My journey into

UX/UI Design

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A little bit about myself

With over a decade of experience in Design, UX and UI, I have acquired a diverse skill set that includes both hard and soft skills. I am focused on maintaining a balance between business goals, functionality, usability and user engagement.

My commitment is to enhance collaboration between business, marketing, design and development areas to achieve common goals in a demanding and constantly evolving digital landscape.

Currently, my work focuses on user experience and product design for mobile and web applications, with a strong interest in new fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), wearables, Internet of Things (IoT), Smart TV, virtual reality (VR)…

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

Some services I offer

Research
  • Conduct in-depth research to understand your customers’ needs and behaviors.
  • Benchmark your competitors to identify areas of differentiation for your projects.
  • Propose strategies to address your business goals in a creative and effective way (CRO – KPIs).
  • Test your digital products to ensure alignment with both users and company requirements.
Design
  • Design the best data-driven solution to generate a product that your users will actually love.
  • Create and/or improve the visual design of your product to get better outcomes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to deliver the product that the end user is looking forward to using.
  • Validate your product’s success and iterate to improve it.

My mission is to create professional, digital-ready products that fit business strategy and budget constraints, and deliver enjoyable user experience.

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

Clients I have worked for

Professional experience

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— Amaris

September 2023 – Present

UX/UI Experienced Consultant

I leverage my UX/UI design experience on a daily basis, learning through every project and enjoying the challenges.

— Globant

May 2022 – August 2023

Senior UX/UI Leader

At Banco Santander, I led the team through all phases, from early requirements to user feedback iterations. Our work in issue resolution has become an international reference for the company.

— Goal Systems

February 2021 – May 2022

Senior Product Designer

Played a key role in the creation of a powerful transportation management tool, enhancing its design system through in-depth research and workshops. Its extensive adoption in Europe, the Middle East and South America underscores its profound impact.

— SMART Technologies (Canada)

July 2020 – February 2021

Product Designer

My Team led Smart’s shift from face-to-face to online education, designing a user-centric experience accessible on any device. This transformation propelled Smart to the forefront of online education, outpacing its competitors.

— Campfire IT & Digital (UK)

March 2019 – June 2020

UX/UI Consultant

UX/UI consultancy for UK companies in the healthcare and education industries. I designed roadmaps for these companies, helping to establish and reach key KPIs from a user-centered design point of view as well as business goals.

— Immedia IT Software

July 2019 – December 2019

Senior UX/UI Designer & Frontend Developer

Led the UX/UI design of a challenging aerospace project (ESA). My hybrid skills were crucial to successfully facing this challenge. I am especially proud of this accomplishment.

— Randed

September 2017 – March 2019

UX/UI Designer

The project involved a complex UX/UI challenge, introducing an cutting edge security software. My contributions included branding, information architecture, workshops, usability testings, QA, etc.

— Orcha Healthcare (UK)

October 2016 – July 2017

UX/UI Designer

I designed the website and the app for a healthcare platform (in collaboration with the NHS) and built the corporate identity for what was a new company. I provided strategic guidance; the team grew from 9 to over 160 people, and is now a leader in healthcare technology in the UK. So proud of our achievements.

– Enova IT Solutions

January 2015 – August 2016

UX/UI Designer

I led the UX/UI department, focusing on e-commerce projects, acquiring a deep insight into their complexity. I streamlined checkout processes and tackled CRO challenges to improve user experience, retention and engagement.

– Freelancer – UX/UI Designer

March 2013 – December 2014

I worked on online projects of different kinds. End-to-end support for the whole design area, including web design (layout) and style management (CSS).

— Team Interactive

October 2008 – February 2013

UI Designer / Web Designer

Worked with top clients like Telefonica, Toyota, Sun Microsystems, Sodexo, etc., contributing as a designer across all areas and participating in project-defining meetings with stakeholders. This experience was pivotal in my growth as a designer.

– UI Designer / Web Designer

Prior to 2008

During this period as a freelancer I learned to deeply understand the needs of my clients.

Technologies I have worked with

Schools I have studied in

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