Claudiu-Bogdan Zenecan

Basic

Bis 2021, UX Expert : Teacher, Talent Garden

Vienna, Austria

About me

Bogdan Zenecan is a seasoned designer with a background in Computer Science, a bridge between design and corporate communication. In the past he was working as a Senior UX Designer at Tset, a software company in the automotive industry. Before that, he had various positions as UX, UX/UI and Graphic Designer, the last one at Bitmovin, where he optimized the user experience of developer focused tools for video streaming. Besides work, the typical designer activities occupy his free time: Enjoying coffee, doing photography or looking for inspiration in the real world. As a faculty member at the Talent Garden Innovation School Vienna, he discovered his passion for teaching and, known as a living encyclopedia, sharing his vast knowledge in the UX/UI field.

Skills

UX/UI Design
UI Design
Mobile UI
User interface design
Graphic design
Teamwork
Adobe Creative Suite
C++
OOP
Corel Draw
Microsoft Office
Public Relations
Team Management
Communication
Communication design
Autodesk
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Lightroom
Premiere
After Effects
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Power Point
Microsoft SharePoint
Brand management
Branding
Corporate Identity
Identity Management
Digital Branding
Corporate Design
Corporate Branding
Brand Development
Rebranding
Logo design
Offline marketing
Sales Brochures
Digital Print
Print
Online Marketing
Online advertising
Facebook Marketing
Mail
Advertising Campaigns
E-Mail Marketing
HTML
HTML5
JavaScript
PHP
CSS
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Database
BTL
Below the line Marketing
Advertising
iOS
IT Design
Android
UI
User experience design
Webdesign
Web Design
Wordpress
SquareSpace
Laravel
Bootstrap (front-end framework)
3D Studio Max
Strategic planning
Business strategy
Time Management
CompTIA
Cisco
Information technology
Programming
Object Oriented Programming
Documentation
Debug
Gamedesign
Prototypenbau
Design
Designer

Timeline

Professional experience for Claudiu-Bogdan Zenecan

  • 6 months, May 2021 - Oct 2021

    Requirements Engineer : Senior Product Designer

    kvm-tec

    I was responsible for transforming business requirements and use cases into technical requirements for the development team. Since it is a hardware-oriented company, as part of my range of responsibilities, I was also in charge for creating the documentation for the customers to facilitate the installation of the products without the need for a technician.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Sep 2020 - Oct 2021

    UX Expert : Teacher

    Talent Garden

    "Bogdan Zenecan is a seasoned designer with a background in Computer Science, a bridge between design and corporate communication. [...] As a faculty member at the Talent Garden Innovation School Vienna, he discovered his passion for teaching and, known as a living encyclopedia, sharing his vast knowledge in the UX/UI field."

  • 1 year and 2 months, Mar 2020 - Apr 2021

    Senior Product Designer

    TSET

    Enabling and streamlining cost calculation and CO2 transparency in the automotive industry. I was entrusted with the creation of concepts for a highly complex platform that allows cost engineers in the automotive industry to calculate and compare the production costs of auto parts based on various parameters.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Jan 2018 - Mar 2020

    Senior UI/UX Designer

    Bitmovin
  • 3 years, Oct 2016 - Sep 2019

    Global Designer

    Romanian IT - The global community of Romanians in Tech

  • 10 months, Apr 2017 - Jan 2018

    UI/UX Designer

    Taskrookie

    I am in charge with designing the interface of an innovative platform that will revolutionise the way people book services. Along with designing pixel-perfect screens for the application, I offer full support for the front end developers, helping with documentations, components and all related files required for the smooth operation of the development process.

  • 8 months, Sep 2016 - Apr 2017

    Freelance Designer

    99designs

    As I moved to Vienna in September 2016, I needed a source of income, 99Designs proving to be an awesome balance between working hours and free time in which I could network and build connections, necessary in order to find a local job.

  • 9 months, Jan 2016 - Sep 2016

    Graphic Designer | Co-Founder

    Salt and Pepper Digital Agency

    Creating a very wide range of graphic and multimedia content for different clients. I left this job because of the decision to move to Vienna. My responsibilities were: Media production, print and web graphics, Design-to-Print Website creation and maintenance Maintenance of computers and laptops (because of my computer related skills)

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jun 2015 - Sep 2016

    Creative Director

    #defineSchool

    Creation of the brand. My responsibilities were: Designing the required promotional and event materials, stationery, web advertising. Creating the website of the event: www.defineschool.ro Promoting the event. Participation in weekly meetings with the team.

  • 1 year, Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

    Graphic Design Coordinator

    SHARE Cluj-Napoca Federation

    (Cluj-Napoca/Klausenburg 2015 - European Youth Capital) Creating a vast portfolio consisting of event ads. My responsibilities were: Media production, print and web graphics, Design-to-Print Website creation and maintenance Maintenance of computers and laptops (because of my computer related skills) I also helped in: Event logistics, Technical Support, Fleet maintenance. Oficially ended because the nature of the project.

  • 6 months, Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

    Graphic Design Coordinator (mandate based)

    Technical University Students Organization Cluj-Napoca (OSUT Cluj)

    One mandate of activity as a Coordinator of the Design Department. My responsibilities were: Design Team Management, Organizing Team Buildings and Trainings usually as a speaker. Media production, print and web graphics, Design-to-Print Oficial Period: 6 months, still a member.

Educational background for Claudiu-Bogdan Zenecan

  • 1 year and 9 months, Oct 2014 - Jun 2016

    Electronics and Communication Engineering

    Universitatea Tehnică din Cluj-Napoca

    I gained a lot of experience in strategic thinking, logical development and engineering related skills, which I think are very important to have. I interrupted studies because I gained the skills that I was looking for acquiring but also because I realised I am more interested in other domains.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 2011 - Jun 2014

    Mathematics and Computer Science

    Gheorghe Şincai National College (Baia Mare)

    General knowledge: ​Romanian Language, Mathematics M1 level, English language, French language Advanced competences: ​Computer Science (C/C++, Databases, OOP), Advanced Physics, Chemistry

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • French

    Intermediate

  • German

    Fluent

  • Romanian

    First language

  • Italian

    Basic

Wants

UX/UI Design
Graphic design
Design
Business Contacts
User Interface Design
User Experience Design
Interaction Design
Screendesign

Interests

New Technologies
Design
Multimedia
Computers
Electronics
Information technology
Digital Photography
Digital printing
Team Management
Co-Working
Voluneering
Cars
Dogs
Scuba diving

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