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cheryl gillis


Cheryl Gillis

Design Leader, Mentor, and Product Designer, based in the Boston area, with 10+ years of experience in designing experiences for users.

I'm currently a Sr. Product Design Manager at VMware.

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recent highlights

  • Created an internal design process for user testing including a workshop, training, resources, and best practices to enable designers to quickly and easily conduct research for their projects.

  • Created a lean UX process, implementing Scrum and enabling small design teams to scale across many agile development teams.

  • Led website development and promotion for an internal designers conference called SHAPE at VMware 

  • Developed a set of product personas, working with internal stakeholders and customers through workshops, surveys, and analysis.

  • Recently certified with NN/g for UX Management specializing in UX Roadmaps, Building Highly Efficient UX Teams, and Designing Influence

areas of focus

  • User Experience Design

  • Design Management

  • Coaching & Mentoring

  • Lean/Agile UX

  • Rapid Prototyping

  • User Research

  • Public Cloud Domain

  • Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Design Systems

  • Inclusive & Accessible Design

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