Ocean Lio, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
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Ocean Lio

Verified Expert  in Design


Toronto, ON, Canada
Toptal Member Since
May 30, 2018

Ocean has over seven years of experience as a UI/UX designer in the computer software industry—working at Autodesk. He's especially skilled in visual design, user experience design, and testing. Notable projects that Ocean has worked on were as the lead designer for Autodesk's SketchBook application and on SketchBook Motion, which won iPad App of the Year in 2016.


Work Experience

Product Design Lead

2018 - 2019
  • Created multiple customer journey maps based on the customer empath researches.
  • Implemented usability test planning and accessibility test planning.
  • Tailored the design principles as guidance for future design.
  • Drafted a product identity based on customer research and world-class experience analysis.
  • Crafted a design strategy to integrate future design.
Technologies: RealtimeBoard, InVision Studio, Framer X, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, Airtable

Senior UX Designer

2011 - 2018
  • Worked closely with product management, data analysis, design team, QA team, and engineer development team—focusin on software development across multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Mac, and PC).
  • Built the initial concept (a new tool of storytelling) with the research team and designed a consumer product on the iOS platform.
  • Worked with the design team as a lead designer and delivered high-quality UX/UI solutions to the developers.
  • Constructed a high-level concept with different stakeholders while working as the product owner.
  • Worked with QA team not only focusing on usability test but also user research.
  • Built high-fidelity prototype using various tools including Framer for new design concepts.
  • Provided direct assets for high-level communication, user testing, and development validation.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2010 - 2011

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Digital Design

George Brown College - Toronto, Canada

2004 - 2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Communication Design

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts - Guangzhou, China


Photoshop CC, Sketch, InVision Studio, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, InVision, Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Airtable, Framer X, RealtimeBoard, Adobe Experience Design (XD), After Effects CC, InDesign CC, Avocode, Framer Prototyping, Figma, Miro


MacOS, iOS, PC, Android


iOS UI Design, Mobile App Design, User Interface (UI), Logo Design, Workflow, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Mobile Design, App Design, UX Design, Product Roadmaps, Quantitative User Research, Qualitative Research, User Testing, Interface Design, iOS App Design, Android App Design, Desktop App Design, Prototyping, User Research, Conceptual Design, Drawing, Design Tools, UI Design, Onboarding, Animation, Storytelling, Web Design, Icon Design, Testing, UX Prototyping, Logo Intros, Business Card Design, Branding

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