UX/UI design, Frontend development
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About me: UX / UI Designer and Frontend Developer with more than 13 years of experience in designing and coding for the web and print. My key strengths are: excellent combination of design and coding skills, able to implement pixel-perfect designs using hand-coded markup, strong commitment to work, a self starter but also a great team player, always eager to improve and learn new set of skills. I have Project managing experience and have worked in agile environment.
Producing responsive Wordpress and Bootstrap framework websites for leading German companies. Managing complete frontend code, taking care of best HTML semantic and UX practices, making design and design decisions for mobile and tablet views based on the defined or proposed/designed desktop designs.
creating custom Wordpress themes and custom landing pages
maintenance of WordPress websites
collaborating with geographically dispersed team of developers
programming and creating various ZOHO CRM templates
2010 - 2012
MARKETING PROJECT MANAGER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Brionka d.d. / Pula (HR) •February 2010 - May 2012
Responsible for branding company's products, creating marketing plans and strategies, producing high quality versatile graphic designs and worked closely on budgeting decisions and printing approvals, also producing intranet web applications.
in charge of identifying best advertising approach for marketing campaigns
creating design and print solutions for wide range of advertisements (product packaging designs, billboards, flyers, vehicles...)
selecting and approving packaging materials, print proofing
managing workflows between production lane and commercial managers
educating sellers how to behave on certain marketing campaign
producing musical radio advertisements
2005 - 2010
Tubak.NET, Design studio (HR) •January 2005 - January 2010
Responsible for contacting clients and worked directly with clients on requirements, specifications, marketing plans and budgeting, mockups, visual ideas and website ideas/solutions. Was in charge of managing complete projects and creating visual identities and designs for web and print.
in charge of designing and creating creative visual identities and presenting them to clients
UX and UI lead designer, design solutions prototyping
calculating budgets and contacting with clients on daily basis
managing team of co-workers and delegating tasks
extensively using Adobe graphic tools
preparing final pre-press PostScript print files for small and large scale projects
integrating HTML with server-side coding (ASP), Wordpress and Joomla themes design
2002 - 2005
HEAD WEB DEVELOPER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Edcom d.o.o., IT Company / Porec (HR) •December 2002 - June 2005
Designing and implementing designs for various websites. Producing simple and large scale CMS systems using ASP/Access/MS SQL. Developing Flash web applications in ActionScript 2.0. Working on many large scale projects, as a team leader, team member or independently. Branding and print design.
ProAnima, Rijeka, Croatia
Leadership, lobbying and public speaking course
SMART, Rijeka, Croatia
Project managing and fundraising course
SMART, Rijeka, Croatia
1996 - 1999
Physics and Polytechnics
at the University of Rijeka
1992 - 1996
Technician for electrotechnics and electronics
Technical Highschool, Pula, Croatia
Why we should work together
currently work for Tripodo GmbH / eviom GmbH, Munchen (DE)
managed Web and UX design and frontend code for a massive project Verivox.de
was in charge for design and frontend code of high traffic website Tripodo.de
as CEO and Project Manager worked directly with clients on requirements, specifications, marketing plans and budgeting
worked in agile environment with multicultural and remote teams
more than 13 years of experience in the web, UX design and print industry
Very Good understanding of the principles of design and design theories
Good technical skills enables me to use my knowledge of design principles
Ability to conceptualise and think visually
Ability to work within a team or alone
Excellent understanding of frontend and back-end coding processes therefore ideal candidate for web projects management and tema lead positions
Extensive use of Adobe Creative Suite software with highlight on Photoshop and InDesign. Excellent knowledge of working in vector shape area using Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator. Able to create functional mocqups in Axure or Balsamiq. Can work in Mac or Windows environment.
Possess project management skills and am great team leader. Good in verbal and written communication and always up to the point. Fluent in 5 languages, written and spoken (English, Italian, Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian, with basic knowledge of German). Free time musician and very skilled in sound recording and producing.
Create design solutions to complex information requirements, while conducting UX best practices
Strong attention to detail, pixel perfect execution, user centered design
Design clean frontend architectures that integrate well with server-side code and technologies
Proficiency with Photoshop, CorelDraw, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, MS Office, DOM Inspector tools using Sublime Text for coding
In-depth knowledge of cross-browser quirks and performance optimization techniques
Comfortable with Windows and Mac computers and version control systems (SVN, Git, Mercurial)
Hands-on coding for Content Management Systems (Wordpress, Joomla themes)
Experience in creating and designing MailChimp campaigns, and ZOHO CRM templates
Good knowledge of ASP 3.0 and MS SQL and basic knowledge in PHP/mySQL, good understanding of OO programming
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously respecting demanding deadlines
Have worked in SCRUM, agile team environment
Fluent in English, Italian, Serbian and Bosnian both written and spoken (beginner knowledge of German)
mother tongue Croatian
Optimistic and motivated self-starter.
Passionate about code, design and all aspects of my work.
Team player, but able to tackle projects independently.
Always willing to learn new technologies and current best practices.
Love music in general, guitars, drums, singing... and people with a sense of humor.
Currently live in Dublin, Ireland.
You can contact me through my email address or directly from web page. Make sure you leave your contact.