Malik Ali, Designer in Berlin, Germany
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Malik Ali

Verified Expert  in Design

UI Designer

Location
Berlin, Germany
Toptal Member Since
October 25, 2022

Malik is a top-rated UI designer keen on UX and product design. Over the last 10 years, he's been working on SaaS, fintech, edtech, and AI projects. He designed B2B and B2C platforms and marketplaces for award-winning startups and global clients like HomeGig, Mathebibel, Statista, and the Pakistan Government. Working closely with engineering teams to deliver pixel-perfect designs that help companies grow, Malik's crafted products received 10,000+ downloads with 90% user satisfaction in Figma.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Lead UX/UI Designer

2024 - PRESENT
straive GmbH
  • Led the UX/UI design process for web and progressive web applications, ensuring high-quality user experiences.
  • Defined and drove the overall design strategy, including user research, wireframing, prototyping, and visual design.
  • Collaborated closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and stakeholders, to understand project requirements and goals.
  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously and prioritized tasks effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Balanced user needs, business goals, and technical constraints to deliver effective and innovative design solutions.
Technologies: Admin Panels, Figma, Landing Pages, Backups, Dashboard Design, Web UI, Responsive UI

Senior UX/UI Designer

2019 - PRESENT
Team UXD
  • Designed and launched 50+ digital products tailored for designers.
  • Contributed to products, including admin panels, UI kits, and design systems.
  • Achieved 10,000+ downloads of these products and attained a 90% user satisfaction rate.
Technologies: Mobile App Design, Product Design, Figma, Design Systems, UX Design, UI Design, Visual Design, SaaS Design, Web Design, Agile, Dashboards, Web App Design, Web UI Design, Web App UI, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, UX Research, User Personas, Web Applications, Material Design, Prototyping, Low-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Mobile Design, Websites, User Flows, Web App UX, Data Visualization, B2B, Software as a Service (SaaS), Web, Accessibility, Wireframing

Senior UX/UI Designer

2020 - 2022
HomeGig
  • Worked on a SaaS-based marketplace for B2B and B2C, following the Agile methodology.
  • Conducted user research and evaluated user problems in collaboration with a cross-functional team.
  • Participated in all phases of the product development process, from discovery to delivery and iteration.
  • Created landing pages and 500+ screens for a web platform, following the Material Design system.
  • Provided user tests to learn about the users. Received 90% positive feedback, and 7/50 users purchased a paid plan on the MVP release.
Technologies: Figma, UI Design, UX Design, Product Design, Design Systems, Visual Design, SaaS Design, Web Design, Agile, Dashboards, SaaS, Web App Design, Web UI Design, Web App UI, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, Mobile App Design, UX Research, User Personas, Web Applications, Material Design, Prototyping, Low-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Mobile Design, Websites, User Flows, Web App UX, Data Visualization, Software as a Service (SaaS), Web, Accessibility, Wireframing

Web UI Designer

2020 - 2020
Mathebibel
  • Redesigned an award-winning platform to increase usability and enhance the user experience for over one million users.
  • Worked through all phases of design, development, and post-launch success tracking and iteration.
  • Conducted research and used card-sorting techniques to improve the information architecture.
  • Reduced bounce rate by 30% and increased the conversion rate by 15%.
Technologies: Figma, Visual Design, UX Design, UI Design, Design Systems, Product Design, Web Design, Agile, Web App Design, Web UI Design, Web App UI, User Interface (UI), SaaS Design, Mobile App Design, User Personas, Web Applications, Prototyping, Low-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Responsive Web Apps, Websites, User Flows, Web App UX, Software as a Service (SaaS), Web, Accessibility, Wireframing

Product Designer

2019 - 2020
Codinglab
  • Built a SaaS-based platform to find jobs or hire talents.
  • Created sketches, concepts, and prototypes to communicate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Designed a responsive web platform to provide a better user experience on mobile devices.
  • Accomplished 97% of positive feedback and a 40% acquisition rate increase during testing.
Technologies: Responsive Web Apps, Agile, UX Design, UI Design, Visual Design, Design Systems, SaaS Design, Product Design, Web Design, Dashboards, SaaS, Web App Design, Web UI Design, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, Figma, UX Research, User Personas, Web Applications, Prototyping, Low-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Web App UI, Mobile Design, Websites, User Flows, Web App UX, Data Visualization, Software as a Service (SaaS), Web, Wireframing

Front-end Web Designer

2018 - 2019
Wah Engineering College
  • Designed a website for 11,000 university users and improved by 30% the overall user experience.
  • Analyzed 1,300+ student responses and improved website usability across different devices.
  • Identified UX problems, including responsiveness, process flow, and design layouts.
  • Worked directly with engineers to implement new features and delivered HTML and CSS using Bootstrap.
Technologies: UI Design, Visual Design, Design Systems, Product Design, Web App Design, Web UI Design, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, Figma, User Personas, Web Applications, Prototyping, Low-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Web App UI, Websites, User Flows, Web App UX, Software as a Service (SaaS), Web, Wireframing

Web Designer

2013 - 2017
Pakistan Ordnance Factories
  • Collaborated closely with design and engineering teams, comprehended requirements, and generated robust designs using tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, or Sketch.
  • Assisted in testing websites for functionality, compatibility, and user experience.
  • Collaborated with developers to implement designs using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Technologies: Admin Panels, Bootstrap
2020 - 2022

Master's Degree in User Experience Design

Technical University of Ingolstadt - Ingolstadt, Germany

2012 - 2016

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Wah - Wah, Pakistan

JANUARY 2023 - PRESENT

Product Design Specialization

University of Maryland

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

UX Design Specialization

Google

JANUARY 2020 - PRESENT

Become a User Experience Designer

LinkedIn

DECEMBER 2018 - PRESENT

Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft

Tools

Figma

Platforms

Web, WordPress

Other

UX Design, UI Design, Visual Design, SaaS Design, Product Design, Design Systems, Mobile App Design, Agile, Website Redesign, Branding, Web App Design, Dashboard Design, User Interface (UI), Web Design, User Experience (UX), Dashboards, User Personas, Web Applications, Prototyping, Low-fidelity Mockups, High-fidelity Mockups, Web App UI, Mobile Design, Websites, User Flows, Web App UX, Web UI, Data Visualization, B2B, Software as a Service (SaaS), UI Prototyping, Wireframing, SaaS, UX Research, Material Design, Responsive Web Apps, Design Thinking, Accessibility, Responsive Design, Admin Panels, Financing, eCommerce UI, UIKit, Web UI Design, Bootstrap, Landing Pages, Backups, Responsive UI

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