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

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since March 30, 2016
Nick is a senior UI/UX designer with ten years of professional experience specializing in designing applications for startups. He is used to working remotely and has his tools and processes tailored to meet the demands of a fast-paced, lean workflow and an unpredictable startup environment. Nick believes that design is not about deliverables and beautiful pixels but about solving problems and achieving business and user goals.
Nick is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Co-founder | Product Designer

    2015 - PRESENT
    • Managed and was in charge of all aspects of the product design, starting from gathering requirements and competitor research to running ideation workshops with the team, conducting design QA, and usability testing.
    • Defined the overall concept and designed the overall experience of the two-sided marketplace.
    • Constructed the overall visual direction of the platform.
    • Designed the core elements of the critical platform components, such as onboarding, the inbox, and the notification system.
    • Led team meetings, hired, and managed fellow designers.
    Technologies: Whiteboarding, Pen & Paper, Jira, InVision, Sketch
  • Product designer

    2019 - 2021
    • Designed from scratch a complex enterprise business intelligence platform for the payment industry.
    • 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 and typography, logos, and other assets.
    • Delivered various marketing materials, including site design, presentations, white papers, case studies.
    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.


  • 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


  • UX Analytics
    Netology Group



Toronto, ON, Canada

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