Kostas Bagiuiani

Bucarest, Romania
User Experience Addict

Work Experience

Romtelecom S.A.

UX / UI Designer

IT Systems Design & Development Division - Web Development Department

Responsibilities, Achievements:

• Cognitive Walkthroughs, Contextual Task Analysis, Heuristic Evaluation, One-on-One Interviews, Usability Testing, Surveys, Competitor Analysis.
• Conducting creative research on projects gather user data from analytics and interviews with stakeholders. Convert the data into specific requirements.
• User Centered Design approach, wireframes, personas, user scenarios, sitemaps.
• Translate business requirements into friendly interfaces and conduct ongoing heuristic evaluations and usability tests for various products.
• Working closely with the development team within an Agile/SCRUM environment to ensure a correct implementation of the submitted designs.
• Development and presentation of conceptual ideas, understanding the design issues and business objectives, providing a design vision that is clean, simple and user-friendly.
August 2005 - Bucharest, Romania

BlueLabsAgency

UI Designer

Responsibilities, Achievements:

• Managing the team of designers and developers and coordinate the creation process from stakeholder interviews and contextual
task analysis to interface and visual design.
• Development and implementation of design concepts, wireframes, mockups, user scenario, workflows, information architecture, navigation and user interaction.
• Brand development and identity.
• Usability testing, Heuristic evaluations and competitor analysis.
January 2004 - October 2005 Bucarest, Romania

Swiss Glass Invest

Project Manager eBusiness Department

Responsibilities, Achievements:

• Coordinating the web department, managing online projects and developing new series of products and services.
• End-to-end online buying customer experience for Swiss Glass, with a focus on online primary commercial acts.
• Online strategy advertising plan and social media promotions.
• Managed the design, development and online marketing strategy for three separate websites within the company
• Coordinating a team of 4 specialists dedicated to the strategic, marketing, product development and analysis areas of the online sales channel.
• Developing of new online marketing strategies in order to increase sales.
June 2002 - January 2004 Bucarest, Romania

Education

Polytechnical University Of Bucharest

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

September 2000 - June 2006 Bucarest, Romania

Economic College

Finance and Accounting

-Graduating from finance accounting department
-Finance Accounting certificate
September 1995 - June 1999 Constanta, Romania

Languages

English (Advanced),
Romanian (Native),
French (Conversational),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UI Design, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks CS5, Adobe Flash, Branding And Identity, Cognitive Walkthrough, Competitor Analysis, Content Management, Graphic Designer, Heuristic Evaluation, Information Architect, Interactive Design, Mobile Design, Project Management, Responsive Design, Task Analysis, Usability Testing, User Experience Design, Visual Design, Web Designer, Webdesign,

Specialities

• UX/UI Design
• Interaction Design
• Visual Design
• Information Architecture
• Mobile and Tablet Design
• Branding and Identity.
• Usability Research and Testing
• Responsive Design
• User Centered Design
• Project Management.

Completed Courses:

- Project Management at CODECS
- Microsoft Project Usability
- Project Management Concepts at OteAcademy
- PHP/MySQL Advanced Programmer at InfoAcademy
- Macromedia Flash: Rich Content Creation at ITTraining
- Macromedia Flash - Advanced Design 1: ActionScript
- Macromedia Flash - Advanced Design 2: ActionScript
- Fast Track to Macromedia Fireworks
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Photoshop CS4