Diego Beltrán, Designer in Barcelona, Spain
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Diego Beltrán

Verified Expert  in Design


Barcelona, Spain
Toptal Member Since
March 9, 2021

Diego is an art director, digital and product designer, and UX/UI specialist with more than 13 years of experience building digital products, websites, web apps, and applications. He brings a strong sense of quality, oriented to business objectives, and conversion from a user-centric perspective. Diego has worked for industries such as education, entertainment, fashion, banking, virtual reality, and B2B/B2C. He has mentored junior designers and taught design at the masters' level as a professor.


Work Experience

Senior UI/UX Designer

2021 - 2021
  • Designed an application for franchise management aimed to ease the daily operations of companies, from SOPs and routine tasks to managing compliance and audits.
  • Designed and built a design system for the desktop app and the native apps for Android and iOS.
  • Defined design guidelines for multiple devices to create a seamless experience across the product.
Technologies: Figma, Notion

Lead Product Designer - Virtual Reality

2018 - 2020
Team CMP
  • Designed and maintained a virtual reality network of six products simultaneously, supported by a design system of hundreds of components.
  • Introduced and developed a user-centered approach to defining and developing products within the team and the company, through workshops, workflows, and tools aimed at creating a user-centered culture.
  • Defined guidelines for brands and offered art direction for content production to improve the visual quality and consistency of the content.
  • Mapped the user experience and user flows for the entire network of products.
  • Migrated the design files to a unified design system powered by Sketch and Abstract.
  • Mentored junior designers and defined the main workflows and tools for the design team.
Technologies: Sketch, Abstracts, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision App, Hotjar, Google Analytics

User Interface/User Experience Professor

2013 - 2017
BAU · Design College of Barcelona
  • Taught user interface design and user experience design classes for five years.
  • Mentored, assisted, and supervised the final master's projects for five years.
  • Participated in the creation of the masters-level study program.
Technologies: Sketch, Figma, Azure, Balsamiq, Feature Roadmaps, Agile, Adobe CC, Microsoft Office, Windows, MacOS, Desktop, Mobile, Responsive Design, Front-end

Lead/Senior UI and UX Designer · Web Art Director

2012 - 2016
  • Designed multiple types of projects for different types of clients and sectors, from corporate websites, eCommerce, web apps, to landing pages and newsletters.
  • Designed projects for sectors such as education, fashion, game and leisure, publishing, retail, food, multimedia, B2B, and B2C.
  • Developed the UX culture and roles within the company and development teams.
  • Guided art direction and designed the visual concepts for multiple projects.
  • Assisted in the definition and planning of new projects.
  • Drove the growth of the design team from two to eight.
  • Participated in the Interviewing and hiring of new designers.
  • Mentored junior designers and helped them grow into senior roles.
Technologies: Sketch, InVision App, Zeplin, Adobe CC, Microsoft Office, Agile
2012 - 2013

Master's Degree in Design and Management of Web Projects

Elisava University School - Barcelona, Spain


UX Certified

Nielsen Norman Group

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