ITL3039-Irfan's Profile

ITL3039-Irfan Product Designer
15 years experience 0 projects worked USA
$0 earned
Design SystemsFigmaMiroPrincipleUser Experience (UX)

Defines and leads the product vision and development scope and designs new features or ongoing feature enhancements. Tracks the unfavorable occurrences to create backlogs and discuss them with senior management. Has been serving a variety of technology sectors such as aviation, fintech, and eCommerce. Practices include research, experience design, user testing, and IA to help stakeholders prioritize user stories and define acceptance criteria.

Other skills include:

  • User-centered Design (UCD)
  • Illustration
  • Visual Design
  • UI Design
  • Prototyping
  • User Interface (UI)
  • Mobile Design
  • InVision
  • Windows UI Design
  • Product Design
  • Mobile UI Design

Work History (0)

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Work Experiences

  • Lead Product Designer

    Emirates NBD

    January 2019 - January 2020

    •Defined the design structure, including UX patterns, personas, flows, and interpreted research findings communicated to stakeholders.

    •Took the ownership of design activities focused on usability, interaction, visual, and information architecture, which helped the team make decisions based on design principles, customer data, and business needs.

    •Defined and created personas to design user journeys, which later helped our design and engineering teams understand the high-level complications.

    •Created the visual style for the entire experience, along with creating illustrations based on user journeys.

    •Guided a team of product designers through complex product design challenges to improve our product

  • Principle Product Designer

    The Emirates Airlines Group

    January 2018 - January 2019

    •Led design projects end to end, ensuring learner needs and business outcomes are met along with managing multiple workstreams in a fast-
    paced, changing environment.

    •Defined user models and user interfaces for new and existing products and features. Also, created both high-level and detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.

    •Provided teams with the methods, processes, and solutions needed to execute strategy and drive progress through obstacles by building consensus and making decisions.

    •Set up ideation sessions to brainstorm initial design concepts, guiding the group to come up with multiple solutions and prototypes.

    •Ensured that implementation quality meets design requirements. Collaborating with the research teams to uncover learners’ perspectives and our competition to generate solutions.

    •Improved design processes, knowledge sharing, and tools continuously to measurably enhance productivity and product quality.

  • Senior Product Designer

    Ruby Life, Inc.

    January 2017 - January 2018

    •Analyzed and created the design assets, including user scenarios, user ecosystem diagrams, journey maps, competitor analyses, and wireframes.

    •Designed the information architecture for product navigation to understand the customer's point A to B journey and define entry points.

    •Designed wireframes and performed user tests to develop user-centric visual designs.

    •Defined a UI design system for our designers to work with and keep a cohesive experience through our company products

  • Freelance Senior Product Designer

    Royal Bank of Canada

    January 2017 - January 2017

    •Solved product problems while balancing all facets of user experience, including strategy and research, information architecture, and interaction design for products such as personal loans and small businesses.

    •Created prototypes and wireframes to explore design solutions, support optimization, and usability testing.

    •Produced the interaction designs for native mobile and web applications by collaborating with multiple teams, including product and engineering.

  • Senior Product Designer

    TurboTax Intuit, Inc.

    January 2016 - January 2017

    •Created, designed, and optimized concepts for our visuals and user interfaces using tools such as Sketch, Zeplin, Adobe Creative Suite, and other tools that fit the client's needs.

    •Delivered high-quality, polished, delightful, and easy-to-use designs, created mock-ups, and conducted user interviews to prove that the client's concept works as intended.

    •Worked in an Agile environment paired with a pragmatic, hands-on approach to design technical understanding to design.

    •Collaborated closely with the engineering teams to understand the user needs and translate them into engineering requirements for their products.

    •Shared knowledge with other UX/UI designers throughout the company. Participated in our UX/UI community of practice.

  • Art Director

    Cambridge Brain Sciences

    January 2016 - January 2016

    •Generated and inspired creativity and innovative thinking while leading the visual conception, design, and execution of digitally centric campaigns for CBS Trials and CBS.com Canada.

    •Managed and oversaw the brand's visual consistency and led design innovation.

    •Led the development of creative concepts that speak to the client's and end user's needs.

    •Communicated creative concepts clearly and reflected the value proposition of sites and concepts.

    •Ensured that the delivered creative concepts are following our strategy and meeting the client's expectations.

    •Collaborated with other groups such as strategists, account management, production, and project management to drive the constant evolution of our design techniques.

  • UI/UX Designer | Motion Designer

    The Tribe

    January 2015 - January 2016

    •Authored and provided support for motion graphics and UI design for client requirements on their existing or new clients.

    •Attended client meetings regularly to ensure quality performance and storyboarded or wireframed ideas to achieve client satisfaction.

    •Demonstrated static prototypes and clickable HTML to gather insights about designs before implementation to measure quantitative and qualitative feedback to drive user-centric designs

  • UI/UX, Graphic, and Motion Designer

    Global News

    January 2014 - January 2015

    •Authored and provided support for daily requests on motion graphics, UI requests, and graphic design projects for ongoing TV channel requirements within the guidelines, helping drive team building and collaboration.

    •Attended client meetings to ensure quality performance.

    •Analyzed problems efficiently and recommended a positive approach to different projects.

  • Senior Motion Designer | UI Designer

    St. Joseph Communications

    January 2013 - January 2014

    •Created a wide range of high-quality Visuals. Met deadlines effectively by demonstrating time management skills on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines.

    •Analyzed problems and recommended a positive approach to different tasks within a tight sprint with engaging 2D and 3D animations and UI elements for web and met the high quality assurance expectations.

    •Defined visual design style and created libraries for UI patterns.

  • Senior Motion Designer | UI/UX Designer

    Ludia

    January 2011 - January 2013

    •Created a wide range of top-quality and beta graphics and prototypes for the mobile platform and Facebook games and demonstrated the ability to produce world-class creative and polished UX/UI solutions.

    •Produced VFX mockup previews, assembled multiple elements for our upcoming games, and trained new recruits on Flash animation, effects, and UI integration with our in-house game engine.

    •Analyzed problems and conceptual ideas approved by high management to a different task within a tight sprint with the ability to communicate effectively with artists, game designers, and developers.

  • Senior Motion Designer | UI Designer

    Intigral

    January 2009 - January 2011

    •Produced on-air idents confidently, including conducting the planning, approval, and execution phases. Used various applications for our IPTV setup boxes, which boosted our viewership up to 11%.

    •Analyzed problems, offered solutions, and recommended a positive approach to different projects.

    •Contributed commendably to the censorship department by edi
    ting motion features of high quality for the managers to air promptly.

  • Invention Manager | Graphic Designer | UI/UX Designer

    Mindshare

    January 2008 - January 2009

    •Conceptualized and designed from site maps, wireframes for the final product to be used by the clients using design applications and programming in a time-conscious framework.

    •Planned, developed, obtained approval, and executed online animated flash banners for online campaigns, which increased our impressions to 64%.

    •Designed, wireframed, and deployed interactive designs. Mentored other team members.

  • Deputy Creative Director (Digital)

    The Kanoo Group

    January 2006 - January 2008

    •Planned, established artwork, created wireframes, presented ideas for different projects, and also executed micro websites and banner campaigns for brands.

    •Facilitated digital interfaces for our client's presentation and interactive websites. Formulated the basics of Flash ActionScript when required.

    •Created offline materials for our in-house clients, including identity creation, newsletters, and more projects to boost the offered services.

  • Creative Designer

    Magna Media

    January 2004 - January 2006

    •Executed promotional tasks commendably by taking briefs from our creative director, which received an appreciation from our clients that increased our viewership by up to 29%.

    •Created interfaces using the basics of Flash ActionScript, which satisfied the client and strengthened their online and offline reputation.

    •Conceptualized and designed wireframes for the final product from site maps for the clients using design applications and programmed solutions promptly.

  • UI/ UX, Motion, and Graphic Designer

    JML Investment Group

    January 2003 - January 2004

    •Made interactive graphic design interactivity using Flash or After Effects.

    •Created the user interface using Photoshop and developed HTML pages using Dreamweaver.

    •Brainstormed design ideas within tight deadlines and executed them while collaborating with the engineering team.

Certification

  • Product Management Certificate

    BrainStation, Inc

    August 2019 - November 2019

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology

    St.Xavier’s College – Mubai India

    January 1998 - January 2001