Juan Pablo López

Freelance UX & front end designer based in Seville, Spain.

Work Experience

UX & Front-end designer

Aug 2010 - Present

Freelancer

During the last nine years I've been designing and coding interfaces as a freelancer. Over this period of time I’ve also worked as UX design trainer both internally and for others such as the University of Western Ontario

I've worked with big companies like BBVA, Repsol, DesignIt, University of Western Ontario or Stanford University and startups like Aplazame or Footters.

UX Designer

Feb 2019 – Jul 2019

Z1

Z1 is an international digital studio that teams up with startups helping them create and launch disruptive products to the market. They are part of Tiny, a Canadian investment fund behind industry giants such as Dribbble or Metalab.

During this period, my main responsibilities were:

  • Interacting directly with clients.
  • Analyzing user needs and business requirements.
  • Information architecture
  • User testing

Lead Front-end designer

Jan 2016 – Jan 2019

Z1

My role at Z1 was to lead the front-end design team, working together with both the design and development teams to create delightful and robust products. I worked with clients like Loftsmart, Launch After School, WeWork, and Altrulabs.

Interaction designer

Nov 2009 – Jul 2010

The Cocktail

The Cocktail is one of the leading Internet strategy consulting and research firms in Spain focused on the design of digital products and services for the main Spanish companies.

My time at The Cocktail allowed me to deal with projects for the major companies of media, telecommunications, banking, and insurance in the Spanish market, where I carried out tasks like:

  • Interaction design
  • Information architecture
  • Visual information design
  • Wireframing

Interaction designer

Jan 2008 – Nov 2009

Ciclik

Ciclik was a digital product studio where I had the opportunity to start working as a designer. We were a small but versatile team that needed to do everything along the product development process, from information architecture and wireframing to front-end & back-end programming.

I worked with clients such as Vogue, Mapfre, Entreculturas or Knight Frank.

Software developer

Ago 2007 - Jan 2008

Yaco

Yaco was one of the most innovative software development companies in Spain, centered on using open source technologies and contributing to several software communities, such as Django, Zope and Plone. My work here was to develop web applications using Django.

Education

UI Design

2019

Learn UI Design

HCI and Interaction Design

Jan 2008 – Jul 2008

Programa Vostok

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

Sep 2000 – Dic 2007

University of Seville

Languages

Spanish / Español

Native speaker

English

Full professional proficiency

Swedish / Svenska

Semi-professional proficiency

B2 Level Certificate

German / Deutsch

Limited working proficiency

Mandarin Chinese / 中文

Elementary proficiency

HSK2 Level Certificate

Polish / Polski

Elementary proficiency