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Summary

I'm a UX/UI Designer crafting beautiful and functional digital products. As a creative thinker and problem solver I like to focus on UX and UI to create amazing pixel perfect User Interfaces that actually work.

Over the last few years I worked in top agencies and startups in London, with experience of working not only in house but remote as well. 

www.davidcruz.pt

When I'm not working I like to ride my bike and take pictures
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Professional Experience

2019Present

Senior UX/UI Designer - Freelance

www.davidcruz.pt

Available to work in-house in London, Amsterdam or remotely from Lisbon.

20172019

UX/UI Designer - Remote

Thin Martian - London UK

Worked remotely for Thin Martian over the last 2 years, and as a UX/UI Designer my focus was working on the UX and UI of digital products for the agency clients.

  • Redesign of Rwanda Tourism website 
  • Microsoft campaigns
  • Microsoft landing pages for amazon platform.
  • Specialist in product design for B2B and B2C
  • Design of complex platforms for finance and insurance business
20152017

Lead Designer

Thin Martian - London UK

Based in the heart of London's silicon roundabout Old Street at Thin Martian I'm leading the design team to create great digital products. Also responsible for implementing new design thinking and creative processes so that creatives and developers can work close together and merge in to one great product team.

  • Leading the agency Design and UX Team. 
  • Implement creative and working processes.
  • Improve colaboration between designers and developers.
  • Specialist in product design for B2B and B2C
  • Design of complex platforms for finance and insurance business
  • Work for big names like BBC, British Library, British Airways
  • Work for startups like ScreenCloud, Tepilo, Twilert, Kizzu
20142015

Senior Digital Designer

Possible (part of WPP) - London UK

Worked as Senior Digital Designer at POSSIBLE designing the best digital experiences for some of the biggest brands in the world. Canon, Lacoste, Vodafone, Nestle and others.

  • Redesign on Canon Irista image management platform
  • Design of product pages and digital campaign for Eau de Lacoste L. 12. 12. pour Elle
  • Digital campaign for Vodafone Roaming
20112014

Digital Art Director

NOSSA - Lisbon PT

In NOSSA I was responsible for introducing the digital culture in one of the most creative advertisement agencies in Portugal, creating websites, apps, social media content and all kinds of digital campaigns.

20082011

Digital Designer

Fullsix Portugal (part of Havas) - Lisbon PT

In Fullsix Portugal I had de opportunity to grow up from junior designer and all the way to senior. Biggest digital agency in Portugal I had the opportunity to work with the biggest clients and learn with the best national creatives.

Education

20032008

Master degree in Communication Design

Faculdade de Belas Artes - Universidade de Lisboa

Education and Professional Development

Volunteer at OFFF let´s feed the Future, Lisbon May 2008

Digital Illustration course at Etic multimedia School, Lisbon February 2007

Web Design training course at Flag Multimedia School, Lisbon November 2004

Languages

Portuguese - Native
English - Full professional proficiency
Spanish - Full professional proficiency
French - Basic