Majo Balko

Majo Balko

Budapest, Hungary
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Majo Balko

Majo Balko

Designer
Budapest, Hungary
Member since October 8, 2015
Majo is an optimistic and life-curious multidisciplinary designer with a passion for turning ideas into memorable human-centered digital products. He specializes in visual, product, and user-experience design. He also has worked in branding and identity development and has experience in photo and video production.
Majo is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • DISCOVER App
  • FORMA EYEWEAR
  • SHOOZR App
  • TURRIS App
  • Vita Infinita
  • RUNWAYUM App
Employment
  • Freelance Creative
    MAIOIAM
    2011 - PRESENT
    • Worked on the visual designs for the graphics and user interface.
    • Designed specifically for a user-centered product using Lean MVP design, user experience data, and rapid prototyping.
    • Oversaw branding and art direction of identity development.
    • Worked in public relations and in consulting; specifically in advertising and social media.
    • Produced videos in advertising, documentaries, and music video clips.
    • Crafted the interaction designs.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, and InDesign.) Sketch 3, Sketch Toolbox, Marvel App, Zeplin, Avocode, LookBack, InVision App, Affinity, Brackets.
  • Founder | Product & User Experience Designer | Project Manager
    Vita Infinita
    2013 - 2015
    • Implemented lean rapid prototyping.
    • Contributed to the user experience design.
    • Worked on the user interface design.
    • Helped in advertising and promotion.
    • Communicated via social media.
    Technologies: Sketch, Marvel, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign)
Other Experience
  • Majo is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Majo shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Education
  • Master of Arts in Media Design
    MOME—Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design - Budapest, Hungary
    2011 - 2013
  • Master of Fine Arts in Digital Arts
    Academy of Arts - Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
    2007 - 2013
Experience
  • Adobe CC12 years
  • Visual Design5 years
  • Branding4 years
  • Startups3 years
  • User-centered Product Design3 years
  • Sketch3 years
  • iOS2 years
  • Rapid Interactive Prototyping2 years
Tools
  • Sketch
  • Adobe CC
Budapest, Hungary
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