General Information

Full Name Ioanna Lioliou
Languages Greek - native, English - fluent, Spanish - basic proficiency

Work Experience

  • Jul 2023 - Present
    UI / UX Designer
    Individual Contractor | Tashows, CGWorks

    Provide product design services. Gather requirements and set brand goals with clients. Conduct user and competitor research & analysis. Provide information architecture, diagram user flows, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, graphic elements and art direction. Present insights to clients.

    • Decreased design-to-production time by 50%, implementing design systems and component libraries. (Tailwind CSS, Bootstrap)
    • Decreased client redesign requests, by proactively and timely communicating goals and decisions.
  • Jan 2022 - Jun 2023
    UI / UX Designer

    Lead designer for the UX & UI of apps and websites. Conducted competitor and user analysis. Provided visual language and information architecture structure. Created wireframes, mockups, prototypes. Presented insights to clients and stakeholders in key design phases.

    • Undertook 7 projects from kick-off through delivery, coordinating and aligning design & development. Provided art direction for 3 projects.
    • Established design-to-development best practices and delivered style guides.
    • Created an in-house multi-brand design system, based on tokenization.
  • Apr 2021 - Dec 2022
    UI Designer
    Tashows |

    Provided UI design services, collaborating with a developer. Gathered requirements and brand goals from stakeholders. Provided information architecture, wireframes, prototypes, mockups and graphic elements.

    • Delivered 3 projects with design style guidelines.
  • Sep 2018 - Mar 2020
    ao7 architects |
    • Analyzed briefs and requirements, visualized concept designs and construction blueprints, practicing design principles.
    • Understood the value of user experience. Realized the importance of design in communicating concepts and meaning.

Certifications & Education

  • 2023
    HTML, CSS & Javascript

    Learned and applied basic front-end development. Designed and developed this personal portfolio website,

  • 2023
    Digital Marketing and Online Branding
    TUV Hellas (TUV Nord)

    Earned Digital Marketing and Online Branding Certificate by completing 110 hours of online courses and passing final certification test. Basics of digital marketing to build business web presence, plan online strategy, optimise SEO & SEM and utilize analytics.

  • 2021
    Google UX Design Professional Certificate

    Earned UX Design Certificate by completing 152 hours of courses and three case studies. Studied UX research, UI design, and foundational UX concepts. Conducted user research and user testing interviews.

  • 2020
    Architecture Engineering (MEng)
    National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    • GRADE: 8.05/10
  • 2017
    Student Exchange Program - Erasmus
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya , Barcelona, Spain