Iryna Baranova, Designer in Berlin, Germany
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Iryna Baranova

Verified Expert  in Design


Berlin, Germany
Toptal Member Since
November 7, 2018

Since 2014, Iryna has worked on visual design and UI/UX projects with passion and professionalism. She has five years of experience in visual design and illustration. Her knowledge, vision, strategy, and management were tested and proven in various cases, such as long-run brand identity projects, illustrations (web, marketing, and print), corporate websites, and animation.


Work Experience

Senior UX/UI Designer

2022 - PRESENT
St Jude Childrens Research Hospital - Product Development Group
  • Designed and launched a highly intuitive and user-friendly bioinformatics research web app that facilitates sharing and analysis of genomics data across pediatric cancer researchers.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams, including developers, product managers, and marketing professionals, to ensure alignment and consistency in design and messaging. Built a defined product scope.
  • Conducted user interviews with the team of scientists and researchers to identify the pain points of their current work environment.
  • Maintained and updated the organization's design system successfully, resulting in a consistent and cohesive visual identity across all platforms and products.
  • Created visually appealing and effective illustrations and UI designs for the organization's website.
Technologies: UI Design, UX Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Web Design, Web App Design, Digital Product Design, Product Design, Responsive UI, Web UI, Information Architecture (IA), Product Management, Project Management, Sketch, Figma

UI/UX Designer

2016 - PRESENT
Ester Digital PLC
  • Gathered functionality requirements and analyzed users and tasks.
  • Designed user flows, prototypes, and graphic interfaces.
  • Created mood boards, visual concepts, and look/feel.
  • Designed logos and brand identities and produced custom illustrations.
Technologies: Graphic Design, Brand Identity, UI Motion, Branding, Zeplin, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, Adobe After Effects, User Interface (UI), Product Design, Web App UX, Web App UI

Product Designer

2019 - 2021
Kandji, Inc
  • Worked on the web app redesign and adding new functionality.
  • Was responsible for designing, prototyping, testing, and delivering to the engineering team a few native macOS and iOS products.
  • Worked on building and maintaining Kandji's design system for all three product areas.
Technologies: Figma, Product Design, Redesign, Web App Design, Web App Testing, Web App UX, Web App UI, Prototyping, MacOS, iOS, Design Systems, Atomic Design
2016 - 2017

Master's Degree in Visual Design

Estonian Academy of Arts - Tallinn, Estonia

2012 - 2016

Bachelor's Degree in Web Design

Lviv National Academy of Arts - Lviv, Ukraine


Zeplin, InVision, Figma, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe InDesign


MacOS, iOS


Brand Identity, Web App UI, Branding, Graphic Design, Visual Design, UX Design, Illustration, UI Design, Web Design, Web App Design, UI Motion, Responsive Design, Design Systems, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Product Design, Data Visualization, Dashboards, Animation, Smart TV, Corporate Websites, Print Design, Logo Design, Responsive UI, Character Illustration, Web App UX, Responsive Web Apps, Dashboard Design, UX Prototyping, Digital Design, eCommerce Design, Marketing Design, Motion Design, Social Media Design, Redesign, Web App Testing, Prototyping, Atomic Design, User Interface (UI), Analytical Dashboards, Web Dashboards, High-fidelity Mockups, Themes, Digital Product Design, Web UI, Information Architecture (IA), Product Management, Project Management, User Experience (UX), Infographics, Design Consultation, Design Leadership

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