I'm Flávio Tavares Schirmer. flaviofts.
+5 years of experience working with User Experience and Software Design.
I work with design, technology and user experience since 2014. I did many projects developing User Interfaces to various differents types of softwares. They demand different attributes, but overall i work mainly with Information Architecture, Web Design, Graphic Design, and related fields like Branding and Strategy.
I have a good conceptual understanding of current online technologies and the principles of good Web design. Up-to-date on best practices for UI design and usability. Ability to communicate design recommendations to both peers and company leaders. I work directly with product managers and developers to ensure design is properly applied to the product
2017 - 2019
// IBM'S CLIENT
UX Designer at Sicredi.
+2 Years and counting. Currently working at a Financial Cooperatives initiative Institution called Sicredi. I'm the only designer, so I work on a lot of different projects.
2017 - CURRENT
// International Business Machines
Designer at IBM. Porto Alegre, Brazil.
2015 - 2016
// THE STARTUP PHASE
UX Designer at Ludific in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
A tech startup with some software ideas/solutions to improve education and healthcare.
I did the product design of three products. A Educational Platform, School Scheduling Mobile App and a Senior Activity Journal.
I used Agile methods on both projects, in addition to significantly improve my teamwork skills, guiding the developers to build the new versions of the applications.
2014 - 2015
// WORKING FAST @ SOFTWARE FACTORY
User Interface Designer at Intermidia in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
My first real job. There I became responsible for the User Interface of complex commerce applications developed for several major brands and manufacturers. Mainly in the shoes and textile fields. The concepts were made in different platforms Mobile iOS, Android and some Windows Phone too. Also Desktop Applications on Windows to pannels and more controller views.And Android Tablets for a on-factory application usage made with a partnership in China.
I made visual concepts for a variaty of different softwares. They operate with Automatic Sales Force. A lot of complex commerce systems and automation.
Not oriented to the final user but still... I've manage to learn a lot about heavy data UX/UI design. The concepts were made for different platforms - including Web, iOS, Old Desktop Windows .exe type stuff, and also Android Tablets. I've also made a new visual identity for them.
2013 - 2014
// ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
2012 - 2014
// RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Intern and Design Studant at Computer Center for Applied Research PUCRS-HP in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Consolidate my experience wirking closely in some cool projects about automatic layout algorythms.
2011 - 2012
// FIRST INTERNSHIP: INSPIRING
Web Designer Internship at Microsoft Innovation Center in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Here I discover the professional field of Human-Computer Interaction. Begin my own studies in html, css and image editing. Microsoft Innovation Centers are way to raise the tide through innovation so that all boats are lifted between government, academia, entrepreneurs and startups. It was a cool experience that started my professional career.