Mayah Arutinova, Designer in Yerevan, Armenia
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Mayah Arutinova

Verified Expert  in Design


Yerevan, Armenia
Toptal Member Since
February 4, 2022

Mayah brings over a decade of design experience to the table, helping teams create high-end products that thrill and inspire customers. She is an expert in UI/UX, web and app design, converting PSD mock-ups to HTML and CSS, marketing and social media visuals, photo retouching, and pitch decks. She created the design for a German startup recognized as one of the best in the green energy industry and delivered an eCommerce project for a chain of supermarkets widely recognized by customers.


Work Experience

UX/UI Designer

2022 - PRESENT
Stanford University - ScopeZero Grant
  • Branded from zero, including logotype, typography, and all the essential assets. Built a strong design system and developed a website and web application.
  • Translated a complex flow into a user-friendly interface for an employer-sponsored benefit platform.
  • Created all the necessary digital and printing assets for participating in conferences and other related events.
Technologies: User Experience (UX), UX Design, User Interface (UI), Digital Printing, Figma, Adobe CC, Adobe Illustrator, Branding, User Flows, Mobile Prototypes, Web App UX, Dashboard Design, Design Systems

Website Designer

2022 - 2022
Kodori AG
  • Designed a project for a private investment company that is an active investor in early-stage startups, with a particular focus on health innovations.
  • Developed a complex mood board based on the client's desire.
  • Built a complex design system with more than 50 screens with all the necessary tokens and elements for current and future work with the project.
  • Touched up logotype and brought it to a new level, adding the desired message.
Technologies: Web Design, Website Redesign, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Landing Page Design, Design Systems, Responsive UI, Mobile Prototypes

Senior UI/UX and Lead Designer

2020 - 2022
TWNTY Digital GmbH
  • Created various web and mobile products beginning with mood boards up to complete designs and style guides for the development team.
  • Led the project from scratch for a company considered one of the best German startups in the green energy field.
  • Developed an internal educational program and held seminars for the entire team.
  • Built a design culture, design system, and content structure.
  • Translated business requirements into design solutions.
  • Created investor pitch decks and other types of presentations.
  • Suggested the addition of extra value to existing design solutions.
  • Conducted UI and UX audits for the company's clients.
Technologies: Figma, Sketch, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Publisher, Adobe Lightroom, Project Management, Mobile Prototypes, Design Systems

Senior UI/UX Designer, Graphic Design

2016 - 2020
Online Freelance Agency
  • Developed the UX/UI of new digital products for various businesses' web and mobile platforms.
  • Created interfaces for complex software products designed for large audiences.
  • Prototyped and validated hypotheses to maximize business objectives.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Lightroom, Figma, Blender, Mobile Prototypes

Web Designer, UI/UX Designer

2016 - 2017
Iguan Systems LLC
  • Designed an eCommerce project for a local chain of supermarkets.
  • Created all the necessary graphics and style guides for the development team.
  • Collected user feedback and developed future features.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Lightroom

Designer and Retoucher

2007 - 2016
  • Created logotypes and graphics for individuals and SMBs.
  • Edited and enhanced client photos and created banners.
  • Transferred PSD site mock-ups to HTML and CSS.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS
2017 - 2019

PhD in Linguistics

Russian-Armenian University - Yerevan, Armenia

2015 - 2017

Master's Degree in IT & Linguistics

The Yerevan State Linguistic University - Yerevan, Armenia

2015 - 2017

Master's Degree in Linguistics

Russian-Armenian University - Yerevan, Armenia



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