Luana Cavalcanti
Luana Cavalcanti

Hello
I’m Luana
Cavalcanti

Luana

MISSION

Design for social change in order to help people tell their stories and help providers focus on the work they love through thoughtful UI/UX design, localisation, and marketing research.

DESIGN

UI designer who uses Sketch most of the times but Figma and Adobe XD are good friends.

DEVELOP

WordPress development and customisation in HTML and CSS

Git knowledge for versioning

WRITE

Mostly about my career in tech and my work in diversity and inclusion, you can find on Medium.

PROMOTE

I facilitate events, workshops and mentorship programs for women in tech, especially in UX. I am a woman in tech leader and avid promoter of equal pay.

ABOUT

I am somewhere at the intersection of  service design and product thinking.

My initial background was in hospitality where I worked for cruise ships and travelled 66 countries in my mid twenties and then there is a second phase and a second degree that is related to tech and this all happened when I immigrated to Ireland.

Luana Cavalcanti

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Nana korobi ya oki

I bring passion and dedication to my work:

  • Helping global organizations expand into new markets.
  • Guiding businesses to get seriously strategic about service design.
  • Guiding businesses to get seriously strategic about inclusion and diversity in technology.

 

SKILLS

Service designer specialising in UX/UI, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitation

Technical:

  • Visual design (UI): Sketch, sometimes Figma;
  • UX Design Foundation;
  • UX Research Foundation;
  • Localisation;
  • Jira knowledge from creation of backlogs and sprints;
  • HTML/CSS for WordPress and Webflow theme customisation;
  • Event facilitation and organisation;
  • Native Portuguese speaker, proficient in English and Spanish.

Other Relevant Skills

Empathy: I have a passion for understanding those who are different than me. My ability to empathise with a wide range of people helps me connect to users more deeply and solve their problems more accurately.

Leadership: I am a natural leader. I am a reliable teammate who is sought after across departments to be a sounding board and solution designer for complex and vague problems. I adapt to changing business priorities and am quick to understand, synthesize, and deliver results that maintain strategic alignment to the core product vision.

  • 2017

    2016 - 2017 Started career in Design. Graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology. BSc Degree in Digital Technology and Design (with Distinction). Launched Ladies that UX Dublin.

  • 2019

    2018 - 2019 Gained experience from working with WaytoB to TradeIX (fintech).

  • 2020

    2020 - Building my side hustle, RemoteShe, expanding Ladies that UX Dublin and working for RiM while validating RemoteShe.co

SKETCH
FIGMA
ILLUSTRATOR
INDESIGN (InDesign)
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY
PUBLIC SPEAKING
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
PRODUCT DESIGN
AGILE
LOCALISATION
DEVELOPING
EVENT COORDINATION
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