Habeeb Sanni, Designer in Lagos, Nigeria
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Habeeb Sanni

Verified Expert  in Design


Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
January 7, 2019

Habeeb is a user-centric designer with seven years of experience executing go-to-market strategies for innovative startups and forward-thinking companies. He's got an eye for detail, accessibility, and product growth. Habeeb's collaboration, leadership, research, and UX design skills led to the launching of the Zenith Bank website, the Useforms app, and Kwiksell—a retail app processing billions of transactions.


Work Experience

Product Designer

2019 - PRESENT
Toptal Clients
  • Scaled product ideas from briefs into actionable prototypes through research and UX design.
  • Supported SaaS projects with refreshed logos, illustrations, and micro-interactions.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders and senior engineers to prepare assets for the staging environment.
  • Defined the information architecture and high-fidelity mock-ups that serve as POCs at fundraising events for tech startups.
Technologies: Figma, Slack, Notion, Google Workspace

Product Design Lead

2020 - 2022
  • Led product designers using remote team dynamics that resulted in the launching of 2 SaaS tools.
  • Defined internal SLAs, resolution time, and KPIs that improved business performance by 50%.
  • Mapped the business strategy and product vision to market needs with PMs and senior engineers.
  • Bridged knowledge gaps by providing resources that translated into the design team's 65% growth and efficiency.
Technologies: Figma, Miro, Slack, Notion, User Research, Production, Design Validation, Web App UX, App UI

Interface Designer

2019 - 2020
  • Collaborated with interface developers to ship products that generated 80% of client revenue.
  • Designed and delivered prototypes for progressive web apps and hybrid mobile apps.
  • Worked predominantly with Figma, Whimsical, Google Workspace, Slack, and Airtable.
Technologies: Figma, Slack, Google Workspace

Brand and UI Designer

2016 - 2018
  • Enhanced the client's business strategy with a functional logo, brand, and communication assets.
  • Delivered mobile and web interfaces that helped clients communicate their service offerings.
  • Improved the brand and web communication strategy that led to the launching of www.zenithbank.com.
  • Worked predominantly with Sketch, WordPress, Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress Design, Web Design, Illustration

Brand Designer

2015 - 2016
Digital Ad Planet
  • Planned and launched email and social marketing campaigns in the client service line.
  • Assisted the in-house strategic business unit with company brand and social media assets.
  • Monitored and tracked the performance of ongoing ad campaigns.
  • Facilitated digital marketing and graphic design training.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Geology

University of Ibadan - Ibadan, Nigeria


Web Design with Figma: Building Striking Compositions



Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Google | Via Coursera


UX Research 101