Ifigeneia Tsolaki, Designer in Paris, France
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Ifigeneia Tsolaki

Verified Expert  in Design


Paris, France
Toptal Member Since
August 4, 2022

Ifigeneia is an instructional designer and learning experience expert who has worked for startups and large institutions on projects in education, eCommerce, health, gaming, and cybersecurity. She has worked in several Agile environments and applied various learning processes and approaches, such as ADDIE, the successive approximation model (SAM), Double Diamond, design thinking, and lean startup. Ifigeneia excels at designing educational material for users of all ages.


Work Experience

Senior Instructional Designer

2020 - 2021
Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Utilized a learner-centered approach, ADDIE, SAM, and Double Diamond, to create learning modules.
  • Created learning content using Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate for the Moodle platform.
  • Applied an assessment and learning analytics strategy to the delivery of learning modules.
  • Engaged in user research to assess LMS usability and learners' satisfaction.
  • Coordinated a team of experts, implementing an interactive module for medical students.
Technologies: Articulate Storyline, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Mentorship

Instructional Designer

2019 - 2020
  • Designed and implemented curricula for various organizations, including startups, higher-education institutions, and corporations.
  • Created e-learning modules using Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and various learning management systems.
  • Established an iterative design and user research methodology based on frameworks and approaches like SAM, ADDIE, Double Diamond, and design thinking.
  • Developed storyboards for videos using tools like VideoScribe. Prototyped learning solutions and tested them with users.
  • Set up assessment mechanisms using learning analytics and qualitative metrics.
Technologies: Articulate Storyline, Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Online Classes & MOOCs, VideoScribe

Instructional Designer

2018 - 2019
Infinitivity Design Labs
  • Supervised various e-learning projects, from concept to evaluation.
  • Designed gamified e-learning modules aimed at increasing engagement and retention.
  • Developed and designed learning solutions using Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Vyond, and other tools.
Technologies: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Vyond, Online Classes & MOOCs, SCORM, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Adobe Creative Suite, Figma

E-learning Designer

2016 - 2017
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Established an iterative instructional design process based on ADDIE, SAM, design thinking, and the Double Diamond.
  • Contributed to the needs analysis, learning gaps analysis, audience definition, journey mapping, storyboarding, and prototyping of synchronous and asynchronous online learning modules.
  • Proposed evaluation metrics and assessment mechanisms to assess the initiatives' ROI.
Technologies: Learning Management Systems (LMS), Blackboard, Moodle

E-learning Designer

2011 - 2016
Playcompass Entertainment
  • Designed five casual mobile games for iOS and Android.
  • Created educational games and established assessment mechanisms around their educational impact, leading to two games receiving awards.
  • Contributed to UX and UI designs for mobile applications and games.
  • Conducted usability testing for apps and games proposed by the studio.
Technologies: Moodle, Blackboard, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Adobe Creative Suite, SCORM, Visual Design
2015 - 2017

Master's Degree in Education and New Technologies

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki, Greece

2008 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Education

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki, Greece


Certified Scrum Product Owner

Scrum Alliance


Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Photoshop, Moodle, Camtasia, Articulate 360, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Figma, GoAnimate, Adobe Creative Suite, VideoScribe


Vyond, WordPress, Blackboard, Mobile, Web, iOS

Industry Expertise



SCORM, xAPI, Gamification, Instructional Design, E-learning, Storyboarding, Blended Learning Design, Content-first Design & Development, Curriculum Design, Training, Animated Videos, Module Development, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Online Classes & MOOCs, Curriculum Development, PowerPoint Design, Animated Explainer Videos, Videos, Mentorship, Branding, Whiteboard Animation, Video Editing, Visual Storytelling, 2D Animation, Web Accessibility, Content Management Systems (CMS), Visual Design, Presentation Design, K-12 Education, Learning, Gaming, Early Childhood Education, Higher Education, Medicine, Game Design, Web Security, Mobile Games, Adult Learning, Storytelling, User Experience (UX), User Research, Articulate Rise, Needs Analysis, Prototyping, Development, Implementation, Usability Testing, Analytics, Animation, Accessibility, Level Design, UX Design, UI Design, Mathematics, Casual Games, Healthcare IT, Branching Scenarios, Tools, Bloom's Taxonomy, Online Course Design, Edtech Design, Immersive Learning, Evaluation, Microlearning, iPad, iPhone, Game Design Documentation, GAP Analysis, Task Analysis, Design Thinking, ADDIE Model, ADDIE, Personas, Lean UX, Single Source Authoring, Product Owner

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