Nathalie Borgognon
Instructional technologist | UX Researcher | Software Engineer


Bandrain 12
CH-3232 Ins, Bern
+41 76 822 61 46


Multitalented specialist passionate about the digitalization of processes and human activities through professional projects since 1997

- Convinced that collective intelligence can lead to the success of multidisciplinary projects with stakeholders from different fields
- Curious to continuously improve methods and tools useful to understand human being and his working environment for computational artefacts and instructional design

Work Experience

Teaching and Research Assistant ⠕ Centre Universitaire d’Informatique (CUI) | University of Geneva
September 2021 – Present | Fixed-term contract
- Teaching and assistance for three semester courses: Introduction to Programming (French & English Courses), Multimedia Services and Technologies, Multimodal and Affective Interaction
Lecturer UAS ⠕ School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg
February 2022 – Present | Fixed-term contract
- Teaching for one semester course: Human–computer interaction I
Lecturer ⠕ Technologies de formation et apprentissage (TECFA) | University of Geneva
February 2023 – July 2023
- Teaching for one semester course: Information Science and Communication Technology III
Quality and Project Manager ⠕ Techwan | An Everbridge Company
January 2020 – February 2021
- Organisational facilitation in software, test engineering and Lean/Agile best practices
  • Design thinking workshop to develop a common continuous software quality action plan
Training Coordinator ⠕ Rollomatic
March 2019 – November 2019
- Co-writing of the macro pedagogical scenarios of all customer training courses
- Release of six new training catalogs, for each corporate trade skill at Hannover Messe 2019
  • Design thinking workshop to develop a common training charter for the training catalogs
Research and Teaching Student Assistant ⠕ Technologies de formation et apprentissage (TECFA) | University of Geneva
October 2016 – January 2019 | Fixed-term contract
- Teaching and assistance in Human-Computer Interaction & Ergonomics during three semesters
- Development of a tablet game for learning sounds for implanted deaf children
  • Coaching students in persona writing, user recruitment, storytelling interviews, user testing
Software engineer ⠕ OXAND
April 2010 – June 2012
- Development of risk management and rail transport software
Research and Teaching Student Assistant ⠕ Department of Informatics (DIUF) | University of Fribourg
January 2008 – July 2009 | Fixed-term contract
- Teaching and assistance for two semester courses: Software Engineering & Robotics Project
Software engineer ⠕ Laboratoire de Systèmes Robotiques (LSRO) | EPFL
May 2006 – February 2007 | Fixed-term contract
- Development of a robot controller simulator - server side
  • European research project PICO participation in computer aided surgery field
Software developer ⠕ Nestle | Unicible (Acquired by IBM)
June 2003 – February 2006 | Fixed-term contracts


Software engineering 4 - Specialist
Java, C#, C++, VBS Unity 3D Ant, Makefile JavaScript ES6, HTML5, CSS XML, SQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL Web Services, Corba TDD, Unit-functional-E2E automation tests GOF Design Patterns GIT, SVN, VSS
Teaching 4 - Specialist
Learning outcomes Learning & teaching activities Feedbacks & assessments Individual & group training, workshops
Project Management 3 - Skilled
Project follow-up Agile processes and methods Azure DevOps Kaban board, Jira
User experience research (UX) 2 - Average | 3 - Skilled
Design Thinking Tests and research methods Interaction design Axure RP


  • (expected) 2026

    University of Geneva

    PhD Student in Information Systems

    Geneva School of Economics and Management

  • 2020

    University of Geneva

    Master of Science in Learning and Teaching Technologies

    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences | Blended-learning education

    Courses / Highlights
  • 2009

    University of Fribourg

    Pre-Master of Science in Computer Science | 60 ECTS gateway

    Department of Informatics (DIUF)

  • 2005

    School of Management and Engineering Vaud

    Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

    Computer Science and Engineering | Evening education

    Courses / Highlights


  • Present

    Federal Office of Sport


    J+S Sports instructor for youth and kids


Girls coding club Mentor | Mathematics and Science Ambassador ⠕ EPFL | Etat de Vaud
April 2021 – Present
- Encouragement of young girls in the field of computer science, science and mathematics.
Trainer ⠕ At3flo | FabLab Neuch
August 2014 – Present
- Digital manufacturing training and participation in external events


  • French - C2Native
  • German - B2Professional working proficiency
  • English - B1Professional working proficiency
  • Spanish - A2Notions