Kevin Cigolini, Designer in Hoboken, NJ, United States
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Kevin Cigolini

Verified Expert  in Design


Hoboken, NJ, United States
Toptal Member Since
September 26, 2022

Kevin is a product designer with experience in personal entrepreneurial ventures, startups, contract work, and large billion-dollar corporations. He focuses on user-centered and behavioral iOS, Android, and web design. Kevin is a people person who enjoys collaboration and working on new and challenging projects.


Work Experience

Product Designer

2020 - 2021
  • Headed a self-service initiative, increasing adoption and use by eight times within four months and exceeding KPIs while achieving user and business goals.
  • Contributed to the new innovative payment platform, conducted testing with users, and iterated in an Agile environment.
  • Created and improved design processes related to critiques, sprints, VQA, analysis, and the interviewing and onboarding experience.
  • Built and owned a DLS for a payment platform and worked closely with engineers.
Technologies: Figma, Slack, Notion, Jira, Miro

Product Designer

2019 - 2020
  • Headed 1-week design sprints from discovery and strategy stages to launching the product using the user-centered design approach, behavioral models, design studios, and user journeys.
  • Completed business and user goals while designing, conducting A/B testing, and collaborating with data science and user research teams that utilized qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Met KPI targets, increased tier upgrades by nine times, lowered billing for customer experience (CX) tickets by 4.8%, saved over ten hours a week, increased the push notification opt-in rate by 282%, and increased bank links by 7.19%.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Figma, Slack, Jira, Miro,

UX Designer

2017 - 2019
Michael Kors
  • Partnered with the C-suite, managers, engineers, and analysts to deliver business and user goals and simplify user journeys from the point of entry to product purchases.
  • Led the UX for the KORSVIP program and handled 2-week sprint cycles. The project exceeded KPIs with 1.2 million sign-ups in the first year, drove an increase in repeat purchases, and surpassed sales goals.
  • Collaborated on leading the design of Michael Kors' first apps, which were downloaded 200,000 times and had 60,000 monthly active users, exceeding the sales goal by 100% in under six months.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision,

UX Designer

2016 - 2017
  • Designed a shopping experience for users across six websites and drove the internal CMS adoption by creating human interface guidelines, which increased component use by 19%.
  • Led projects as a key designer and collaborated with teams across New Jersey and Seattle on implementing Amazon Prime.
  • Utilized data and research to identify problems and combined UX methods and tools to create solutions.
  • Built experiences for user personalization and discovery, ensuring that relevant messages reach the right users.
Technologies: Sketch, Principle, InVision
2009 - 2010

Master's Degree in Communications

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Savannah, GA, USA

2005 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree in Communications

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Savannah, GA, USA


UX Design

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