Tatiana Santos

A little bit about myself

A multidisciplinary designer, based in London, with a main focus on user experience and visual interface design. I enjoy turning complex problems into intuitive and clean human centered design solutions.

Experience in

  • Creative Direction
  • Branding & Identity
  • Prototyping
  • User Interface Design ( UI )
  • User Experience Design (UX)
  • Research/ User interviews
  • Design Systems
  • Documentation
  • Online Marketing

Curriculum vitae


Jun 2021 – Present

UI / UX Designer – Smart
Working closely with POs, architects, researchers and engineers, exploring new ways to improve our software for retirement, savings and financial wellbeing through user-centric design using design sprints to create, test and iterate on prototypes before implementation. Also, involved with the creation and maintenance of the design system.

2019 – 2021

UI / UX Designer – Soldo
I collaborated in cross-functional teams giving feedback and support. I did research, sketches, low & high fidelity mockups and prototypes and conducted user interview sessions when necessary. When I joined Soldo, I started working on our internal design system. The creation and documentation of our collection of components helped change the pace of production and innovation within our team.

2016 – 2019

UI / UX Designer – Xanda
In this agency, I used to organise the workflow of the designers and oversee the creative direction while still personally delivering designs that matched the client’s needs and goals. I worked in various fields of design, including UX, IU, web design, graphic design and branding.

2015 – 2016

Assistant Graphic Designer – Salt Magazine
Working with tight deadlines, I helped design the layout and visual aesthetics for each issue. I was also involved with social media campaigns and online publications, such as newsletters.

2010 – 2015

Volunteer as Graphic & Web Designer – Fest – Film Festival
I worked with the team to determine the creative direction for all printed media for the festival, for example, brochures, flyers, posters, signage, guides and maps. And on digital projects such as website design and social media campaigns.


2014 – 2015

Design Innovation & Brand Management
Master’s Degree
UCA – United Kingdom

2011 – 2014

Communication Design and Audiovisual Production
Bachelor’s Degree
ESART – Portugal

2008 – 2011

High School Diploma
Escola Dr. Manuel Laranjeira – Portugal


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