Amanda Galvao

London, Greater London

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About me:

UX Designer with a background in architecture. Experienced in coordinating stakeholders while maintaining a user-centred approach. Passionate about design and skilled in creating intuitive and well-crafted experiences. Please check my work at


CareerFoundry, UX Immersion course (10 months)

Interaction Design Foundation, UX Fundamentals

Universita degli studi di Ferrara, Master degree in Architecture


Architect | 2020 - Present
Managed a multi-disciplinary design team throughout the design stages of an £8.5 million co-living space on a site where local authorities previously approved a max. no. of units below viability study
Created and agreed with local authorities to new and innovative approaches to improve communal spaces while optimising areas for studios
Achieved approval from local authorities for a design with 2+ studios above viability requirements and previous permissions for the same site


Architect | 2019 - 2020
Devised strategy for tender documentation and final building information modelling (BIM) on a tight deadline of 4 months before a project hand-over to another office
Completed comprehensive code compliance evaluations for 230 flats and selected the most significant details to be drawn and signed before the hand-over
Produced 250+ drawings documenting detailed tender to lock the design


Architect | 2018 - 2019

Coordinated a design team throughout technical optimisation for the construction of a block of flats previously above budgdet
Diagnosed opportunities to reduce cost by re-formulating internal layout 
Reduce budget on £200k meeting budget goals


Architect | 2017 - 2018
Collaborated with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements for a bespoke 5 bedroom house
Designed a 6 storey student housing - planning approved


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