Nick Vyhouski, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Nick Vyhouski

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since February 8, 2016
Nick is a senior UI/UX designer with ten years of professional experience specializing in designing applications for startups. Nick believes that design is not about deliverables and beautiful pixels but solving problems and achieving business and user goals.
Nick is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senior Product Designer | Contract

    2021 - 2022
    Pendo
    • Designed the first version of analytics for Digital Adoption Solutions.
    • Worked on redesigning the core Data Explorer experience.
    • Contributed to the design system: reviewed existing components, introduced new ones, and worked with teams on the implementation.
    Technologies: Figma
  • Senior Product Designer

    2019 - 2021
    Acies.ai
    • Engaged with multiple stakeholders, including product managers, engineers, and other designers, to bring concepts to reality at every stage of development.
    • Built a brand identity, including colors, typography, logos, and other assets.
    • Delivered marketing materials, including site design, presentations, white papers, and case studies.
    • Designed from scratch a complex enterprise business intelligence platform for the payment industry.
    Technologies: Figma, AI Design, Big Data

Other Experience

  • Everything You Need to Know About UX Sketching (Publication)
    UX sketching is a crucial, yet often overlooked, aspect of UX design. It’s a very efficient way of communicating design while allowing designers to iterate multiple ideas before settling on one.
  • Toptal Mentor
    Nick 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. Nick 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.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Media and Communication: Visual Culture
    2009 - 2016
    European Humanities University - Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Completed Credits towards a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Design
    2007 - 2008
    Institute of Modern Knowledge - Minsk, Belarus
  • Completed Credits towards a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing
    2005 - 2006
    Belarus State Economic University - Minsk, Belarus

Certifications

  • Design Thinking: The Ultimate Guide
    NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENT
    Interaction Design Foundation
  • UX Analytics
    SEPTEMBER 2017 - PRESENT
    Netology Group

Experience

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

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