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

Designer in Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Member since May 17, 2017
Karina is a full-stack UI/UX designer with a background in psychology and industrial design. She has experience in all product lifecycle stages and a broad skillset spanning research and product strategy, visual design, prototyping, and basic coding. Karina has been working with Silicon Valley startups for the past five years—loving the entrepreneurial spirit, growth-hacking mindset, and dynamic and iterative design culture.
Karina is now available for hire

Employment

  • 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
  • Lead Product Designer

    2019 - 2021
    MedSpace
    • Performed market and user research and product-market fit validation for the two-sided marketplace startup that enables customers to share medical offices.
    • Designed and developed the MVP landing page, tracked analytics and iterated supported customer development in phase one.
    • Led brainstorming sessions, user journey mapping, service blueprint, flow and wireframes in phase two.
    • Performed minimal branding, UI design, created and maintained design system while working on the visual design.
    • Managed development and led a team of 6 developers while coordinating between stakeholders and the team.
    Technologies: Hotjar, HubSpot, Figma, Sketch, Google Forms

Education

  • 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

Certifications

  • Product Manager Nanodegree
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
    Udacity
  • Android Basics Nanodegree
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
    Google | via Audacity
  • Human-Computer Interaction
    JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    University of California San Diego

Experience

Location

Sunnyvale, CA, United States

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