Charlie Bitton, Designer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Charlie Bitton

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
January 17, 2018

A renowned designer and creative thinker, Charlie has a long track record as a market innovator in industries ranging from hospitality to fashion and enterprise to consumer apps. Charlie has worked for Salesforce and IBM in San Francisco, where he led a team as the global head of design.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Director of Product Design

2021 - PRESENT
Codex Health
  • Hired first to take the company from zero to one hundred. Developed two products simultaneously for launch: the mobile app for patient care that had to be more consumer-oriented and the clinical dashboard for managing.
  • Scaled the team with a heavy emphasis on research being a primary driver of design decisions.
  • Grew the product offerings into other areas of the medical space, such as population healthcare.
Technologies: Figma, Asana, Slack, Electronic Health Records (EHR), UX Design, Design Systems

Product Designer

2019 - 2021
Toptal
  • Worked with a range of startups and enterprise clients to bring MVPs to life.
  • Focused on mobile and web apps from ideation to production.
  • Provided branding and other design collateral for a scrappy startup.
Technologies: Trello, Slack, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch, UX Design, Design Systems

Global Head of Design

2015 - 2017
IBM
  • Led a team of designers and developers on various initiatives focused on Watson technology.
  • Created solutions ranging from retail apps and chatbots to enterprise cloud products.
  • Designed a holiday gift-giving app from Watson: the app was featured in IBM's annual report.
  • Led product initiatives that resulted in millions of dollars for IBM Watson services.
  • Collaborated with other organizations to develop solutions such as IBM.com itself.
Technologies: IBM Watson, Slack, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, UX Design, Design Systems

Senior Product Designer

2014 - 2015
Salesforce
  • Facilitated, as a team member of the Community Cloud, the redesign of Salesforce to what is now known as Lightning for both mobile and web.
  • Led the Files product that has much of Dropbox's core features but has added context within a CRM and greater control of sharing rules and richer in data points and connectors for the enterprise space.
  • Launched new product initiative, Fashionforce, that's specifically tailored to the fashion/retail enterprise clients.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Sketch, InVision, UX Design, Design Systems

Product Designer

2010 - 2014
Freelance
  • Worked with startups at various stages of development to bring each unique vision to life. Be it web, mobile or corporate branding, my approach is to collaborate with my clients to find the best fit for a given project.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, UX Design

Tools

Sketch, Photoshop CC, Photoshop 2017, Apple Keynote, Craft Manager, Slack, InVision, Sketch 4, Figma, Lightning Design System, Trello, Adobe Photoshop, IBM Watson, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop 7, Asana

Platforms

iOS, MacOS, Salesforce, IBM Mobile First, iOS 11

Industry Expertise

Fashion, Retail & Wholesale, Marketing, Consumer Products

Other

Design Thinking, Ideation, Mobile UX Design, Mobile UI Design, UI Design, Web Design, iOS UI Design, UX Branding, UI Branding, Startups, Enterprise SaaS, B2B, B2C, Web App UX, Branding, Product Design, Virtual Assistance, UX Design, Communication, Management, Salesforce Lightning, Electronic Health Records (EHR), Interaction Design (IxD), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Software, Web UI, User Interface (UI), User Research, User Validation Testing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Wireframing, Production, Agile UX, Machine Learning, Law, Case, Digital File Management, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive, Responsive UI, Cognitive Computing, Sentiment Analysis, iPad, iPhone, User Experience (UX), Illustration, Product Management, Production Management, Creative Direction, eCommerce, Community, Social, 360-degree Media, 3D, 360° Video, Salesforce Community, SaaS, Enterprise, App UI, Customer Research, IBM Watson Analytics, Mobile First, Data Visualization, Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), Product Demonstrations, Home Electronics, Smart Devices, Smart Homes, Engineering Management, Audio Production, Chatbots, Natural Language Processing (NLP), User Interviews, Interface Design, Interviews, Apps, Prototyping, GPT, Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT), Design Systems

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