About Tanya

I'm Tanya Riemann

I’m passionate about collecting, synthesizing and converting user research into exceptional user centered designs which deliver on a business’ aims and objectives.

Over the past 20 years in the web industry I have been a website designer, website business owner, website strategist and project manager.

Most recently I have been doing user research and user experience design working in the healthcare, municipality and not-for-profit sectors.

Core Principles

Honesty, Always add value, Respect and Collaboration
These are the core principles that guide me when working with clients, their stakeholders and their users.


I have grown and experienced a lot from 2002 to 2021.  Find below a list of roles and positions that I have had over the years.


  • Sole proprietor of web design business
  • Corporation owner of web design and development business
  • Employer of 6 team members
  • Employee
  • BrainStation Student
  • Freelancer


  • Web designer
  • Business development
  • Web strategist
  • Project manager
  • Google Analytics analyst
  • User experience designer
  • Data analyst

Outside work

I have a number of activities and passions that keep me busy outside of the workday.


  • Languages
    I have basic knowledge of German and am currently learning Spanish
  • Baking and cooking
  • Duathlons and triathlons
  • Volunteering at sporting events
  • Cross country skiing
  • Latin dancing
  • Camping
  • My cat and my dog
  • Anything crafty and creative


  • Ran a business for 16 years
  • Lived in more than one province in Canada
    Strange but true! Born and raised in Ontario, I had always wanted to experience a different part of the country.  I lived in Edmonton, Alberta from 2013-2018.
  • Completed the Muskoka 70.3 Half-ironman
  • Completed 3 marathons
  • Became a flight attendant
    Again strange but true! I had always wanted to experience the life of a flight attendant.  I was hired by Canada 3000 in 2001.
  • Recognized as a Top 40 under 40 by the Guelph Mercury