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.
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 developed personas, user-stories, heuristic analysis, then quickly iterated the IA/UI/UX prototypes using Sketch, InVision, Atomic, or Marvel.
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.
Co-founder | Product Lead
2012 - 2014
Co-founded and led a startup in the print-on-demand marketplace powered by mass customization. It is the easiest way to customize and purchase your own unique artworks on canvas, framed prints, t-shirts, tote bags, iPhone cases, pillows, and more.
Worked with trending global artists to license their artwork—using our patent-pending technology to convert it into super-easy-to-modify parts.
Enabled the customers to customize the art to fulfill their personal tastes, print them on a plethora of products, as well as share and sell their remixes to their networks.
Bootstrapped and raised $100,000 from Startup Chile Accelerator.
Led a four-person team on product design, code, market analysis, and business model projections.
Technologies: Sketch, WordPress, Flash
Founder | Product Lead
2010 - 2012
Converted a Flash website to HTML5 in 24 hours.
Leveraged Google’s Filetype Search to show only Flash-based sites (growth-hack).
Optimized search results lead generation via Mturk workers to enhance warm email marketing.
Raised conversion rates by an astronomical 25%.
Technologies: WordPress, HTML5, Flash
Lead Interactive Art Director
2006 - 2010
Led all digital web initiatives including branding for the luxury real estate market.
Initiated design sprints and brand discovery sessions.
Spearheaded UX and UI initiatives with various stakeholders.
Hand-coded interactions and web animations.
Oversaw the launch and post-launch analysis.
Worked with the following clients including the W Hotel, Philippe Starck, St.Regis Hotels, and many other fine luxury residential brands.