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Fausto Abbate

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About Me

I'm a Professional Designer from Palermo who graduated in Industrial Design at the University of Palermo, with a master's degree in Service Design at the University of Bologna.
In my university career I had the opportunity to live and study abroad: one year in Spain and six months in Portugal.

As an experienced UX/UI and Service Designer, I am dedicated to design useful digital products and all kinds of services. Through my expertise in user centered design, I contributed to the successful development of several websites, apps and services from a to z.

My main skills are in service design, user centered design, UX/UI design, history of design. Curious about people. I'm a design thinker.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Jan 2023 -

UX/UI and Service Designer

QWINCE srl

UX qualitative and quantitative Research; User Test; Data analysis; Design of Websites and Apps; Creation of wireframes/app and website structures; Service development using service design tools; Design of interfaces/prototypes of websites and applications with Adobe XD; Creating websites using WordPress; Creation of graphics for social networks.

Aug 2022 - Jan 2023

UX/UI Designer

GIGLIO.COM

Development of application and website interfaces using Sketch and InVision; Competitor interface analysis; UX Research; User Test; Data analysis using Hotjar.

Aug 2021 - Jan 2022

UX/UI and Service Designer

SanaExpert GmbH

Website development using Shopify; Interface design using Adobe XD; Creation of graphics for social media.

Education

2020 - 2022

Master Degree in Advanced Service Design

University of Bologna

2 years of master's degree in service design in which I learned to use the tools of service design to develop services of all kinds, create interfaces for websites and applications; I also studied one year in Spain at the University of Zaragoza. I finished my master with the maximum mark of 110/110 cum laude

2016 - 2020

Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design

University of Palermo

Bachelor degree through which I entered the world of design. I learned to use the main graphics programs, to model in 3D and I started studying the techniques of design thinking. I also studied in Portugal for six months and worked as a third year laboratory assistant.

2011 - 2016

Classical High School Diploma

Liceo Classico Umberto I

Thanks to high school I learned the study method to prepare myself to the university years.

Tools

85%

Figma

95%

Adobe XD

92%

Sketch

90%

WordPress

95%

Adobe Illustrator

87%

Invision

50%

HTML

65%

CSS

70%

Hotjar

95%

Canva

PUBLICATIONS

2022

RePet, il modello della Circular economy applicato alla gestione dei rifiuti in plastica

Thesis published in: AMSLaurea

2019

Design Thinking: metodo innovativo di progettare il futuro. Pensare in gruppo per soddisfare il desiderio di ciascuno.

Article published in: Sicilia InForma Numero 09