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Javier Amate

Javier Amate

Designer
Helsinki, Finland
Member since January 11, 2016
Javier has more than 15 years of experience designing cross-platform services for the web, mobile, and wearables. He's worked for companies with a national and international presence like Rovio, Nokia, Konecranes, Pfizer, Finnair, Nokia Technologies, and Microsoft. His specialties are UX/UI design, service design, team leading, information architecture, interaction design, UX research, wireframing, interactive prototyping, and user testing.
Javier is now available for hire
Portfolio
Employment
  • Senior UX Designer for Toons.tv
    2016 - PRESENT
    Rovio
    • Worked on a Finnish tech leader company's website renewal.
    • Acted as the lead UX designer of a team of graphic designers and developers that was ultimately responsible for the project.
    • Worked in tandem with stakeholders and designed the new company website.
    Technologies: Sketch, OmniGraffle, Adobe Photoshop
  • UX and Interaction Designer
    2013 - 2016
    Mirum Agency — Activeark JWT
    • Designed the campaign for Finnair and Finavia to promote the Helsinki airport as the best transfer connection between Europe and Asia. The campaign won the Best of Finnish Advertising and Design Awards in 2015; the site is matchmadeinhel.com.
    • Redesigned the international website for one of the world's biggest crane manufacturers. The client wanted to redesign their website and make it fluid. The company has local sites for more than 50 countries and had to ensure that the new templates would match the needs of all the different sites with different content.
    • Designed the mobile world congress site for a market-leading mobile tech company.
    • Worked with Agile and Scrum methodologies.
    Technologies: Sketch, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, InVision
Education
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Information Systems
    1996 - 1998
    University of Wales Institute - Cardiff, Wales
  • Higher education diploma in Computing
    1993 - 1996
    University of Wales Institute - Cardiff, Wales
Experience
  • Conceptual Design15 years
  • UX Design15 years
  • UI Design15 years
  • User Experience (UX)15 years
  • User Interface (UI)15 years
  • Sketch15 years
  • Adobe Photoshop14 years
  • InVision10 years
Tools
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Adobe Photoshop
Helsinki, Finland
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