UX Strategy and Product Designer in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Member since September 4, 2019
Anton is an award-winning creative UX leader with more than 20 years of experience designing user experiences. He is skillful in UX strategy, design, processes, user research, and prototyping, promoting design thinking methodologies. Anton's previous clients spring from various industries, including JPMorgan Chase Bank, Pfizer (site intelligence for clinical trials), Newmind (legal firm), Epidemic Sound (music licensing), Sirius Energy (alternative energy), Monex (fintech), Hilton, and more.
Engineered the design strategy and took leadership for the project and workshop facilitation.
Created wireframes and the final visual design and interactive prototype in Figma.
Researched the industry and performed competitive analysis.
Technologies: UX Strategy, Prototyping, Wireframing, Data Visualization
Lead UX Designer
2021 - 2021
Created UX design strategy for mobile app, a minimum viable product. This involved strategy, workshop facilitation, leadership, information architecture, and feature identification.
Created initial wireframes and prototypes. Acted as a design lead for the team and design thinking evangelist.
Planned and performed user testing, design recommendations, and updates.
Technologies: Strategy, UX Workshops, Balsamiq, Leadership, Mobile
Lead Product Designer
2020 - 2021
Pfizer (via Toptal)
Designed a new online platform for Pfizer's site intelligence team, an important service that allows the company's specialists to identify and select sites for drug and vaccine clinical trials and studies.
Worked closely with the head of product and tech director to define and design the best user experience and innovative features. Replaced manual and legacy systems. Enabled the company to bring products to market more efficiently.
Created user journeys, site maps, strategy, designed low and high fidelity screens and a clickable prototype. Included complex workflow and data visualizations.
Educated stakeholders on new online tools that have been critical to getting us working remotely through Miro.
Technologies: Miro, InVision, Balsamiq, Sketch
Lead UX Designer
2020 - 2021
RiskFinTech-London (via Toptal)
Designed the user experience for a SaaS risk assessment tool targeted for financial institutions to RiskFinTech Co. based in London.
Worked on defining the product features with stakeholders and sessions with users. Created personas, user journeys, and user-oriented service architecture with a design thinking approach.
Helped the team organize the strategy as well as design and prototype.
Designed and advised the CEO on the company's logo and corporate website.
Technologies: Miro, InVision App, Sketch
2020 - 2020
The Model Vault (via Toptal)
Designed a corporate website for The Model Vault, a fintech startup in the London area.
Designed logo for the company. Also created and updated many images used for the site and selected stock art for the site as well.
Created a WordPress site for the user and all assets for design.
Served as the lead UX/product designer and UX researcher on the digital transformation business team for JPMorgan Chase's commercial banking, working on strategy and design.
Designed a reporting portal for JPMorgan's internal financial analysis organization, as well as a financial submissions platform that allows the bank's lines of businesses to report their financials to corporate headquarters.
Led the development of a design system for commercial banking while collaborating with other parts of the company for branding and adoption of style guidelines for the company.
Led a couple of designers. Worked with senior management in commercial banking and CFOs of the company. Mentored other teams in design thinking and conducted UX workshops in both organizations.
Technologies: Prototyping, Balsamiq, Adobe Photoshop, Axure RP Pro, Sketch, InVision
Senior UX/UI Designer
2015 - 2017
Madison Logic, LLC
Designed new user experiences to replace the company’s legacy internal and customer (B2B) facing digital platform. Worked closely with product and account teams to replace each part of the platform in an agile environment.
Conducted discovery and research in the form of contextual user interviews, user journeys, user testing of interactive designs (prototypes), and implementation oversight.
Helped architect an "open source" technology stack that included using Node.js, Angular, and AWS services.
Technologies: Bootstrap, Prototyping, Balsamiq, InVision, Sketch, Axure RP Pro
VP Creative Technical Director
2010 - 2014
Designed and developed (hands-on) many consumer-facing micro-sites, landing pages, and social sites for Fortune 100 clients, including Sanofi Pasteur & Merck (Pharma), Hilton Hotels, General Mills, Tri-City Honda, Heineken, Aflac, Citibank, and more.
Drove technical innovation in the early stages of campaign conceptual design with the creative team, including art directors, producers, and UX designers.
Managed a team of front-end developers and interactive designers for ads and campaigns. We designed and implemented many ads for Fortune 100 brands and worked with offshore developers and national publishers.
Designed the social landing pages for the initial offering of the Citi Bike, a bike rental application introduced in New York City.
Acted as a hands-on lead software engineer (mostly front end). Led a small team of front-end software developers supporting an extensive portal site (Worldnet) and managing specific areas of the portal for our client, Comcast.
Led IPTV design and development for AT&T's Uverse TV service. This involved designing customizable pages for the user's TV experience, like customized weather and more. This involved programming for the TV remote as the input device.
Led software front-end developers for our client Comcast.net via AT&T Bell Labs.