Nick Skitev, Designer in New York, NY, United States

Nick Skitev


New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
July 12, 2017

Nick has seven years of experience as a Product Designer for online services, and as a Product Manager aligning roadmaps across teams using project management tools such as Jira and Confluence. He has the ability to think both strategically and tactically in a fast-paced environment, facilitating product sessions, conducting story-mappings, and creating and prioritizing user stories.

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Marketplace Transactions
eCommercePayment GatewaysMarketplacesConversion RateCustomer SuccessInterviews+ 2 more
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Banking & FinanceFintechPayment GatewaysMoney TransfersPersonal Finance
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Stripe PaymentsBrainTreePayPalAdministrationDashboardsMachine Learning
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Avito Wallet
Mobile WalletBalanced Payments APIClassifieds SubmissionsMarketplacesTransactionsCredit Card Processing
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AirbnbBookingLocation ServicesCoworkingiPadiPhone+ 2 more

Work Experience

2014 - 2017

Senior Product Manager / Designer

  • Launched and improved several strategic monetization products including an internal advertising system and subscriptions.
  • Initiated and managed an innovative product to transform the business model from an online classified to a marketplace.
  • Created and managed roadmap for all payment products.
  • Successfully implemented 3 new payment methods.
  • Executed several A/B tests with real users increasing the average conversion rate by 15%.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch
2013 - 2014

UX Designer
  • Built new back office system for paid services and advertising management from scratch to replace legacy system.
  • Spearheaded SCRUM process integration.
  • Automated on-boarding and sales processes from manual work.
  • Collaborated with product owner and software engineers to determine common goals.
Technologies: OmniGraffle, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Axure
2011 - 2012

UX Designer

  • Analyzed requirements for the product.
  • Created technical documentation.
  • Built prototypes and mockups for development.
Technologies: OmniGraffle, Axure


2015 - 2017

Master of Business Administration Degree in Design

London Metropolitan University - London, UK

2004 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology - Moscow, Russia