Catherine Hills is a User Experience Designer and Researcher from Melbourne, Australia. Having worked for a range of organisations including ThoughtWorks, 99Designs, Envato, University of Melbourne, Pearson, Isobar and Penguin Australia, amongst other agency and client side roles in both Australia and the United Kingdom, Catherine brings over 14 years experience to her role as User Experience Design Instructor at General Assembly.
Catherine entered her practice as a designer and front end developer but quickly acquired a passion for human centred design methods and principles.
A keen advocate of Lean UX and agile methods, Catherine is also experienced in remote research, facilitation and workshop run collaboration. Recently shortlisted as a finalist for the Google Anita Borg Scholarship (Asia Pacific), Catherine has a range of interests related to technology practice, including design, research, gender equality, diversity and education.
Catherine’s keen interest in mentoring others in industry also led her to become the first UX Mentor for the Berlin-based start-up CareerFoundry User Experience Design course.
In her spare time, Catherine spends time with her family, enjoys music and travel, all whilst pursuing her research candidature at RMIT.
User Experience Design
In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.
Service Design Bootcamp
Service Design is a discipline that focuses on the development of solutions with consideration to all channels & touch points from both a user & organisational perspective.
Design Thinking Bootcamp
This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by a design thinking professional that lives and breathes in this space.
UX Fundamentals: Wireframing & Prototyping
Dive into the mentality and tools to get your idea prototyped and in front of users as quickly as possible
Getting Started in User Experience Design: A Free Class
Learn UX design basics. This class aims to give a simple and practical introduction to what User Experience design is by explaining the core concepts.
Break Into User Experience Design
Great UX design creates pleasure, fun, and even delight for users. Join us for a talk offering an overview of UX principles, processes and tools and what a UX career looks like.