Kayode Osinusi, Designer in Lagos, Nigeria
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Kayode Osinusi

Verified Expert  in Design


Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
December 24, 2019

Kayode is an experienced designer whose primary interests are in UX and visual design with a strategic focus. His goal is to use design concepts and solutions to help increase a company's bottom line. Kayode is passionate about finding the best tools to execute content-driven visuals; he works as a creative partner in all aspects of UI/UX, visual, and IxD, bringing visual identities and products to life through thoughtfully crafted designs.


Work Experience

Head of Design and User Experience

2018 - 2023
  • Led, hired, and managed a UX and product design team.
  • Carried out the UX research and designed the end-to-end experience for a gift voucher platform.
  • Led the brand and UX design for a new innovative voucher redemption app.
  • Regularly ran discovery sessions, conducted UX research, and held design review workshops.
  • Led the design direction for an HR workshop event held by SureGifts for HR professionals in Nigeria. Worked on flyers, banners, ads, presentations, etc.
  • Tested applications for improvement and user requirements.
  • Created visual design, videos, and animations to show in-app transitions and animations.
  • Worked with other design teams in different organizations on branding and U/UX projects for staff and clients' rewards.
Technologies: Brand Design, Web UX Design, Marketing Design, Writing & Editing, User Experience (UX), Social Media Strategy, Information Architecture (IA), Web Design, Shopify, Print Ads, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Principle, Flinto, InVision, Zeplin, Marvel, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UI Design, SaaS, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Product Design, Crypto, Figma, Cryptocurrency, Mobile Design

UI/UX Webflow Designer

2020 - 2020
Homeworks Energy (via Toptal)
  • Built a first-of-its-kind HVAC buying and installation eCommerce solution online using Webflow.
  • Engaged with key stakeholders, including the CEO, COO, VP, product managers, engineers, and other designers to bring concepts to reality at every stage of development.
  • Created conceptual storyboards, wireframes, designs, and functional prototypes to drive product direction and define the user interaction model and workflows for key tasks.
  • Directed and developed the eCommerce website with Webflow, making use of Webflow CMS, Webflow eCommerce, and custom code.
  • Designed a savings calculator feature for the website to allow users to calculate how much they can save on heating and cooling systems online.
  • Presented designs, communicated rationale and trade-offs, and was receptive to feedback.
  • Participated in daily design sprints, sprint planning, and sprint demo with key stakeholders.
  • Helped the client re-envision the project scope and deliverables to meet the budget and tight deadlines.
Technologies: Web UX Design, Writing & Editing, User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), Web Design, eCommerce, Teams, Trello, Adobe CC, Lucidchart, Hotjar, Sketch, Webflow, UI Design, SaaS, Product Design, Figma

Lead Designer (UI/UX and Visual Design)

2018 - 2018
  • Designed and managed the development of a financial platform.
  • Designed and developed website, icons, animated SVG, and motion graphics.
  • Designed the brand, UX, and UI for a financial savings app for iOS and Android.
  • Designed a platform for parents and schools to allow both access to finance.
Technologies: Brand Design, Web UX Design, Marketing Design, Social Media Strategy, Web Design, Sketch, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Zeplin, Marvel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UI Design, SaaS, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Product Design, Figma, Mobile Design

Lead Designer (UI/UX and Visual Design)

2016 - 2017
Hi-Impact TV
  • Worked with the management of Hi-Impact TV to create a brand identity for the TV station.
  • Worked with the marketing team for the design of marketing materials.
  • Created and led all design efforts for the launch of the TV station.
  • Worked closely with the business development team and the marketing team to create rich media ads for Hi-Impact Planet, a sister company.
  • Created designs for motion display boards for a TV station launch across more than 20 countries.
Technologies: Brand Design, Marketing Design, Social Media Strategy, Print Ads, Sketch, Marvel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UI Design, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Product Design, Figma

Graphic Designer

2015 - 2016
Oriental Foods Limited
  • Designed graphic assets for online visibility.
  • Created rich media ads for an international foods company.
  • Created various media content such as animated videos (for adverts and explanations of how our applications works), banners, images for the website, and branding materials.
  • Designed and led multiple rich media ads for milk production part of the company.
  • Designed rollup banners, exercise book covers for events and giveaways.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop


2013 - 2015
Graphic Designer
  • Worked with various startups and established organizations to produce high-quality marketing communication materials.
  • Designed a website for a secondary school.
  • Designed interactive Macromedia Flash websites for crowdsourcing design.
  • Rebranded a crowdsourcing website.
  • Created brand identities for various companies.
  • Designed and led multiple rich media ads for a university.
  • Designed icons, logos, and motion graphics for many international agencies.
Technologies: Brand Design, Social Media Strategy, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2010 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Federal University of Agriculture - Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

2008 - 2008

Diploma in Graphic Design

Agape School of Design - Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria


Usability, User Experience and Interaction Design



User Experience (UX) Design

Interaction Design Foundation


Marvel, Flinto, Principle, Hotjar, Lucidchart, Adobe CC, Trello, Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Figma, InVision Studio, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Zeplin, Marvel App, InVision, Adobe After Effects, Flash, Adobe, CorelDRAW


MacOS, Adobe Suite, iOS, Android, Web, Mobile, WordPress, Shopify, Webflow, Webflow CMS, Mobile (Tablet)

Industry Expertise

Fitness, Health & Wellness, Retail & Wholesale, Fashion & Beauty, Entertainment & Leisure, Cybersecurity


HTML5, CSS, HTML, JavaScript


Teams, Agile UX, Mobile UX, iOS App Design, Mobile App Design, Logo Design, App UI, Finance, App UX, Wireframing, User Flows, Financials, Loans & Lending, Loan Design, Web UX, Web UI, Landing Pages, Responsive UI, Responsive Layout, Dashboard Design, Responsive Web Apps, Mobile Web, UX Design, UX Strategy, UI Branding, Tablet UX, Tablet UI, Mobile App UI, Educational Platform Design, Android App Design, Crypto, Web UI Design, Shogun, Web Design, Writing & Editing, Brand Design, Web UX Design, Marketing Design, Branding, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Design Systems, Visual Design, Information Architecture (IA), Interactive UX, Interaction Design (IxD), Responsive Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), WordPress Design, Graphic Design, Social Media Strategy, Enterprise Design, Enterprise SaaS, Digital Branding, Print Media, eCommerce, Fintech, Gift Cards & Certificates, Gifting, Financial Design, Cryptocurrency, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Social Media, Social Media Marketing (SMM), Print Ads, Travel Design, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, TV, Bootstrap 3+, UI Design, SaaS, Product Design, Mobile Design, Remote User Testing, Front-end, Illustration, Elementor, Yoga, Mobile Apps, Student Engagement, Management, Analytics, Movies, Mobile Streaming, Kids & Families, Interactive UI

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