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BIO

LUKAS VALIAUGA

In 58 words:

Lukas Valiauga is an interaction designer with a passion and knowledge for craeting experiences for digital and physical space.

Independently, in a team or by collaborating, Lukas had worked to bring about numerous installations, interactive media applications and interfaces for digital infrastructure.


Lukas had also re-invented a toaster, made a plant fly and sold 23% of his luck.
 

| interaction design | visual communication | creative technologies

Skills:

Interface Design: IXD, UI, UX
  • Insight gathering, need-finding, problem formulation,
    wire-framing, defining user-flows, design, test & iteration. 
  • Using: Sketch, inVision

Spatial Design

  • Producing technical drawings and specifications.
  • Using: Rhino 3D, Cinema 4D, Key-shot 

Visual communication

  • Design for print and digital including work with typography and layouts. Image retouching.
  • Using: Adobe Suit, Sketch

Creative technologies

  • Java-Script, Python, C#, Processing, Arduino,
    Raspberry-pi / Beagle Bone (UNIX),
    HTML + CSS + SAAS (mark-up)

Personal skills

  • Leading research and conceptualisation to formulate proposals as well as pitch decks for communication strategies, service and product design challenges.

Personal research

  • Networked communication, machine learning, tangible technologies.

Role:

Professional Experience:

2018 - PRESENT MUSO, Digital piracy data company
Role: Digital product designer

  • communication research 
  • Interactive installations
  • interface design
  • creative coding
  • research in technology

2017 - 2018 FABRICA, Benetton Design Research Centre
Role: Interaction Designer, Resident
Collaborations with businesses and cultural institutions designing communication concepts, campaigns and installations.

  • UI / UX
  • Visual Design
  • UX audit, competitors analysis, need-finding, design


2016 - 2017 FURTHERMORE, Digital Product Studio
Role: Digital Product Designer
User interface design. Concept to delivery of assets for producing an MVP to a major UK business client overhauling their digital infrastructure.

  • Visual Design
  • Image Retouching
  • Front-end administration
  • building email campaigns
  • Digital design, UX
  • Concept development and research
  • Project management assistance

2015 - 2016 CONRAN LTD., Architecture, Interiors, Design Shop
Role: Digita Designer
Working closely with marketing, PR and design team assisting in to create value in visual communication field within companies most growing aspect - e-commerce.

2014 CITYLIVE, Social Campaign Project
Role: Designer
Interactive media campaign to promote a ‘Booth Centre’ - charitable organisation based in Manchester. 
Team project resulting in a series of interactive stories
deployed over a set of smart screens around a Manchester, UK.

  • Research and concept development
  • Assisting construction and build
  • Photography

2013 PAN, Experience Design Studio
Role: Design Internship
Work produced during this practice contributed towards
designing a kinetic installation ‘Swing Vote’.
Exhibited during a TedX conference this installation served
to physicalise a debate for a need of regulating a use
of 3D printers.


Education:

GOLDSMITHS, University of London.
BA DESIGN - FIRST CLASS

NATIONAL SCHOOL FOR ARTS, Lithuania.
GYMNASIUM DIPLOMA

Features / Participation
2018 ‘FUHA’ Permanent installation - Istanbul, Turkey

2017 ‘I See Colors Everywhere’ - Group show @ Milan Design Museum, ITALY

2017 ‘Italia Innovation Programme’ - participant for the Italian innovation challenge, ITALY

2017 ‘WWWH!’ - (Guest collaborator) creative workshops for
the Design Museum London, UK  

2016 ‘SPACE’ - Winning product proposal @ FJORD Design Innovation Workshops, London, UK 

2015 ‘Re-Invented’ - (Lead) creative workshops for Saturday Club Programme @ Goldsmiths UOL, UK 

2015 ‘GOLDSMITHS Festival 2015’  - Alumni project showcase and artist talks @ Goldsmiths UOL, UK   

2015 ‘XV’ at TRUMAN’S BREWERY, LONDON
A showcase for project ‘Luck Inc.’ during a Goldsmiths Undergraduate Show

2014 ‘DESIGN COUNCIL: ONES TO WATCH’
Awarded as one of 70 rising creatives in Design and Arts.

2014 ‘CAMPAIGN MAGAZINE: ‘THE CITYLIVE CHALLENGE’
CITYLIVE campaign featured in a Campaign Magazine.


Website: valiaugalukas.lt
Blog: lukasvaliauga.tumblr.com
LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/in/valiaugalukas
Email: valiaugalukas@gmail.com
Twitter/Instagram: @valiaugalukas

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