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Gianni Favaretto

User Experience, Design, and Leadership.

Driven by action, care, and work ethic, I lead and coach people – plus myself – to deliver well-designed outcomes that ...

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What I do

I build, coach, and scale teams with the intent of developing individuals to be avid learners, motivated, collaborative, caring, courageous, and creative problem-solvers.

Strategically, I envision, execute and deliver business-driven experiences designed carefully for humans.

Being a walk the talk kind of guy and a believer in hands-on leadership, I'm continually walking the never-ending craft refinement journey.

Work experience

Head of Experience Design

@ Zopa Bank

I am leading the Experience Design team (Research, Product and Service Design) that works with engineering and product to create user-centred financial experiences across all digital channels.

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Head of UX and Product Design

@ Sainsbury's Argos

I led the User Experience, Product Design, UX Research, and UX Writing teams to create digital experiences across mobile, desktop, application, in-store and new channels as they emerge in Argos, Argos Financial Services, Tu Clothing, and Habitat.

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UX and Design Chapter Lead

@ Ocado Smart Platform

I initiated and directed the design outcomes, including two Design Systems. I built, scaled and coached the international team responsible for the User Experience and Design of the Ocado Smart Platform B2B and B2C.

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UX and Design Chapter Lead

@ Fabled by Marie Claire

From a startup to a scale-up phase, I led an in-house agile UX team, I marked the design vision and outcomes and contributed to the brand development.

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UX and Design Chapter Lead

@ Fetch, Sizzle

From a startup to a scale-up phase, I built, scaled and led the UX and Design team while crafting and directing the user experience and design outcomes of Fetch.co.uk and Sizzle.co.uk.

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UX Manager and Sr Designer

@ Ocado

I crafted and led the design of the core UX features of the Webshop and awarded IOS native mobile and tablet apps. I have been on the front-line in delivering Ocado's most significant shopping experience redesign.

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Designer, Consultant, Instructor

@ Freelance

I being providing to my international clientele several services such as User Experience, Design, Art Direction, UI Development, Accessibility consultancy, Branding and Training.

Clients included Sun Microsystem, Nasa, ENI, Novartis, Thomson Reuters, Sacbo International Airport, Fila, CIM e-Banking, Bergamo Council, and more.

Consultant, Speaker, and Instructor

@ Macromedia

I was elected to be part of the Macromedia Specialist Group (20/25 over 600 professionals). Consultant, instructor and speaker during roadshows and conferences held by Macromedia (acquired by Adobe in 2005).

Web Art Director

@ Sesaab Group

I headed up a team of web designers. I Designed and supervised the delivery of user interfaces and all the graphics that enhanced the appearance of websites and web applications. I educated clients about the similarities and differences between Internet communication and other forms of marketing and public relations efforts.

Web Designer

@ ANS

As a web designer in a start-up enviroment, I translated the client vision into a useable and visually appealing web solution. I worked side by side with a team of high profile developers and network specialist.

Web Designer and Prof Assistant

@ Utah Valley University

I worked with Professor Gale on evaluating students' web design work. I designed and developed the University’s websites and educational applications based on W3C accessibility standards.

Coaching beyond design

To build teams of influential individuals and team players, I inspire, plan, and guide my colleagues into outdoor adventures. Past adventures such as climbing to the peaks of the Dolomites and French Alps, and backpacking across vulcanos and glaciers in Iceland boosted confidence, resilience, courage, problem-solving, and leadership skills. (Photo: Backpacking the Laugavegur & Fimmvörduháls in Iceland)

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