Irfan Shaikh, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Irfan Shaikh

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since November 1, 2020
Irfan defines and leads the product vision and development scope and designs new features or ongoing feature enhancements. He tracks the unfavorable occurrences to create backlogs and discuss them with senior management. He has been serving a variety of technology sectors such as aviation, fintech, and eCommerce. His practices include research, experience design, user testing, and IA to help stakeholders prioritize user stories and define acceptance criteria.
Irfan is now available for hire

Employment

  • Lead Product Designer

    2019 - 2020
    Emirates NBD Bank
    • Defined the design structure, including UX patterns, personas, flows, and interpreted research findings communicated to stakeholders.
    • Led the design activities focused on usability, interaction, visual, and information architecture, which helped the team make decisions based on design principles, customer data, and business needs.
    • Defined and created personas to design user journeys, which later helped our design and engineering teams understand the high-level complications.
    • Created the visual style for the entire experience, along with creating illustrations based on user journeys.
    • Guided a team of product designers through complex product design challenges to improve our product.
    Technologies: After Effects CC, Adobe Illustrator, Figma, Miro, InVision, Sketch
  • Senior Product Designer

    2016 - 2020
    TurboTax Intuit, Inc.
    • Gave design solutions for new features and monitored final designs with the deployment team.
    • Took design decisions keeping the company design system in consideration, along with innovations.
    • Formulated an articulate design rationale to balance business goals, technical feasibility, and user needs.
    Technologies: After Effects CC, InVision, Sketch

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology
    1998 - 2001
    St. Xavier's College - Mumbai, India

Certifications

  • Product Management Certificate
    AUGUST 2019 - PRESENT
    BrainStation, Inc.

Experience

Tools

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

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