ABOUT ME


I am a UX designer with 20 years of international experience - having worked in Chile, Mexico, France, Spain, Switzerland, US and UK. I have lived in Geneva since 2006.

My last 2 years
At Columbia Sportswear - I have bein working collaboratively with a talented and motivated team to create fluid e-commerce solutions and effective interactive experiences for Columbia Sportswear online wholesale accounts, helping define site marketing and email designs, site frameworks, e-commerce concepts, shopping tools, user experience, bein responsible in the creative process from original concepts to final implementation.

I have bein part of the Digital E-Commerce team, which collaborates across all Columbia brands, the regions and countries in Europe.

In the field of web development, I have been working with multiple technologies, including HTML5, javaScript, CSS3, SVG animations, Fireworks, Animate, Flash, notions of PHP and multiples Content Management System tools, such as Adobe AEM, eZ publish, Magento, Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla.

In regards to printing, I have years of experience with Indesign, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat.

Active in web analytics tools such as Adobe Omniture and Google analytics.
I have notions of SEO and I have worked as video editor and cameraman several times, mastering Adobe Premiere Pro

Michael

SKILLS


From design to interaction, from sketch to prototype.


From design to interaction

Web and UX Design

More than 17 years making dreams come true, following the good practices of usability and design, from the sketch to an image editor and then to live in any device.

HTML5 and CSS3

Coded in HTML5 and CSS3

Coding responsive design with the latest technologies, SVG, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Bootstrap and soon PHP!!!!!



Mobile app prototype

Mobile app prototype

The best way to know if a products or new features works is put this in front of the customers, and with tools like ProtoIO, JustinMind I create fast and beautiful prototypes for mobile applications.

Video editing

Video editing

Mastering Adobe Premier, Soundbooth sound edition and After Effects, I make video edition, animated graphics and sound edition to create greats audiovisual experiences.

PORTFOLIO


A little selection of responsive design, usability and interaction created by me.



Hotwire.com

Hotwire.com

On-line travel Agency

Castell D'Age

Winemakers

Van Der Bauwede

Watch makers

La fete du theatre

Entertainment

PROFESSIONAL CAREER


More than 20 years making dreams come true.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Columbia Sportswear

Senior Web designer for Columbia Sportswear - Geneva, Switzerland July 2015 - Present 3 years
- Support marketing initiatives with creative assets, banners, emails and various other creative.
- Adapt North America creative to be relevant and appropriate for European partners
- Design attractive interfaces and web pages based on principles of design and usability in mobile sites, desktop and tablets
- Create fluid e-commerce initiatives and assist with the creative process from original concepts to final implementation
- Look for ways to evolve the user experience in the form of smart design solutions and new user interactions
- Working with remote teams in Portland - USA and New Delhi - India.

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Expedia Inc. Online Travel Agency

Senior Web designer for Hotwire.com - Geneva, Switzerland July 2011 – December 2013
- Senior web designer, in charge of UX and interaction for mobile sites, desktop and tablets
- Directly collaborating with Sr. Manager, International Product, looking for solutions and best practices to guarantee product success in Europe.
- Agile techniques applied to product development
- Working with remote teams in London, San Francisco and Kiev.

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Scalena Online Agency

Web designer - Geneva, Switzerland January 2010 – January 2011
- Graphic design and graphic support for all websites created and managed by the agency, in the following areas: jewellery, watches, perfumes and luxury goods
- Creation of animations and corporate videos for clients
- Working with CMS such as Drupal, Magento, Wordpress, Joomla.

Off line



Mediatics Online Agency, Web designer

Geneva, Switzerland May 2006 – December 2009
- Working on Spanish projects from Switzerland
- Creation of websites, presentations and interactive tools for several clients
- Creation of online marketing campaigns, including mass emails, banners, newsletters

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VSN TV Software development

Web designer - Barcelona, Spain, May 2003 – April 2006
- Creation of UX for the different software produced by the company.
- Creation of e-learning modules to teach the different software task.
- Design and production of graphic support, such as user’s manuals, brochures, press releases, advertising for the company.
- Creation of animated graphics for television - Design and production of stand for trade shows in Singapore, Amsterdam, Madrid and Las Vegas.

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Dreamcom Agency Online

Web designer - Barcelona, Spain, October 2000 – April 2003
- Creation and graphic support for e-commerce websites “PrecioWeb” and the technology online e-magazine “CanalMP”.
- Creation of advertising for all their clients, such as los clients, including Sony, Toshiba, Philips, Nokia.

Off line



TTI Group

Web designer - Santiago, Chile October 1998 – September 2000
- Design and programming of websites, presentations, interactions, e-learning and UX for virtual shops.
- Creation of online marketing campaigns, including mass emails, banners and newsletters.
- Design and programming of games.

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EDUCATION

Ajax - Json Certification

Nomades advanced technologies - Geneva, Switzerland. 2014

JavaScript Certification

Nomades advanced technologies - Geneva, Switzerland. 2015

Agile Certification

Luxsoft - Kiev, Ukrania. 2013

Graphic designer, mention Marketing and advertising

Universidad Panamericana – Santiago, Chile. 1993 - 1997

Master in Colour Correction:

Chrome Imaging - Geneva, Switzerland. 2005

Languages:

Fluent English and French, Native Spanish.



CONTACT


As you know, Verba volant, scripta manent (spoken words fly away, written words remain).
Write me an email nocopydesign(a)yahoo.com