Mirko Zarkovic, Designer in Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
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Mirko Zarkovic

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Designer

Location
Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
Toptal Member Since
October 21, 2015

Mirko is an interdisciplinary designer and director with over a decade of proven experience in tactile, motion, and interactive digital design. He has worked with international clients, studios, and agencies, creating design solutions for websites, brand identity, advertising material, and more. Mirko evolves with current trends while maintaining a solid core of influence and leadership.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Interaction Designer (UI Animation)

2023 - 2024
Pfizer
  • Created various abstract telescope kinds of animations for the migraine-related online project. Transitions and prototyping.
  • Built a 3D animation of a Pfizer logo, initially meant to be the loader animation for screen-based purposes.
  • Developed several designs and animations for the hopefully soon-to-be Pfizer AI bot.
Technologies: Motion Design, Interaction Design (IxD), UI Motion, Animated Prototypes, Animated Interactions, Animation, Microinteractions, UI Animation, UI Design, Microinteraction Design, 2D Animation

Digital Designer

2022 - 2022
Fictive Kin
  • Understood the NFT market and pushed it further using a gamification approach.
  • Built a social platform that emphasizes the value of the game art while investing entertainingly.
  • Tasked with the layout and presented the art of Koji Ogata, one of the artists on the original Double Dragon. Yes, that Double Dragon.
Technologies: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Figma

Digital Designer

2020 - 2020
F2Pool
  • Designed and pitched new branding for the company.
  • Designed the new website that includes a new content structure and user experience.
  • Illustrated, designed, and animated all the social media content during that period.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects

Lead Designer | Manager

2017 - 2018
Clipo, Inc.
  • Designed augmented reality experiences for the automotive and fashion industries and architecture projects.
  • Designed virtual and augmented reality experiences for the film industry.
  • Created vector-based micro animations and UI design components.
  • Built app promotional video edits and motion graphics.
  • Provided visual identity principles and brand guidelines.
Technologies: UI Animation, User Interface (UI), Art Direction, Augmented Reality (AR)

Art Director | Web and Motion Designer

2012 - 2017
Hey Alliance
  • Developed the UX and UI design for Entjuba, a large energy production company based in Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • Worked on brand image for HUB! furniture by improving the name and identity for the collection and each of their products, as well as providing art direction, UX, UI, and interface design for their online shop.
  • Contributed identity, UX, and UI design to LSM, a travel guide app that organizes entire trips and helps you get around a city.
  • Created UX and UI design for Artusiast, an online community for a new kind of art-lover and collector.
  • Transformed the concept for the Creatures' EXIT festival campaign.
  • Designed the interface for Tarkett, a practical guide to help you find which type of wood is best for you.
  • Developed the UI/UX for a fuel cost calculator, which allows users to calculate the amount of money they will spend on their next car trip.
Technologies: Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Art Director | Web and Motion Designer

2012 - 2012
3Deluxe
  • Developed the UI/UX for 3Deluxe, an interdisciplinary design and architecture studio.
  • Created a portfolio of UI and UX designs for Digital Couture.
  • Worked on designing and transitioning patterns for an animated promotional video for ION products.
  • Designed the UX for Julia Pelzer's online presence.
  • Created 3D illustrations, UX, and UI for a Schnider International project pitch.
Technologies: Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Art Director | Motion Designer

2008 - 2009
The Upper Story (TUS Isobar)
  • Designed and animated the opener for Nokia Care's customer service videos.
  • Created a Nokia CDMA promo package for the Asia market by providing art direction, design, and animation for a series of 3D animated promo videos that featured each new Nokia mobile device.
  • Animated a 3D intro for the Upper Story (TUS Isobar) and edited their latest showreel.
  • Developed the concept and design of a pitch board for the Singapore World Expo pavilion in Shanghai in 2010.
  • Designed and animated a video that promoted the Nokia online game store in Asia.
Technologies: Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic and Motion Designer

2007 - 2008
Peter Gregson Design Studio
  • Created a full motion identity package for Vojvodina, a public broadcasting service.
  • Developed the print and prepress design for the winter collection of a regional leather fashion manufacturer, Avirex.
  • Designed a logo and branding for Balkanopolis and Jovan Trkulja, a famous world music composer and musician.
  • Created logo and branding for Global Seed, an agriculture company focused on organic farming and knowledge.
  • Designed "The Treasure Book" for a public water management company called Vode Vojvodine.
Technologies: Cinema 4D, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop

Graphic, Web, and Motion Designer

2006 - 2007
Kitchen and Good Wolf Design Studio
  • Worked on a Metals Bank campaign that involved communication-based on print, web, and motion.
  • Improved the official website for the city of Novi Sad.
  • Created an identity package for a TV show called Restart that was broadcasted live on the national TV station, RTV.
  • Designed and animated a number of short narratives to present Vojvodina, an autonomous province of Serbia, as a multicultural region open to EU integration.
Technologies: Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2003 - 2006

Bachelor's Degree in Animation and Visual Effects

Academy of Arts - Novi Sad, Serbia

Tools

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe

Platforms

OS X, iOS

Other

UI Animation, Visual Design, Web Design, Print Design, Visual Identity, Interface Design, Art Direction, Conceptual Design, Animation, Branding, Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Motion Design, Web UI, eCommerce Web Design, User Experience (UX), 3D, Illustration, 3D Motion Graphics, Web UX, Augmented Reality (AR), User Interface (UI), Icon Design, Web Shops, eCommerce Design, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, Identity, Merchandising, Print, Identity Design, Content Strategy, eCommerce, Extended Reality (XR), Gold, UX Design, UI Design, App Design, Product Design, Creative Direction, Presentations, Filmmaking, Storyboarding, Visual Storytelling, Visual Communication, Motion Logo Design, Typography, Web Illustration, Brand Identity, Dynamic Identity, Corporate Identity, Brand Logos, Brand Books, Interaction Design (IxD), UI Motion, Animated Prototypes, Animated Interactions, Microinteractions, Microinteraction Design, 2D Animation

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