Muwuso is a multidisciplinary designer with key focuses in digital product design, brand development, and creative direction. Over the past decade, he has led design in-house and remotely for some of the world's leading agencies and brands. He is constantly inspired by the evolution of technology, its influence on human behavior, and the resulting impact on environments and micro-cultures—whether societal or business.
Mentored and provided industry and career guidance to design students and career changers for the ever-evolving digital workplace and world.
Technologies: Sketch, Slack, InVision
Senior Product Designer
2015 - PRESENT
Worked remotely or in-house as the principal design lead for small and large product teams as well as agencies and startups.
Provided creative direction and design for SaaS and enterprise platforms, UX/UI, eCommerce, responsive web and mobile applications, content and community strategy, service design, brand strategy, and cross-functional team leadership.
Provided creative direction, UX/UI, and interactive art direction for the Relais & Châteaux African travel platform with Rhino Africa Safari's content and community, user experience, and development teams.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Axure
Senior Interactive Art Director
2011 - 2014
Led integrated digital design projects and campaigns for brands such as L’Oreal Group, Old Mutual, Investec, Nedbank group, Jameson, Absolut, Vodacom, Chivas Regal, Sappi, Organ Donor Association of South Africa, TFG, Webber Wentzel Linklaters, South African Tourism, Sanofi Aventis, and Pernod Ricard, to name a few.
Received over 43 local and international honors and awards including Agency of the Year.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Skype
2010 - 2010
Managed client side content management systems and designed, developed, and maintained marketing and advertising campaigns for FMCG, hospitality, and automotive brands.
Worked with a variety of clients including Lexus, General Motors, Chevrolet, Opel, Isuzu, Nestle, Peermont, Liberty Group, Distell, and African Health Placements.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Active Collab, Sublime, Tortoise SVN
2008 - 2009
Designed and developed corporate identities, personal branding, and websites for startups and small to medium businesses.
The state of automotive UI design is widely criticized for being unintuitive, outdated, and unappealing. As a result, designers speculate about how those UI designs will improve in the near future.
Muwuso is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program.
This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high
quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are
looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Muwuso
shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every
week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making
it in the industry.