PERSONAL SUMMARY

I’m an ambitious and self-motivated UX designer with a strong Front-end background who possesses self-discipline and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.  Able to play a key role throughout product development to ensure maximum accessibility, customer experience and usability. A good team player who thrives on creating engaging creative solutions, I’m deadline orientated and I have the ability to produce detailed technical specifications from client requirements. A quick learner who can absorb new ideas. I work through the full UX lifecycle from research to design and testing utilising all elements of a user-centred design process to create innovative cross-platform experiences. Currently looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic, ambitious, growing company and forge a career as a first-class UX designer.

WORK EXPERIENCE

01. SENIOR UI & UX DESIGNER  – Ten Concierge Group – April 2016

Ten Group is an international concierge company that offers millions of members premium experiences.

The white label platform operates in 20 different cities around the world via financial institutions, selling exclusive holidays, unique cultural and gastronomic experiences to hundreds of users.

Clients: HSBC, Visa, Mastercard, Barclays, Royal Bank Canada, Scotia Bank, Coutts.

LATEST PROJECTS:

  • Create a White Label Digital Concierge Platform
  • Build a CMS for the Concierge Magazine
  • Improve the Inventory Ticketing System for Concierge Lifestyle Managers

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Follow design projects across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches
  • UX Research and Analysis
  • Embrace data
  • Collaborate with small and big multi-disciplinary teams
  • Work with the minimum of supervision
  • Rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes; know when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes.
  • Organise workshop and design sprints
  • Create quick high and low fidelity prototypes
  • Design tools: Adobe Suite, Sketch, Principle, Framer
  • I code in HTML, SASS and Javascript. I have also experience with frameworks like Middleman and Angular

 

 

02. UX DESIGNER FRONT-END DEVELOPER – Tapestry – Complete Production Agency – April 2012-2016

Tapestry is a complete production company specialised in digital products.
At Tapestry, I lead strategic thinking to ensure that simple and intuitive user experiences were designed and adhered to.
Defined standards of usability and accessibility; empowering excellent, high-quality visual designs and front-end development.

Engaged with product managers, design and development leads, solving user and business goals and using the principles of user-centred design.

LATEST PROJECTS:

  • Another Escape Magazine
  • J&M Davidson – Fashion Brand
  • Mufti – Luxury Interior Design Service

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Experience of HTML5, CSS, SASS, PHP WordPress, Woocomerce, PHP Themosis, Magento, JavaScript & Flash.
  • Proven experience in design websites for the online environment with the following Adobe design products including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash.
  • Proven track record in front end design and development using SASS & HTML5.
  • Back-end Developer Skills: PHP WordPress, Woocomerce, PHP Themosis, Magento, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, BitBucket & Sourcetree.
  • Experience of managing multiple projects to tight deadlines.
  • Have a track record of high-quality web application interfaces and design implementations.

 

 

03. DIGITAL DESIGNER – Kandalu.Ltd Mac Software DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION- November 2010– October 2011

Freelance digital work for IOS Apps.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Typography
  • Creative concept
  • Adobe’s creative apps
  • Interactive media
  • Coding
  • Branding
  • Delivering presentations

 

 

04. GRAPHIC DESIGNER – Cf&M communication – September 2006 – April 2007

Graphic Designer working in publishing.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Editorial and publishing
  • Creative concept
  • Logotypes and brand guidelines

 

05. Education and qualifications:

Comix Web University of Florence – 2005/2008

Corresponding to BA degree level. Joint Honours 100/100

Graphic Designer High School – 2003/2005

Corresponding to A level. Joint Honours 100/100

 

06. References available on request