Ana Santos

Ana Santos - Web Developer

Manchester, United Kingdom

User-orientated web designer with a passion for books.

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Overview

I'm a user-orientated designer with a passion for books. Since the completion of my degree in Design (BA) I've worked in several agency and client side roles as graphic and UI / UX Designer. While doing so, I've kept doing something else I'm also passionate about: writing and reading. Your author website is an unique opportunity you have to connect to your readers and audience.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • BA in Design, Universidade Lusiada do Porto

Work experience

Freelance UI/UX Designer

Self-employed
February, 2017 – Present (almost 2 years)

I design user-centered experiences and optimize conversion rates while I try to make the web a better place.
I specialize in UX, UI, web and email design.
My services can include any or most of the following, depending on the project requirements: guerrilla research, expert reviews, competitor analysis, surveys implementation & analysis of qualitative data, personas & user stories, user flows, journey maps, sitemaps & IA, organization structure, wireframing & interaction flows, style guides, mock ups, high fidelity interactive mock ups, A/B testing, web design and WordPress.

Freelance book cover designer / web designer

Self-employed
January, 2017 – Present (almost 2 years)

Reader-driven design for determined authors.
I'll design the dream cover your book deserves, along with the right web package to promote it.
Book Cover Design comes first, but along your journey, you'll start understanding that you need to come up with a marketing plan, and that good design can have an impact in everything: your website, your email campaigns, your media kits, your promotional banners and social media graphics.

UX Designer

Quint
January, 2016 – February, 2017 (about 1 year)

• Implement and own a UX framework
• Focus on driving conversion through or operating territories and channels
• Prototyping new designs
• Supporting marketing activities, email collateral, banners, display etc.
• Supporting the BAU channel

Quint Group is an award winning financial technology group based in South Manchester.
The Group’s businesses operate in the UK, USA, Australia, Poland & Spain, with offices located in Manchester, London, New York and Guangzhou in China.

UI / UX Designer

Rocketfish
August, 2014 – December, 2015 (over 1 year)

• Interpreted client's business needs and developed creative concepts to suit their goals;
• Responsible for the development of website design concepts, wireframing, pixel-perfect mockups, and interactive prototypes;
• Presented finalised ideas and concepts to project managers and clients;
• Logo design from initial concept to final guidelines and delivery of files;
• Worked on layouts and artwork of pages ready for print.

Projects

Christian Brown Website

I've completely redesigned Christian Brown's website from scratch. The project included a wireframing and research phase, a design live stage, and design assets (all the cards in the glossary were designed by me). Features include opt-in integration (mailchimp campaign integration), members password-protected page and advanced form. You can view it live at christianadrianbrown dot com.

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