Raf 🌋
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Raf 🌋

Product Design, System in Europe, He / Him

Be kind to yourself

2 days ago

About

Lead Product Designer; system specialist, cross-functional design partner from 0 → 1 to design leadership building in stealth. Open to chat for design roles.

Specialities: from Branding to cross-platform human interface design and Design Systems, Prototyping, Interaction Design, design engineering execution and cross-functional partnerships in agency, product startups and companies environments.

Aside from design: I enjoy reading, grinding coffee, take pictures and my core values are openness, commitment and continuous improvement.

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Work Experience

2022 — Now

Product Design, Design System, cross-functional collaboration, design storytelling, design mentoring, engineers hand-off and more.

2022 — Now
World

Independent design studio focused on digital brand experiences

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2021 — 2022

Scaling the B2B Design System working on documentation, guidelines, contributions and support for the all company.

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2021 — 2021

Created, maintained and scaled the first Design System by setting metrics and KPIs to reduce time-to-market, improve workflow reliability and establish sustainable processes for internal tools & app v 1.0

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2020 — 2021

Raised £300K in 3 months with strategic business analysis, branding, UI prototyping to MVP to launch a one-in-a-kind platform to help art collectors connect, trade, share and talk about art post-COVID.

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2021 — 2021
Remote

Brand and new MVP

2020 — 2020
2020 — 2020
2020 — 2020

Side Projects

2022

I am not (just) my Portfolio.

I have separated my work from my web space. I plan to integrate some of my writings into the blog. I am satisfied with my personal photo and proud to show up myself.

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2022

How you work > What you worked on.

Inspired by Lily's original work, I refactored and made a template in Craft (available to the community).

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2022

Creative Direction / Model: Raffaele Vitale
Photography: giannidegennaro.it

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2021
2021

Weekly essentials

2021
2016
Experience Plus SuperHost at Airbnb

Projects

2022

Created a collection of updated collections for aspiring UX / UI designers for the Italian community, constantly updated, with a simple self-evolving community.

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Education

2019 — 2020
2019 — 2020
San Giovanni, Naples
2017 — 2019
Naples

Graduated cum laude

2021
Design System for Designers at Accredible

Credential ID: 31778649

2019
UX Certifications at The Interaction Design Foundation

Credential ID: 56668

  • Mobile User Experience (UX) Design
  • The Practical Guide to Usability
  • UX Management: Strategy and Classes (Top 10%)
  • User Research: Best Practices (Top 10%)