Badr Abou El Anouar, Designer in Barcelona, Spain
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Badr Abou El Anouar

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Barcelona, Spain
Toptal Member Since
January 18, 2021

Badr is an awarded senior designer and UI mentor based in Barcelona. In his 14 years of experience in the design field, he has delivered more than 114 successful design projects in the US, Western Europe, and the Middle East. In the last five years, he's served as the lead designer of Kolaps, a multilingual branding and UI/UX agency based in Barcelona and Beirut. He has worked with clients like UNIDO and received multiple awards from CSS awards, Awwwards, Muzli, and Mindsparklemag.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Lead User Interface Designer

2022 - PRESENT
Hoo Koo E Koo
  • Collaborated with top-tier companies to drive transformation, activation, and outstanding performance, leading diverse teams to overcome various business and experience challenges.
  • Partnered with Hank Henk Rogers (known for Tetris) on an exciting new energy project coming soon.
  • Participated in projects that disrupt markets, provide a leap in human experience, and move towards a more sustainable existence on this planet.
Technologies: Figma, Illustrator CC, Adobe, Mobile, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Visual Design, Logo Design, Rebranding, Design, Branding, Design Systems, Mobile Design, Product Design, Mobile UX Design, Web Design, Wireframing, Design Leadership, User-centered Design (UCD), Prototyping, Personas, User Interviews, User Research, UX Strategy, Infographics, Web, Web UX, UX Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Discovery Workshops, UX Wireframes, Stakeholder Interviews, Journey Mapping, Technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), App Design, Web App Design, Conversational UI, Conversational UX, Conversational Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Brand Books, Landing Page Design, Pitch Decks, Marketing Design, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, Funding Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Client Presentations, Presentations, Investment Presentations, Mobile UI Design, App UI, App UX, Websites, Color Theory, Brand Logos, Web UX Design, Visual Design Language, Fintech Design, Layout, Real Estate, Investments, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Landing Pages, B2C, Typography, Naming, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, Video Games, Mobile App Design, UX Branding, Dashboard Design, Brochure Design, Startups, Stationery Design, Letterhead Design, Professional Services, Printing Materials, Brand Strategy, Leadership, Consumer Products, Web App UI, Web App UX, SaaS Design, B2B, Fintech, Ad Design, Print, Native Mobile Apps, Gamification, UI Components, Style Guides, User Flows, Email Design, Mockups, Desktop, User Journeys, Fashion & Beauty, Luxury Goods, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Workshops, Best Practices in Design, Dashboards, AI Design, Responsive Web Apps, iOS, Android, MVP Design, Project Management, Collateral Design, Art Direction, Marketing

Instructor Advisory Board

2020 - PRESENT
CareerFoundry
  • Collaborated closely with the team at CareerFoundry to support them in their decision-making processes and projects that enhance the student and instructor experiences.
  • Explored UI design techniques with them to set the perfect scene for creating rich and evocative stories and reviewed and approved the final results.
  • Helped more than 80 students create a compelling portfolio and made sure they were prepared mentally and professionally for the real world.
  • Managed the tutors and followed up with them on the student's progress. Based on the result of each achievement, I introduced new adjustments for them, whether at a technical or pedagogical level.
Technologies: Creative Methods, Atomic Design, UI Design, Web Design, Brand Identity, Identity Design, Visual Identity, Corporate Identity, Production, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, UX Design, Web UI Design, Slack, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Sketch, Mobile, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Visual Design, Logo Design, Design, Design Systems, Mobile Design, Product Design, Mobile UX Design, Wireframing, Design Leadership, User-centered Design (UCD), Prototyping, Personas, User Interviews, User Research, UX Strategy, Web, Web UX, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Discovery Workshops, UX Wireframes, Stakeholder Interviews, Journey Mapping, Technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), App Design, Web App Design, Conversational UI, Conversational UX, Conversational Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Brand Books, Landing Page Design, Pitch Decks, Marketing Design, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, Funding Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Client Presentations, Presentations, Investment Presentations, App UI, App UX, Websites, Color Theory, Web UX Design, Visual Design Language, Layout, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Landing Pages, Typography, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, Figma, Mobile App Design, UX Branding, Dashboard Design, Brochure Design, Startups, Brand Strategy, Leadership, Consumer Products, Web App UI, Web App UX, SaaS Design, B2B, Fintech, Ad Design, Print, Native Mobile Apps, Gamification, UI Components, Style Guides, User Flows, Email Design, Mockups, Desktop, User Journeys, Fashion & Beauty, Luxury Goods, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Workshops, Best Practices in Design, Dashboards, Responsive Web Apps, iOS, Android, MVP Design, Project Management, Collateral Design, Art Direction

Lead Designer

2015 - 2021
Kolaps
  • Delivered more than 110 successful design projects in the US, Western Europe, and the Middle East.
  • Created brand strategies, visual identities, and brand design systems.
  • Delivered award-winning website designs and mobile application designs.
  • Managed and led my design team by fostering a culture of innovation and teamwork, seeking new methodologies and good practices. Oversaw the quality, creativity, and delivery of the projects.
  • Participated in recruiting and hiring new designers and mentoring new interns.
  • Participated in new business development activities of the agency and helped with its expansion into new markets.
Technologies: Creative Methods, Atomic Design, UI Design, Web Design, Brand Development, Brand Identity, Identity Design, Visual Identity, Corporate Identity, Branding, Print Design, Production, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, UX Design, Desktop App Design, Web UI Design, Naming, Verbal Identity, Graphic Design, Trello, Slack, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, Dropbox Paper, Dropbox, Google Sheets, Asana, Zeplin, InVision, Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Mobile, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Visual Design, Logo Design, Rebranding, Design, Design Systems, Mobile Design, Product Design, Mobile UX Design, Wireframing, Design Leadership, User-centered Design (UCD), Prototyping, Personas, User Interviews, User Research, UX Strategy, Infographics, Web, Web UX, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Discovery Workshops, UX Wireframes, Stakeholder Interviews, Journey Mapping, Technology, App Design, Web App Design, Conversational UI, Conversational UX, Conversational Design, Brand Guidelines, Brand Design, Brand Books, Landing Page Design, Pitch Decks, Marketing Design, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, Funding Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Client Presentations, Presentations, Investment Presentations, App UI, App UX, Websites, Color Theory, Brand Logos, Web UX Design, Visual Design Language, Fintech Design, Layout, Real Estate, Investments, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Landing Pages, B2C, Typography, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, Video Games, Mobile App Design, UX Branding, Dashboard Design, Brochure Design, Startups, Stationery Design, Letterhead Design, Professional Services, Printing Materials, Brand Strategy, Leadership, Consumer Products, Web App UI, Web App UX, SaaS Design, B2B, Fintech, Ad Design, Print, Native Mobile Apps, Gamification, UI Components, Style Guides, User Flows, Email Design, Mockups, Desktop, User Journeys, Fashion & Beauty, Luxury Goods, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Workshops, Best Practices in Design, Dashboards, Responsive Web Apps, iOS, Android, MVP Design, Project Management, Collateral Design, Art Direction, Marketing

Art Director

2014 - 2014
Zatro
  • Developed a young and successful eCommerce brand in a startup environment.
  • Built brand guidelines, designed all the Online/Offline communication, and created a responsive commerce website from sketch to development and launch.
  • Created the product photography style, look, and feel and supervised all the shooting to ensure that the brand's aesthetic, message, and values are effectively express.
  • Managed the development team and make sure the result reached matches the quality of the design handed off pixel by pixel.
Technologies: Digital Product Design, UI Design, Web Design, Brand Identity, Identity Design, Visual Identity, Corporate Identity, Branding, Print Design, Production, Mobile UI Design, Web UI Design, Graphic Design, Trello, Photoshop CC, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Mobile, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Visual Design, Logo Design, Rebranding, Design, Mobile Design, Product Design, Mobile UX Design, Wireframing, Design Leadership, User-centered Design (UCD), Personas, User Interviews, User Research, UX Strategy, Infographics, Web, Web UX, UX Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Discovery Workshops, UX Wireframes, Stakeholder Interviews, Technology, Brand Design, Landing Page Design, Marketing Design, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, Funding Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Client Presentations, Presentations, Investment Presentations, Websites, Color Theory, Brand Logos, Web UX Design, Visual Design Language, Layout, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Landing Pages, B2C, Typography, Naming, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, UX Branding, Dashboard Design, Brochure Design, Startups, Stationery Design, Letterhead Design, Professional Services, Printing Materials, Consumer Products, B2B, Ad Design, Print, Email Design, Mockups, Desktop, User Journeys, Fashion & Beauty, Luxury Goods, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Workshops, Best Practices in Design, Android, MVP Design, Project Management, Collateral Design, Art Direction, Marketing

UI and UX Designer

2012 - 2013
STMOL, S.L.
  • Improved the website’s traffic, ranking, and usability and create an emotional connection with the users to deliver better communication and content.
  • Uplifted the visual design of the website's components to enhance brand visibility and promote consistency on the different platforms.
  • Collaborated with the development department to reduce bounce rate and improve the SEO by optimizing the content and imagery for relevance using Google Analytics.
Technologies: Web Design, Graphic Design, Trello, Photoshop CC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Content Management Systems (CMS), Google Analytics, Analytics, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Visual Design, Logo Design, Rebranding, Design, Branding, Mobile Design, Product Design, Mobile UX Design, Wireframing, Infographics, Web, Web UX, UX Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Technology, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, Mobile UI Design, Websites, Color Theory, Web UX Design, Layout, Landing Pages, B2C, Typography, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, Brochure Design, Consumer Products, Ad Design, Mockups, Desktop, Best Practices in Design, Landing Page Design, Marketing

Art Director

2010 - 2012
Outlets y ofertas Online, S.L.
  • Helped create an eCommerce website of online coupons, designing different proposals, and conducting user research and testing in a startup environment.
  • Participated in brand strategy framework and helped build the main elements:. brand core, brand positioning, and brand persona.
  • Participated in content creation sessions, along with external training, to improve the photographic art direction of the brand's imagery.
Technologies: Web Design, Graphic Design, Photoshop CC, Trello, Google Sheets, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe, User Interface (UI), Visual Design, Logo Design, Rebranding, Design, Branding, Infographics, Web, Web UX, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, Websites, Color Theory, Web UX Design, Layout, Landing Pages, Typography, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, Video Games, Consumer Products, Ad Design, Mockups, Desktop, Best Practices in Design, Landing Page Design, Marketing

Web Designer, Game Producer

2009 - 2010
STMOL, S.L.
  • Created and produced educational flash games, collaborating with different illustrators, and under the supervision of my internship tutor.
  • Designed websites and discovered practical methodologies of how to approach the project.
  • Collaborated with the development department, made a detailed and impeccable handoff, and used shared vocabulary to improve our communication.
  • Learned how to become a team player and an efficient member of a design and production team.
Technologies: Web Design, Graphic Design, Photoshop CC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, ActionScript 3, ActionScript 2, Adobe Flash, User Interface (UI), Design, Infographics, Web, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, Websites, Color Theory, Web UX Design, Layout, Typography, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Sports, Video Games, Consumer Products, Ad Design, Mockups, Desktop, Best Practices in Design, Landing Page Design, Marketing
2020 - 2020

Course With Pepe Gimeno in Laws Of Visual Perception

domestika.org - Barcelona, Spain

2007 - 2010

Diploma in Graphic Design for Advertising

ESERP, Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

MARCH 2022 - PRESENT

Laws of Visual Perception

Domestika.org

OCTOBER 2013 - PRESENT

Corporate Visual Identity Speciality

Seeway, Barcelona

JULY 2013 - PRESENT

Digital Typography Design

IDEP, Barcelona

Tools

Sketch, Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Trello, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Slack, Zeplin, Asana, Google Sheets, Adobe Lightroom, Google Analytics, Adobe, Adobe Flash, Illustrator CC

Languages

Visual Design Language, ActionScript 2, ActionScript 3, Arabic

Platforms

Web, Mobile, iOS, Android, Desktop, Dropbox

Industry Expertise

Technology, Real Estate, Sports, Professional Services, Consumer Products, Fashion & Beauty, Luxury Goods, Marketing, Investments, Music

Other

Graphic Design, Branding, Typography, Corporate Identity, Visual Identity, Identity Design, Brand Identity, Visual Design, Creative Methods, Brand Guidelines, Websites, Web Design, UI Design, Design Systems, Web UX, Print, Collateral Design, eCommerce, Art Direction, Production, Print Design, Digital Brand Identity, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, UX Design, Desktop App Design, Web UI Design, Atomic Design, Digital Product Design, Wireframing, Wireframe to Product, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Logo Design, Rebranding, Design, Mobile Design, Product Design, Mobile UX Design, Design Leadership, User-centered Design (UCD), Prototyping, UX Strategy, Infographics, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Discovery Workshops, UX Wireframes, Stakeholder Interviews, App Design, Web App Design, Brand Design, Brand Books, Landing Page Design, Pitch Decks, Marketing Design, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Growth, eCommerce Design, Funding Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Client Presentations, Presentations, Investment Presentations, App UI, App UX, Color Theory, Brand Logos, Web UX Design, Fintech Design, Layout, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Landing Pages, B2C, Color Palettes, Banner Design, Social Media Design, Video Games, Mobile App Design, UX Branding, Dashboard Design, Brochure Design, Startups, Stationery Design, Letterhead Design, Printing Materials, Brand Strategy, Leadership, Native Mobile Apps, Web App UI, Web App UX, B2B, Fintech, Ad Design, Gamification, Style Guides, User Flows, Email Design, Mockups, User Journeys, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Workshops, Best Practices in Design, Dashboards, Responsive Web Apps, MVP Design, Project Management, Brand Development, Naming, Content, Verbal Identity, Personas, User Interviews, User Research, Journey Mapping, Conversational UI, Conversational UX, Conversational Design, SaaS Design, AI Design, FontLab, Font Design, Design Language, Dropbox Paper, Analytics, Content Management Systems (CMS), Responsive UI, Responsive Design, Web UI, Animated Interactions, Newsletter Design, Newsletter Templates, Packaging, Print Production, Digital Agencies, Iconography, Company Naming, Business Planning, Business Research, Art History, Digital Typography, Web Content, Photography, Copyright, Printing, eCommerce UI, eCommerce UX, Mobile eCommerce, Digital, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Apps, UI Components, UI Toolkits, Responsive

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