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Cristina Chacón | Senior Digital Designer

About Me

I have over eight years of experience working on visual identities and web design. I started working on new digital products launching, delivering over 80 successful online campaigns in a period of two years. Along with web design, in the last three years, I've also been working as a user interface and user experience designer, defining and implementing innovative solutions to complex workflows.

Design, food and technology are my passions

Design, food and technology are my passions; a few of my recents personal projects are The Barman, a cocktail assistant iPad app and a food blog, where I test and write my own recipes.

Experience

Senior Digital Designer at Zappit

At Zappit I'm able to apply and develop my interest and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. Because of its fast-paced and innovative environment, I'm able to excel at providing highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas for the design engagement. Other responsibilities include, ensuring the high quality of the digital design work, deliver and encourage stunning digital concepts that meet usability requirements. As well as making sure the in-house brand and sub-brands are well represented both internally and externally.

Design Manager at Foodity

I was responsible for the output and organisation of a small team of designers, working closely with the UX team and product development team. As a manager I was in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations in the design department, delegate team member assignments, hire staff, conduct performance assessments, and order design resources. As a designer, part of my responsibilities included the involvement on the ideation, design, layout and art-working, the improvement of the quality of the creative, give and receive constructive feedback on projects at all stages of design and the presentation of creative output to clients and prospects.

Lead Designer at Naked Ideas

Being a lead designer in Naked Ideas has given me the opportunity to work closer with clients and outsourcing partners. I enjoy working from start to finish in every aspect of creating new brands and responsive websites. Working with smaller teams helps me bring the client a more personal approach, which results in identities true to the companies and user friendly websites.

Web Designer at Schematic

Most of my work here was related to new digital product launching, which included homepage banners, site banners, product galleries and product detail pages. I also managed the Product Launches team from Costa Rica, which increased my experience leading distributed design teams.

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