Blanca Tortajada

Blanca Tortajada

London, United Kingdom
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Blanca Tortajada

Blanca Tortajada

UX Designer
London, United Kingdom
Member since September 30, 2015
Blanca has worked as a designer for the United Nations Environmental Programme and has also founded and designed Slackline, including everything from the user experience to the product interface and marketing materials. She has a background in project management and is a self-taught lead designer. She loves building her own layouts, working closely with developers, and solving design problems.
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Employment
  • Co-founder and Designer
    Slackline
    2014 - PRESENT
    • Designed the Slackline website, the product interface, and marketing materials like case studies and slide decks.
    • Designed the user experience of the Slackline website and the product interface, including definition of user journeys and features.
    • Implemented the styling of the Slackline website and interface using HTML and CSS.
    • Contributed to the GitHub repository and design implementation through pull requests.
    • Designed the brand and logo, and rolled out the visual identity to printed materials like business cards.
    • Conducted user research and testing.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, GitHub, Sketch
  • Lead Designer
    Red Badger
    2014 - 2015
    • Worked on the visual design and supported the UX team for the new and responsive e-commerce website for Fortnum & Mason.
    • Created the visual design and aided the UX team on a multi-channel application to be displayed in large touchscreen devices in-store for F&F, Tesco’s clothing line. The aim was to engage young customers and position F&F as a contemporary fashion line.
    • Implemented the visual design for the business account on boarding application for one of the largest banks in the UK.
    • Worked on the visual design and art direction for marketing materials at Red Badger, including illustrations for blogs, brochures, party invitations, etc.
    • Worked on the visual and UX design for the responsive website of the Fortnum & Mason Food Awards website for 2015.
    • Supported the UX team on user research and testing.
    Technologies: Sketch, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, GitHub, Illustrator, InDesign
Education
  • Technical Degree in Visual Communication and Design
    Shillington College - London, England
    2013 - 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Translation and Interpretation
    Pablo de Olavide University - Seville, Spain
    2004 - 2009
  • Exchange year degree in International Communication
    Hildesheim University - Hildesheim, Germany
    2006 - 2007
Experience
  • CSS5 years
  • User Experience (UX)5 years
  • GitHub5 years
  • User Interface (UI)5 years
  • HTML5 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • Data Visualization4 years
Tools
  • Sketch
  • GitHub
London, United Kingdom
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