Luboš Volkov, Designer in Prague, Czech Republic
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Luboš Volkov

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Prague, Czech Republic
Toptal Member Since
April 22, 2015

Luboš is Toptal's Lead Product Designer, and along with his team has led all design initiatives at Toptal since 2012. He writes frequently about the design industry, how to optimize design workflows to deliver better results on time, remote collaboration best practices, and more. He is driven both by beauty and business functionality in all of his designs.

Work Experience

Lead Visual Designer

2012 - PRESENT
Toptal, LLC
  • Responsible for product design, working with a team of four front-end developers on internal core products and side projects. Toptal, funded three years ago in the Bay Area, is the network connecting top developers all over the world with top companies like Airbnb, Axel Springer, Artsy, IDEO, Samsung, and many more. I have never worked in such a great environment before.
Technologies: Adobe

Lead Product Designer

2012 - 2013
Pinerly
  • Contributed to the development efforts of a ten-person distributed team, working on Pinerly's social platform. Pinerly was part of a plug-and-play accelerator used by over 500 startups. My job was to take care of every aspect of the product design, both web and mobile.
Technologies: MacOS, Adobe

Product Designer

2012 - 2013
Easycore Media, Ltd.
  • Solely responsible for product design at a startup based in the Czech startup accelerator Node 5 in Prague. My job was to take care of all of the mobile apps and core product RealPad. This app, for real estate, is fully functional and used in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia and many other countries.
Technologies: MacOS, Adobe

Freelance Designer

2012 - 2013
Lubos Volkov Design
  • After over a year in the Silicon Valley startup world, I decided to work on my own with various clients mostly on mobile products including Hanna Aase from Wonderloop and Amol Salva, co-founder of Virgin mobile, and his web product.
Technologies: MacOS, Adobe

Visual Designer

2012 - 2013
Humdinger & Sons
  • Worked in cooperation with art director Nicollas Will. We worked together on big projects from UI to branding, providing services for clients such as Mixpanel, Tethr, and Nike.
Technologies: MacOS, Adobe
2007 - 2011

Batchelor's Degree in Electromechanics

SPŠE Pardubice - Czech Repblic

Tools

Sketch 3, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe

Languages

HTML, CSS

Platforms

MacOS

Other

User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Design, Icon Design, Illustration, UI Design, UX Design

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