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Omar Careaga

Lead Product Designer

London

I'm a multidisciplinary Product Designer passionate about solving user problems on everyday products. I enjoy tackling any design challenge and I always strive to find the best possible solutions for the end users. I currently work at Farfetch. Previously at Samsung Electronics.

Experience

  • Lead Product Designer (Contract)

    Photobox

    London

    Nov 2018 - Present

  • Visiting Lecturer

    University of Greenwich

    London

    Oct 2018 - Present

    School of Design.
    Graphic and Digital Design, BA Hons

  • Co-founder and Creative Director

    Stupendous Studio

    London

    Apr 2018 - Present

    Stupendous Studio is a multi-disciplinary design collective based in London. The practice helps companies and individuals with branding, editorial, packaging and UX design. Stupendous also runs and organises creative workshops.

  • Senior Product Designer

    Farfetch

    London

    Oct 2017 - Nov 2018

    Working horizontally across the web products, my role is to develop solutions that leverage user engagement with the content and the products. Creating the strategy across different touchpoints and designing end to end experiences. Recent projects include redesigning the homepage as part of a migration, to a more scalable solution for our 15 different languages, creating new experiences around New In and bringing Influencer's content across the user journey for the first time in Farfetch.

    My role at Farfetch also includes:
    - Mentor Junior Designers
    - Manage the design of entire projects from beginning to end.
    - Facilitate design sprints and ideation workshops.
    - Collaborate, improve and maintain our internal design system.
    - Challenging the experience and visual output of ongoing projects.
    - Present process and final results to stakeholders.

  • Senior UI / UX Designer

    Samsung Design Europe

    London

    Mar 2012 - Oct 2017

    Managing the Visual and UI output of UX projects from beginning to the end.

    Evolve and innovate around new ways of presenting concepts and projects to stakeholders.

    Leading the UX and Visual process on key projects.

    Working across different business areas such TV, Mobile, Wearables and Domestic Appliances.

    Presentation to stakeholders and VP at Samsung HQ.

    Creating the future vision for current and new products.

  • Senior Visual Designer

    Coffeecup Software

    Remote

    Dec 2010 - Mar 2012

    Developing UI assets, icons, visual guidelines and themes for a range of web products and smartphones applications.

    Crafting the UI for several software solutions.

  • Design Teacher

    ORION

    Asturias

    Jul 2010 - Dec 2010

    Training people in the craft of digital and print design.

  • Graphic Designer

    Jorge Lorenzo

    Asturias

    Sep 2007 - Mar 2009

    Developing concepts, ideas and graphic solutions for a variety of projects such corporative identity, books, magazines, posters, packaging, web design and signage design.

    Managing the process from idea to production

Education

  • Central Saint Martins

    100 Design Projects

    2012 - 2012

  • ELISAVA | Pompeu Fabra University

    Masters Degree Graphic Communication

    2009 - 2010

  • ESAPA

    BA Hons Graphic Design

    2003 - 2007

Awards

  • IF Design Award

    Mar 2018

    Samsung 360° packaging identity / Electronics packaging

  • IF Design Award

    Feb 2016

    Samsung Radiant 360 "R1" "R3" "R5" Speakers

  • CES Innovation Awards

    Jan 2016

    Samsung Radiant 360 "R5" speaker

  • IDEA Award

    Jun 2015

    Samsung WAM 7500 Speaker

  • Good Design

    May 2015

    Samsung WAM 7500 Speaker

Skills

  • UX Design
  • UI Design
  • Visual Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Prototyping
  • User Testing
  • Typography
  • Art Direction
  • Branding
  • Sketch, Adobe CC, Invision, Principle, Marvel, Figma, Abstract, C4D, HTML, CSS