

  • Research Assistant
    Higgins Laboratory
    Apr. 2016 to Present (3 years)
  • Bartender
    Apr. 2015 to May. 2018 (3 years and 1 month)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Hired for service at private events; work two events per week.

  • Internship
    Sisley Paris
    Jun. 2017 to Aug. 2017 (2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Drove content strategy on all social media channels, from content creation to copywriting. Tracked campaign performance across digital channels. Analyzed consumer behavior to provide insights and conduct targeted e-commerce marketing campaigns.

  • Internship
    Altavia Group
    Jul. 2016 to Jul. 2016 (Less than 1 year)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Assisted the Graphic Design team in the design of advertisements, from creative content to technical execution. Translated business and marketing materials from Italian to French and English.

Education
  • Psychology and Computer Science
    Columbia UniversityNew York, NY, US
    Sep. 2014 to May. 2018

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    BA Degree • GPA: 3.53

  • Economics and Social Sciences
    Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle
    2009 to May. 2014

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    Baccalauréat Français Degree

    Awards
    Mention Bien (High Honors)
Skills

OpenTable or other

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

TIPS Certified

Certifications & Courses
Organizations & Volunteer Activity
  • Head of Personal Relations
    Society of International Undergraduates
    Member • Sep. 2014 to May. 2018

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    Summary
    Responsible for organization of events to cultivate a diverse and inclusive community at Columbia.
Interests
Cooking and Baking, Skiing, Oil Painting
Languages
English Fluent
French Fluent
Italian Fluent
Spanish Basic
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