Great Ndidi, Designer in London, United Kingdom
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Great Ndidi

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
February 12, 2018

Great is a digital product designer with 10 years of experience designing mobile devices and web applications with clients like McKinsey, Spotify, Wise, and Checkout.com. He is skilled in user experience design, wireframing, prototyping, usability research, and user interface design. As a proven team player, he can work with teams of different sizes or independently. Great is an excellent communicator and enjoys solving complex problems.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Freelance Product Designer

2018 - PRESENT
Toptal Clients
  • Designed a web application for tracking leads and managing the sales pipeline for a real estate company.
  • Created the interface for an application that automated fraud management processes for other financial applications. https://www.usemodernlogic.com.
  • Designed an application for podcast listeners to follow episodes with more context, adding relevant links, images, and videos synchronized with the episode.
Technologies: Sketch, Figma, Marvel App, Google Docs, Mobile App UI, Mobile Design, Wireframing, Tablet Design, Visual Design, Web Design, Communication, B2B, B2C, Software, Interaction Design (IxD)

Staff Product Designer

2022 - 2023
Wise
  • Collaborated with a team of engineers, content designers, product managers, data analysts, and financial analysts to build and ship the cashback program for businesses.
  • Built the MVP for a feature that allowed businesses on Wise to create sub-accounts and team budgets for better expense management.
  • Collaborated with a team of designers to improve the information architecture for multi-user access on the Wise business app for web and mobile.
Technologies: Figma, Usertesting.com, Google Docs, Confluence

Senior Product Designer

2022 - 2022
Poolit, Inc
  • Set up practices for design and developer handoff due to a large team of freelance engineers on the team and also improved the efficiency of future design hires.
  • Collaborated with the brand design team to design the brand identity of the product, including colors and the logo.
  • Designed and iterated on the Polite mobile app based on wireframes the stakeholders shared.
Technologies: UX Strategy, Product Design, Fintech, Finance, UX Design, UX Audits, UI Design

Product Designer

2021 - 2022
Spotify
  • Collaborated with back-end developers on the platform team to help bring design thinking and UX considerations to architectural projects.
  • Conducted several research projects to help the product area define goals and understand the problem space better.
  • Interviewed multiple stakeholders to help with product decision-making from a design perspective.
Technologies: Figma, MURAL, Google Docs, UX Leadership, Design Thinking, User Research, User Experience (UX), Communication, Software

Design Lead

2020 - 2021
Yellow Card
  • Helped the company structure the hiring process for the design team and helped interview one more product designer and a product design intern.
  • Helped define a new design process for new projects and restructure existing processes for ongoing projects: for example, how we work with Figma, design-developer handoffs, new user stories, and definitions of done for the design team.
  • Started building the "Honey UI," Yellowcard's new design system. The new atomic design system contained all the building blocks for the Yellowcard app and helped both developers and designers work better.
  • Worked with the new hires on the design team to help them understand how the design system worked and how to nest libraries with Figma. This has made work incredibly delightful.
  • Led the design of the brand new Yellowcard mobile app that is currently being built with Flutter.
  • Delegated tasks to members of the design team for all design-related projects and tasks that the team might need from day to day.
Technologies: Design Leadership, Team Leadership, Cryptocurrency Wallets, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Cryptocurrency, Design Systems, Finance, User Interface (UI), Android App Design, Web UI, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Web Design, UI Design, UX Design, Product Design, Principle, Notion, Figma, User Research, Google Docs, Mobile Web, User Experience (UX), Mobile UI, Mobile App UI, Mobile Design, iOS App Design, UI Prototyping, Android, Visual Design, Prototyping, iOS, User Flows, Communication, B2C, Software, Digital Payments, Interaction Design (IxD), UX Audits, Mobile UX, Leadership, Trading

Lead Product Designer

2019 - 2020
Interswitch
  • Planned the redesign of the Interswitch merchant portal with the product and engineering team as part of the Interswitch 360 project.
  • Led a design team of three and created style guides and a design library for the merchant project. Hosted the library externally so the whole team could work with the files independently on Sketch.
  • Worked with product owners to add new features like an invoice system, payment links, and subscription links for merchants to receive payments.
  • Redesigned the merchant portal marketing website for improved conversion.
  • Analyzed data from usability tests with designated UX researchers on the project.
  • Led the redesign of the Quickteller Merchant portal. Worked with two other senior designers, one product owner, and a team of five developers to rebuild the merchant portal from the ground up.
  • Led the design of the Quickteller Merchant companion mobile app for merchants to track their metrics on the go.
Technologies: Design Leadership, Redesign, Mobile Wallet, Team Leadership, Dashboards, Dashboard Design, Service Design, Design Systems, Finance, User Interface (UI), Invoices, Invoice Management, Store Setup, Android App Design, Web UI, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Web Design, UI Design, UX Design, Prototyping, Product Design, Sketch, Zeplin, InVision, Web App UX, Web App UI, Data Visualization, UX Research, User Research, Enterprise, Sass, Mobile Web, UX Leadership, Design Thinking, User Experience (UX), Web Applications, Web App Design, Mobile UI, Mobile App UI, Mobile Design, Android Design Guidelines, Android UI Design, iOS App Design, UI Prototyping, Visual Design, iOS, Information Architecture (IA), User Flows, Communication, B2B, Web UI Design, Software, Digital Payments, Interaction Design (IxD), UX Audits, Mobile UX, Leadership

Senior Product Designer

2018 - 2018
I&M Bank Kenya
  • Designed a customer onboarding application for prospective customers of the bank to open a new account entirely online without ever needing to visit a branch.
  • Collaborated with the design team in charge of research, product design, user testing, and validation.
  • Helped create a detailed design library of colors, icons, components, and modules that guided the design of the project even after my departure from the team.
Technologies: Responsive Web Design (RWD), Service Design, Design Systems, Finance, User Interface (UI), Web UI, Web UX, Web Design, UI Design, UX Design, Prototyping, Product Design, Sketch, Zeplin, InVision, Responsive Web Apps, Web App UX, Web App UI, UX Research, User Research, Enterprise, UX Leadership, Design Thinking, User Experience (UX), Web Applications, Web App Design, Wireframing, Mobile (Tablet), Visual Design, Information Architecture (IA), User Flows, Communication, B2C, Web UI Design, Software, Digital Payments, Interaction Design (IxD)

UI/UX Designer

2016 - 2018
INITS, Ltd.
  • Designed an asset management platform for companies to keep track of assets in various locations, including the design of the Android app, iOS app, web app, and product branding.
  • Contributed to a design for an influencer marketing application, where social media influencers are paired up with advertisers that need their services. Included designs for the native iOS application and the web platform.
  • Led a team for the design and development of a crowdfunded loan application. Worked on the designs of the web app, Android app, iOS app, and the logo design for the platform.
  • Worked on the Android app for a local gym in Lagos that users could use to sign in to the gym (with a QR code), sign up for various classes, pay for their gym, membership, and buy items like water.
  • Redesigned various landing pages for different clients that wanted to get a more modern look in various industries including eCommerce, laundry services, oil and gas, and government agencies.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), Android App Design, Web UI, Web UX, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Web Design, UI Design, UX Design, Product Design, Sketch, Principle, Zeplin, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Responsive Web Apps, Web App UX, Web App UI, Sass, Mobile Web, User Experience (UX), Web Applications, Mobile UI, Mobile App UI, Mobile Design, Wireframing, Android Design Guidelines, Android UI Design, iOS App Design, UI Prototyping, Tablet Design, Mobile (Tablet), Balsamiq Mockups, Android, Visual Design, Prototyping, iOS, Communication, B2C, Software, Digital Payments, Social, Interaction Design (IxD), UX Audits, Mobile UX

UI Designer

2014 - 2016
Meltronix
  • Designed a platform for lecturers to manage student results from examinations and tests for the University of Port Harcourt. The desktop apps were built entirely with Java, and I worked with NetBeans to design the interface with Java Swing.
  • Led the design for the whole three-app suite and worked with three developers.
  • Worked on the brand identity of the product, coming with a name and the logo for the suite.
  • Designed the box art and packaging for all three applications.
  • Designed further branding and marketing elements for the products, such as brochures and presentations.
  • Designed the marketing website used to launch the product.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), UI Design, UX Design, Product Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Communication, Software
2011 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Port Harcourt - Rivers State, Nigeria

JUNE 2020 - PRESENT

Product Masterclass: How to Build Digital Products

Product School

APRIL 2016 - PRESENT

Certificate of Publication

International Research Journal of Computer Science (IRJCS)

Tools

Figma, Marvel, Marvel App, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch 2, InVision Studio, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Principle, Zeplin, Balsamiq Mockups, Google Docs, MURAL, Usertesting.com, Confluence

Industry Expertise

Banking & Finance, Healthcare, Education, Social Networking, Health, Fashion, Security, Advertising

Platforms

Android, Web, iOS, Mobile, Mobile (Tablet), NetBeans

Other

Mobile UI, Mobile App UI, Mobile App Design, Web UX, Web UI, Fintech, Mobile Design, Data Visualization, Social, Social Media Apps, UI Design, Product Design, Visual Design, UX Design, B2C, Rebranding, Redesign, Landing Page Design, Design, Finance, Payment Gateways, Digital Payments, Card Payments, Online Payments, Design Systems, Mobile Payments, Financial Transactions, Web Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web App Design, Web App UI, Web Applications, Web App UX, User Research, Design Thinking, Mobile Wallet, Mobile Web, Sass, Dashboards, Dashboard Design, Responsive Web Apps, Enterprise, Collaborative Design, Design Collaboration, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Branding, Logo Design, Information Architecture (IA), User Flows, UI Prototyping, Interaction Design (IxD), Communication, Empathy, Android App Design, Android UI Design, Tablet Design, Mobile UI Design, Web UI Design, iOS App Design, Mobile UX Design, Android Design Guidelines, Software, UX Audits, Mobile UX, eCommerce, Dating Apps, Online Dating, Research, B2B, Payment APIs, Service Design, eCommerce UX, Invoices, Invoice Management, Store Setup, Social Media Platforms, Design Leadership, UX Leadership, Team Leadership, Stock Exchange, Stock Trading, Stock Market, Cryptocurrency, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Cryptocurrency Wallets, UX Research, Writing & Editing, Leadership, Trading, Messaging, Task Management, Sewing, Fabric, Kids & Families, Family, Safety, Maps, Location Tracking, Influencers, Service, Mobile Apps, Gamification, Registration & Sign-up, Africa, Reports, Financials, Corporate Finance, Notion, UX Strategy, User Journeys, User Journey Maps

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