Arvand Alviri, Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Arvand Alviri

Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Member since July 19, 2016
Arvand is a senior UX/UI designer who's worked on a variety of web and mobile apps for companies such as Microsoft, Deloitte, a Fortune 100 company, and a Silicon Valley startup that was acquired by Amazon. He's also worked as a full-time Agile Scrum product manager in a Y-Combinator team working on fintech after they were acquired by an NYSE-listed company.
Arvand is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senior UX/UI Product Consultant

    2016 - PRESENT
    Clients (via Toptal)
    • Contracted for various Fortune 500 companies mostly under NDA.
    • Designed the SaaS AI platform for discourse.ai that leveraged AI and ML models for financial services companies. It unlocks the value of conversation data by creating smarter chatbots.
    • Conducted user research for verdigris.co to allow for better property management decision making through a new hardware and software on-boarding process and created more intuitive analytics dashboards based on the research.
    • Translated research from Deloitte, into high-fidelity mobile app prototypes—capturing requirements, overcoming status quo pain points and preserving positives. Handed off to Deloitte to continue their research for their US federal government client.
    • Designed a React web dashboard that enables building managers in various roles within the commercial real estate industry to monitor and report smart building’s utility and security, through a fully customizable data visualization dashboard.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision
  • Senior UX/UI Consultant

    2016 - PRESENT
    Cakewalk Labs
    • Worked as a remote UX/UI consultant specializing in data-driven interaction design and conversion optimization through UX research, UX audits, UI redesigns, and AB testing. Clients have included Deloitte, and a Fortune 100 company (under public NDA).
    • Hired by a Fortune 100 company to restructure the team’s digital product design process by creating a usability testing program to gain clickable prototype feedback from a roster of 50+ highly specialized business users and an analytics strategy to gain insights on exactly how the product is being used post-launch, leading to data-driven team discussions, faster iterations, and less guess-work, contributing to $5.1 million in revenue in the first two months of product launch.
    • Designed, coded, and launched various mobile and web apps using React Native and Ruby on Rails.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), React Native, Sketch, InVision

Other Experience

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management Information System and Marketing
    2006 - 2011
    Simon Fraser University - Vancouver, Canada

Certifications

  • Human Computer Interaction
    NOVEMBER 2012 - PRESENT
    Coursera

Experience

Location

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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