Web Design: WordPress website


  • Redesign
  • Analytics and SEO
  • Icon Design
  • WordPress theming

The website is called Observatorio de tecnología en educación a distancia; in english, Observatory of technology and distance learning.

Check the live website at observatoriotecedu.uned.ac.cr.


I participated in all the web design process since it was transferred to a WordPress installation. The first part was to create mockups and then the wordpress theme.

Template mockup
Template mockup

Analytics SEO

The first design of 2014, went through some changes and improvements, but first, I used a tool for analyzing the visitors behavior. This allowed to determine some the ways to improve the navigation and the visual design overall.

Icon Design

WordPress theming

theme-development-with-sage-cover1-800x1035The theme was done using a starter theme called Sage, which includes Bootstrap framework with Sass for the responsive layout.

According to its creators “The best WordPress starter theme with a modern front-end development workflow.” It includes:

  • Advanced workflow
  • Minimal HTML5 templates
  • Theme wrapper



My name is Mario, I am a user experience and user interface designer from Costa Rica. I like to create interactive digital products that are both appealing and functional. I have a background in graphic design, with experience on educational digital materials and web design.

If you think we can work together or just want to ask me something, feel free to contact me by email, or social media.