Fabio Muniz, Designer in São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil
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Fabio Muniz

Verified Expert  in Design


São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil
Toptal Member Since
February 16, 2016

Fabio is a YC founder and experienced product designer. He's worked with venture-backed startups and enterprise clients like Google, NBCU, and Viacom. He also started Awari, backed by Y Combinator (W21) and multiple top-tier funds, which grew to $2+ million AR and 60+ employees. He specializes in UX, UI, and branding and is a leader and mentor. Fabio loves Toptal as it allows him to work on exciting projects alongside solid teammates for reliable clients.


Work Experience

Founder and CEO

2020 - 2023
  • Led our sales team to grow revenue to $2+ million ARR and enrolled over 50,000 students.
  • Led our entire product and design team to build a best-in-class LMS for consumers and HR departments.
  • Raised over $1 million from multiple top-tier investors including YCombinator, Harvard, and others.
Technologies: Figma, Web Design, Web App Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Marketplaces, Blog Design

Design Lead

2019 - 2020
  • Designed the early versions of the platform, which later raised $28 million from investors including a16z.
  • Built the brand's design system and recruited the early design team.
  • Worked with a cross-functional team of engineers to ship multiple iterations.
Technologies: Product Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Sketch, Consumer Applications, User Flows, Web App UX, Web App UI, Mobile Web, Design Systems, Mobile Design

Design Lead

2018 - 2019
Mann + Hummel
  • Led the UX efforts for the Senzit team, a Mann + Hummel IoT device that enables farmers to get in-depth data for their pieces of equipment.
  • Worked with other designers, engineers, and PMs to improve the existing platform and deliver new features.
  • Build and shipped 10+ dashboards for custom-build integrations with Senzit equipment.
Technologies: Jira, InVision, Sketch, Mobile App Design, Real Estate Web Designer

Product Lead

2016 - 2018
The Martec
  • Worked for an Australian SaaS-enabled marketplace that connects employers with highly skilled tech workers.
  • Led the product team responsible for building and implementing the talent and client-facing sides of the platform.
  • Contributed to a number of design and research projects.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Figma, Web UX

UX Writer

2017 - 2017
  • Wrote UX copy on various client-facing Google Cloud demo projects, including a tablet app for recommending fashion products based on user input.
  • Created voice guidelines for multiple brand touchpoints.
  • Mapped our UX writing frameworks and implemented guidelines on multiple products.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch

Product Designer

2017 - 2017
  • Worked with the VP of data strategy to design and implement a business analytics dashboard for internal use.
  • Structured the navigation system for an internal dashboard.
  • Designed multiple data visualization tools for business-critical tools.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Principle

Product Designer

2016 - 2016
  • Redesigned and implemented Seeso's back-end programming tool.
  • Reimagined the internal flows for creating playlists and finding assets.
  • Redesigned the UI completely with updated brand guidelines and integrated new features into the design.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Zeplin


2015 - 2015
  • Worked for EVELO, a Boston-based electric bicycle company launched in 2011 with the ultimate goal of making cycling more enjoyable and removing barriers that keep people from cycling.
  • Helped them build and ship a number of eCommerce UI improvements and design projects.
  • Worked on multiple mission-critical marketing projects.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, UXPin


2014 - 2015
  • Co-founded Quickminder, an app that makes it easy for users to create and manage their work-related reminders.
  • Worked on multiple design iterations for the consumer product.
  • Worked with multiple high-level creators on early research efforts.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Mobile App Design

UX Designer

2012 - 2013
  • Worked on iJS, an iOS app that enables users to use their smartphones as gamepads that could be used to control PC and Mac games.
  • Created the UX in partnership with Communicati's design team.
  • Worked on the entire product flow and collaborated with our engineering team.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop