About me

Hello, I'm Nina, a seasoned Digital Designer with over 18 years of experience in digital products, including 6 years of exclusively working in UX for games across various platforms.

Originally from Germany, I pursued my passion for creative tech by earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Design before moving to New York City in 2009, where I later discovered my love for Game UX Design.

In my work, I prioritize understanding the problem at hand to create effective designs. To achieve this, I make sure to engage with stakeholders and conduct thorough user testing and research before diving into any design work. My approach as a logical problem-solver, combined with my deep understanding of UX processes, strategy, and design, allows me to create interfaces that are not only user-friendly, accessible, and intuitive but also tailored to the unique needs of each project.

My passion for Game UX Design stems from my fascination with player psychology, and I'm constantly seeking new challenges that push me to think outside the box. I strongly believe in the value of knowledge sharing and thrive in low-ego environments where collaboration and learning together are encouraged.

Beyond my work, I enjoy spending time outdoors flying dual-line kites or taking long walks with my husband and our furry companion, Skramps, a Brussels Griffon. I'm also a student pilot, constantly exploring new horizons and taking on new challenges.


Illustration by Anna Fehr




Senior UX Designer at Blizzard Entertainment

May 2024 - Present  |  Irvine, CA

Diablo Immortal (Windows, iOs, Android)

Senior UX Designer at Sky Mavis

Nov 2022 - Apr 2024  |  Remote

Axie Infinity: Origins (Windows, Mac, iOs, Android)

Senior UX Designer at Rockstar Games

May 2012 - Oct 2022  |  New York City, US & Edinburgh, UK

Senior UX Designer on the upcoming GTA game

Senior UX Designer on Red Dead Online (PS4, Xbox, PC, Stadia)

UX/UI Designer on Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4, Xbox, PC, Stadia)

UX/UI Designer on Grand Theft Online (PS4, Xbox, PC, Mobile, Web)

UX/UI Designer for Social Club (Web)

Interaction Designer at Spongecell

May 2009 - Apr 2012  |  New York City, US & Munich, DE

Interactive banner ads for Fortune 500 clients (Flash, HTML5)

Interaction Design Intern at Liquid Protocol

Aug 2008 - Feb 2009  |  Sydney, AU

MTV Australia (Web, Flash)

Kit & Kaboodle (Web, Flash)

UX Strategy

Design Thinking

Heuristic Evaluation

User-centered Design

Multi-platform Design

Usability Testing



Visual Design

Creative Problem-Solving


Prompt engineering

Workshop facilitation 






Adobe Creative suite

Google Docs Editor suite




Interaction Design Foundation logo

General Assembly

Dec 2021 - Mar 2022

User Experience Design

Interaction Design Foundation

Feb - July 2014

Human Computer Interaction

Hochschule Macromedia | Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

2006 - 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Media Production & Communication Design

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