Tangível is the first UX company to open in Portugal and since 2004 has worked with a variety of clients, from multinationals to fast-growing start-ups, in a wide range of sectors. The User Center Design methodology includes User Research and Usability Testing, in order understand the user’s expectations and frustrations to define the best experiences possible.
I was responsible for defining the user experience aspects of a web interface that has the main goal of managing the accounting system for a client that has been in the software development business for 30 years. As a User Experience Designer, I was also responsible for redefining the interface focusing on user needs as well as software and business objectives. Main activities are defining the functional requirements, the interaction, interface and navigation design, the integration the visual design, and usability principals.
The Future Mobility Survey has the main goal to develop tools that can register the individual mobility information. My main responsibilities were to understand the requirements and converted into usable applications integrating the design principles, interaction and usability guidelines.
Advanced level training of Microsoft Office tools and basic level training in Internet.
Change / Configuration Management // Configuration management responsibility throughout the lifecycle of a project, for example, version management, space management, compilation and packaging management, baselines management, integration support, management of new projects, production management, process control and audit.
Internship in Quality Engineering // Training in international quality certifications. Software Quality Assurance responsibilities in order to guarantee that internal projects are being accomplished according to Quality Management System. Maintenance and improvement of the Quality Management System.
2016 // User Experience Course (20 hours), by Tangível, Portugal
2015 // iOS & Objective-C (66 hours), by Flag, Portugal
2015 // User Experience Course (36 hours), by Ideias e Imagens, Portugal.
2010 // Masters in Design and Multimedia, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
2006 // Masters in Computer Engineering, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal (6 months in Erasmus Programme in University of West Bohemia, Pilsen — Czech Republic).
2014 // Dias, I., Pereira, F., Cottrill, C., Zegras, C., Ben-Akiva, M., “Design and usability concepts applied to a web-based prompted recall survey”, The 10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods, to be held November 2014 in Leura, Australia.
2013 // Cottrill, C., Pereira, F. C., Zhao, F., Dias, I., Lim, H. B., Ben-Akiva, M. and Zegras, C. “The Future Mobility Survey: Experiences in developing a smartphone-based travel survey in Singapore”. Transport Research Board (TRB) annual meeting. Washington, D. C. January, 2013.
Sketch + Balsamiq Mockups + Axure
Adobe Illustrator + Dreamweaver
2011 — 2015 // Lived and worked in Singapore
2006 // Czech Republic in Erasmus Programme
1998 // Dublin (Irland) an English Course
Yoga + Scuba Diving + Traveling + Cinema