Adam Lamkharbech, Designer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Adam Lamkharbech

Verified Expert  in Design


Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Toptal Member Since
June 24, 2021

Adam is a Dubai-based experience designer and strategist with 7+ years of experience working for companies like BNP Paribas, Cisco, Enel Group, Visa, Poste Italiane, Rome Airports, and MediaMarkt. He's professionally grown by working in different environments, from small startups to large corporations, from experimental side projects to design studios. Adam has enjoyed working in London, Rome, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh City, and remote.


Work Experience

Experience Design Lead

2021 - PRESENT
  • Led design activities with the design team and facilitating client meetings for design review sessions.
  • Explored clients' new opportunities for their business and set up design vision and project planning.
  • Primarily worked with UAE-based brands operating in the tourism, retail, and technology industry.
Technologies: Experience Strategy, Strategic Design, Business Design

Lead UX Designer

2020 - 2021
  • Managed the Wizeline APAC design team and served as a member of the Wizeline global design leadership.
  • Led and supervised the team's design activities for Wizeline’s clients. Mentored and coached the design team members.
  • Identified opportunities for team growth, process improvement, and design vision evolution.
  • Engaged with clients and worked with the go-to-market unit. Collaborated with a worldwide distributed team.
Technologies: UX Design, Design Strategy, Mobile UX Design, Web UX


2019 - 2020
Lecturer in User Experience Design
  • Held classes about IA, interaction design, prototyping, and Agile testing at the Talent Garden Innovation School during the “Full-time Master’s degree course” in user experience design.
  • Taught two main courses: UX Design Master full-time and UX Design Master part-time.
  • Formed and mentored more than 40 students each year that are able to find a job within the first year after their graduation.
Technologies: InVision, Apple Keynote, Sketch

Lead Designer

2018 - 2020
  • Structured and led the design activities during the whole duration of the project. It’s also my responsibility to supervise the operative stream of work of the team in order to ensure a high-end product.
  • Worked for the biggest major Italian brands like Enel, Poste Italiane, Visa Europe, Acea, Italian Government, and ANAS.
  • Facilitated several design workshops with dozens of stakeholders taking part in the sessions.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Principle, Apple Keynote, Sketch

Lead UX/UI Designer

2017 - 2018
BNL BNP Paribas
  • Coordinated and supervised the daily activities of the experience design team of BNL BNP Paribas, the third major bank in Italy.
  • Designed digital products for the retail (individuals market) digital ecosystem department.
  • Took care of the staffing on the several ongoing Agile projects, supervised all the design processes for new digital products, set up workflows for the design team, and helped the business department to draw decisions on business strategies.
Technologies: InVision, Apple Keynote, Sketch

Head of Design and Co-founder

2014 - 2018
Gideon Smart Home
  • Co-founded the company in September 2014, and started to work on the project since the beginning. Translated the initial idea into an effective product.
  • Supervised the design process like the wireframing, mockup, and UI development; took care of the digital advertising through our website, socials, and newsletter.
  • Reached more than 40,000 monthly active users and a 4.7 rating on stores.
Technologies: InVision, Apple Keynote, Sketch
2012 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Rome University of Fine Arts - Rome, Italy


Graduate of Microsoft Ventures Accelerator - Alumni 2016



Sketch, InVision, Figma, Principle, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, ProtoPie, Zeplin, Illustrator CC, Miro, MURAL, Photoshop CC, Apple Keynote

Industry Expertise

Banking & Finance, Real Estate


Product Design, Mobile UI Design, Design Systems, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Strategic Design, Digital Experience Design, Service Design, Design Workshops, Digital Product Design, Design Research, Web Design, Design Strategy, Usability Testing, User Testing, User Research, Validated User Research, Web UI, Web App Design, Web App UX, Fintech, UX Research, Illustration, Mobile UX Design, Web UX, Experience Strategy, Business Design, App UI, UX Testing, Mobile UX, Customer Experience, Startups, UX Strategy, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Homes, iOS UI Design, Android UI Design, Design Guidelines, Touchscreens, Touch Design, Information Architecture (IA), User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Mobile Banking, Digital Banking, Finance, Icon Design, Design Ops, Online Banking, Design Libraries, iOS UX Design, Energy, Graphic Design, Data Visualization, Service Blueprints, Customer Journeys, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), IoT Protocols, WiFi, Interaction Design (IxD), User Validation, App UX, Personas, User Personas, Touch Interactions, Device Interaction, User Interviews, Airport Transportation, Public Transportation, Navigation Design, Mobile Navigation, Indoor Positioning Systems, User Flows, Innovation, UX Branding, Visual Design, Branding, Android Design Guidelines

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