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Hello Hello, I am Cole Inniss
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Resume

📍 Rochester, NY

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Education

Human-Centered Computing (BS)

Rochester Institute of Technology / Expected - May 2021

Concentrations: Design & Accessibility / Minor: Psychology

Applied Liberal Arts (AS)

Rochester Institute of Technology / Dec. 2017

Experience

Undergraduate Research Assistant @ Center of Accessibility and Inclusion Research

Rochester, NY / Jan. 2020 – Present

  • Advertised available research, recruited participants for testing
  • Conducted testing to measure preferences on closed-captioning

Accessibility Product Design Intern @ Intuit

Remote / May 2020 – Aug. 2020

  • Explored non-visual and keyboard interactions on their products
  • Audited interactive accessible components: Buttons, Links, Check Buttons, Tabs, and Accordions
  • Developed keyboard interaction guidelines of best practices for accessible components
  • Hosted presentation showcasing keyboard accessibility and the interaction guidelines
  • Contributed to the accessibility guidelines / best practices on Intuit's Design System for interactive components: Buttons, Links, Check Buttons, Tabs, and Accordions

Undergraduate Research Assistant @ DeafxLab

Rochester, NY / Sept. 2018 – May 2020

  • Recruited participants and schedule for experimentation
  • Administered and measured the following tests: IQ, brain waves (EEG), and reading fluency.

Inclusive UX Design Research Intern @ Fidelity Investments

Boston, MA / June 2019 – Aug. 2019

  • Re-conceptualized Fidelity's mobile Cash-Management with inclusive design
  • Researched inclusive design trends in the financial technology industry
  • Executed user and usability testing interviews for prototypes
  • Formulated inclusive measurements for prototype
  • Documented and presented research findings

UX UI Design Intern @ VeeTV

Boston, MA / Jan. 2019 – May 2019

  • Collaborated and designed the VeeTV platform: a subscription service for the Deaf community to stream Deaf TV Shows, documentaries and movies.
  • Designed pitch decks and expanded the VeeTV branding
  • Conducted 115 interviews and 400+ surveys during the customer and solution discovery
  • Recruited beta testers for low and high fidelity prototypes
Skills
  • Inclusive & Accessible Design
  • User Interviewing
  • Interaction Design
  • UX UI Design
  • Qualitative Analysis
Tools
  • Figma
  • SketchApp
  • Adobe XD
  • WAVE & AXE
  • HTML & CSS

Engagements

Participating in JustDesign Designathon: Designathon centered around creating solutions for social justice.

Sept. 2020

Participating in College + Amazon Design Creative Jam LIVE: Designathon centered around Amazon.design and showcasing our creative talents

Sept. 2020

Joined Command<> as a Mentor to mentee a high school student

Sept. 2020

Facilitated design thinking workshop at RIT, taught high school students Design Thinking

Aug. 2020

Superposition: Design Intern Panelist, talked about getting into Product Design and scoring interviews

July 2020

Joined the NSF Deaf Innovation Challenge: 5-Week Program with product: Bugle, a smart pillow

May 2020

Joined the Disability:IN NextGen Leadership program

Feb. 2020

Facilitate inclusive design thinking workshop for Harvard Graduate students

July 2019

Presented Entrepreneurship for Deaf students

Apr. 2019

Participated in RIT's UX Club Mini Designathon: UX Factor

Feb. 2019

Won 3rd place at the RIT Business Model Competition with VeeTV

Apr. 2019

Joined the RIT Student Start-up Accelerator Program for VeeTV

Jan. 2019