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Artur Maklyarevsky

Artur Maklyarevsky

Designer
New York, NY, United States
Member since May 26, 2017
Artur has built a few startups over the last ten years and he's also helped others create their own designs via his studio, Design2Dev. He also has an extensive background in iterative UI/UX, IxD, and solving problems creatively. Since 2000, he's also worked with a plethora of Silicon Valley agencies as a lead designer and art director. Artur also has a master's degree in interactive telecommunications from ITP-NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
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Portfolio
  • FIFA and eSports App
  • Fisher Solver App
  • Catch a Fire
  • Family Connect App
  • JuicyCanvas
  • SocialCull
Employment
  • Founder | Creative Director
    2006 - PRESENT
    Design2Dev
    • Worked at every notable Silicon Alley agency you can think of right after graduate school as an art director, interaction designer, developer, UI/UX designer, and producer.
    • Built everything from custom WordPress sites to large-scale enterprise applications to mobile apps.
    • Launched five products in the last ten years.
    • Gained extensive startup experience as an entrepreneur which has enabled me to design products holistically by balancing the client's business model and end-user goals.
    • Used my extensive background in iterative UI/UX, IxD, growth hacking, lean customer development strategies, building user acquisition tools, SN campaigns, managing developers/designers, budgeting, pitching, and exceeding client expectations.
    • Conducted A/B tests when possible.
    • Collaborated productively with marketing, sales, and developers.
    • Solved problems and designed goal-driven user experiences that are deeply informed by qualitative and quantitative data. It all starts with a deep discovery process with all stakeholders.
    • Analyzed the objectives, assumptions, market, customer data, and hypotheses, before starting down any design path with a custom team.
    • Started my design processes with Mural.ly for brainstorming where I develop personas, user-stories, heuristic analysis, then quickly iterated the IA/UI/UX prototypes using Sketch, InVision, Atomic, or Marvel.
    Technologies: Photoshop, Sketch, Marvel, Figma, Illustrator, InVision, Balsamiq, Trello
  • Founder | Product Lead
    2014 - 2014
    SocialCull
    • Built an Instagram user search tool for customer development. It isolates demographical groups with an automation outreach and A/B/C testing.
    • Micropinpointed users who had the following characteristics: liked Brand X/Brand Y, lived in New York City, and influenced the scores.
    • Culled the groups, then we ran automated engagement campaigns at scale.
    • Gained an astronomical 35% increase in our conversion rates.
    Technologies: Sketch, Node.js, JavaScript
Education
  • Master's degree in Interactive Telecommunications
    1995 - 1997
    ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU - New York City, NY, USA
Experience
  • User Experience (UX)15 years
  • Project Management15 years
  • Product Design15 years
  • User Interface (UI)15 years
  • Startup Consultation10 years
  • Creative Direction10 years
  • Prototyping10 years
  • Web Apps7 years
New York, NY, United States
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