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Senior Product Designer
working world wide

Senior Product Designer
working world wide

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Skills and profile

Skills and profile

MORE THEN 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
MORE THEN 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

I love diving into people’s problems, ideating possible solutions and creating pixel perfect digital experiences keeping always business in mind.

I love diving into people’s problems, ideating possible solutions and creating pixel perfect digital experiences keeping always business in mind.

MY FRIENDS SAY
ABOUT ME...
MY FRIENDS SAY
ABOUT ME...

I am an outgoing, committed and communicative person with strong values.

I am an outgoing, committed and communicative person with strong values.

CUSTOMERS VALUE MY ABILITY TO BE...
CUSTOMERS VALUE MY ABILITY TO BE...

Highly productive, organized, flexible, business minded and detail oriented.

Highly productive, organized, flexible, business minded and detail oriented.

CO-WORKERS OF MINE KNOW THAT...
CO-WORKERS OF MINE KNOW THAT...

I have high standars and that I see a chance to learn in every new challenge. 

I have high standars and that I see a chance to learn in every new challenge. 

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

– most recent
INTERMITTENLY SINCE JANUARY 2004

Freelance Senior Product Designer

I design user-friendly interactive solutions for web sites and applications, including content-rich, consumer-facing products. In-depth knowledge of user-centered design processes, techniques and tools as well as common user interface patterns.

APR 2016 – SEP 2018

Head of User Experience Design at The North Studio

An independent digital studio created to focus in building digital experiences through products, services and campaigns. Two side role, a product designer and a UX expert helper for the growing team.

SEP 2013 – APR 2016

Lead of Product Design and Co-founder at Apiumhub

Responsible of managing design teams based in Barcelona and Vietnam and designing projects of all nature following agile methodologies.

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

2016

Innovation Awards Honoree for Tech for a Better World

For Jacoti Hearing Suite, an assistive listening solution for classrooms,meeting rooms, and lecture halls that provides low-latency multi-peer audio streaming over consumer-grade Wi-Fi.

2012

Best design multiplatform application

Norman Nielsen Group Award for Dixio application (developed by Semantix) resulted awarded as one of the best design multiplatform applications in 2012.

Formal Education

Formal Education

ETERNAL LEARNER

I follow first class people and companies in the matter, read tones of newsletters and books and watch video channels to learn new skills.

2012
Normal Nielsen Group 

Amsterdam – Netherlands

2007 – 2008
Industrial Design, Technical Engineering

Fachhochschule Düsseldorf – Germany

2004- 2008 
Industrial Design, Technical Engineering

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia – Spain

2001- 2003 
Master in designing and creating websites

Madrid – Spain 

Personal side

Personal side

SOME WORDS THAT DEFINE ME...

Without fancy sentences, these words define me: friendly, outgoing, multicultural, nomad, familiar, nature, beach, sailing, animal lover, minimalism design, travel.

READINGS

I read a lot, mostly related with my passion which is design but I also have interest in topics such productivity, new skills, management and artificial inteligence among others.

SPORTS

I need to sport everyday. I’ve tried many kinds but lately I am enjoying a lot boxing mixed with HIIT and weight lifting.

TRAVELLING

Who doesn’t like travelling? I just love it. From time to time I like to plan a long trip, normaly I do solo travel but I try to meet other friends around the globe. Last one was Japan and Croatia and next one will be Australia.

EATING

Super big fan of fresh and homemade food. I cook a lot but I also enjoy eating outside. Super lover of sushi and Pho soup.

LIVING

Currently based in Barcelona but I’ve lived also in other countries such USA, Germany and Vietnam.

PHOTOGRAPHY

I love taking and editing pictures. Not a rock star about at all.

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CHECK SOME OF MY CASE STUDIES TO KNOW BETTER HOW I WORK
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– Ideation, creation and design of  an medical online network to help people with spine cord injuries.

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– Complete conceptualization and execution of a internal social platform to increase job employment.

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– Helping Hello Customer to increase their value to the users adding new features in their existing product.

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– Redesign to enrich users experience and add value of this online tool to preview 3D renders in the browser.

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