Arvin Dizon, Designer in Manila, NCR, Philippines
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Arvin Dizon

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Manila, NCR, Philippines
Toptal Member Since
August 8, 2022

Arvin is a seasoned product, UX, UI, visual, and branding designer with a portfolio spanning multiple industries like Digital Twin and IoT. Specializing in user-centric design, he's led UX initiatives and crafted assets to improve usability and client satisfaction. His roles range from global firms like Johnson & Johnson to startups and education. With a master's degree in science education and multiple design certifications, Arvin offers a holistic approach to complex design challenges.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Visual Designer (via Toptal)

2023 - PRESENT
Launcher Lab
  • Developed and maintained a library of design templates and assets that reduced the time to market for new ad campaigns by 50% and increased team productivity by 30%.
  • Developed over 30 high-impact visual ads each month for clients in diverse sectors like technology and fashion, consistently exceeding performance benchmarks by up to 10% through rigorous A/B testing and design updates.
  • Designed a social media campaign for a leading beverage brand, increasing engagement and sales through iterative prototyping and data-driven design optimizations.
Technologies: Figma, Social Media, Visual Design, Advertising Campaigns, Facebook, Social Media Advertising

UX Design Lead

2022 - PRESENT
XMPro
  • Led UX-related initiatives, fostering continuous improvement of the company's UX maturity.
  • Delivered top-notch UX design for multiple client projects, ensuring client satisfaction and successful implementation in industries such as mining and production.
  • Crafted visual assets for diverse projects, supporting various company initiatives.
  • Developed mockups and designed features for no-code/low-code platforms, enhancing usability and accessibility.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe CS6, Adobe Creative Suite, Agile UX, Agile, UX Strategy, User Experience Design, User Journey Maps, Usability Testing

UX/UI Designer

2022 - PRESENT
Evolving World Marketing
  • Designed a prototype application specifically for dental practices to track their daily finances and operations in a simple format; this resulted in a 25% increase in productivity for dental practices using the application.
  • Redesigned an eCommerce website for a fashion company, featuring a modern and bold aesthetic that reflected the brand's values of empowerment and inclusivity.
  • Created digital assets for social media posts and email templates that increased client conversion by 10%-15%.
  • Redesigned the product website for a phone case company, improving the existing brand guidelines to be more user friendly and creating a customer-centered website for purchasing products.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Web UX, Web UI, High-fidelity Mockups, User Interface (UI), Wireframing, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, UX Design, B2B, Enterprise SaaS, UX Wireframes, Slack, Shopify, Landing Page Optimization, UI Design, Dark UIs, Prototyping, UX Audits, User Journeys, Pitch Decks, Web Components, Template Design, BigCommerce, Digital Design, MVP Design, WebApp, Startups, Web Platforms, User Roles, iOS UX Design, User Interviews, Mobile Prototypes, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), UX Documentation, B2C, Admin Panels, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), High-fidelity Prototypes, E-learning, Business to Business (B2B), UX Strategy, User Experience Design, User Journey Maps, Usability Testing, Advertising Campaigns, Social Media Advertising

UX/UI Designer | Graphic Designer

2022 - PRESENT
Product Gym
  • Conducted a heuristic analysis and developed a UX strategy for a client, resulting in a 20% increase in website traffic and a 15% increase in conversion rates.
  • Created two versions of a website's landing page for A/B testing, increasing user conversion with the redesign.
  • Designed a new request information page with a more organized user flow, allowing for the gathering of important user data.
  • Redesigned the website's navbar to accommodate new navigation content and improve usability, focusing on an intuitive and responsive design.
  • Designed a mobile-responsive layout for the company's blog, resulting in a 25% increase in website traffic from mobile devices.
Technologies: Figma, Illustrator CS6, Adobe Photoshop, Minimalism, Social Media, Social Media Design, Facebook Ads, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Web App Design, SaaS Design, System Design, Dashboard Design, Brand Development, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Design, Marketing, Brand Books, Landing Pages, Landing Page Design, Illustration, Brand Identity, Graphic Design, Web UX, Web UI, High-fidelity Mockups, User Interface (UI), Wireframing, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, Instructional Design, UX Design, B2B, Enterprise SaaS, UX Wireframes, Marketing Design, Digital Marketing, Slack, Landing Page Optimization, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, UI Design, Dark UIs, Prototyping, UX Audits, User Journeys, Pitch Decks, Web Components, Template Design, BigCommerce, Digital Design, Tables, MVP Design, WebApp, Startups, Web Platforms, User Roles, iOS UX Design, User Interviews, Mobile Prototypes, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), UX Documentation, B2C, Admin Panels, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), High-fidelity Prototypes, E-learning, Business to Business (B2B), UX Strategy, User Experience Design, User Journey Maps, Advertising Campaigns, Social Media Advertising

UX/UI Designer | Brand Specialist

2018 - PRESENT
DzoneDesigns Studio (Freelance)
  • Designed brand identity guides for over 50 companies, including logos, colors, typography, photography, tone, and other assets. This led to an increase in brand recognition and customer loyalty for these companies.
  • Contributed to a project as a brand strategist, UX researcher, and UI/UX designer, creating a corporate brand identity for a learning management system and translating it to the UI/UX. This increased user satisfaction and retention.
  • Redesigned the user interface for a company that provides brand and pay-per-click strategy, branding, web design, conversion rate optimization, and lifecycle marketing services; this led to an increase in website traffic and conversion rates.
  • Created the user interface for an NFT web app that allows users to collect and create their own 3D NFTs, increasing app usage and user engagement.
  • Designed the user interface for an emerging digital currency platform, resulting in an increase in user adoption.
Technologies: Figma, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC, Audition CC, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Branding, Logotype, Brand Design, Web UI Design, Web UX, User Interface (UI), UX Review, Style Guides, Web Dashboards, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Digital Agencies, Web App UX, Web UX Design, Websites, Mobile Design, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Minimalism, Social Media Design, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Web App Design, SaaS Design, System Design, Brand Development, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), eCommerce, Design, Marketing, Brand Books, Landing Pages, Landing Page Design, Brand Identity, Visual Identity, Graphic Design, Web UI, High-fidelity Mockups, Wireframing, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, UX Design, B2B, Enterprise SaaS, UX Wireframes, Marketing Design, Digital Marketing Design, Digital Marketing, Slack, Shopify, Design Production, Landing Page Optimization, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, UI Design, Dark UIs, Prototyping, UX Audits, User Journeys, Pitch Decks, Web Components, Template Design, Writing & Editing, BigCommerce, Digital Design, Tables, WebApp, Startups, Web Platforms, User Roles, iOS UX Design, User Interviews, Mobile Prototypes, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), UX Documentation, B2C, Admin Panels, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), High-fidelity Prototypes, E-learning, Business to Business (B2B), UX Strategy, User Experience Design, User Journey Maps, Advertising Campaigns, Social Media Advertising

UI Designer

2021 - 2022
Johnson & Johnson
  • Designed the UI/UX of the onboarding program and streamlined the onboarding process from 30 to 25 days, resulting in a 30% increase in work-related skills, confidence, and perception among new hires as measured by post-onboarding surveys.
  • Created icon animations for explainer videos, which helped reduce production time by 30-60 minutes per project and improved the effectiveness of the videos as measured by viewer engagement metrics.
  • Developed an illustration toolkit for various products, which cut production time on client projects by an average of one hour per project and resulted in a 10% increase in client satisfaction as measured by post-project surveys.
  • Led the design, development, and implementation of the client's UI/UX visual design materials, resulting in a 5% increase in user engagement measured by website analytics.
Technologies: Figma, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC, Audition CC, Articulate Rise, Articulate Storyline, Design Thinking, Product Design, User Experience (UX), UX Design, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Web UX, User Interface (UI), UX Review, Style Guides, Web Dashboards, Art Direction, Web App UX, Web UX Design, Websites, Mobile Design, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Web App Design, System Design, Agile, Design, Landing Pages, Landing Page Design, Animation, Brand Identity, Graphic Design, Web UI, High-fidelity Mockups, Wireframing, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, Training & Training Content Development, B2B, Enterprise SaaS, UX Wireframes, Slack, Adobe InDesign, Print Design, Design Production, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, UI Design, Dark UIs, Prototyping, UX Audits, User Journeys, Pitch Decks, Web Components, Template Design, BigCommerce, Digital Design, Tables, WebApp, Startups, Web Platforms, User Roles, iOS UX Design, User Interviews, Mobile Prototypes, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Information Architecture (IA), UX Documentation, B2C, Admin Panels, High-fidelity Prototypes, E-learning

Art Director

2021 - 2021
Publicis Groupe
  • Led the design, development, and implementation of publication material graphics, layouts, and production for McDonald's Pokemon Happy Meal, increasing brand awareness and sales.
  • Worked with the NBA to design and develop publication materials that helped increase brand awareness during the 75th season.
  • Collaborated with Cebu Pacific to create publication materials for seat sales for local and international flights that helped increase brand awareness and drive sales.
  • Built digital magazine layouts for the Tupperware brand, improving the overall aesthetic and readability of the publication.
Technologies: Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC, Branding, Logotype, Brand Design, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Digital Agencies, Social Media, Social Media Design, Facebook Ads, Brand Development, Agile, Design, Brand Books, Illustration, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing Design, Print Design, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, Template Design, Digital Design

Physics Professor

2018 - 2021
San Beda University
  • Taught general physics to college and senior high-school students, using various teaching methods to engage students and help them understand complex concepts.
  • Created learning plans and assessments to measure student progress and ensure they were learning the relevant topics.
  • Managed classes with over 30 students, monitoring their progress and providing additional support to help them achieve their learning goals.
Technologies: Microsoft Office, Edtech Design, Education Technology (Edtech), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Training, Instructional Design, Education, Curriculum Development, Training & Training Content Development, Print Design, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, Writing & Editing

Lead Design Moderator

2018 - 2021
San Beda University
  • Led the graphic design, development, and production of publication materials for the university, resulting in coherent brand awareness and enrollment.
  • Managed a team in charge of the ideation, development, and publication of relevant print and web ad materials.
  • Communicated and collaborated with stakeholders to set expectations and milestones for each academic year, ensuring that all materials were delivered on time and met the needs of the university.
Technologies: Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Training, Brand Development, Design, Instructional Design, Education, Curriculum Development, Training & Training Content Development, Template Design, Writing & Editing

Military Instructor

2014 - 2021
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • Created training programs and events for 1000+ cadets, ensuring the smooth implementation of military programs and meeting all training objectives.
  • Led the training program, delegating and supervising tasks among military officers in reserve to ensure that all training activities were carried out effectively.
  • Taught military topics, ensuring that all cadets received a high-quality education and were proficient in the military training curriculum.
Technologies: Microsoft Office, Education Technology (Edtech), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Edtech Design, Training, Instructional Design, Education, Curriculum Development, Training & Training Content Development, Print Design, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, Writing & Editing
2018 - 2021

Master's Degree in Science

National Teachers College - Manila, Philippines

2011 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Biology

University of the City of Manila - Manila, Philippines

APRIL 2024 - PRESENT

Generative AI and its Business Applications

NSW Government

APRIL 2024 - PRESENT

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

NSW Government

APRIL 2024 - PRESENT

Responsible Artificial Intelligence

NSW Government

MAY 2023 - PRESENT

Product-led Certification

Pendo.io

APRIL 2023 - PRESENT

ProtoPie 101

ProtoPie

MARCH 2023 - PRESENT

Design Principles for Effective Dashboard Design

Udemy

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Introduction to UX Design

Domestika

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Google UX Design Professional

Coursera

APRIL 2022 - PRESENT

Web Design with Figma

Domestika

FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Articulate Storyline Essential Training

LinkedIn

FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Visual Storytelling

LinkedIn

FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Visual Communication

LinkedIn

JANUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Introduction to After Effects

Domestika

JANUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Design System with Figma

Domestika

AUGUST 2021 - PRESENT

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Domestika

JULY 2021 - PRESENT

Data Visualization

Domestika

JULY 2021 - PRESENT

Corporate Identity

Domestika

MARCH 2021 - PRESENT

Principles of Presentation Design

Domestika

MAY 2020 - PRESENT

Powerpoint Essential Training Certificate

LinkedIn

MAY 2020 - PRESENT

Word Essential Training Certificate

LinkedIn

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

Strategic Thinking Certificate

LinkedIn

Tools

Figma, Illustrator CS6, Illustrator CC, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Photoshop 7, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Slack, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop CC, Articulate Storyline, Articulate 360, Premiere Pro CC, Audition CC, Adobe After Effects, Adobe CS6, ProtoPie

Industry Expertise

Education Technology (Edtech), Marketing, Education

Platforms

Shopify, BigCommerce

Other

Design Thinking, Training, Teaching, Web Design, Visual Design, Corporate Branding, Communication, Visual Storytelling, Presentation Design, Strategic Planning, Educational Portals, Logo Design, Website Redesign, UI Design, Web UI Design, Product Design, User Experience (UX), UX Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Edtech Design, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Branding, Logotype, Brand Design, Web UX, User Interface (UI), Web App Design, Mobile App Design, Art Direction, Web App UX, Web UX Design, Websites, Mobile Design, Mobile UI, Wireframing, Minimalism, Typography, Color Theory, Social Media, Social Media Design, Facebook Ads, SaaS Design, UX Flows, Dashboards, Dashboard Design, Brand Development, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Agile, Design, Brand Books, Landing Pages, Landing Page Design, Illustration, Brand Guidelines, Brand Identity, Visual Identity, Graphic Design, Brand Strategy, Web UI, High-fidelity Mockups, UI Branding, Mobile UI Design, Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Training & Training Content Development, User Flows, UX Wireframes, Marketing Design, Digital Marketing Design, Digital Marketing, eCommerce UX, Mobile eCommerce, eCommerce Development, Checkout, Print Design, Design Production, Landing Page Optimization, Graphics, Charts, Infographics, Dark UIs, User Journeys, Pitch Decks, Web Components, Template Design, Writing & Editing, Digital Design, Tables, MVP Design, WebApp, Startups, Web Platforms, Information Architecture (IA), B2C, High-fidelity Prototypes, E-learning, Business to Business (B2B), Advertising Campaigns, Social Media Advertising, Quantitative Research, Articulate Rise, UX Research, Design Systems, Data Visualization, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Crypto, UX Review, Style Guides, UI Components, Web Dashboards, Creative Direction, Digital Agencies, Mobile UX, Fintech, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, System Design, Web App UI, Responsive UI, Responsive Web Apps, eCommerce, B2C Marketing, Mobile UX Design, SaaS, B2B, Enterprise SaaS, Prototyping, UX Audits, User Roles, Android App Design, iOS UX Design, User Interviews, Mobile Prototypes, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), UX Documentation, Admin Panels, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Digital Twin, UX Strategy, User Experience Design, User Journey Maps, Usability Testing, Qualitative Research, Life Science, Videos, Training Videos, Adult Learning, Learning, Higher Education, Educational Videos, Educational Platform Design, UX Branding, Navigation Redesign, Agency, Agency Websites, Web Marketing, Ads, Cryptocurrency, Cryptocurrency Payments, Trading, Redesign, Cryptocurrency Wallets, Digital Wallets, Animation, Financial Services, Agile UX, Analytical Dashboards, Dashboard Development, Data-driven Dashboards, Dashboard Instruments, Interactive Dashboards, Physical Dashboards, Product Analytics, Facebook, Artificial Intelligence (AI), AI for Social Good, AI Ethics, AI Policy and Regulation, Ethical AI Design, AI Risk Management, AI-enabled Applications, AI Terminology, AI Business Applications, Generative AI

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