Karina Kozinsky, Designer in Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Karina Kozinsky

Designer in Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Member since May 15, 2020
Karina is a full-stack UI/UX designer with a psychology and industrial design background. She enjoys working on really complex consumer-facing products, diving deep into the domain. Her expertise also includes research and ideation, prototyping and user testing, visual design and branding, building and maintaining design systems, handling the product from the ground up. She works closely with cross-functional partners to create the best experiences possible and ensure alignment.
Karina is now available for hire


  • Lead Product Designer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Self Innovations
    • Collaborated with a cross-functional distributed team of researchers and developers, contributing to defining product requirements.
    • Produced user and product flow, presented to stakeholders, performed prototyping and user testing.
    • Designed the app, admin portal for SaaS clients, and company websites. Worked on visual design, including logo and branding for the app and company website.
    • Set up and managed the design system in Figma, developing a style guide for the open-source release.
    • Supported research and marketing teams for all their graphic needs.
    Technologies: Figma, Google Docs, Adobe CC
  • Senior UI/UX Designer

    2021 - 2022
    • Optimized onboarding funnel for direct consumers.
    • Expanded user acquisition beyond paid ads by sharing and referrals.
    • Handled the entire process, from brainstorming workshops to product flows,. wireframes, prototyping, usability testing, visual design, and handoff to engineers.
    • Collaborated on an internal cross-functional team of PM, engineers, marketing managers, and customer support.
    Technologies: Figma, Google Docs, Adobe, User Interviews, Prototyping


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Design
    2001 - 2003
    Hadassah Academic College - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Sociology
    1995 - 1998
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem, Israel


  • Product Manager Nanodegree
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
  • Android Basics Nanodegree
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
    Google | via Audacity
  • Human-Computer Interaction
    University of California San Diego



Sunnyvale, CA, United States

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