David Niedergeses

Rhetoric & Professional Communication, Human Computer Interaction


User Experience Designer and User Researcher

International Business Machines, 2011-present. I began working for IBM’s Systems and Technology group in 2011, first as a graduate student co-op, and then after completing my degree as a user researcher and user experience designer. I help develop web and mobile software that IT professionals use to manage their hardware and software infrastructure. My dual […]

Teaching Assistant

Iowa State University, 2005-2012 While I was a graduate student at Iowa State, my primary support came in the form of a teaching assistant position in the Department of English. Iowa State uses a multimodal approach to teaching college composition, rhetoric, and professional communication. The courses I taught included writing, but also visual and oral […]

Research Assistant

Iowa State University, 2008-2012. While working as a graduate assistant at Iowa State, I would occasionally have my teaching load paid with grant money so I could be assigned to a research project, giving me practical research experience on a handful of communication and technology projects. Talking Sustainability, 2008-2009 The¬†Talking Sustainability¬†project used ethnographic interview methods […]

Previous Experience

My experience includes consulting, co-ops, and internships that I worked while I was a university student. I held these positions full time during summer breaks and part time during academic terms. Technical Writer, EFCO Corporation, 2007-2008 In this position, I documented legacy software vital to the organization’s business with manuscript documents and MS Visio diagrams. […]

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