Joshua Oghenekaro Okwe, Designer in Lagos, Nigeria
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Joshua Oghenekaro Okwe

Verified Expert  in Design


Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
March 28, 2022

Joshua, a seasoned product designer with six years of expertise, excels in crafting visually captivating and user-centric software. He simplifies intricate concepts into intuitive designs through research, wireframing, rapid prototyping, and more. Joshua is proficient in tools like Figma and Webflow. He thrives in cross-functional collaborations, fostering clear communication and teamwork. As a true leader, his passion for learning keeps him at the forefront of design trends and technologies.


Work Experience

UI Designer

2024 - 2024
Clarity Communication Advisors, Inc.
  • Created UI mockups to be placed on Clarity's websites.
  • Designed marketing banners and flyers for upcoming event clarity was going to attend and marketing outreach.
  • Developed presentation slides for Clarity to meet and present to potential investors and customers.
  • Updated all existing Clarity banners for their social media pages to a more modern and clean design.
Technologies: Product Design, UI Design, Design Systems, SaaS, Web Dashboards, Marketing Design, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design

UX/UI Designer

2023 - 2023
Frederick W. Broussard
  • Improved the visual appeal and usability of the fintech app by applying modern design principles and best practices to the existing interface.
  • Created high-fidelity mockups of the app screens using Figma and delivered them to the development team on time.
  • Conducted user research and testing to validate the design decisions and ensure the app met the needs and expectations of the target audience.
  • Collaborated with the product manager, developers, and stakeholders to provide feedback and suggestions for further enhancements and iterations of the app.
  • Showcased the app features and benefits through a set of engaging and informative screenshots that were placed in device mockups and used for marketing purposes.
Technologies: Web App Design, Web App UI

Webflow Designer

2023 - 2023
Jiyoung An
  • Fixed the technical issues related to the responsive layout of the website using Webflow’s tools and features.
  • Ensured the website looked consistent and appealing across different devices and screen sizes, and followed the web design standards and best practices.
  • Tested the website functionality and performance on various browsers and platforms, and resolved any bugs or errors that occurred.
  • Communicated with the client regularly and provided updates on the progress and status of the project.
  • Delivered the final website to the client within the agreed deadline and received positive feedback and satisfaction.
Technologies: Webflow, Web Design, Responsive Design, Figma

UX/UI Designer

2022 - 2023
Game On!
  • Orchestrated the end-to-end design process for the cross-platform mobile and web app for Game On!, leading to a unique data-driven mental health provider for athletes, with 10,000 downloads and $300,000 in revenue within the first three months of launch.
  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions and open communication within the startup, enabling seamless collaboration with all stakeholders and contributing to a 30% increase in cross-functional team productivity.
  • Conducted user research and interviewed potential users and users of competitor apps, gathering important user feedback during testing and after launch to validate design decisions using strategic surveys, tools, and methodologies.
  • Built a comprehensive brand identity, guidelines, and design system, streamlining the design process by 80%.
  • Aided development by providing clear and detailed design documentation, facilitating a seamless transition from design to development. Reducing development time and minimizing design-related issues during implementation.
Technologies: Figma, Webflow, Product Design, Prototyping, Design Systems, Branding, Landing Page Design, Mobile App Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Leadership, User Research, Visual Design, UX Design, Mobile Design, Responsive Web Apps, Software as a Service (SaaS)

UI Designer

2022 - 2022
Sinopia Olive
  • Enhanced the UI of the web app calculator by creating a better visual style that matched the brand identity and improved the user experience.
  • Defined the style guide of the product, including the color palette, typography, icons, and spacing, and documented it for future reference and consistency.
  • Designed the components of the calculator, such as the buttons, input fields, display, and menu, and organized them in a components library for easy access and reuse.
  • Created a Figma prototype that showed the different button states, such as normal, hover, active, and disabled, and demonstrated the functionality and interaction of the calculator.
  • Collaborated with the developer and the client to ensure the design met the requirements and expectations and provided feedback and revisions as needed.
  • Delivered the mocks and the prototype to the developer for handoff and ensured the design was implemented correctly and smoothly.
Technologies: Figma, UI Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Web

UX/UI Designer

2022 - 2022
  • Designed and delivered high-fidelity wireframes for various projects, such as and Nanodent website.
  • Applied visual design principles and techniques to create appealing and consistent UI elements, such as colors, fonts, icons, and images, for different projects, using Figma.
  • Ensured the UX and UI of the projects met the user needs and business goals, by conducting user research, testing, and analysis and implementing feedback and changes as needed.
  • Collaborated with the design and marketing team, as well as the clients, to understand the project requirements, objectives, and expectations, and to communicate the design rationale and solutions.
  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritized tasks and deadlines, to ensure the quality and timely delivery of the design deliverables.
Technologies: Figma, UI Design, Prototyping, Design Systems, Landing Page Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Landing Page Optimization, Web

Product Designer

2020 - 2022
An Online Freelance Agency, USA
  • Designed a web app for campaign managers, streamlining the process of searching and booking diverse social media influencers. This resulted in a 10% increase in bookings and a more diverse range of influencers represented.
  • Created an online Spanish bookstore, providing detailed book information and price comparisons. This user-centric approach led to a 15% increase in user logins and a 25% increase in book sales.
  • Developed a web and mobile driving test app for a German driving school, improving users' knowledge of driving rules and ethics. This led to a 5% increase in users passing their driving tests on the first attempt.
  • Built a Webflow website for a Web 3.0 database, hosting comprehensive information about various Web 3.0 websites. This resulted in a 20% increase in site traffic and improved the site's SEO ranking.
Technologies: Figma, Webflow, Product Design, Prototyping, Design Systems, Branding, Landing Page Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web3, Dashboard Design, UX Design, Responsive Web Apps, Software as a Service (SaaS), Web

Product Designer

2020 - 2022
KWG Softworks
  • Collaborated with a global agile team on multiple projects. Despite the remote work setting, I achieved effective time management, communication, and coordination using tools such as Slack, Jira, and other project management software.
  • Created responsive high-fidelity mockups and Figma prototype for PYLI, a SAAS Web dashboard with multiple users and levels. With a focus on usability and fluid user experience, resulting in an immediate adoption by the parent company Auto-Tracts.
  • Built the two-end-user mobile app for listing and renting gym spaces called mPwr, Using quantitative research, ideation, and an aesthetically pleasing and user-centered UI, prioritizing user-friendliness.
  • Designed a scaleable dashboard to facilitate efficient management of the mPwr app, implementing data visualization and real-time financial and inventory tracking tools, and more, aiding admins effectively in their job.
Technologies: Figma, Product Design, Design Systems, UX Design, Responsive Web Apps, Software as a Service (SaaS), UI Prototyping, Mobile Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Mobile UI Design, Dashboards, SaaS Design, Web App Design, Web App UI, Web App UX, SaaS, Data Visualization, MVP Design, Responsive UI, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Web UX Design, Web UI Design, Website Redesign, Interactive Design, Responsive Design, Rapid Prototyping, Web UI, Web UX, High-fidelity Mockups, Mobile Apps, B2B, B2C, Interactive UI, Navigation, Navigation Design, Email Template Design, UX Wireframes, UX Research, Information Architecture (IA), User Experience Design, Prototyping, Mobile App Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Dashboard Design, User Flows, Mobile Design

Product Designer

2020 - 2020
  • Designed an operating system integrated with the blockchain and running on the web, allowing it to run decentralized and offer its token for operating system payments and transactions.
  • Created wireframes and mockups for a video streaming app that runs cross-platform on several devices and the web.
  • Designed wireframes and mockups for an automobile trading app, allowing users to sell, bid, and buy cars.
Technologies: Figma, Product Design, Prototyping, Design Systems, Mobile App Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web3, Finance, Visual Design, Web Design

UI/UX Designer

2018 - 2020
  • Created new mockups and redesigns of LinuxJobber's web pages.
  • Conducted research and created mockups and prototypes for LinuxJobber classrooms in which students took courses online and remotely.
  • Used the Agile methodology and learned the basics of project and team management while working in a small team of designers and developers.
Technologies: Figma, UI Design, Landing Page Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Landing Page Optimization, Web

UI/UX Designer

2017 - 2020
  • Spearheaded the design process for the SOSHA Life mobile app, focusing on creating an intuitive interface for event ticketing. This enhanced the overall user experience and made ticket purchasing and event access seamless.
  • Took charge of designing the mobile app, emphasizing efficiency and ease of use in managing facility access. The user-friendly interface and thoughtful design ensured that users could efficiently navigate the app's features for FAMS.
  • Implemented comprehensive design systems in Figma for both apps. These design systems streamlined the design process, ensuring consistency and cohesiveness in the app's visual elements.
Technologies: Figma, UI Design, Product Design, Branding, Mobile App Design, App Design, Mobile Design, Mobile, iOS
2015 - 2021

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria


CMS Certification Level 1



Layouts Certification Level 2



Layouts Certification Level 1





Webflow, Web, iOS, Mobile, Android


Product Design, UI Design, Prototyping, eCommerce, Design Systems, Branding, Landing Page Design, Mobile App Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Leadership, Web3, Dashboard Design, Finance, Visual Design, Web Design, User Flows, UX Design, App Design, Mobile Design, Responsive Web Apps, Landing Page Optimization, Software as a Service (SaaS), UI Prototyping, Mobile Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Interactive Prototypes, Design Leadership, Layout Design, Mobile UI Design, Dashboards, Brand Design, SaaS Design, Web App Design, Web App UI, Web App UX, SaaS, Wireframing, Data Visualization, Marketing Design, MVP Design, Websites, Logo Design, Responsive UI, Landing Pages, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Fintech, Web UX Design, Web UI Design, Website Redesign, Interactive Design, Mobile UX Design, Responsive Design, UX Prototyping, Style Guides, Typography, Color Schemes, UI Components, Rapid Prototyping, Mobile App UI, System Design, Web UI, Web UX, High-fidelity Mockups, User-centered Design (UCD), Mobile Apps, Low-fidelity Prototypes, B2B, B2C, B2B2C, Brand Guidelines, Brand Identity, Social Networks, Interaction Design (IxD), Interactive UI, Social Media Apps, Navigation, Navigation Design, Navigation Redesign, User Testing, Email Template Design, UX Wireframes, UX Research, Information Architecture (IA), User Experience Design, Design Thinking, Gamification, User Interviews, User Research, Web Dashboards, Graphic Design

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