Paula Cepeda

About me

Interaction Designer, focused on design research, product conceptualization, motion and UX.

A bit too passionate about design, art, data, music, video, technology, education and how to shape the future through smart solutions that enrich society.

Currently based in Chile.


2019 - 2020

Interaction Design

Exchange program


Barcelona, Spain

2017 - 2022

Interaction Design

Professional Undergraduate Degree

Summa cum laude


Santiago, Chile

2012 - 2015

Musical Composition

Escuela Moderna de Música y Danza,

Santiago, Chile

Awards + Competitions


  • INDEX Awards finalist, Project Mapit | Copenhaguen

  • Impacto Emprendedor, Banco de Chile + UDD, Project Mapit | Santiago, Chile

  • Academic Excellence, UDD | Santiago, Chile


  • Antenna Conference, Nominee for World's best design graduate, Netherlands




  • Innovative Vision Prize, UDD | Santiago, Chile

  • Leadership Award, UDD | Santiago, Chile

Work experience

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March 2020 - Now

Smart City Link, Barcelona, España

  • UX Designer | July 2020 - Now

UX designer for Link platform: software that allows governments to improve and transform their public services in real time, through citizen participation, the use of IoT, digital and social innovation.

  • UX Design Intern | March 2020 - June 2020

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RIPE Labs, RIPE NCC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • UX Designer for RIPE Labs platform | March 2020 - July 2021

UX/UI design for RIPE Labs, social network for RIPE NCC, Regional Internet Registry and Coordination Center for Europe, Middle East and parts of Central Asia. Branding and brand image, graphic resources for dissemination, multiplatform web design, user experience, UX research, user testing, and platform implementation were developed.

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March 2019 - Now

Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile

  • Teacher | March 2022 - Now

3rd year graphic Overall Project teacher.

  • Assistantships | March 2019 - December 2021 (3 years)

Assistant in various courses, including: Design for Innovation, Programming, Audiovisual Production, Digital Tools and Techniques, Maker Campus, Design Theory.

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Garage Stories - XR content Lab, Barcelona, España

  • Garage Stories - XR content Lab Barcelona, España

Gulu Team Member | October 2019 - November 2019 (2 months)
Innovation laboratory with XR technologies for the development of narrative experiences with XR technologies (VR/AR/MR) that help raise awareness and disseminate the objectives of local non-profit entities to solve social and environmental challenges. Our project, Gulu, was exhibited at the Impact Forum Barcelona and the Smart City Expo World Congress.

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Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

  • Future Innovators Summit Participant | September 2019

Annual Summit for Future Innovators, to strategize on solutions for the future. 15 future innovators chosen from different cultures, origins and from different fields (artists, designers, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, social activists and philosophers), come together at the Ars Electronica Festival to explore new ways of Brainstorming on the crucial questions for humanity, and to create future scenarios.

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Corporación de Educación y Salud de Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

  • Producción General de Festivales Municipalidad de las Condes abril de 2013 - diciembre de 2018 (5 años 9 meses)

Producción de eventos, realización de piezas gráficas, animadas, musicales y de dirección artísitca en diversos festivales, musicales y obras de teatro a realizar en el Teatro Municipal de Las Condes. Entre ellos, Festival Afina (Las Condes y Vitacura), Festibaila, Musical Escolar de las Condes, Musical Vecinal de las Condes, Musical Vecinal de lo Barnechea.

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Henley SPA, Santiago, Chile

  • Business Intelligence Design | August 2018 - June 2019 (11 months)

Design of Datamarts, Dashboards and Web.


A bit too passionate about design, art, data, music, video, technology, education and how to shape the future through smart solutions that enrich society.

Let's work together on this.

Contact me

Currently based in Santiago de Chile

You can reach me at:

+569 9342 9262

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