Eduard Hoxha, Designer in New York, NY, United States
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Eduard Hoxha

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
November 17, 2016

As a creative leader with over 15 years of experience, Eduard's expertise encompasses a variety of mediums and communication channels, working across a wide range of both client industries and creative teams. He's passionately creative, quality-driven, and motivated to create the best design solution. Combined with an in-depth approach to research and analysis, he's able to focus on the target audience and engage design in the most effective way.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Creative Director

2014 - PRESENT
Digital Dialog
  • Served as the creative director, successfully engaging, inspiring, and activating audiences to drive demand for brands for a decade.
  • Led the creative direction for Digital Dialog, a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in New York City. It is known for creating consumer-centered, imaginative, and conceptual designs with a love for storytelling.
  • Created products that have a great impact and solve real-life problems.
Technologies: Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Prototyping, Sketch, SaaS Design, User Interface (UI), Product Design, Dashboards, Finance, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), B2B2C, User Flows, Mockups, Interactive Prototypes, User Experience (UX), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design, Instructional Design, Desktop

Head of Design and Experience

2017 - 2017
Thuzio
  • Managed the design team for Julius—a marketing platform that gives users access to more than 100,000 influencers.
  • Led the user experience and design of Julius' consumer-facing platform.
  • Worked with my team on user research to execution for experience design, visual design, and strategy related to the user experience.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Principle, Sketch, Dashboards, B2B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), User Flows, Mockups, Interactive Prototypes, User Experience (UX), Dashboard Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design, Desktop

Director of Product Design

2015 - 2017
Digitas Health
  • Oversaw all the product design and user experience—achieving business and product goals.
  • Drove collaboration across departments that contribute to the product value chain to ensure that product solutions have high adoption rates and maximum usage.
  • Developed and maintained consistent brand identities across all media.
  • Designed for a variety of clients such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, AbbVie, Genentech, and more.
Technologies: Sketch, Principle, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Wireframing, Data Visualization, Dashboards, B2B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), User Flows, Mockups, Interactive Prototypes, User Experience (UX), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design, Instructional Design, Desktop

Lead Creative

2012 - 2015
Digitas
  • Served as a digital creative lead for clients and new business initiatives.
  • Managed and was responsible for the creative direction and campaign allocation for a team of six people. The team was composed of art directors, copywriters, and production artists.
  • Designed for a variety of notable clients such as Nielsen, Aetna, SunTrust Bank, Amex, Accenture, and more.
Technologies: Axure, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dashboards, Finance, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), B2B2C, User Flows, Mockups, Interactive Prototypes, User Experience (UX), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design, Instructional Design, Desktop

Senior Interactive Art Director

2011 - 2012
eScholastic
  • Managed multiple projects from concept to completion by giving creative direction for the entire line of online services, including websites, mobile apps, and email marketing.
  • Worked with the account team to develop concepts for new business initiatives.
  • Created numerous email concepts for Scholastic's eCommerce platform that reached millions of teachers and parents.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, User Flows, Mockups, Interactive Prototypes, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design, eCommerce Design

Senior Art Director

2008 - 2011
Ogilvy & Mather
  • Assisted in managing the creative development, design, and production of rich media banners, microsites, direct email promotions, and various online creatives.
  • Collaborated with the creative director on campaign allocation and oversaw multiple art directors.
  • Gained extensive experience creating brand identities.
  • Worked for a variety of clients, including TD Ameritrade, Time Warner Cable, Barclays, Sears, Kmart, Amex, DuPont, Perrier, and more.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Finance, User Flows, Mockups, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design

Senior Art Director

2008 - 2008
Education Dynamics
  • Conceptualized and developed marketing campaigns from the ground up, working with clients and Education Dynamic's production team.
  • Created and managed content in Drupal, Magento, and WordPress.
  • Designed and coded emails for various marketing campaigns for top US colleges and universities.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, User Flows, Mockups, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design

Art Director

2007 - 2008
Hill Holliday
  • Produced and directed a wide range of deliverables, including kiosk presentations, CD-ROMs, websites, and motion graphics for the web, broadcast, and print mediums.
  • Designed and coded emails for Sirius.com, Chilli's, and many other clients.
  • Worked for a variety of clients, including Sirius, Chili's, and Verizon.
Technologies: CSS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, HTML, User Flows, Mockups, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design
2016 - 2017

Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Touro University - Los Alamitos, CA, USA

1998 - 2002

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication

Tirana University - Tirana, Albania

JUNE 2017 - PRESENT

Remote User Research

Nielsen Norman Group

MAY 2015 - PRESENT

Psychology for Digital Behavior Change

Behavioral Design Academy

Tools

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Figma, GitLab, Microsoft Power BI, InVision, Principle, Miro, Zeplin

Industry Expertise

Healthcare, Health & Wellness, Banking & Finance, Insurance, Fashion

Platforms

Android, iOS, Desktop, Webflow, Axure, Azure

Languages

HTML, CSS

Other

Web Design, Prototyping, UI Design, iPad, SaaS, Web App Design, Apps, Educational Portals, eCommerce, Landing Page Design, Social Media, Email Design, Typography, Brand Identity, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Dashboard Design, Branding, User Experience (UX), Mobile App Design, Logo Design, SaaS Design, User Interface (UI), Accessibility, Wireframing, Data Visualization, Fintech, UX Design, Health IT, Accessible Design, Landing Page Designer, Product Design, Dashboards, Finance, B2B2C, User Flows, Mockups, Interactive Prototypes, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), App Design, UX Wireframes, Layout Design, Product Strategy, Journey Mapping, B2C, User Research, B2B, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web UI Design, Design Systems, eCommerce Design, Mobile Design, Responsive Web Apps, Personal Assistance, UX Research, Cryptocurrency, Instructional Design, UX Prototyping, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), iOS App Design, Research, Responsive, Beauty Products, App UX, Pitch Presentations, Mobile Learning, System Design, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Conversational UI, Usability Testing, Notion, Web UX, Web UI, Project Management, UX Audits, UI Audits, Automation, QA Testing, User Psychology, Behavioral Design, Behavioral Science, Business Psychology, User Behavior, Remote User Testing, UX Assessment, Interviews, Recruiting, Data Synthesis, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Patient Engagement, Electronic Patient Care Reporting (ePCR), Discovery, User Journey Maps, Cross-functional Collaboration, Creative Direction, Style Guides

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