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Luciana Andreux

Graphic Designer  | UI Designer  | UX Designer  |  Illustrator

Work Experience

--------- 11.2015 - Present ---------
Senior Graphic, UI and UX Designer / Project Manager
Collab Agency -  collabagency.com.au

During my time as the senior designer at Collab Agency, I noticed the lack of comprehensive UX processes. To tackle this issue, I secured myself a mentor who helped me sharpen my UX skills as well as define the best methods to integrate UX both as part of the agency’s workflow, and as a new business offering. I introduced the agency to research, validation and development for many of our projects, led the adoption of these practices, and quickly took on the responsibility of educating our clients in the relevance and importance of this discipline.

Responsible for:

  • Introducing UX processes into the business and pushing for a Human-Centred design approach to our projects.  

  • Introducing the inclusion of thorough research and testing to validate assumptions made on early stages of our projects.

  • UX and UI Design for all digital marketing communications including wireframing, interactive prototyping and planning of websites and applications.

  • Scoping the requirements of UX/UI design across the lifetime of projects

  • Creating conceptual design for projects.

  • Providing branded artwork for print projects and campaign collateral

  • Producing finished art to the correct specifications for all forms of production.

  • Managing electronic artwork and files in accordance with the company procedures.

  • Generating illustrations for artwork / advertising / video assets or UI design assets.

  • Generating storyboards for video projects and liaise with animators / video developers to see the project stays on track.

  • Supervising production of projects when outsourced.

  • Supervising UI design / development projects.

  • Managing quality control over creative, design and production processes and procedures.

  • Developing and maintaining close working relationships with clients. This included support and involvement in the briefing and quoting process for projects.

 --------- 09.2015 - 11.2015 ---------
Volunteer Graphic and UX Designer
Collab Agency -  collabagency.com.au

  • UX and UI Design for all digital marketing communications including wireframing and planning.

  • Creating conceptual design for projects.

  • Providing general artwork for print projects when required.

  • Producing finished art to the correct specs for all forms of production.

  • Managing electronic artwork and files in accordance with the company procedures.

  • Supervising production of projects when outsourced.

  • Managing quality control over all creative, design and production processes and procedures.

  • Developing and maintain close working relationships with clients. This includes support and involvement in the briefing and quoting process for projects.

Responsible for:

--------- 03.2015 - 08.2015 ---------
Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Project Manager
Lightmedia -  www.lightmedia.com.au

Responsible for:

  • Coordinating of Web Development and Design Projects.

  • Managing the clients and accounts and send directions to other designers and developers.

  • Creating  storyboards and ideas for video animations as well as providing the concept art and character design.

 --------- 01.2010 - 11.2015 ---------
Freelance Designer/Illustrator
Self Employed - behance.net/andreuxluciana

  • Designing and Illustration jobs for private customers.
     

  • Directly liaise with clients.

Responsible for:

--------- 02.2011 - 11.2014 ---------
Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Activica - activica.com

Responsible for:

  • Conceptualizing and develop graphic elements to be used in the projects.

  • Ensuring the projects contain the required look and feel, usability and functionality.

  • Keeping a regular update in all available applications and technologies to fulfill the required objectives.

  • Updating the status Design and Multimedia Manager on the assigned tasks.

  • Validating the applied aesthetic criteria with the Art Director.

  • Participating in required internal and external meetings in both Spanish and English.

Internships

--------- 07.2005 - 11.2005 ---------
Art Teacher’s Assistant
Art Conservatory ‘El Atelier’ - Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Ar.

Responsible for:

  • Teach the children about drawing and perspective bases.

  • Assisting the Art teacher in drawing related issues in a middle-school kids’ class.

Education

--------- Education ---------
Diploma in Graphic Design
Da Vinci School of Art and Digital Design. - escueladavinci.net
Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Skills

--------- Languages ---------
Spanish - Native
English - Advanced
IELTS Overall Band Score: 8.5   |    CEFR Level: C2
Japanese -
Beginner

--------- Computer Skills ---------

Mac Operator
Adobe Creative Suite
Advanced skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and inDesign.
Intermediate skills in Adobe Flash, Adobe Captivate.

Wireframing and UX Tools

Intermediate skills in Axure and Balsamiq. Beginner skills in Adobe Experience

Further Education

--------- UX ---------
UX Mentorship
Paul Blake - Melbourne, Australia
Ongoing mentorship with Paul Blake, on how to apply user-centred design principles on client based projects. Helping build UX capabilities into mine and the agency’s workflow. This included: research techniques (quantitative/qualitative) and stakeholder management techniques.

--------- Hubspot Certification ---------

Growth-Driven Design

Implementing Continuous Improvement.

Inbound Certification

Best practices and fundamentals of the inbound methodology.

--------- Illustration ---------

Illustration Course

Sótano Blanco Art School - sotanoblanco.com.ar
This course included: Drawing perspective, life drawing, light and shadow and composition.
 

Illustrated Children’s Book Seminar
Sótano Blanco Art School - sotanoblanco.com.ar
This course included: Book story creation and planning. Book storyboarding; Character creation; Illustration Style Exploration; Painting Style Exploration.  

Manga Course

Kaneda Sensei Manga Course - Buenos Aires, Argentina
This course included: Manga / Comic composition and planning. Manga book storyboarding; Frames creation; Character creation; perspective application and human body proportions for manga.     


 

Other Activities

Karate
Member of the Australian Karate National Team - Melbourne
Participated in the JKA 14th Funakoshi Gichin Cup world Championship 2017 in Limerick, Ireland.  Achievements: 8th place in Adult Women’s Team Kata Category.

 

References

Upon request