Medhat Mekky, Designer in Cairo, Egypt

Medhat Mekky

Product Designer

Cairo, Egypt
Toptal Member Since
March 29, 2019

Medhat is an innovative user experience designer who's spent over the past 14 years spearheading projects that leave a lasting impact on digital products. He has a portfolio of over 20 projects demonstrating versatility in a wide range of industries and digital platforms. Along with being attentive to emerging trends and business needs, Medhat brings a positive demeanor with a palpable passion for designing intuitive user-centered experiences.

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Work Experience

2020 - 2021

UX Consultant

  • Managed the design language localization into Arabic, serving more than eight different countries.
  • Helped the design team to implement UX best practices.
  • Conceptualized several design proposals that contained digital products.
Technologies: Zeplin, Balsamiq, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Figma,, Miro, Abstracts
2019 - 2020

Head of UX

Arabian Systems
  • Founded the UX department from scratch in six months.
  • Led six designers in two teams to design new product experiences for many online products.
  • Oversaw the entire design activities within the team.
Technologies: Balsamiq, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch
2018 - 2019

Product Experience Manager
  • Revamped the experience of the search funnel, which improved sales by around 40%.
  • Launched three new stores in four months, which increased sales by approximately 70%.
  • Improved user traceability by implementing over 50 new events on Google Analytics.
  • Oversaw the entire product lifecycle starting with strategic planning.
Technologies: Zeplin, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch,, Miro, Abstracts
2013 - 2018

User Experience Lead

Shift E-business
  • Led two squads in many experimental online products (MVP) in the fintech, e-learning, and eCommerce sectors.
  • Established cross-functional team in three months with a design thinking mindset.
  • Participated in the transformation from Waterfall to Agile within the scope of six months.
Technologies: Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Balsamiq
2011 - 2013

Senior UX Designer

Bright Creations
  • Designed high-impact web applications with strong emotional appeal and intuitive navigation to maximize users' engagement for more than ten satisfied customers.
  • Performed a wide variety of online projects involving UX and UI design for startups and large corporations such as Google, Porsche, Inzaj, and Mgadeer for a scope of two years.
  • Implemented over 15 design proposals in matching the requirements, standards, specifications, and guidelines.
Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop


2001 - 2006

Bachelor's Degree in Business/Commerce

Cairo University - Cairo, Egypt



MBA Express

German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce



MedCom Technology Solutions


User Interface (UI) - 12 yearsIdeation - 10 yearsDesign Principles - 10 yearsUser Experience (UX) - 8 yearsDesign Evaluation - 8 yearsInteraction Design (IxD) - 6 yearsUX Research - 4 yearsDesign Systems - 4 years


Cairo, Egypt