Igor Ginzburg, Designer in Santa Rosa, CA, United States
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Igor Ginzburg

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
April 24, 2017

Igor is a full-stack product design consultant with over a decade of experience helping startups create delightful products for mobile, desktop, and web. He relishes challenges, and that's why he enjoys working on the UI parts of a project so much. One of Igor's biggest strengths as a designer is seeing the process as a whole without getting caught up in the details.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Lead Product Designer

2016 - 2017
Megastar
  • Led the UX,UI, and visual design efforts.
  • Worked in collaboration with product, engineering, and marketing to ensure a smooth end-to-end user experience. Contributed to a successful launch of 2 versions.
  • Designed responsive landing pages for products.
  • Created the branding of the product.
Technologies: Adobe After Effects, Flinto, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Mobile UX

Product Designer

2014 - 2016
Groupon
  • Designed online tools for the Groupon Merchant community and several internal tools to optimize work procedures inside the company; worked on cross platform experiences and conceptualized new ideas to improve product usability.
  • Worked on the redesign of the Groupon Merchant Brand; created the information architecture and visual exploration.
  • Designed the tablet experience for the Groupon To Go service; created prototypes for usability testing.
  • Worked on the UX and visual design of the booking experience, both for the tablet and desktop.
  • Optimized the Deal Builder experience for Groupon's merchants—resulting in a high conversion rate.
Technologies: Webflow, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision

Product Designer

2014 - 2014
Smart Recruiters
  • Worked closely with product managers on the UI, UX and visual design of the Smartrecruiter’s web application.
  • Contributed to projects like: Publisher (social feature, news feed, notifications, messaging), job lists, and in some occasions supported the marketing team with web design services.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Lead UX, UI, and Visual Designer

2012 - 2013
Wow App
  • Designed a communication tool that connects people from around the world; including designs for Android, iOS, and desktop applications.
  • Led the company's UX/UI and visual design.
  • Rebranded the product and applied that visual design on all platforms.
Technologies: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Senior GUI Designer

2008 - 2013
ICQ
  • Conceptualized and managed the design of company's flag project, (new version of ICQ 7.0 the instant messenger)—building the visual concept from scratch.
  • Gave art-direction to designers while working closely with the development team to make sure a high standard of production and a top level user experience.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Lead UX and Visual Designer

2008 - 2010
Qwiji
  • Designed a platform for viewing internet contacts in a show-like manner.
  • Successfully conceptualized and executed Qwiji's user interface, website, and brand identity.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Multimedia Designer

2007 - 2007
Finotec
  • Designed many successful projects such as mini-websites, online marketing campaigns, and the branding of new products.
Technologies: Adobe Premiere Pro, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop
2003 - 2007

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Design for Interactive Media

Shenkar College of Engineering and Design - Ramat Gan, Israel

Tools

Flinto Prototyping, Photoshop CC, Sketch, After Effects CC, Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Flinto, Adobe After Effects, InVision, Flash, Adobe Premiere Pro, Figma, Adobe

Platforms

iOS, Desktop, Web, Webflow, Android

Industry Expertise

Entertainment & Leisure

Other

Mobile Design, Mobile UI, UX Thinking, Visual Design, User Experience (UX), App UI, Prototyping, Product Design, Wireframing, User Interface (UI), UX Design, Mobile UX, Motion & Animation Design, Social, Videos, Crowdsourcing, POS, Food Ordering Platforms, Food Ordering, Booking UX, Wizards, User Self-service, B2B, Dashboards, Analytics, Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS), Social Networks, Landing Page Design, Video Calling, Emojis & Emoticons, App UX, Fintech, Web App UI, Web App UX, Web Design, Responsive UI, Graphic Design, Branding, Brand Guidelines

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