Maher Jilani, Designer in Cupertino, CA, United States
Maher Jilani

Designer in Cupertino, CA, United States

Member since December 21, 2017
Maher is a UX design leader with more than 13 years of technical and leadership experience. While working with some of the world-leading brands, he's laid hands on key international projects and products and collaborated with teams and entrepreneurs from all over the world. Mahe has extensive experience with CarPlay, Android Auto, voice design, in-car commerce, eCommerce, infotainment systems, navigation systems, design management and leadership, entrepreneurship, and startups.
Maher is now available for hire


  • Senior Lead Designer

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Started and led the design effort for in-car commerce and voice/conversation design and various futuristic in-vehicle digital experiences.
    • Create designs for in-car commerce for different platforms including HMI, VIVID, CarPlay, and Android Auto.
    • Oversaw the active navigation, design localization, and design concepts for various futuristic systems, and features.
    • Designed various systems UX frameworks and experiences.
    • Applied design safety/NHTSA guidelines (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).
    Technologies: Adobe Audition, Jira, Marvel App, Figma, Sketch
  • Director of User Experience

    2012 - 2018
    • Operated on a leadership level across the business, user experience, creative, and technology.
    • Drove user-centered design processes in partnership with technology, creative, and strategy teams alongside with clients.
    • Led and managed a team of UX designers and researchers to build top-of-the-line UX for leading brands around the world.
    • Managed and fostered user experience design disciplines.
    • Continually improved UX and design capabilities, tools, processes and best practices.
    • Led the team of UX designers and researchers to build and produce world-class quality work for our clients around the world.
    • Managed the UX/UI design and UX research team and coached/mentored the personnel and gave skill-set/career guidance.
    • Implemented task management tools that ensured that the team produced on-time, on-budget deliverables.
    • Contributed to the business development and pre-engagement activities, including proposals, client meetings and calls, discovery sprints, SOW estimates, and planning sessions.
    • Completed billable project work as assigned; included onsite meetings with clients when appropriate.
    Technologies: Figma, Adobe Suite, InVision, Sketch


  • Completed credits towards a bachelor's degree in Business Management
    2009 - 2010
    University of North Alabama - Florence, AL, USA


  • Patent 16/725,777: Navigation System with an Order Optimization Mechanism and Method of Operations
    JULY 2020 - PRESENT
    US Patent



Cupertino, CA, United States

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