About me

Elizabeth González UI/UX Designer

Hi!, my name is Elizabeth Gonzalez, a Digital Designer from Caracas, Venezuela, currently based in Dublin, Ireland, with many years of experience as a Designer. I specialize in the design of digital pieces that are functional, user friendly and always paying special attention to detail. My work mainly focuses on Web, Mobile & UI-Design, Ux-Design, Illustration and Corporate Design. Front end development like HTML & CSS are part of my field of activity.

Specialties: Creation of User Experiences, User Interface design and flow based on all aspects of design process: personas, scenarios, user research, storyboards, wireframes, site maps, flowcharts. User experience conceptual design. Wireframe design. Responsive Web design. Style Guide Development.

Interest: Drawing, sketching, music, movies, tv series, documentals, pets, animal welfare, books, news of the world, video games, typography, patter design, screenprinting, travel, walking, cycling, fitness, nutrition. I also love researching and keeping myself up to date with technology trends, tools and programs applicable to digital developments.

Working Experience

  • April 2014 - Current. Dublin, Ireland.
    UI Designer At Púca Techonologies
    • Offer creative solutions and strategic developments within the needs of brands and customer objectives.

    • Design User Interface for products, conceptualization, user experience for Mobile Apps and Web sites.

    • Translate functional requirements into wireframes, paper and web-based prototypes.

    • Define and manage style guides for use by the Development team in developing screens throughout online products and mobile apps.

    • Work with development team to maintain design consistency and excellent interaction design throughout implementation.

    • Experience leading a designs team.

    • Participate in user research and usability tests. Develop user experience process,eg: personas, scenarios, user research, storyboards, wireframes, site maps, flowcharts. Design marketing collateral. Illustration.

    Clients include: some of Ireland’s and UK best known companies and organizations: SPAR, Thorntons Recycling, An Post, Standard Life, Geo Directory, Teagasc, AIB, Bulmer, Adare Manor, among others.

  • September 2013 - April 2014. Dublin, Ireland.
    Freelance Web and Graphic Designer
    • Design User Interface for products, conceptualization for Web sites, easily accessible and visually effective.

    • Design company and products brands.

    Clients include: AACI, Separated.ie, Cableaccessories, Ray Mcgrath Transport.

  • April 2012 – September 2013. Caracas, Venezuela.
    Art Director At Wikot Techonologies
    • Design User Interface for products, conceptualization, user experience for Mobile Apps and Web sites. Design of Facebook Fan Pages, Newsletters, banners, Illustration, Logo Design, covers for RRSS, Icons .

    • Work closely with the Development, Creative Directors, Copywriter and Account teams.

    • Develop user experience process,eg: personas, scenarios, user research, storyboards, wireframes, site maps, flowcharts.

    • Prepare UI assets for development teams. Work with development team to maintain design consistency and excellent interaction design throughout implementation.

    Clients include: NESTLE® Venezuela, DIAGEO, General Mills, Maggi, Gmac, Gruma, among others.

  • March 2011- March 2012. Caracas, Venezuela.
    Art Director At Irigo Solutions
    • Design and conceptualization of websites, Logo Design • Coding HTML, CSS.

    Clients: Paso a Paso, Redes Populares, Eblin´s, Bioidentidad, among others.

  • November 2010- March 2011. Caracas, Venezuela.
    Graphic Designer At 72 DPI Multimedia
    Printed design. Websites design. Clients: CAF
  • March 2008 - October 2008. Caracas, Venezuela.
    Web Designer At Universia Venezuela, Grupo Santander
    Maintenance of the website of universia Venezuela. Banner design for the Bank of Venezuela.
  • October 2007- March 2008 Caracas, Venezuela
    Web Designer At Alliance Financiera SHS
    Design websites, banners and newsletters.
  • Aprill 2005- February 2007. Caracas, Venezuela.
    Graphic Designer At Agrotendencia
    Websites. Diagramming Agrotendencia for the newspaper El Nacional. Generating images in support advertisements printed on magazines.
  • October 2004- July 2005. Caracas, Venezuela.
    Assistant Web Designer At Ala de Dragón
    Create initial sketches for newsletters, banners, animations and websites.

Skills and tools

  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail. Self-starter, self-driven individual, positive and enthusiastic disposition.
  • Comfortable designing responsive websites/apps from wireframe to production.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good analytical thinker and problem solving skills with an ability to take requirements and approach design challenge intuitively.
  • Excellent project management skills, strong ability to prioritise workload and a keen eye for detail and quality.
  • Familiarity with iOS, Android, and Material Design Guidelines. Familiarity with user interface patterns for web and mobile
  • Development: Proficient in CSS, HTML. Familiar with front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap.
  • Tools: Sketch (Bohemian Coding), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq. Mac / PC.
  • Animation Techniques: Animation 2D, StopMotion -objects, sand, chalk, pixilation, cutout animation- Motion Graphics.

Education

  • 2002 - 2007 Caracas, Venezuela. School of Visual Communication PROdiseño. Graphic Designer.

My Recently Work