Pilar Rios Niño, Designer in Grenoble, France
Pilar Rios Niño

Designer in Grenoble, France

Member since December 17, 2021
Pilar has been working as a designer since 2012. She has experience working with companies to improve the visual communication of their brands and strengthen relationships with their clients. She specializes in UI/UX design, digital illustration, and brand strategy. Pilar loves to apply creativity to any format in a meaningful way. Her industry experience is backed by a postgraduate degree in UI/UX design, a bachelor's degree in advertising and public relations, and another in fine arts.
Pilar is now available for hire

Employment

  • UX/UI Designer | Illustrator | Brand Strategist

    2019 - PRESENT
    Self-employed
    • Managed digital projects from concept to final handoff.
    • Presented new designs to client marketing teams, business stakeholders, and executive leadership.
    • Collaborated with copywriters, project managers, and tech teams on brainstorming and project planning.
    • Audited existing services and provided design solutions to solve user needs and business challenges through user research, information architecture, prototyping, visual design, and interaction design.
    • Defined primary business goals through strategic consulting sessions with clients.
    • Designed graphic assets and identities aligned with the core values of the client's brands.
    • Designed and developed online stores, corporate websites, a membership site, and an online school.
    • Designed strategic illustrations and icons for business websites.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Art Direction, Interaction Design (IxD), Benchmarking, Figma, Sketch, InVision, HTML, WordPress, Adobe After Effects, Branding, Visual Design, Project Management, Web Design, WordPress Design, Wireframing, Procreate, Design Thinking, User-centered Design (UCD), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Personas, Journey Mapping, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Flows, Business Strategy, Illustration, Logo Animation, Graphic Design, WordPress Themes, Web UI, Landing Page Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Creative Direction, Digital Illustration, User Personas, MVP Design, Brand Design, Mobile UI, Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Infographics, WooCommerce, 2D Graphics, Website Redesign, eCommerce UI, Content Management Systems (CMS), Brand Guidelines, Logotype, Web UX Design, Logo Design, Design Systems, Iconography, Illustrator CC, Line Icons, Social Networks, Fashion, Visual Identity, Information Architecture (IA), Hand-drawn Illustrations, Data Visualization
  • UX/UI Designer | Visual Designer

    2018 - 2019
    Novva_marketing
    • Managed client relationships and projects while working hand in hand with the agency's CEO.
    • Collaborated with the marketing team to ensure consistency of messages and graphics.
    • Presented projects to clients and communicated with them.
    • Coordinated tasks and external agents working on projects, including programmers, copywriters, and other specialists.
    • Worked on every step of the design cycle, including user research, concept mapping, low-fidelity wireframing, low- and high-quality prototypes, and user testing.
    • Created user-centered designs after understanding user needs, business requirements, the voice of the customer, user navigability, customer feedback, and usability analyses.
    • Designed and developed online stores and corporate websites.
    • Created visual branding designs for companies in different markets.
    Technologies: WordPress, HTML, CSS, WooCommerce, Web Design, Art Direction, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UX Design, UI Design, Branding, Visual Design, Benchmarking, Wireframing, Prototyping, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Design Thinking, Graphic Design, WordPress Design, WordPress Themes, Web UI, Brochure Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Landing Page Design, Landing Pages, Creative Direction, Brand Design, Marketing Design, Marketing, MVP Design, Infographics, Presentation Design, 2D Graphics, Website Redesign, Content Management Systems (CMS), Brand Guidelines, Logotype, Design Leadership, Web UX Design, Logo Design, Design Systems, Line Icons, Illustrator CC, Iconography, Social Networks, Visual Identity, Information Architecture (IA)

Other Experience

  • For Your Health: 5 Tips and Strategies for Wellness Branding (Publication)
    The health and wellness industry is booming, creating opportunity—and a competitive market. Wellness businesses can apply these branding best practices to stand out and connect with customers.

Education

  • Postgraduate Degree in Design of Network Applications and Interactive Services
    2018 - 2018
    Elisava, Barcelona School of Design and Engineering - Barcelona, Spain
  • Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations
    2007 - 2012
    Universidad Europea - Madrid, Spain
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts
    2007 - 2012
    Universidad Europea - Madrid, Spain

Certifications

  • I Am a Personal Brander
    DECEMBER 2020 - PRESENT
    Brandea School

Experience

Location

Grenoble, France

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