Luca - University of Leeds

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.

Please see my portfolio of work here


  • 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.

  • SolidWorks:

    I am CSWA qualified and have 3 years experience in the software turning 2D designs into 3D visualisations.

  • SketchUp:

    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.

  • Keyshot:

    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.

  • Layout Design:

    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.

  • Spanish:

    I achieved grade A at A-Level and am happy to assist with translations.

Work Experience

  • 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!

Task Area:
Business development
Content writing
Customer service
Data analysis
Graphic design
Market research
Social media
Software development
UX testing
Video editing
Web design
Software Capabilities:
Google sheets
Photoshop / Illustrator
Industry Interests:
Future Tech
Arts / Culture
Investment / Finance
Health / Wellbeing
Policy / Law
Sports / Outdoors
Startups / Entrepreneurship
Travel / Cuisine
NGOs / Activism
Environment / Sustainability