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Sebastian Bourges

Art Director, Senior UX-UI Specialist

Melbourne, Australia
I Design Software and Interfaces for Industrial and General Public applications. My focus is to reduce production costs and maintenance by applying good design processes and increase revenue by getting people to love the software products through great user experience

My Background is industrial design and I have over 15 years experience in digital media. As head of design I have designed and helped to develop custom applications for some of the biggest companies in Australia and the world. Most of them related to infrastructure, Utilities and Financial sectors

My passion lies in engineering simplicity, designing functional and reliable software that people love to use.

Work Experience

CHE Proximity

Senior User Experience Consultant - Contract

User experience lead for specific mayor client. Project: insurance product running on digital platform.
Revision of the entire strategy, from commercial components to user interaction. Functional flows, GAP analysis, visual concepts, documentation, interface design and prototyping.
Melbourne, Australia

Independent

Independent Industrial Designer for Software Applications. UI-UX

Consultant for bespoke software solutions for industrial applications.
August 2016 - Australia

Biarri

Art Director, Head of Product Design

UI/UX:
Bespoke front-end software designer, concept and creation of user interfaces for applied mathematics software and optimisation tools.
Creation and supervision of main infrastructure user interface frame.
Communication with clients to develop solution for very complex problems that requires very simple tools.
Concept thinker. Development from raw idea to final product.
Work in collaboration with very skilled scientists, back and front end developers.

BRANDING:
Entire branding development and style guides for Biarri and its group of companies: Biarri Networks, Render Networks.
Development of the marketing strategy in collaboration with marketing director. Production of websites, collateral and photography.
November 2009 - October 2016 Australia

Ares Group

Art Director

Art Director of the Company. Development of the company image, negotiating with clients, delegating and overseeing projects in a team environment. Boosting sales and attracting clientele through hi quality design and services. Interacting with the IT department. CSS and Standard Websites developments. Flash Design.
January 2009 - October 2009 Melbourne, Australia

Futura Group

Multimedia Designer

Multimedia Designer: Flash Design, Interactive CDs, 3D Animations, Marketing Design. Developing a virtual hotel which allow hospitality students to train on line. Responsible for the design and 3D animation.
August 2007 - July 2008 Newcastle, Australia

Made In Katana

Graphic/Web Designer/Developer

Graphic and Multimedia design for a wide variety of customers including Warner Music, AAMI, Visa, Clemenger Agency, Ok Magazine, Radio Rental and Pharmacy 4U. Video editing and post production. Responsible for the image development of the Company.
November 2006 - July 2007 Sydney, Australia

Liquid Animation

3D Designer/Developer

Multimedia designer. Website design and 3D animations.
February 2006 - April 2006 Brisbane, Australia

SOPHIA Group

Co-Founder

Manage company business, attract clients, generate innovative projects, collaborate with various multimedia designers and film developers.
December 1999 - June 2003 Cordoba, Argentina

Education

TAFE

Life Drawing

Life Drawing course for illustrators
June 2007 - November 2007 Newcastle, Australia

TAFE

Certificate IV in Information Technology

Introduction to Australian Standards on Web Development.
July 2006 - November 2006 Newcastle, Australia

Universidad Nacional De Córdoba

Industrial Design

4 of 5 grades. Master Thesis in-completed. Equivalent to Bachelor Degree for Australian Standards.
February 1996 - June 2001 Cordoba, Argentina

Universidad Nacional De Córdoba

Licentiate in Philosophy

Part time student. 4 of 6 grades completed. Courses in Phenomenology, Ancient, Medieval and Contemporary philosophy.
February 1996 - February 2005 Cordoba, Argentina

Colegio Nacional De Monserrat

High School education. World Heritage College. One of the oldest in Latinamerica. Humanistic orientation
January 1988 - November 1995 Cordoba, Argentina

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Native),
Latin (Advanced),
Greek (Advanced),
French (Beginner),
Italian (Beginner),
Portuguese (Beginner),

Skills

3D Design, Adobe Suite, Basic JS, Compass, CSS, Fronend Development, HTML, Illustration, Photography, React, SASS, Strong Experience On Conceptualisation Process, UI Design , User Experience, User Testing,

Methodologies

Lean, Agile, Gazelles

Design Portfolio

https://sebastianbourges.com/design-portfolio/

Photography Portfolio

https://sebastianbourges.com/photographic-portfolio/