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Miguel Oliva Marquez
Member since July 29, 2016
Miguel is a freelance visual designer that previously worked at Microsoft (Skype) and Frog Design. He has a systematic approach to creating a visual design language and focuses on working collaboratively with teams.
Adobe After Effects
Android App Design
Miguel is now
Skype Universal Windows App (UWP)
Skype for Web and Updates to Skype for Mac
Health Tracking App
Email App for Article on Medium
Visual Designer II
2013 - 2016
Led the visual design for the new Skype for Windows 10, including the rules for further applying a consistent look and feel in the future.
Designed the foundation for a web version of Skype, added visual polish on the contacts page, and imagined a new flow for “new conversation.”.
Designed and evolved concepts for new ways of interaction in early stage. (Facial recognition, call and chat enhancements, etc.).
Designed a new system for the Surface's online presence and improved onboarding, including how to create chats with people outside of Skype, and helped define an evolution for Skype’s branding.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Windows
Visual Designer II
2012 - 2013
Redesigned the web offering of a global leader in the telecommunications field, including a platform for helping their users.
Designed an OS for new hardware units developed by the industrial designers, such as a smart drill that provides indications on how and where to drill.
Participated in fast-paced digital pitches for clients in construction, eCommerce, and telecommunications.
Worked on the internal restructuring system for Frog employees.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects
2010 - 2013
Designed interfaces for some of the high-end apps in the company such as The Lion King, El Mundo, La Liga (Spanish Football League) and served as the primary contact between the company and Disney.
Provided graphic design for PlayTales, an interactive bookstore for kids.
Investigated products for PlayTales, focusing on the children’s market, testing and analyzing different designs and ideas.
Designed the PlayTales apps for iPhone and Android and a competitive builder for inexperienced creators to build their own interactive book apps for children.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS
Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design and Multimedia Technology
2007 - 2010
Ceade Leonardo - Seville, Spain
Interaction Design (IxD)
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