ABOUT

ANNA MARCINKIEWICZ

DESIGNER


Polish Designer and Photographer at the beginning of UX career. My academic experience in architecture allowed me to perfect ideation, design, research, and empathy skills. During my professional work I specialized in conceptual and graphic design. Moderator of Design Thinking and trainee of the Interaction Design Foundation.

Creative thinker, intellectually curious, constantly searching and implementing new tools or solutions. Enthusiast of work with clients – easily defines their needs and builds long-term relations. Uses photography and hand-drawing as an additional value of projects. Works flexibly as a part of a team and independently. Fluent communication in English, professional experience in the international environment.

Career Objective:
Creative Manager, Design Manager


Education

Courses:

  • Psychology of E-Commerce: How to Sell Online
    The Interaction Design Foundation (2021)
    Course Certificate
  • Moderator of Design Thinking
    Design Thinking Institute, Poznań (2020)
  • UX Designer from Scratch
    The Interaction Design Foundation (2020)
    Course Certificate
  • UX: The Beginner’s Guide
    The Interaction Design Foundation (2020)
    Course Certificate
  • Gestalt Psychology and Web Design: The Ultimate Guide
    The Interaction Design Foundation (2020)
    Course Certificate
  • Emotional Design — How to Make Products People Will Love
    The Interaction Design Foundation (2020)
    Course Certificate
  • Adobe Photoshop for Illustration
    Domestika (2020)
  • Watercolor Painting
    Studio Lineare
    Warsaw 2019-2020
  • Online Marketing Fundamentals
    Google (2018)

University:

  • Architecture – Master’s Degree
    Specialisation in Preservation of Monuments
    Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland (2015 – 2016)
  • Architecture – Bachelor’s Degree
    Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland (2011 – 2015)
  • Architecture – Exchange Programme – 1 semester 
    Università degli Studi G. d’Annunzio Pescara, Italy (2015 – 2016)
  • Architecture – Exchange Programme – 2 semesters 
    Universidade da Beira Interior Covilhã, Portugal (2013 – 2014)

Excperience

Freelance:

Designer
(2017 – present)

  • Digital Content Creator – Italian Architecture.
  • Perspective drawing teacher – Scuola Internazionale Comics di Genoa, Italy.
  • Design and project managment – interior of café and bakery in Jarosław. Poland.
  • Conceptual design – 3D models, visualizations, graphic design, illustrations – a.o. Studio Ēto in Genova, Būvalts R in Riga.
  • Logo design – a.o. CineFolk Podcast
  • CV templates for the Career Coach
  • Create and run a private websites incl. WordPress template edition and SEO: www.lacunna.com, www.annamarcinkiewicz.com.

Photographer
(2014 – present)

  • Interiors and architecture – a.o. Between Art&Design in Genoa.
  • Private portraits.
  • Travel photography and reportage.
  • Events – a.o. Travel Festival Śladami Marzeń, sport competitions of Academic Sports Association of Jagiellonian University, Poland.

Full-time jobs:

Architect
Foris Architekci, Warsaw, Poland (05/2019 – 06/2020)

  • Developed conceptual projects of the apart-hotel interiors (BIM) – high-felity prototype.

Junior Architect
BIM Architekci, Warsaw, Poland (03/2018 – 05/2019)

  • Conceptual and graphic design, schemes, 3D models, architectural illustration.
  • Ideation – projects a.o. apart-hotels, coach house adaptation, chocolate museum, attic adaptation.

Interior Designer
Ejsmont Warsaw, Poland (06/2017 – 02/2018)

  • Management of 4 executive projects of interior design.
  • Supervised renovation works, custom-made furniture realization and orders.
  • Led meetings with clients.

Architectural Intern
Rem Pro Riga, Latvia (11/2016 – 02/2017)

  • Developed a conceptual projects: 3D model, graphic design of housing estate masterplan in Minsk and sports hall for the technical school in Riga.

Architectural Assistant
Creativa, Rzeszów, Poland (06/2016 – 09/2016)

  • Developed conceptual projects of single houses (BIM) – high-felity prototype.

Architectural Intern
Jorge Mealha, Lisbon, Portugal (07/2015 – 09/2015)

  • An urban maquette of a townhouse in Lisbon.

Awards & Achievements

Architecture

  • Laboratory Complex for GUM (BIM Architekci) – 3rd prize, conceptual and graphic design
  • Sports Hall of the Primary School (BIM Architekci) – laureate, conceptual and graphic design
  • Sports Hall for Technical School (Rem Pro) – 1st prize, graphic design

Photography

Competitions:
  • 1st International Competition of Photography in Artificial Light, Spain – 1st prize and 3rd prize 
  • 1st Nationwide Competition of Photography Chest of Jarosław , Poland – 1st prize
  • 17th International Biennial of Landscape Photography Space Definition, Poland – laureate
Exhibitions & Publications:
  •  Architectural Details from the Journey (Rzeszów University of Technology, Attavati Galery in Jarosław)
  • Spanish Pasqua – reportage from Andalucian Ester (OP Gallery in Rzeszów)
  • Unknown Island São Miguel – reportage from Azores (Południk Zero Café  in Warsaw)
  • Journey Colour Palette  (Tam i z Powrtotem Café in Warsaw)
  • Cover of publication Entangled peripheries. New contributions to the history of Portugal and Morocco by historian Francisco Javier Martínez from the University of Évora in Portugal

Skills

Languages:

  • Polish (native)
  • English (C1)
  • Italian (B1)

Software:

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe XD
  • Canva
  • Microsoft Office
  • Apple Pages
  • WordPress

Personal skills:

  • Creativity, artistic skills
  • Planning, organisation
  • Teamwork, cross-cultural competency
  • Self-dependence, self-organization
  • Adaptive thinking, flexibility
  • New-media literacy
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