Facundo Santana, Designer in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
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Facundo Santana

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Toptal Member Since
April 26, 2017

Facundo is a senior design director who's helping to define and deploy world-class web and mobile applications. He's a design thinker with more than ten years of experience providing compelling user experiences and managing and mentoring design teams in the creation of habit-forming products that consider innovation and usability.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Design Director

2015 - 2017
Tangelo
  • Led the early stages of approach and proposal creation and led the creative process of product creation with effective design sprints.
  • Ran in-person interviews and audits with companies key stakeholders, senior management, and executives.
  • Led, grew, and mentored the product design team and introduced alternative approaches and methods.
  • Handled and was responsible for the oversight, conception, presentation, and execution of design direction for senior clients and startups.
  • Defined, designed, and deployed products for iOS, Android, Apple Watch, custom wearable devices, and more.
Technologies: Zeplin, Principle, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision

UI/UX Lead Designer

2015 - 2016
Tangelo
  • Defined, designed, and deployed products for iOS, Android, Apple Watch, custom wearable devices, and more.
  • Ran in-person interviews and audits with companies key stakeholders, senior management, and executives.
  • Led the early stages of approach and proposal creation, and led the creative process of product creation with effective design sprints.
  • Redesigned and rebranded digital experiences for rapid customer engagement and acquisition.
  • Provided senior clients and startups with a set of services for accelerating growth in global markets.
  • Created digital products aligning idea, goals, resources, the market, and users.
Technologies: Zeplin, Principle, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision

CCO | Partner

2013 - 2015
Garage Media
  • Led the early stages of approach and proposal creation, and led the creative process of product creation with effective design sprints.
  • Ran in-person interviews and audits with companies key stakeholders, senior management, and executives.
  • Led, grew, and mentored the product design team, and introduced alternative approaches and methods.
  • Handled and was responsible for the oversight, conception, presentation and execution of design direction for senior clients and startups.
  • Defined, designed, and deployed products for iOS, Android, Apple Watch, custom wearable devices, and more.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision

CCO | Partner

2009 - 2012
Blumen LATAM
  • Led, mentored, and grew the design team while defining products, roadmaps, KPIs, and user insights.
  • Set the creative standards and objectives for senior clients and startups—resulting in world-class web and mobile applications.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2004 - 2007

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Universidad CAECE - Mar del Plata, Argentina

Tools

Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch, Zeplin, Principle, Adobe Illustrator

Platforms

Apple Watch, iOS, Android

Industry Expertise

Health

Languages

CSS, HTML5

Other

User Experience (UX), Apple Watch Design, Product Design, User Interface (UI), Mobile App Design, UI Design, UX Design, iOS App Design, Smart Homes, Internet of Things (IoT), Ebooks, Apps, Recommendation Systems, Meetups, Social Media Integration, Networks, Audio Recording, Social Networks, Email, Branding, Dashboard Design, Reviews, Bootstrap Themes, Wearable Technology, Prototyping, Design Thinking, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design

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