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Maria V.

Average rate
$75/hour
  • Joined March 2017

A UX Designer and Project Manager dedicated to Improving usability, ease of use, and pleasure in customer interaction.

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Maria V.
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Services

Categories

Design Development Content Copywriting Growth

Experience

Summary

My work experience lies in UX Design, Hospitality, Tourism, Film and the Arts in various positions in the U.K., Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and Canada. From managing hotels, to Production Coordinating, and Tour Guiding!

Work history

Freelance Production Coordinator
Production Coordinator
Working in t.v. and film production, mainly on television commercials. I learned how to deal with time constraints and pressure in a professional and organized manner. I am used to wearing many hats!
Head of Research & Development
My main role was to research into opportunities to apply to the Artistic Director's goal of, 'visualizing music', for her NESTA fellowship, by exploring international new media conferences and events in search of artists, developers, and new technologies.

Portfolio

Community Garden App

My team created an App that allows Community Garden Managers to sign up and handle all administration tasks related to running their Community Garden, including easy onboarding of new gardeners, managing payments, and offering news, community information and a forum.

Education

Accreditations

UX Design Diploma
Permaculture Design

Skills

Languages

Spanish

Elementary proficiency

Italian

Elementary proficiency

German

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

agile methodology design visual communications search growth hacking event management data analysis content creation content strategy copywriting

Tools

Constant Contact Facebook Google Analytics Keynote Wordpress Pinterest Slack Trello Medium iMovie LinkedIn Instagram Canva

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 35hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Food Health & Wellness Philanthropy Science Social Enterprise Tech

What I read

On-line - Medium, UXdesigh.cc, Permaculture Magazine, Muzli

Side projects

I produced a video for Barbardos Charity in Glasgow and an outdoor music festival for War Child in Germany, and I was on the Boards of Theatre Consipiracy (Vancouver), Alberni Tourism (Port Alberni), and Slow Food Vancouver Island.

Ideal team

Small, international, experienced teams with a mix of introvert and extroverts, self-sufficient, and fun! I believe a good manager gives clear directions and stays pretty hands-off, but is ready and available to jump in to offer guidance when needed.