Mario Stipetic, Designer in Zürich, Switzerland
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Mario Stipetic

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Zürich, Switzerland
Toptal Member Since
November 3, 2015

Mario is a UI and UX designer with a passion for great-quality design and over a decade of experience. He has worked for San Francisco/NYC-based startups and large enterprises such as ZTE. He is an expert in designing for iOS, SaaS products, eCommerce sites, and AR/AI apps. Recognition of note includes a nomination for the "Website of the Day" award at Awwwards. He has a master's degree in design of visual communication.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Creative Director, UX Designer, UI Designer, Animation Designer

2016 - PRESENT
UX Agency
  • Worked on the art direction, UX design, UI design, animations, and the overall organization of multiple web and mobile app projects.
  • Design several online platforms in various industries.
  • Worked on a few challenging SaaS apps.
  • Designed multiple iOS apps.
  • Designed multiple UI animations with Principle.
  • Performed user research and user testing.
  • Worked in an agile environment within a cross-functional team.
Technologies: InVision, Marvel App, Principle, Figma

Mobile App UI Designer

2016 - 2016
ZTE Corporation
  • Worked as lead UI designer in collaboration with the UX designer on an Android mobile app. It was a pleasure to gain valuable experience in working with a corporation that is one of the top ten worldwide largest smartphone manufacturers.
  • Worked in close cooperation with the UX designer on UX/UI design integration and animations.
  • Worked on mobile app icon design.
  • Designed over 90 screens for Android mobile app interface in Google Material design standards.
  • Helped hire a mobile app logotype designer.
  • Prepared all the icon and graphic assets in PNG and SVG format.
  • Designed the mobile app UI kit along with detailed UI elements size and space measurements, style guidelines, and font sizes.
  • Designed the complete mobile app InVision interactive prototype.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Adobe Illustrator

Top Rated UX/UI Designer

2013 - 2016
Freelance
  • Designed an Uber-like "sharing economy" concept app for iOS. Also designed the admin web application and the Android version.
  • Designed a landing page for a social network web app.
  • Designed an end-user and admin section for a news media web application.
  • Contributed to mobile and web app visual identity design, information architecture design, wireframe design, interaction design, user interface design, user experience design, and visual design for various international clients.
  • Designed an analytical web app interface, including end-user and admin sections.
  • Designed a large video crowdfunding web application, including responsive version end-user and admin sections for a San Francisco-based startup.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

UX/UI Designer

2013 - 2013
Thehyperactive Digital Design Studio
  • Designed a website for a marketing company.
  • Designed digital illustrations for the mobile app intro.
  • Designed the user interface for an intranet web application for a large local bank.
  • Designed information architecture, interactions, and wireframes for a mobile banking application.
  • Contributed to mobile and web app visual identity design, information architecture design, wireframe design, interaction design, user interface design, user experience design, and visual design for various clients.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

UX/UI Designer

2012 - 2013
Neuralab Digital Design Agency
  • Designed a small iOS mobile app for travel help.
  • Designed the main website for one of Croatia's largest insurance companies.
  • Designed an iOS note mobile startup app.
  • Designed a hybrid mobile app for one of the largest Croatian mobile carrier companies.
  • Contributed to visual identity design, information architecture design, wireframe design, interaction design, user interface design, user experience design, and visual design for various clients.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Web App Designer and Developer

2010 - 2012
Personal Web Startup Projects
  • Contributed to the visual identity design, information architecture design, wireframe design, interaction design, user interface design, user experience design, and visual design for a personal startup "image bookmarking" web application.
  • Promoted and marketed the web app.
  • Created the design for web app promotional materials.
Technologies: SQL, Bootstrap, HTML, jQuery, CSS, PHP, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Mobile Game Designer

2010 - 2011
Mobile Game Design
  • Designed user interfaces for mobile games, including Java and iOS platforms.
  • Created simple mobile game visual designs.
  • Designed visual identity and promotional materials for mobile games.
  • Illustrated mobile game characters and graphics.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic and Web Designer

2008 - 2010
5-d Marketing Agency
  • Designed visual graphics for exhibition stands.
  • Designed the print brochures for various international clients.
  • Designed a web app for a place discovery startup.
  • Designed billboard prints for various clients.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic and Web Designer

2003 - 2003
EMS&P Marketing Agency
  • Designed websites for various local clients.
  • Designed logos for various clients.
  • Created brand visual designs for various websites.
  • Photographed products for a client's web shop.
  • Designed information architecture.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic and Web Designer

1999 - 2002
Ve-mil - IT Company
  • Designed a web app for online auctions.
  • Designed monthly magazine print ads that were released in all major Croatian IT magazines.
  • Designed animated banner commercials.
  • Worked on improving branding, logotype, and company signage.
  • Photographed in-house print ads.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2004 - 2009

Master's Degree in Design of Visual Communication - UX and UI Design

Art Academy - Universitiy of Split, Croatia

Tools

Flinto, Flinto Prototyping, InVision, Marvel App, Sketch 4, Figma, Zeplin, Sketch 3, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Principle, Adobe InDesign, Sketch, Marvel

Languages

PHP, CSS, HTML, SQL

Industry Expertise

Fashion, Real Estate, Social Networking

Platforms

iOS

Other

eCommerce, Web Animation, Creative Direction, Enterprise SaaS, Android UI Design, UX Design, Augmented Reality (AR), SaaS Design, iOS UI Design, Web Design, iOS Guides, Interactive Prototypes, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Design, UI Design, Visual Design, Android Guides, Conversion-driven UX, Wireframing, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, eCommerce Design, MVP Design, Hypothesis Testing, Mobile Apps, Responsive Web Apps, Web App UX, Web App UI, Mobile App UI, Mobile UX, Mockups, Information Architecture (IA), UX Audits, UI Audits, Platform Design, SaaS, Software as a Service (SaaS), Product Design, eCommerce Web Design, Landing Page Design, Enterprise Design, Mobile Design, Mobile App Design, Digital Product Design, Android Design Guidelines, Illustration, Metrics, User Metrics, User Testing, Personas, User Flows, Agile, Agile UX, Lean UX, User Retention, Engagement Strategy, Animation, Value Proposition, Innovation, Rapid Prototyping, User Research, Task Flows, Remote User Testing, Customer Journeys, jQuery, Bootstrap, Online Dating, iOS UX Design, Donations, Web Forms, Nonprofits, UX Testing, Icon Design, Branding, Interaction Design (IxD), Fashion Design, Beauty Products, Social Networks, Conceptual Design, Mobile eCommerce, Artificial Intelligence (AI), UI Maps, HIG, iOS App Design, Coupons, Web Applications, Time Tracking

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