Loïc is responsible for web design and front-end user interface for Akvo. Prior to joining Akvo, Loïc was head of design at Arkkeo Oy, where he developed their user interface, and was also involved in user experience analysis, marketing and business strategy.

Prior to that, Loïc was the head of design for blinkbox, the first independent on-demand movie and television streaming service in the UK. Having joined at the inception of the company, he created the company’s visual identity and branding, as well as the first version of the website and video player. Loïc has also worked as a freelance illustrator and web designer for a diverse range of clients including photographers, fashion designers, architects and musicians. Loïc has a degree in Illustration and Computer Graphics from the Conservatoire Nationale des Arts et Métiers in Paris and a DEUG from the University of Bordeaux. He is based in Helsinki. You can find Loïc on Twitter at: @loicsans

Kiarii is an interaction designer. In this role, he is responsible for user experience and usability of Akvo tools. Prior to joining Akvo, Kiarii worked as a user experience (UX) designer at Asema electronics and as a project researcher at Aalto University in Helsinki. He has also worked as a freelance designer.

Kiarii’s aim is to become a human experience designer by exploring and building various human capacities and dimensions from the realms of design. His interests include design for optimal engagement, psychology, philosophy, history, sociology and everything in between. He has a bachelor’s degree in media engineering and a master’s degree in human computer interaction. He is based in Helsinki.