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Maria Christofi

multimedia designer

Personal Profile

Born and raised in Limassol of Cyprus, Maria Christofi studied Multimedia design in Cyprus University of Technology. Her passion is pointed in 3D Modelling and Animation, Game Graphics and Web Application Development.

Work Experience

Junior Web Designer | Project Manager

September 2012 - Present

UiBS – United Business Solutions, Cyprus
Uibs role is the creation of dynamic web portals, the construction of corporate online interactive design and brand identities and the implementation and training of systems.

2D / 3D Artist

January 2013 - December 2014

Immersive and Creative Technologies Lab (ICT Lab), Cyprus
The Immersive and Creative Technologies Lab conducts fundamental and applied research in the area lying at the intersection of computer vision and computer graphics.

Research Fellow

May 2012 - Feb 2013

Cyprus Interaction Lab, Cyprus
Working on several topics such as Robotics in Education (NAO robot) and Collaboration with Touch Screen interface (TouchMagix and Microsoft Surface)

Freelance Designer

July 2010 - Present

Maria Christofi Designs, Cyprus
Working on several project such as Web design, 2D and 3D Animations, Motion Graphics and Ads, Game Development and App Development.

Coding Skills

  • HTML / CSS
  • Action Script 3.0
  • Python

Other Skills

  • 3D Scanning
  • 3D Reconstruction
  • 3D Printing

Software Packages

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Unity
  • Quartz Composer
  • Meshlab
  • Cinema 4D
  • Wordpress

Operating Systems

  • Macintosh OS
  • Windows

Education

Cyprus University of Technology

BA in Multimedia and Graphic Arts

Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Graphic Arts courses and Multimedia project such as 3D Modeling and Aniamation, Programming, App Development, Research in Multimedia.

Publications

Tech-Trends 2014

Mar 2014 | Tech-Trends 2014

Preschoolers’ interest and caring behaviour around a humanoid robot - View in academia

European Conferenceon Technology Enhanced Learning, Cyprus

Sep 2013 | EC-TEL 2013

Interactive Tabletops: Issues of orientation and asymmetric collaboration – View in Springer

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