Olajide Akinpelu, Designer in Manchester, United Kingdom
Olajide Akinpelu

Designer in Manchester, United Kingdom

Member since March 26, 2021
Olajide is a multidisciplinary, award-winning design professional with 10+ years of experience in product design, UI/UX, and website design. He has worked in Agile environments across multiple industries, including the healthcare, legal, education, and finance sectors. Olajide developed a pest control and food security solution that won a Frontier Innovation award in 2018, award-winning websites for GTBank and Wema Bank, and a health planning decision-support platform.
Olajide is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senior UI Designer

    2022 - 2022
    Philip Morris International (PMI)
    • Migrated and re-designed all components from Sketch to Figma using Auto Layout and keeping consistency across all components.
    • Built over 3468 components using Figma variants and 1254 icons added to the old libraries.
    • Trained in-house designers on how to improve the system and collaboration.
    • Suggested solutions to the team on how and what to use for documenting usage of all components designed in Figma.
    Technologies: Sketch, Abstracts, Zeplin, Figma, Confluence, Design Systems, Business Technology, Software, Information Architecture (IA), Navigation, Training, Information Systems, CRM Design, UI Libraries, Web Platforms, Android UI Design, High-fidelity Mockups, App UI, Design, UI Prototyping, Component Libraries, Responsive UI, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, Banner, Website Redesign, 2D Graphics, Websites, Admin Panels, Style Guides, Web UX Design
  • UX/UI Designer—SaaS Affiliate Platform for Amazon Sellers

    2022 - 2022
    Honest Paws, LLC
    • Designed the MVP screens for the startup that help increased their customer experience and also attracted new customers to the platform (200% customer retention).
    • Created a style guide that helps coordinate the team in-house and increased collaboration between designers and developers.
    • Worked closely with product manager to develop a roadmap for the product and prioritize features based on the customer needs.
    Technologies: Figma, FigJam, Design Systems, Business Technology, Software, Information Architecture (IA), Navigation, Information Systems, UI Libraries, Web Platforms, High-fidelity Mockups, Journey Mapping, App UI, Innovative UX, Design, UI Prototyping, Responsive UI, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, Banner, Website Redesign, Websites, Admin Panels, Style Guides, Web UX Design, User Interviews, Dashboard Design, Workflow

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2010 - 2014
    Lagos State University - Lagos, Nigeria, Africa

Certifications

  • Design Sprint Expert
    AUGUST 2017 - PRESENT
    Google
  • Interaction Design
    JUNE 2016 - PRESENT
    Interaction Design Foundation
  • HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
    JUNE 2013 - PRESENT
    Microsoft

Experience

Location

Manchester, United Kingdom

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