Rafaela Sinopoli

Designer & Illustrator
Biarritz, France
+33 07 8078 6594
hello@rafsdesign.com
www.rafsdesign.com

About me

I'm a UI Designer (Visual Designer) and Illustrator with a degree in Advertising and I work with Startups and App development companies to translate their vision and ideas into a user-focused digital product or service.

Experience

Toptal • September 2016-Present

Freelance UX/UI Designer

User interface design for Toptal clients such as Flipaclip, Jungo, Schneider Electric, a Big Four Consulting Firm and the MIT.
Witco (ex MonBuilding) • 2017-2022

Lead UX/UI Designer

• Work together with the founders (and later the Project owner team) to ideate, create and update modules for the app and web.
• Design the new modules from scratch to developer hand-off.
• Review and propose new approaches to improve the user's experience.
• Test and iterate regularly.
• Create a white-label design system and keep it updated.
•Design custom icons.
•Create custom illustrations.
Messapps • 2013-2016

Lead Designer (remote)

• UX/UI design for iOS and Android Apps (from initial concept to developer handoff).
• Designing MVPs with scalability in mind.
• Branding, landing pages and marketing materials for clients.
Multiple clients • 2010-Present

UX/UI Freelance Designer

• UX/UI Design of mobile applications and web platforms.
• Illustration for web.
• Branding and marketing materials.
AYDigital • 2010-2012

Account executive (remote)

• Organizing Project schedules, research, presentations and content creation for sites.
• Responsible for Hispanic Clients.
‍• Hiring, training and coordinating the Creative team in Argentina.

Skills

General

• Excellent communication skills and a problem solving mindset.
• User-focused.
• Work with the available resources.
• Design for scalability.
• Fluent in developer lingo.

Tools

• Figma and Sketch - (Expert)
• Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop - (Expert)
• Project management & communication tools: Jira, Miro, Notion, Slack, Basecamp, Trello - (Strong to Expert)
• Webflow (Proficient - Currently learning)
• Adobe After Effects (Beginner - Currently learning)

Languages

• English (Native)
• Spanish (Native)
• Portuguese (Fluent)
• French (Fluent)
• Italian (Beginner)