Aapo’s employment history

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2018 - current Senior UX Designer
Nokia Software, Digital Operations

Nokia’s business unit focusing in telecom software.
Responsible for the UX of a new significant software product
  • User needs research
  • User requirements analysis
  • UX design
2017 - 2018 Senior UX Designer
Nokia Software, Digital Operations

Telecom software company, which was bought by Nokia in 2018 and integrated with Nokia Software.
Developing the UX for a new significant software product
  • Interaction design
  • Usability evaluations
  • Usability testing
2008 - current CEO, Usability Specialist
User Point, Inc

A small usability consultant company.
Running a company
  • UI design (web, iOS, Android)
  • Both front and back end development
  • Usability evaluations
  • Extensive UI trainings
2008 - 2010 User Interface Designer
Mirasys Oy
One of Europe’s leading video surveillance software manufacturers.
Complete re-design of the main software product user interface
  • User needs research
  • UI design
  • User requirements analysis
2003 - 2008 Usability Specialist
KONE Corporation, R&D, Finland
World’s 4th largest manufacturer of elevators, escalators and automatic doors.
Responsible for UX, new product concepts
  • Creating and evaluating product concepts
  • UX design
  • Was granted 9 patents (as a team with 3 colleagues)
2002 - 2003 Senior Usability Specialist
Oujee Research Ltd, Finland
A usability consultant agency, which was later renamed Idean and expanded to Silicon Valley.
UI evaluation and development as the first hired employee
  • UI evaluation
  • Usability consulting
1999 - 2000 Usability Specialist
Nokia Ventures Organization
Nokia Wireless Software Solutions
The world leader in mobile phones.
UI design of WAP based games & services
  • User interviews
  • User requirements analysis
1999 Usability Reseach Assistant
Helsinki University of Technology
Usability Laboratory
Finland’s leading technical institution.
Research assistant in an early “camera phone” research project
  • User interviews
  • User needs research
1996 - 1999 User Interface Developer
Byte Enchanters, Inc
A computer came company in the Otaniemi technology village.
Responsible for the UI of an online strategy game
  • UI design
  • User needs research
  • Website development and implementation