Carmen Branje has been a designer, researcher and teacher for more than fifteen years. He is currently a Senior Product Designer at Loblaw Digital where he has worked on several products including The Shoppers Drug Mart app, PC Optimum and PC Express. In addition to designing for Loblaw Digital he is also an Adjunct Professor and course developer at York University and Ryerson University. He has achieved degrees in computer science and management science at Ryerson University and also a PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. His PhD thesis entitled The Vibrochord – Investigating a Vibrotactile Instrument explored the design, creation and use of the world’s first digital, fully vibrotactile musical instrument. In his spare time Carmen likes to podcast (http://www.carmenbranje.com/carmenbranjeshow/), play music (https://nomadicsounddivision.bandcamp.com/) and take pictures (https://carmenbranjephotography.wordpress.com) although these days, raising his three young daughters takes up most of his time.
INF2171H – Usability Assessment: Concepts, Methods and Tools