Hello! I am Luca, a passionate, creative and highly organised final year Product Design student at the University of Leeds. I recently completed a 12 month industrial placement working as a Retail Design Intern at L'Oréal working for Yves Saint Laurent, Armani, Valentino and Maison Margiela.
I have a keen eye for detail and go the extra mile to achieve the best and most honest outcomes possible. I enjoy combining a human-centred design with creative flair to develop innovative solutions.
Adobe Creative Suite:
I am proficient in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator utilising them to create banners/logos/newsletters, edit images, design portfolios, build infographics and much more. I can create standout assets for for your companies projects.
I am CSWA qualified and have 3 years experience in the software turning 2D designs into 3D visualisations.
I have 1 years industry experience designing and building up luxury cosmetics counters from retailer floorplans for brands such as YSL, Armani, Valentino and Maison Margiela.
I can add context to your product, bringing it to to life by adding textures, materials, lighting and real-life backgrounds.
Proofreading and Editing:
I've assisted on refinement, conciseness and development of students personal statements, CVs, cover letters and emails.
I've assisted on the the creative layout design of multiple CVs and newsletters.
Sketching (digital & by hand):
I use my iPad Pro and traditional sketching methods to sketch, visualise and render ideas to a high standard.
I achieved grade A at A-Level and am happy to assist with translations.
Retail Design Intern (L’Oréal):
Designed the Maison Margiela temporary site for Harrods, Knightsbridge utilising 75% recycled fixtures. Live since July 2022.
Designed a monthly retail design newsletter to 540+ recipients.
Created email banners and logos for L’Oréal’s Gender Equality Network.
UX/UI Design Volunteer (The Complete University Guide):
Built interactive low-fi paper prototypes for an app and website UI.
UX testing for upcoming concepts.
Customer Assistant (Marks & Spencer):
Provided excellent customer service.
Supervised the customer service desk, P.O.S areas and sales floor, handling a variation of tasks at once.
I look forward to working with you soon!