Learning Experience Designer

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

Hello! I am a multidisciplinary designer and creative maker based in London, UK. I believe in the power of simplicity and utilising design for the common good. I am interested in taking part in the growth of the creative economy and joining projects that support creative entrepreneurship and artist empowerment. I have experience in service design, brand strategy, content design, photography, creative thinking, and video production. please feel free to contact me: hello@diana-hidalgo.com www.diana-hidalgo.com

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  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Fine Art
  • Design
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Sketch
  • Service Design
  • Design Innovation
  • Design Management
  • Design Leadership
  • Design Methodologies
  • Design Processes
  • Design Interaction
  • Design Ethnography
  • Research Design
  • Research Visualisation
  • Design Thinking

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Nesta


    • Publishing
  • I

    Independant Film

    • V

      Vancouver Fashion Week

      • A

        Art Museum of the Americas

        Work history


        Learning Experience Designer


        Oct 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • We develop capacity-building programmes to help people in simple and practical ways to become better innovators for the common good. We also advice and support to organisations so they can improve their ability to innovate. My role includes: - Leading on the design and development of the team's brands. - Managing the development and lifecycle of various programme brands in an evolving, iterative and reflective way. - Designing and developing programme assets, from content to communication tools and materials, for creating a great user experience for internal and external audiences. - Contributing to the user experience design of the Skills team portfolio of programmes, providing design input in key touch points along the programmes’ journeys. - Responsible for mapping and coordinating design assets to increase efficiency on teamwork dynamics - Communicating and envisioning concepts and ideas using design methods such as user research, ideation, stakeholder mapping and co-designing. - Supporting with workshop delivery and facilitation for engaging with internal and external stakeholders to deliver meaningful experiences. - Visualising complex problems and concepts to help inform the team when making decisions based on the information available and research evidence. - Helping to bring service design thinking into the Innovation Skills programmes.


        Creative Designer Curator Assistant

        Art Museum of the Americas

        May 2015 - Aug 2015
        • Washington, United States
        • Full Time
        • In AMA I worked directly with the museum’s archival material and the permanent collection inventory. I was in charge of preparing and producing an institutional video that was focused towards a partnership campaign. I worked with improving our social media presence by posting activities on a daily basis. I also supported the educational programs (academic children workshops), and I worked in designing e-flyers/other promotional material. During my time in AMA I also helped with the installation of the show “Waterweavers”. http://www.diana-hidalgo.com/portfolios/waterweavers/


        Product Architectural Photographer

        Grupo Ture

        Aug 2014 - Jan 2015
        • Quito, Ecuador
        • Freelance
        • In Grupo Turé I worked with several clients to effectively advertise their product in a creative and innovative way. Some of these clients are: · Salads2Go: Photographed all of the salads and a variety of products that the company offers. All of the photographs are used for advertising. · Axxis Hospital: Photographed two departments of the hospital: Nusense and MedicalTrack. · Mulala: Photographed the restaurant with all the graphic implementation that GT rebranded for them.



        Sesiones al Parque

        Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
        • Quito, Ecuador
        • Freelance
        • Sesiones Al Parque (Park Sessions) is a musical project that showcases Ecuadorian talent among new and old musicians in Quito. The idea is to produce a video clip of a band and while also including the public to be a part of the process. In Sesiones Al Parque I am the official photographer of all the events.


        Apr 2014 - Jun 2014
        • Vancouver, Canada
        • Freelance
        • Capturing the unique and extravagant fashion style in the streets of the city of Vancouver. The photographs are part of the official blog of VFW, which posts 3-4 photographs a week.


        Fashion Event Photographer

        Hush magazine

        Aug 2013 - Sep 2014
        • Vancouver, Canada
        • Full Time
        • Event and fashion photographer. · Vancouver Fashion Week 2013 · ECO Fashion Week - Nicole Bridger Fashion Show · Vancouver Alternative Fashion - VALT 2013 · Brooklyn Gastown X HUSH Saturday Nights · Confessions - Art Show by Jamie Smith · Connect Marketing Group Inc. Launch Party · Dawn’s Street Cred - Holt Renfrew Vancouver


        Director & Producer

        Independant Film

        Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
        • Esmeraldas, Ecuador
        • Freelance
        • Directing & filmmaking a short documentary of the Community of Santa Rosa in Ecuador. Filming a documentary of the Community in Santa Rosa. The main purpose of this documentary is to raise awareness of Santa Rosa’s state. What makes this project unique is the blending of art, poetry, and sociological issues within modern times. Partnership with Huella Productions (Buenos Aires, Argentina).


        Creative Designer

        Grupo Mammut - Create

        May 2013 - Sep 2013
        • Quito, Ecuador
        • Internship
        • A full-time internship at Grupo Mamut Advertising Agency over the summer of 2013, I worked directly with the design, animation and creative department. During my time at Mamut I created logos, adds, and multimedia videos for different clients.



        MDes Design Management Innnovation

        University of The Arts London (UAL)

        Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Dissertation: Explore the evolving role of the design manager, and how this role enables the creative industry to support innovation-driven brands.


        MA Photography

        Universitat de Girona

        Sep 2015 - May 2016
        • Girona, Spain
        • Thesis Projects: project I worked in a photo-documentation of the artists that have been critical to the completion of Antonio Gaudi's Basílica de la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain. For this project, I contacted some of the most important figures of Cataluyna’s art scene of the past 50 years to interview them.


        Sep 2010 - May 2014
        • Vancouver, Canada
        • Thesis Project: Documentary, "manglare" and corresponding photo exhibition aimed to sensationalize the issue while raising awareness to gather support for the community.