Marina Ierides

Design Engineer, Interaction Designer

United Kingdom
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About me

Design Engineer with a specialization in Interactive and Experiential Design. Graduate of MArch, Design for Performance and Interaction at the Bartlett, UCL

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  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Prototyping
  • Adobe
  • Cinema 4D
  • Fusion360
  • Creative
  • Interaction Design
  • Model Making
  • UX Design

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

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    • Queen Mary University of London

      Queen Mary University of London

      • Education & Research
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      DePuy Synthes

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        More than Carrots

        Work history


        Experiential Designer

        ABR Studio

        Jul 2020
        • Nicosia, Cyprus
        • Full Time
        • Creating unique experiences in the arts, culture, and events fields, through immersive installations, interactive and multi-sensory objects, and architecture.


        Visiting Design Tutor

        Queen Mary University of London

        Jan 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Part Time
        • Visiting tutor in the core Design Studio modules – tutorial-style sessions where the students are encouraged to think and develop as an independent designer, supported by visiting professionals. Courses taking the module: 'BEng, Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering', 'BSc Creative Computing', and 'BEng Materials and Design'.


        Design Intern


        Feb 2020 - May 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • During the time I spent in DBLG London, I was able to experience the workflow and process of a high caliber design studio and understand the industry standards. I had the opportunity to collaborate with designers and brands with a high impact in the design world. I spent most of my time designing a VR experience around the work of a fashion brand.


        Projection Mapping Specialist and Content Designer


        Jul 2019 - Sep 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Designing and creating content, as well as being in charge of the projection mapping of the project. The Odeon iSense advertisement film features a series of visuals projected onto the actors' faces. This allowed the film to become visually very captivating and vivid. ​


        Jun 2019 - Jul 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Created and designed the content shown on the annual event to celebrate the end of the academic year and to award the best students of the school, followed by a party in the main square of the university.


        Jul 2018 - Sep 2018
        • Leeds, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • After a successful project was done for the company during my last year in university, the collaboration continued for 2 months during the summer. Working on developing my project further, taking part in brainstorming sessions and finding design solutions for new product development were my main tasks during the time in DePuy.


        Branding and Graphic Design Fellow

        Amble maps

        Jan 2018 - Mar 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Build the image of the start-up, working on all the aspects of the branding and graphic design.


        Data Researcher

        More than Carrots

        Feb 2017 - Mar 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Collection of Data to improve an online database of restaurants offering vegetarian options.


        Lighting Designer


        Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
        • Cyprus
        • Internship
        • As an Intern in LED Science, I learned and worked on AutoCAD, understood the process followed to design and execute a project. Worked in ordering and tracking of items.



        Design for Performance and Interaction (MArch)

        Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

        Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • A course focusing on interactive installation design, creative technology, and computational art.


        Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering (BEng)

        Queen Mary University of London

        Sep 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • A three-year course that develops design thinking and problem solving skills.



        Fountain of Hygiene: Hygiene Innovation Beyond Sanitiser

        The design museum

        • Runner up for People's Choice Award. Shortlisted for Exhibition.


        Winner of conference competition on Materials and Design Exchange

        The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

        • A competition based on the best product design that uses innovative materials to create a product that lies under the health category.


        • Graduated with a BEng First Class Honours


        Highest Mathematics Grade

        A Level Grade

        • Highest grade in Mathematics and Further Mathematics.