Our Team

About Us

UXfocus was established as an IT service company with a focus on user experience (UX). We have many years of experience in the area of usability, interaction design and user experience (UX). We love working in complex contexts reaching from safety-relevant sectors like air-traffic control, public transport, fire and rescue service to production in e.g. semiconductor factories. Methods and tools like user and workflowanalysis, interviews, focus group are applied to elaborate user requirements which build the basis for the development of new, usable and enjoyable user interfaces.
Our goal is to enhance the user experience of your customers and users with your products.
We help you to make your customers and users fans of your product!

Our Team

Thomas Grill - UXfocus - User Experience
Tom Grill

Dr. Thomas Grill

Founder - CEO

Thomas Grill, the founder of UXfocus, has more than 20 years of experience in human computer interaction. He led and worked on numerous industrial and research projects where he applied and improved his expertise in interaction design, evaluation and contextual user experience. He is a specialist in analysing contexts with the focus on identifying user requirements by applying various methods and tools. His background in business informatics allows him to easily connect and understand both sides, the developer and user.

Thomas is also sharing his know-how in User Experience as a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg, Johannes Kepler University Linz and the University of Art and Design Linz. Furthermore, since January 2014 he has been organizing a monthly meetup – the UX Group Linz - with the primary goal to exchange information and to network.

Publications at ResearchGate Slideshare - Thomas Grill Usability Stammtisch Linz
Barbara Wernick-Grill
Barbara Wernick-Grill

Barbara Wernick-Grill, BSc

Business development

Barbara studied economy and has experience with IT project management and sales. She is responsible for business development. With her talent for organization and her ability to cope with stressy situations, she is a valuable part of our team where she is especially responsible for the areas organization, sales and marketing.
Samuel Sammer
Samuel Sammer

Samuel Sammer, BSc

Marketing and Sales

Samuel is studying General Management at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz. In the course of his Business and Economics bachelor's degree, the field and focus of his study was marketing. At UXfocus, he combines his theoretical knowledge with practical experience and is responsible for marketing and sales.

Michael Schachinger
Michael Schachinger

Michael Schachinger, Ing. BA


Michael focused in the field of user experience during his study at the University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg. At UXfocus he applies and enhances his knowledge in media and communication technology in various UX related projects.
Julia Strauß
Julia Strauß

Julia Strauß


Julia is studying Communication, Knowledge and Media at the University for Applied Sciences Hagenberg. She does her internship with UXfocus where she applies and enhances her knowledge in various UX related projects.

Interested in a UX Job?
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If you are interested in working with us and turning screws in interesting projects that shape the future of our customers products simply send us a short motivation letter and preferably your CV.

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We are eager to get to know you! Go for it ...

UXfocus Team Extended

Florian Nimmervoll
Florian Nimmervoll

Florian Nimmervoll

Industrial Designer [External Consultant]

Florian teaches and does research at the university of design and arts – Linz. His long year experience in the area of product development highlighted the relevance and importance of the human during the whole design and development process. He supports UXfocus with his know-how in the area of industrial design and allows us to perfectly combine digital and analog perspectives on products.
Network of Professionals

A network of professionals

The UXfocus professional services are based on a decentralized, growing network of professionals from many different areas. This enables us to cover a broad spectrum of services by individually building your professional team.

UXfocus delivers support starting from the conceptual and requirements definition phase of your project on to the product development phase of your product and service.

Professional and Scientific Memberships

We are members of the following professional and scientific organizations in the area of user experience, usability and interaction design:

Mitglied der German Usability Professionals Association
Mitglied der Interaction Design Foundation
Partner im IT Cluster Netzwerk