Mrs Hilary Cinis

Head of User Experience and Design

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I have been in the emerging technology innovation sector as a technology designer and leader for nearly two decades and am a highly experienced and action-oriented leader, bringing human centred design and systems thinking to emerging technology innovation from inception through to production.

I enjoy the fast pace of moving ideas rapidly into development using lean design and development methods, so we can measure and communicate results.

I have the privilege of leading a large team of engineers, data scientists, user experience researchers and designers as well as product and project managers in our goal of creating scalable, robust data enabling technologies. Our work spans privacy and sensitive data through to open data and delivers workable discovery, access and analytics solutions for customers and markets.

Other Interests

Leadership for emerging technology teams

Human centred design and systems thinking applied to software development and business goals

Reliable, quality delivery on projects and business engagements

Creation and employment of successful frameworks that serve technology innovation goals

Experience in commercial, government, media, marketing and software

Achievements and Awards

  • 2011-2011

    Australian Mobile Awards - iView
    Australian Broadcasting Corp

  • 2012-2012

    Merit Recipient - E-Logistics and Supply Chain Sydney Harbour Bridge Structural Health Monitoring System Profile - iAwards

  • 2013-2013

    The Award for Excellence in Transport and Logistics - SMART Logistics 2013

  • 2014-2014

    NSW State iAwards Industrial Category - iAwards

  • 2015-2015

    Winner: 2015 New South Wales iAwards Winners and Merit Recipients - AIIA

  • 2016-2016

    Excellence in eGovernment Awards: Free Trade Agreement Portal (Australian Government ICT Awards Program 2016 Australian Government ICT Awards)

Current Roles

  • Acting Director, E&D
    Leadership and team management

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