My journey into

UX/UI Design

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Facts about me

With more than ten years of experience in Designing, UX, UI and having learning many different technical skills, I am dedicated to maintaining the balance between functionality, usability and enjoyment of the digital projects I work on.

I am also focused on optimizing the collaboration between business, marketing, design and development teams to achieve common goals in the ever-changing and demanding digital environment.

Currently I work on User Experience / User Interface Design. I’m interested in fields like Internet of Things (IoT), wereables, Smart TV, virtual reality (VR) or artificial intelligence (AI).

I strongly believe it’s crucial to work closely with the end-users and stakeholders to create solutions that are desirable, feasible and viable for everyone.

Some services I can offer

Research
  • Research your customers’ needs and behaviors.
  • Benchmarking your competitors to find your areas of differentiation and improvement.
  • Proposing strategies to address your problems in a creative and effective way for your business.
  • Validate hypotheses, business goals (CRO – KPIs) and functionalities.
  • Testing your digital products to align it to users and company needs.
UI Design
  • Turn insights into user-centric visual interfaces to generate engagement with your customers.
  • Create and improve the visual design of your product to deliver professional results.
  • Collaborate with your front and back teams to build wireframes and prototypes, improving the final product.
  • Validate your product’s CRO goals.

The aim is to create professional products ready to run in a digital environment, aligning business strategy, budget and premium user experiences.

Send me a message now and let’s get things moving!

Clients I have worked for

Professional experience

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— Globant

May 2022 – Current

Senior User Experience Designer

Delving into the UX definition and user research phases for new and existing digital products: discovering, scoping, testing, listening…

— Goal Systems

February 2021 – May 2022

Senior UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Design. I worked in collaboration with different teams and stakeholders to design a robust and powerful transport management software used in many countries. I also contribute improving the Design System and Style Guide to ensure consistency.

— SMART Technologies (Canada)

July 2020 – February 2021

Senior UX/UI Designer

Collaborative work with the UX team for the definition and ideation of use cases, benchmarking, research, wireframing, workflows, interaction design, etc. Designing new features and improving existing ones. I contributed defining the sales and subscription strategy for their B2B and B2C online tools.

— Campfire IT & Digital (UK)

March 2019 – present

UX/UI Consultant

UX/UI consultancy, mainly for education and healthcare companies. I provided guidance and design thinking strategies to solve problems.

— Immedia IT Software

July 2019 – December 2019

Senior UX/UI Designer & Frontend Developer

I contributed bringing my hybrid profile to embrace technically complex projects. I helped them by evolving their client’s brand and style guidelines.

— Randed

September 2017 – March 2019

UX/UI Designer

Research, user testing and heuristics. I managed to design a usable and intuitive interface for a highly technical and complex tool.

— Orcha Healthcare (UK)

October 2016 – July 2017

UX/UI Designer

Art direction and style guide designing for a technological healthcare platform in collaboration with NHS. I contributed by settling the foundations of what would become the online and corporate brand image of this company when it was still a small startup. I also guided them in terms of strategy. By that time they were a team of about ten people. Today they are a large company and a reference in the health technology sector, with more than 130 employees and partners of all major healthcare companies in the UK.

– Enova IT Solutions

January 2015 – August 2016

UX/UI Designer

I provided them with the guidance they needed in terms of design and user experience. I crafted all design guidelines for their projects.

– Freelancer – UX/UI Designer

March 2013 – December 2014

Side-to-side design of digital solutions and user experience consulting. In this phase I broadened my professional horizons and I evolved towards a hybrid and multidisciplinary profile.

— Team Interactive

October 2008 – February 2013

UI Designer / Web Designer

Online projects for clients such as Telefonica, Toyota, Sun Microsystems or Sodexo. Ideation, concept, interaction and web design, layout and programming. Advertising campaigns design. I got used to working for top companies and meeting their needs. This helped me getting better in terms of taking requirements with stakeholders. In addition, I started acquiring a multidisciplinary profile, carrying out end to end projects.

– UI Designer / Web Designer

Prior to 2008

Freelance and contractor designer for many types of online projects. During this phase I got the knowledge foundation to build my career on.

Technologies I have worked with

Schools I have studied in

Anything else?

If you want to see more of my work, you can also find me posting stuff on tonalidad.

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