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Hi, I am Jacopo

Video designer and backend developer.
I specialize in curating videos for classical music concerts and ballet performances.

Video Projections & Mapping

Bending light on stages, walls, cardboard boxes and strange objects is one of my passions.

UX Design

Creating scalable, user-centric interfaces and experiences for web, mobile and automotive infotainment systems.

Video Editing & Production

Using footage, sound and graphics to tell stories.

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Jacopo Castellano - Work & Experience

Sr. Video Designer / Python Developer

Luxoft (Jan 2018 - Present)

Key contributions include:

  • Design, development and animation of graphical user interfaces (HMI) for complex in-vehicle information and communication systems for international markets.
  • Requirements management: planning, monitoring, analyzing ASPICE-compliant processes and activities for the automotive industry.
  • Python / Bash Scripting and Automation.
  • Preparation of screen design for target integration, including color management and quality control.
  • Design and specification of user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery.

Software and Technology: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Figma, Python, Bash, QML, MongoDB, MySQL, Git, Jira, Confluence, Excel.

Classical Music (Pianist)

Piano diploma (2011), Conservatorio A. Steffani, Castelfranco V.to (TV - Italia)

Backend Developer (Python) - Freelance

Sparrow&Snow (Jan 2020 - Feb 2022)

Key contributions include:

  • Python Scripting and Automation
  • Web Scraping
  • Data Analysis

Software and Technology: Python, Bash, NumPy, Regex, Excel, Google Sheets, Linux server.

Video Designer / Video Editor - Production Contracts

Magdeburg Opernhaus (Dec 2014 / Jan 2017)

Key contributions include:

  • Video Editing, Stage video-mapping, Live synchronization;
  • Creation of original video art;
  • Implementation of UX methodologies such as Stakeholder analysis, Surveys, Storyboards

Software and Technology: Final Cut Pro, Isadora, Modul8, MadMapper, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop.

UX Designer - Contract

Sparrow&Snow (Jun 2016 - Oct 2017)

Key contributions include:

  • Translating concepts into low and high fidelity wireframes and mockups;
  • Competitor Analysis, Surveys, Buyer Personas, Sketches, in-house and A/B testing;
  • Online services definition and research; Customer support; CRM implementation (Hubspot).

Software and Technology: Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Hubspot.

UX / Video Designer - Freelance

Symmetrica - Creative Technology Solutions (Feb 2016 - Sep 2017)

Key contributions include:

  • Musical direction of web-streamed classical concerts;
  • Video production and editing;
  • UX and Graphic Design consultation.

UX / Video Designer - Contract

National Ballet of Colombia (Jun 2016 - Aug 2017)

Key contributions include:

  • Video Editing, Stage video-mapping, Live synchronization;
  • Creation of original video art;
  • Training of the in-house design team;
  • Ability to present cohesive design approaches to a non-design audience;
  • Web and Graphic Design consultation.

UI / UX / Web Designer - Full Time

OnNet Europe (Oct 2013 - Aug 2016)

Key contributions include:

  • Successful reorganization of the in-house design structure. Created workflows to reduce development time in half;
  • Designing Website and Mobile UI, original digital art, and internet advertising (web banners, newsletters, landing pages, game launchers);
  • Delivering wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a web and mobile.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

Let's Connect

Want to find out more about my work? Follow me on Vimeo, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Linkedin, Pinterest, Behance.

UI / UX / Web Designer - Full Time

Art&media (Jan 2005 - Jan 2011)

Key contributions include:

  • Web design and development (HTML, CSS, javascript, flash, actionscript, WordPress)
  • Marketing, Branding, Communication.

Working in tech since


Main Tools & Technologies

Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, Modul8, MadMapper, Isadora, Sketch, Figma.
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