Julia A. M. Hayden

Employment History

Independent Consultant


I take on a limited number of consulting clients and projects. My client list is confidential, but my projects include initial concept development and refinement for early-stage start-ups, design and user interface reviews and audits, identity design, and new product or feature design. I also provide consulting, design services, and limited technical support to small businesses.

UI Architect (UI Team Manager), ACE Program, IBM for CBP (contractor)

2006 - 2007

User Interface Designer, America Online (contractor)

July 2004 - December 2004, February 2005 - December 2005

User Interface Manager, Engenia Software, Inc.

February 2000 - July 2004

Senior Consultant / Senior User-Centered Designer, Ernst & Young, LLP.

September 1996 - February 2000

Member*, Technical Internet Support Team, Lockheed Martin (MMTSI)

July 1995 - April 1996

*"part-time" position averaged 40 hours/week, funded by the EPA contract

Research Assistant and Information Systems Consultant*, University of Virginia

June 1988 - July 1994

* multiple part- and full-time positions, funded by multiple LTER, FEMA, & NOAA grants

Additional Employment


M.S.I.S, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

June 1996

Focus: Organization and Design of Information

A.B., Smith College

June 1994

Major: Ancient Studies, Minor: History of Art


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Julia Hayden is a lead user interface designer and information architect with more than eleven years of experience designing user interfaces for web-based and software applications for highly satisfied customers ranging from scientific organizations to government agencies to Fortune 500 companies. She thrives in high-profile, high-pressure projects.

She is flexible, creative, pragmatic, and inventive, with strong verbal, visual, written, and people skills. Throughout her career, she's been a troubleshooter, a trail-blazer, and a problem-solver. She has delivered high quality user interfaces and user experiences on time with high team and client satisfaction.