Bilal Mohammed, Designer in Seattle, WA, United States
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Bilal Mohammed

Verified Expert  in Design


Seattle, WA, United States
Toptal Member Since
October 10, 2016

Bilal is a product designer with an engineering mindset and critical design thinking. He loves exercising prototyping skills in his work. He values a data-informed approach, which is quintessential to balancing one's intuition, and Bilal believes in more of a process-driven design approach, which is yet to become commonplace.


Work Experience

Senior UX Designer

2017 - PRESENT
Amazon Kindle
  • Designed the future of edtech for undergrad students.
  • Simplified the process of book creation for authors.
  • Championed and advocated for a UX design working model called Design Autopilot.
Technologies: Process Design, Prototyping, Customer Experience, Education, Animated Prototypes, Mobile UX Design, Mobile UI Design, Slack, Design Systems, Mobile, Mobile App Design, UX Research


2016 - 2017
Product Design Co.
  • Established a design venture for promising startups that lacked in product design in the early days of their company.
  • Used an engagement model that puts UX analysis at the center of the work we do. Often, design is a difficult thing to measure—we are instrumenting a solution to this.
Technologies: User Experience (UX), Product Design, Product Thinking, Mobile UX Design, Mobile UI Design, Design Systems, Mobile, Mobile App Design

UX Mentor

2016 - 2017
Design Lab
  • Mentored UI/UX design skills---students can learn with the help of an expert mentor (in this case, me) through our unique online courses. They master the techniques they need to design stunning web and mobile products.
Technologies: Design, Mobile UX Design, Mobile UI Design, Mobile App Design

Senior Product Designer

2014 - 2016
  • Built a skilled product design team, as a senior product designer at India’s biggest eCommerce marketplace with more than 80 million users.
  • Designed frameworks for discovery, engagement, growth, and retention for Flipkart’s mobile app and desktop experience.
Technologies: Jira, InVision, Flinto, Pixate, Principle, Sketch, Mobile UI Design, Mobile, Mobile App Design

Interaction Designer

2013 - 2014
  • Helped Practo build their patient facing product among their suite of healthcare products, which soon became India’s go-to health app. I designed the first cut of the Android app as well as the web experience.
Technologies: Android, iOS, Web, Healthcare, Mobile UI Design, Mobile

UX Intern

2013 - 2013
IIM Bangalore
  • Assisted with various tasks for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cell, a setup that nurtures early-stage ventures through their journey from start to scale, and enable this through design. Entrepreneurs, mentors, researchers and academicians come together to create an inspiring environment for new ideas and action. Deep interaction between the theory and practice of entrepreneurship brings the best out of both, creating unique synergies. This place has been an active catalyst in the growth of Indian startup eco-system since 2002.
Technologies: Entrepreneurship
2015 - 2016

Nanodegree in Product Design

Google - Udacity

2009 - 2013

Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Science

PES University - Bangalore, India

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