Alexandru Cotoranu

Angestellt, UI/UX Designer, METRO Markets GmbH

Düsseldorf, Germany

Skills

Interaction Design
UX Research
UI Design
UX Design
Information Modelling
Information Visualization
Information Architecture
Concept Design
Participatory Design
User Centered Design
Usability Evaluation
Design Evaluation
Usability Testing
Web Development
Information Graphics
Layout
Typography
Adobe Creative Suite
Visual Communication
Design Research
Research
Design
Communication
Team Leadership
Product Management
System Design
Mockups
Design-games
Design Sketching
HTML
CSS
JavaScript
MongoDB
PostgreSQL
MySQL
Scrum
Agile
PHP
Python
AngularJS
Node JS
Express JS
Mongoose
User Interface Design

Timeline

Professional experience for Alexandru Cotoranu

  • Current 4 years and 4 months, since Feb 2020

    UI/UX Designer

    METRO Markets GmbH
  • 1 month, Jan 2020 - Jan 2020

    UI/UX Designer

    Zedach Digital eG

    Assisted with the relaunch of the FLEXBOX website as part of a multidisciplinary agile team.

  • 7 months, Jun 2019 - Dec 2019

    UI/UX Designer

    Convidera GmbH
  • 2 years and 1 month, Jun 2017 - Jun 2019

    User Experience Designer

    User Interface Design GmbH

  • 1 year and 7 months, Dec 2015 - Jun 2017

    User Experience Consultant

    User Interface Design GmbH

  • 11 months, Feb 2015 - Dec 2015

    User Interface Designer

    Delta Controls

    User interface (UI) design in coordination with project managers, software developers, quality assurance personnel (QA), technical writers, and the technical support staff. Initiated and conducted user experience (UX) research sessions prior to the implementation of new features in the organization’s products, and also developed my own digital tools for doing so.

  • 1 year and 10 months, May 2013 - Feb 2015

    Graphic and User Interface Designer

    CopperTree Analytics

    Researched best practices and designed in graphic, responsive web, and UI fields. Was also responsible for scaffolding webpages and creating graphics and icons for front-end use in a highly collaborative team environment. Performed product management role from a creative perspective, defining new key features through a collaborative, user-centered approach. Designed and developed analytical charts, reports, and dashboard-widgets which are used by clients to visualize their BAS data.

  • 8 months, Sep 2012 - Apr 2013

    Graphics and Multimedia Assistant

    EASA - European Aviation Safety Agency

    Researched, designed and developed graphics (icons, logos, header / footer images, information models, etc.), presentation material, and website mock-ups. Made well-received recommendations towards improving the information architecture of the main website and the Agency's internal and external communication online services (using prototype). Web Application development and WordPress plugin development. Designed and implemented High Quality HTML Email Templates.

Educational background for Alexandru Cotoranu

  • 1 year and 10 months, Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

    Ineraction Design

    Malmö University

    User Experience Design / Research, Participatory Design, Service Design, Design Research, Physical Computing (Arduino), Academic Design / Research, Critical Design, Design Criticism, Game Design Criticism, Academic Writing

  • 5 years and 10 months, Sep 2003 - Jun 2009

    Interactive Arts and Technology

    Simon Fraser University

    User Experience Design, Prototyping & Design Evaluation, Game Design, Audio Design, Video Design (Moving Images), Physical Computing (Arduino) Graphic Design, Typography, Design Sketching, Product Design, Italian Design History, Italian Design

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • Romanian

    First language

  • German

    Fluent

  • French

    Intermediate

  • Italian

    Basic

  • Japanese

    Basic

  • Portuguese

    Basic

Interests

Sports
Science
Botany
Astronomy
Architecture
Computer Games
Simulations
Artificial Intelligence
Cooking
Travelling
Photography
Reading
Learning
Designing
Teaching

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