Northeastern
University

Boston, MA

B.S. Human Centered Software and UX Design

Anticipated May 2019 | GPA - 3.86
Concentration in Healthcare and Disability
Honors Program, Dean’s List 2015 - present

reach
me

brenna.sorkin@gmail.com
sorkin.b@husky.neu.edu
617 543 0996
LinkedIn

des
ign

Adobe Illustrator
Design Research
Wireframing
Usability Testing
Affinity Diagramming

Progra
mming

WPF and Basic C#
Java
HTML
CSS
Arduino C

Proto
typing

InVision
Balsamiq
Adobe XD
Principle
Sketch

3D mod
elling

Basic Solidworks
Google SketchUp
Creo Parametric
Makerbot, Markforged
GrabCAD Print

Course
Work

Interaction Design
Experience Design
Fundamentals of CS 1 & 2
Product Design Methodology
Contemporary Issues in Healthcare
Calculus 1, 2 & 3
3D Design

ask me
about

Harry Potter
Ecuador
My missing finger
Cheese

experience

Designer

september 2017 - present

Wellness Technology Lab | Northeastern University

Design a mobile exergame to facilitate exercise and social interaction amongst caretakers of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Design an application to help teen advocates find peers in their social networks and advocate for change in their local communities

Designer

january 2017 - present

LiveData Inc. | Cambridge, MA

Design and create clickable prototypes for surgical scheduling, patient safety, and workflow software

Director

september 2017 - present

Generate Labs (Student-led Product Development) | Northeastern University

Manage a team of first-year engineering students identifying, researching, and solving a problem at Northeastern University.

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Designer

january 2018 - present

Scout Labs (Student-led Design Studio) | Northeastern University

Work with an interdisciplinary team using design thinking to solve a social good problem with Everyday Boston

Designer & Developer

may 2015 - december 2016

GrabCAD (Stratasys) | Cambridge, MA

Designed the user interface for a next generation 3D printing software product and built the interface in WPF and C#

Involvement

Volunteer

september 2017 - december 2017

Adaptive Skating Program, Franciscan Children's Hospital | Cambridge, MA

Work one on one assisting a 6 year old girl who has Prader Willi syndrome

Facilitate social interaction, encourage self confidence and self advocacy

Tour Guide

january 2016 - present

Husky Ambassadors | Northeastern University

Answer questions and guide tours for prospective students and parents

Act as the face of the university at events and presentations

Peer Mentor

september 2017 - december 2017

Intro to Art & Design | Northeastern University

Guide first year students and transfers entering the art and design program at Northeastern

Demonstrate class registration, co-op application, advising calendar etc.

Answer questions about the art and design program, adjusting to Northeastern, or any other problems they may encounter

Relevant Readings

Better - Atul Gawande

The Healing of America - T.R. Reid

The Digital Doctor - Robert Wachter

The Patient Will See You Now - Eric Topol