Inti Rey, Designer in Zagreb, Croatia
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Inti Rey

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Zagreb, Croatia
Toptal Member Since
May 24, 2018

With over 20 years of experience in product and UI/UX design and creative direction, including experience as a digital-agency owner, Inti has extensive experience in full-cycle product design. An entrepreneurial attitude and considerable multidisciplinary skills make him a systematic thinker and a proactive problem solver with a positive attitude and passion for creating innovative, intuitive, and delightful experiences.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Senior Lead Product Designer

2020 - PRESENT
Leading Merchant Cash Advance US Company
  • Worked with the general manager to help create a feature roadmap that moves us closer to achieving our vision.
  • Partnered with product manager to define product strategy and developers to design for quick insights and long-lasting improvements.
  • Worked closely with the visual designer and web developers, providing creative direction as necessary.
  • Worked collaboratively within an agile process with other UI designers, product owners, project managers, and front-end developers.
  • Created, maintained, and improved an extensive design system in collaboration with the dev team.
  • Managed the initial discovery, including user research, competitive analysis, service blueprinting, problem definition, ideating, user-story mapping, wireframing, prototyping, and creating high-fidelity deliverables.
  • Managed developer-handoff across the full product lifecycle.
  • Worked in a high-paced agile environment with a diverse multidisciplinary team of 20 team members.
Technologies: Figma, Jira, Confluence, Enterprise UX Design

Product Designer

2013 - 2019
Freelancer
  • Managed the user experience, including use cases, flow diagrams, competitive and comparative analysis, wireframes, visual design, and testing for numerous clients.
  • Designed creative concepts and strategies for web-based and mobile-based product experiences and digital campaigns.
  • Took responsibility for and managed a team of designers and developers; designed the concepts, brand strategy, logo, brand guidelines, and promotional materials for the SBSF International Congress. Led online social campaigns and promotions for eight years.
  • Ideated and designed the UI for financial and banking dashboards and web apps.
  • Built wireframes and created interactive prototypes for websites and mobile applications.
  • Designed the basic-to-pixel-perfect graphics, UI kits, and diagrams of the websites and mobile apps.
  • Collaborated with clients and senior-level stakeholders to gather requirements, establish the timeline, plan, and execute products.
  • Cooperated with a range of clients focusing on web design and mobile apps.
  • Designed logos, brochures, posters, and websites for various industries, including hotels, education, healthcare, government, IT, and security, among others.
Technologies: Enterprise SaaS, Service Design, Digital Product Design, Fintech, Ideation, User Research, UI Design, Product Design, Dashboard Design, InVision, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite

Lead UI/UX Designer

2007 - 2013
Merory Rey Creative Branding Agency
  • Designed creative concepts and strategies for web-based and mobile-based product experiences and digital campaigns.
  • Managed a team of designers and developers and designed the concepts and brand strategy, logo, brand guidelines UI/UX, and promotional materials for leading online job portal KosovaJob at Kosovo.
  • Managed creative direction and UI/UX design for “Be Creative” governmental international initiative for four years.
  • Worked with clients and senior-level stakeholders to gather requirements, establish the timeline, and plan and execute products.
  • Managed the user experience, including but not limited to use cases, flow diagrams, competitive/comparative analysis, wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and visual design for numerous clients.
  • Created UI/UX design solutions and pixel-perfect deliverables for interactive table platform.
  • Delivered creative direction consultancy and lead design team for presidential elections candidate 2009 including UI/UX design.
  • Hired and managed a team of designers, from junior to senior levels, and mentored them in processes.
Technologies: Enterprise SaaS, Service Design, Digital Product Design, Fintech, Ideation, User Research, UI Design, Product Design, Dashboard Design, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Creative Suite

Creative Director | Lead UI/UX/Visual Designer | Owner

2004 - 2007
Rey Condis Creative Agency
  • Managed a team of designers and developers as a lead designer.
  • Managed the user experience, including but not limited to use cases, flow diagrams, competitive/comparative analysis, wireframes, visual design, and testing for numerous clients.
  • Designed creative concepts and strategies for web-based and mobile-based product experiences and digital campaigns.
  • Worked with clients and senior-level stakeholders to gather requirements, establish the timeline, and plan and execute products.
  • Worked as a creative director and lead designer for Arabesca (coffee manufacturer) including marketing, advertising, and promotion consultancy (five years full support).
  • Worked as a creative director and lead designer for M-San Group (hardware distributor) including marketing, advertising, and promotion consultancy (four years full support).
  • Worked as creative director and lead designer for VIVAX (domestic appliances manufacturer) including packaging design (four years full support).
Technologies: Service Design, Digital Product Design, Ideation, UI Design, Product Design, Dashboard Design, Adobe Creative Suite

Creative Director | Lead Designer

2001 - 2004
Hi-Tech Digital Marketing Agency
  • Managed a team of designers and developers and designed the concepts and brand strategy, logo, brand guidelines, and promotional materials for leading online music portal VIPMusic.
  • Designed logos, brochures, posters, and websites for a variety of industries including healthcare, IT, and others.
Technologies: Digital Product Design, Ideation, UI Design, Adobe Creative Suite

Art Director | Senior Graphic Designer

2000 - 2001
Midiken Marketing Agency
  • Designed logos, brochures, posters, and websites for a variety of industries including pharma, IT, and others.
Technologies: Ideation, Adobe Creative Suite

Graphic Designer | NLE Editor

1996 - 2000
Tema Video Production
  • Won "Black Cat" award for the music video editing.
  • Nominated for "Days of Croatian film" award for TV opening jingle.
  • Designed logos, brochures, posters, and websites for various industries, including IT.
Technologies: Ideation, Adobe Creative Suite

Junior Designer

1994 - 1996
Publicis FCB Croatia Marketing Agency
  • Worked as a part of a team on various advetising campaigns for international brands.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite
JULY 2022 - PRESENT

Leadership, Motivation and Organisational Control

Institute of Certified Professional Managers | Via Coursera

JULY 2022 - PRESENT

Managing Employee Performance

University of Minnesota | Via Coursera

JULY 2022 - PRESENT

Leadership Through Design Innovation

Coursera

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Get Your Product Used: Adoption and Appropriation

Interaction Design Foundation

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Gamification - How to Create Engaging User Experiences

Interaction Design Foundation

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Conflict Resolution Skills

University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education I Via Coursera

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Leadership Communication for Maximum Impact: Storytelling

Northwestern University | Via Coursera

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

High Performance Collaboration: Leadership, Teamwork, and Negotiation

Northwestern University | Via Coursera

MAY 2022 - PRESENT

Agile with Atlassian Jira

Atlassian University | Via Coursera

APRIL 2022 - PRESENT

Client Needs and Software Requirements

University of Alberta | Via Coursera

MARCH 2022 - PRESENT

Developing Innovative Ideas for Product Leaders

University of Maryland | Via Coursera

FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Establishing Product-Market Fit

University of Maryland | Via Coursera

FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT

SaaS Metrics Fundamentals for Managers, Founders and Investors

Udemy

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

How to Design for Augmented and Virtual Reality

Interaction Design Foundation

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Digital Product Management Specialization

University of Virginia | Via Coursera

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Agile Analytics

University of Virginia | Via Coursera

NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Agile Meets Design Thinking

University of Virginia | Via Coursera

NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Managing an Agile Team

University of Virginia | Via Coursera

SEPTEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Hypothesis Driven Development

University of Virginia | via Coursera

SEPTEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Digital Product Management

University of Virginia | Via Coursera

SEPTEMBER 2021 - SEPTEMBER 2024

Mobile Experience Certification Exam

Google

SEPTEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Enterprise Design Thinking Co-Creator

IBM

SEPTEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner

IBM

JUNE 2021 - PRESENT

Google UX Design Professional Certificate

Google

JUNE 2021 - PRESENT

Responsive Web Design in Adobe XD

Google

JUNE 2021 - PRESENT

Information Visualization: Getting Dashboards Right

Interaction Design Foundation

JUNE 2021 - PRESENT

Affordances: Designing Intuitive User Interfaces

Interaction Design Foundation

JUNE 2021 - PRESENT

Data-Driven Design: Quantitative Research for UX

Interaction Design Foundation

JUNE 2021 - PRESENT

Create High-fidelity Designs and Prototypes in Figma

Google

MAY 2021 - PRESENT

Service Design: How to Design Integrated Service Experiences

Interaction Design Foundation

MAY 2021 - PRESENT

Conducting Usability Testing

Interaction Design Foundation

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

Conducting UX Research and Testing Early Concepts

Google

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

Building Wireframes and Low-Fidelity Prototypes

Google

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

UX Design Process: Empathize, Define, and Ideate

Google

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Google

MARCH 2021 - PRESENT

Product Management 101

Udemy

Tools

Adobe InDesign, Microsoft PowerPoint, Confluence, Jira, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Sketch 4, After Effects CC, Apple Keynote

Industry Expertise

Events, Banking & Finance, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare

Languages

HTML5, CSS3

Platforms

Web, MacOS, Webflow

Other

Enterprise SaaS, Minimalism, Service Design, Empathy, UX Wireflows, Concepting, Visual Design, User Flows, Wireframing, Dashboard Design, Interface Design, Information Architecture (IA), Product Design, UX Design, UI Design, Branding, Fintech, Google Material Design, SaaS Design, Digital Product Design, Ideation, Web App UX, UI Branding, Web App UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Websites, High-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Prototypes, Rapid Prototyping, User Interface (UI), User Journeys, Software as a Service (SaaS), Responsive Web Apps, Enterprise Application Design, Dashboards, Graphic Design, Visual Identity, Critical Thinking, User-centered Design (UCD), Video Editing, Art Direction, Design Strategy, Layout Design, Website Redesign, Creativity, Pitch Decks, Presentation Design, Sitemaps, Brand Guidelines, Print Design, Iterative Design, Design Thinking, Digital Branding, Logo Design, CreativeJS, PowerPoint Design, PowerPoint Templates, Design, Typography, Web UI Design, Jobs to be Done (JTBD), Wireframe to Product, UX Prototyping, Enterprise UX Design, User Research, User Interviews, Product Development, Business Process Flow Diagrams, Enterprise, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Medical Software, Data Visualization, UX Strategy, Mobile App UI, Mobile UX, Mobile UI, Prototyping, Motion Design, Design Systems, Responsive Design, Service Blueprints, Digital Banking, B2B, Component Libraries, Design Sprints, Lean UX, Enterprise Design, Design Documentation, Infographics, Infographs, Post-production, Motion & Animation Design, Motion Graphics, Design Leadership, Investor Presentations, Agile, Scrum, Atomic Design, Design Guidelines, Validation, Finance, WCAG 2, User Journey Maps, Mobile Design, Design Research, Healthcare Services, Creative Direction, SaaS, UX Flows, Personas, Product Ownership, Ideation Workshops, User Scenarios, Responsive Layout, Web UI, Web UX, Online Banking, Financial UX, Mobile Banking, App UI, App UX, User Experience (UX), UX Branding, User Paths, Web Design, UX Research, UX Testing, Interaction Design (IxD), Usability Testing, User Testing, Web App Design, Stakeholder Management, Gamification, Quantitative Calculus, Google Design Sprints, Accessibility, Product Management, Quantitative Research, Usability, Mobile App Design, App Product Management, SaaS Product Management, Hypothesis Testing, Agile Delivery, Continuous Delivery (CD), Lean Startups, Agile UX, Analytics, UX Analysis, Agile Data Science, Digital Product Management, Hypothesis-driven Development (HDD), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Virtual Reality App Design, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Market Fit, Product Strategy, Collaboration, Teamwork, Negotiation, Storytelling, Crisis Management, Personal Branding, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Management, Leadership, UX Leadership, Innovation, Innovative UX, Performance Management, Kanban, Organizational Design, Clients, Requirements

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