Cande has over a decade of experience creating digital promos, designing games for Cartoon Network Latin's site, and building UX for startups and tech companies in the finance and rental industries. Her work is influenced by a passion for illustration, color, and typography. She won the Award of Excellence from The Interior Designers Institute of BC (IDIBC) for a branding project.
Liv Design Studio and Machobear Studio (Sister Companies)
Led the redesign of Liv Design Studio's online presence and branding.
Managed the social media visuals for the blog (blog.liv.ca), and Instagram account. (@liv.designstudio).
Developed the art direction and photography styling for the new restaurant, H Tasting Lounge. Received the Award of Excellence from the Interior Designers Institute of BC’s Awards of Excellence (IDIBC) for branding.
Created and led the branding and marketing assets for a startup by Machobear Studio. (liv.rent).
Designed websites and apps from concept to high-fidelity products.
Owned the design process including the wireframes, prototypes, high-fidelity design for the main consumer web page, and iOS and Android apps. Controlled the correct implementation with the development team.
Ran the web and mobile user testing. Facilitated workshops with the team for the development of UX personas and user maps.
Managed short-term goals and the product roadmap, and began the implementation of a centralized metrics panel.
Designed the look and feel of various microsites, banners, mobile sites, mailings, and social media. Worked closely with JWT, Kepel & Mata, SG2, CeroNegativo, and Turner. Brands I have worked with include Ford, Volkswagen, Fanta, Budweiser, Galicia, HSBC, Boomerang, and Farmacity.
Designed games for Turner (Cartoon Network), which included Ben10, Polly Pocket, Regalomaniacos, and Bakugan. Games were available on the Cartoon Network Latin American Site and played by thousands of kids.
Developed the web design proposal for Amarok’s 2012 campaign. Having won the contract with Kepel & Mata, I led the art direction for the entire project including the digital campaign and mobile site.