Damir Kotorić, Designer in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Damir Kotorić

Designer in Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Member since January 13, 2020
Damir is a multidisciplinary digital designer with a decade of international experience—designing digital products for companies in Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States. He has designed open data portals for Australian state governments, payments at Booking.com, the search experience at Envato Market, facilitated design sprint workshops with professors at Harvard, taught as the lead UX instructor at General Assembly, and led AR/VR design at Archimedes Digital.
Damir is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Independent Digital Product Designer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Damir Kotoric
    • Designed open data portals for Australian state governments.
    • Facilitated remote design thinking using Google's Design Sprint methodology, helping clients to narrow in on a vision for their product, as well as the initial prototype.
    • Created an AR app design, servicing professors in the digital humanities fields at Harvard University.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Miro, Figma, Augmented Reality (AR), Design Systems
  • Lead Product Strategist | Product Designer

    2018 - 2019
    Archimedes Digital
    • Created the agency’s website and Orphe.us, a digital archiving product for the humanities.
    • Led remote design workshops with clients based on Google's Design Sprint methodology, and helped to translate a client's vision into a design and a prototype.
    • Designed AR apps for archaeologists who are using this technology to showcase their excavations.
    • Helped Harvard professors with the creation of an ambitious publishing platform to act as the central source for academic commentaries.
    • Collaborated with museums in China to create museum AR apps to help navigate visitors, explain artworks and bring them to life using animations.
    • Designed and tested an AR app for the Giza archaeological plateau in Egypt.
    • Created a design system in Figma, built the UI library in Storybook.js, and handled the subsequent integration into the React codebase.
    • Designed 360° web tours for archaeological sites.
    • Earned the following testimonial: “Damir is one of the best designers I have worked with in my 10+ year career as a web developer. He inherently understands the technicality of front end development, empathizes with the user, and cuts straight through to value for client and user. He is multi-talented and I would recommend him for product, design, or front-end development roles.” — Daniel Rekshan, Senior Front end Engineer at Archimedes Digital.
    Technologies: Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), React Native, React, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Miro, Figma

Other Experience

  • Don’t Always Champion the User: How to Balance Business Priorities and UX (Publication)
    Designers who advocate for the user without showing an awareness of business objectives are at risk of being ignored. These strategies will help you communicate the value of UX to stakeholders.
  • The Future of User Interface Design: Next-generation UI Tools (Publication)
    The next wave of UI design tools will fully integrate design and code to provide a seamless experience for designers and developers.
  • The Past Is Still Present – An Overview of Timeless Design (Publication)
    Will there ever be a digital equivalent to the ageless wonders of industrial design? We share examples of timeless design and detail how designers can ensure digital relevancy for decades to come.


  • Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Business Information Technology
    2005 - 2008
    Deakin University - Geelong, Australia




Geelong, Victoria, Australia

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