Elena Bukhonok, Designer in New York, NY, United States
Elena Bukhonok

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since October 13, 2020
Elena is a multidisciplinary product designer and educator with over seven years of experience and a background in architecture. She speaks four languages that have helped her conveniently explore the world. Elena has extensive experience in end-to-end product design. She has worked for various companies, from helping startups in the early stages build their voice and tone to re-thinking complex solutions within enterprise software that impact business at its heart.
Elena is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Staff UX Designer

    2022 - PRESENT
    • Improved patient experience with the mobile app and the website.
    • Led research initiatives that involved recruiting and direct communication with cancer patients on testing new functionality and uncovering current product issues.
    • Ran a workshop based on Design Sprint methodology with company leadership to outline and align on the next big goal for the organization.
    Technologies: Workshop Facilitation, UX, UX Research, Holistic UX Design
  • Senior UX Designer

    2021 - 2022
    CreateMe Technologies
    • Led a number of research initiatives to support a user-centric approach to developing new software and features.
    • Improved the design handoff process to developers along with re-organizing the design system.
    • Managed the research that shifted the company's focus from developing features not confirmed by potential end-users.
    • Collaborated continuously with key stakeholders on identifying requirements for the manufacturing environment.
    • Advocated for user needs and pain points through research on a company level.
    Technologies: Figma, Miro, Customer Journeys, User Flows, User Stories, Mapping Experience, Web App Design, User Journey Maps

Other Experience

  • UX Design Job Interview Tips for Global Candidates: Landing Your Dream Role in the US (Publication)
    Searching for a design job is never easy—and it’s even more challenging if you’re new to the country and culture you want to work in. Here are steps one designer took to build a successful design career in America.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture
    2006 - 2012
    Lviv Polytechnic National University - Lviv, Ukraine


  • Designing and Building AI Products and Services
    xPRO MIT
  • UX Data Mining and Analytics
    Projector School



  • InVision


New York, NY, United States

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