Human Factors Engineer Resume Samples

A Human Factors Engineer takes responsibility for designing objects, facilities, and environment and optimizing human well-being and system performance, and data relating to the relationship between humans and respective technology. The job description entails designing and evaluating human work systems utilizing ergonomic principles. Related duties are depicted on the Human Factors Engineer Resume as – collecting data through direct observation, conducting interviews and surveys or users; preparing reports or presentations summarizing results; recommending workplace changes to improve health and safety; assessing the user interface and usability characteristics, and evaluating safety program effectiveness.

Successful resumes showcase the following skills – a good understanding of user-centered design; design of experiments, and statistical analysis; the ability to manage complex engineering assignments, direct experience with ultrasound systems, and experience in spotting errors. An Engineering degree in Human Factors Engineering is commonplace among job applicants.

Human Factors Engineer Resume example

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Headline : User Experience Designer with over 15 years of experience in interaction design, usability testing, and user research techniques. Strong educational background in Human Factors Engineering as well as hands-on advanced coding skills. Skilled Interaction Designer for Web, Mobile, touch-enabled devices, and hardware products.

Skills : Web And Applications Design, User Experience Design, SEO, Copywriting, Digital Analytics, Online Marketing, Graphics Design.

Description :

    1. Selected to a 3- 3-member team of Human Factors Engineers User requirements development Home screen and navigation design.
    2. Ensured each club fulfilled its responsibilities to its members and attained a distinguished club status.
    3. Promoted and extended the benefits of membership in the clubs.
    4. Helped in the organization of new clubs.
    5. Facilitated the training of club leaders.
    6. Encouraged clubs to undertake efforts that create greater community awareness.
    7. Oversaw and conducted quality speech Contests in the district.
    8. Provided helpful, supportive leadership for all of the club activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Business Information Systems


Human Factors Engineer Resume

Headline : Seeking to change the way users feel about new technologies by designing for a smooth experience within an ecosystem of interactions utilizing user data and modern design techniques to develop the most compelling and liquid experience possible. In short: to abolish bad experiences and facilitating further adoption of cutting-edge technology.

Skills : Teaching, Instructional Design, Usability Testing, User Experience Design.

Description :

    1. Presented usability results and recommended design solutions to key project stakeholders, including program managers, user-interface designers, industrial designers, software developers, mechanical engineers, and product feature & user experience teams.
    2. Designed, performed and led heuristic evaluations and usability studies on proposed hardware and software designs in order to obtain user feedback that influences and guides expected workflow and user interaction designs.
    3. Designed software and hardware user interfaces based on user feedback obtained from contextual inquiries [site visits] with medical professionals such as physicians, sonographers, and nurses for ultrasound machines and accessories to further develop a working knowledge of the environment in which the products are intended for use.
    4. Coordinated testing schedules that accommodate physicians and facilities in order to test realistic and effective user interaction scenarios.
    5. Designed and produced wireframe models for low fidelity [paper prototypes] user testing, used in communicating design specifications within the company during early product stages.
    6. Designed and produced high fidelity interactive prototypes in Flash or Sketchflow/Blend for user testing.
    7. Wrote and maintained user interaction design specifications for a variety of ultrasound systems and accessories throughout their product development life cycles.
    8. Verified the effectiveness of interface designs by obtaining feedback from medical professionals after the design process is complete in accordance with federal standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Industrial Engineering


Human Factors Engineer Resume

Summary : Specialize in making sense of complicated and sometimes downright messy data, involved in web customer research since 1998, and have seen the evolution of web UX, research methods, and web business environments. Managed and conducted web customer research using the full range of quantitative and qualitative techniques.

Skills : SPSS, SAS, R, Experimental Design.

Description :

    1. Provided usability and user interface design support to web and software development teams throughout.
    2. Software development projects ranged from network management applications to consumer-focused applications.
    3. Web projects ranged from intranet to partner-facing web applications and public-facing sites.
    4. Extensive experienced planning, running, analyzing, and reporting the results of usability studies both on software products and web properties.
    5. Documented and presented human factors evaluation and recommendations for software improvement.
    6. Evaluated GUI design according to human factors.
    7. Workstation Redesign for FAA Technical Operations Control Centers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Human Factors & Applied Cognition

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Objective : UX Designer with over 15 years of experience in interaction design, usability testing, and user research techniques. Skilled Interaction Designer for Web, Mobile & touch-enabled devices, and Hardware products. Dedicated to being the voice of the user while achieving the best results for each project. Ability to work effectively with business analysts, customers, software developers, visual design, and project management. Practical and hands-on experience as a freelance web designer.

Skills : MS Office, HR.

Description :

    1. Responsible for a variety of design and development projects at Imaging & Printing Services, including LaserJet products, commercial printing applications, and software.
    2. Gathered customer requirements through focus groups, customer visits, and customer surveys.
    3. Defined the use cases, task flow, and the initial product concept based on user needs and engineering constraints.
    4. Helped create storyboards and paper prototypes for the initial product layout and concept.
    5. Developed high-fidelity prototypes in Visual Basic for usability testing, for facilitating the design process with application engineers, and for verifying concepts with customers.
    6. Demonstrate concepts to management and marketing groups, for communicating the UI look-and-feel to third-party developers, and for demonstrating the product to technical writers.
    7. Designed browser-based applications for commercial printing products and HP Embedded Web Server, and software applications for Windows OS.
    8. Designed control panels for HP's printers, fax machines, and photocopiers.
    9. Assisted in end-user documentation and graphic design.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
M.A. in Experimental Psychology

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Headline : User Interface and Experience (UI/UX) Designer & Usability Specialist with twenty-five plus years of diverse hardware and software user-centered (UI/UX/HMI), requirements, standards, design, HTML/CSS prototyping, evaluation, and usability testing experience. Strengths include User, task/goal, use-case, story, remnants.

Skills : Project Management Strong Customer Relations. Computer Proficient Statistical Analysis: Extensive Knowledge Of SPSS, SAS, SQL, Access, And Excel. Microsoft Office, Internet. Web Programming And Design: HTML, PHP, XML, CSS, And JavaScript.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the management of two IT projects, including budget maintenance and task tracking, as well as the assessment of staff and client needs.
    2. Involved in the re-design and transition of an application that enables the rapid discovery, mining, and dissemination of cultural data.
    3. Responsible for performing testing to verify functionality and identify usability issues of systems and services.
    4. Provided design recommendations for new human/technology interface features.
    5. Created user documentation for installation, configuration, and integration of intelligent agent toolkits that are used in conjunction with PC-based simulators.
    6. Served on a team of cognitive engineers charged with conducting knowledge acquisition research and interviews to obtain data necessary for the creation of synthetic intelligent agents for simulators.
    7. Performed formal usability tests to determine the optimal swipe reader angle and to validate the new key tip design.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psy.D in Clinical Psychology

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a full-time position focusing on product and technology design, where strong research design, leadership, and communication skills can be effectively utilized in design, usability, and research.

Skills : Research, Human Factors, Usability.

Description :

    1. Supported a joint test effort that included at least ten different organizations.
    2. Prepared an estimated project timeline and wrote a safety plan for the upcoming six-month-long test effort.
    3. Observed, collected, and analyzed aviation human factors data (pilot and boom operator assessments, comments, etc.) during and after testing resulting in a collaborative final test report with multiple engineers for aerial refueling certification testing.
    4. Created an incident tracker consolidating information into one place allowing multiple test sites to access current project deficiencies.
    5. Collaborated with pilots to create reports addressing human factors deficiencies that are submitted for review for potential resolutions.
    6. Coordinated human factors testing (pilots, procedures, equipment, and test dates) assessing three types of eyeglasses for follow-on testing of the top two.
    7. Prepared and submitted test requests and risk reviews for approval from multiple agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Experimental Psychology

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Objective : Have 12+ years of experience in user research, user experience design, and usability evaluation. Seek a position that leverages a passion for creating and improving user experiences with technology.

Skills : UX Research, Usability Testing, UX Design.

Description :

    1. Worked in an interdisciplinary team to define the functionality, industrial design, and user interface of Intel's wireless web tablet (predating the iPad by 10 years).
    2. Responsible for the user interface design specification of the tablet.
    3. Planned and executed user research, including usability testing at all phases of development (low-fidelity paper and foam mockups, realistic industrial design models, high-fidelity working products), focus groups, field trials, customer visits, and pilot tests.
    4. Performed extensive qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
    5. Completed task analysis, user interface design, and both formal and informal heuristic evaluations of various software products and websites.
    6. Devised usability, maintainability, and operator interface procedures.
    7. Developed performance measures for these tasks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.S. in Computer Science

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Objective : Dedicated, enthusiastic, dynamic individual with outstanding teaching, academic, communication, technology, organizational, and people skills. Recognized aptitude for transformational leadership and ability to manage a high level of quality standards.

Skills : Spss, Multivariate Statistics.

Description :

    1. Managed a large surgical training project for deployed specialty surgeons in collaboration with surgeons at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak Michigan.
    2. Developed methods for training situation awareness and decision-making skills.
    3. Developed training materials to assist in emergency preparedness efforts across three major medical centers in the Bethesda, Maryland area.
    4. Provided analytical support for projects in healthcare.
    5. Provided quality assurance for software development projects.
    6. Led proposals in biomedical research and development.
    7. Published and presented work internally and at national conferences.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Biomedical Engineering

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Objective : User experience professional who addresses human factors challenges by balancing user needs and abilities, technological challenges, and business goals.

Skills : IT Management, Software, Software, Lean Six Sigma, Healthcare, Information Technology, Analysis, Analysis, Research, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Designed deploy and support the information technology architecture and hardware/software applications for Intel.
    2. Prioritized engagement requests, scoped work, and determined support level for requested engagements.
    3. Delegated activities to junior Hess as required by project scope.
    4. Conducted user acceptance and usability tests on vendor products to support the product development lifecycle used by engineering, manufacturing, and marketing teams.
    5. Liaised with training and documentation teams to support user adoption based on findings.
    6. Interviewed stakeholders, held focus groups, and used surveys to understand users and their needs to provide storyboards for program managers.
    7. Provided consultative feedback for engagement requests (heuristic and expert reviews).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Human Factors

Human Factors Engineer Resume

Summary : Professional Human Factors/Usability Engineer with over 25 years of experience in human factors and software engineering in Six-Sigma ISO9000 telecommunication corporations, software, consulting companies, and University environments. Strengths in research task analysis, user-centered designs, meeting deadlines. Special expertise in VUI (Voice User Interface)/Natural Language Design and Speech tuning for call centers.

Skills : User Experience, User Research, Usability, Wireframe, Mockups, Prototypes, Adobe.

Description :

    1. Designed Voice (VoiceXML) user interface for Personal Information Management (PIM-email, calendar, tasks, address book) applications and information services, decreasing developmental time and costs.
    2. Designed WML WAP user interface for Personal Information Management (PIM) applications, information services, mobile shopping, messaging, requisitions, and inventory to decrease defects and improve product image.
    3. UI expert reviewed web page designs for customer account handling to prevent customer abandonment.
    4. Produced use case documents to optimize User Interface designs, resulting in increased end-user efficiency.
    5. Developed use case process for human factors and product management teams, resulting in prioritizing product features and improving strategic planning.
    6. Analyzed data in the ethnographic study on communication behavior to propose new product ideas to generate new revenue.
    7. Received recognition bonus for three patent disclosures on mobile data User Interface.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology