Olajide Akinpelu, Designer in Manchester, United Kingdom
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Olajide Akinpelu

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Designer

Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
March 26, 2021

Olajide is a highly skilled design professional with over 10 years of experience. His innovative approach to design has won awards, including a Frontier Innovation award for a pest control and food security solution, and led to the creation of award-winning websites. With a strong background in agile environments and a proven track record across various industries, Olajide is dedicated to delivering exceptional design results. He has worked with top companies such as Cargo.one and Xometry.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Instructional Designer | L&D

2023 - 2024
Flowserve - Learning & Development Group
  • Developed 25 dynamic e-learning courses and interactive ILT decks, infusing each with captivating visuals and user-friendly navigation to enhance learner engagement.
  • Transformed existing training materials into fresh, visually appealing content using Articulate Storyline, ensuring seamless integration of previous styles while elevating the overall learning experience.
  • Enhanced the visual design quality of courses in the Alpha stage, incorporating innovative design elements and techniques to create compelling narratives that resonate with learners.
  • Utilized content writing capabilities to craft compelling narratives for soft-skill topics like empathy and critical thinking, enriching the training content and fostering a deeper understanding among learners.
  • Partnered with team members and leveraged feedback to string course sections together seamlessly, bringing ideas to life and maintaining consistency across all training modules.
Technologies: Instructional Design, E-learning, Content Strategy, Articulate Storyline, Visual Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Content Writing, Training & Training Content Development, Presentation Design, Video Editing, Video Processing, Videos, Articulate 360, SCORM, Curriculum Design, Training Videos, Curriculum Development

UI/UX Designer

2023 - 2023
Safetyvibe
  • Improved the website's user experience by implementing a responsive design and optimizing page load times, resulting in a 30% increase in overall user engagement.
  • Developed and implemented a conversion optimization strategy, leading to a 20% increase in the eCommerce conversion rate. This resulted in significant revenue growth.
  • Ensured a high level of security for customer data by integrating the latest security measures. Achieved a 0% data breach rate and a 95% customer trust rating, reflecting an increased number of registered customers by 10% over a six-month period.
  • Implemented a robust product management system that reduced the time required to add, update, or remove products by 40%, resulting in a 15% increase in the number of products available and a 25% increase in customer satisfaction.
Technologies: WordPress, Web Design, eCommerce, B2B, eCommerce UX, UX Design, UI Design, Elementor, Responsive UI, Best Practices in Design, Web, Mockups, WordPress Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, Newsletters, Product Owner

UI Designer

2023 - 2023
Danilo Cesar da Silva
  • Designed an engaging and user-friendly interface that resulted in high user satisfaction during testing and significantly increased the likelihood of user adoption.
  • Created a prototype that was not just functional; it was visually stunning. The design showcased the app's features and conveyed the client's commitment to environmental sustainability.
  • Contributed to a visually strong prototype that assisted in securing initial funding and attracted a key B2B client interested in partnering with the company. This partnership was a significant milestone in achieving the client's business goals.
  • Helped the client accomplish their MVP launch, attract investors, and secure a valuable B2B partnership.
Technologies: UI Design, User Interface (UI), Web App UI, Prototyping, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Figma, User Experience (UX), UX Branding, UI Audits, Best Practices in Design, Web, Mockups, High-fidelity Prototypes, Workshops, Newsletters, Product Owner

Senior Design System Designer

2022 - 2022
Philip Morris International
  • Migrated and re-designed all components from Sketch to Figma using Auto Layout to ensure consistency across all components.
  • Elevated the design system by redesigning over 3,468 components and adding 1,254 icons to existing libraries.
  • Provided training and guidance to in-house designers to improve the design system and collaboration processes.
  • Offered expert solutions and recommendations for documenting and utilizing all components designed within Figma, resulting in improved workflows and increased efficiency.
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, B2B, Ideation, Layout Design, User Onboarding, Interactive Prototypes, UX Branding, UI Audits, Best Practices in Design, Consumer Products, Web, Mockups, Adobe InDesign, High-fidelity Prototypes, Newsletters

UX/UI Designer

2022 - 2022
Honest Paws
  • Developed minimum viable product (MVP) screens for a startup, enhancing the customer experience, leading to a 200% increase in customer retention, and attracting new customers to the SaaS affiliate platform for Amazon sellers.
  • Developed a comprehensive style guide that improved in-house team collaboration and elevated the relationship between designers and developers.
  • Collaborated closely with the product manager to devise a strategic product roadmap, prioritizing features based on thorough customer research and analysis.
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, Banner, Website Redesign, Websites, Admin Panels, Style Guides, Web UX Design, User Interviews, Dashboard Design, Workflow, Branding, Elementor, Ideation, Responsive Email Templates, Layout Design, Marketing, Interactive Prototypes, UX Branding, UI Audits, Best Practices in Design, Consumer Products, Mockups, WordPress Design, Adobe Suite, Adobe InDesign, High-fidelity Prototypes, Workshops, Newsletters, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Product Owner

UX/UI and Product Designer

2021 - 2022
Mumzworld
  • Enhanced the customer experience and optimized the user interface for desktop and mobile platforms through rigorous testing and experimentation in collaboration with customers.
  • Collaborated with the in-house design team to establish a standardized set of components for use across multiple platforms, including web, mobile applications, and mobile devices.
  • Revamped the mobile app landing screen experience and the checkout process on iOS devices to provide customers with a more intuitive and user-friendly experience.
Technologies: Figma, FigJam, Dropbox, Design Systems, Software, Information Architecture (IA), Navigation, Information Systems, UI Libraries, Web Platforms, High-fidelity Mockups, Journey Mapping, Apps, App UI, Innovative UX, Design, UI Prototyping, React, Responsive UI, Landing Page Design, Banner, Website Redesign, 2D Graphics, Websites, Style Guides, Web UX Design, User Interviews, Workflow, B2B, Elementor, Ideation, Email Templates, Email Template Design, Responsive Email Templates, eCommerce, Layout Design, Marketing, User Onboarding, Interactive Prototypes, UX Branding, UI Audits, Consumer Products, Mockups, Adobe Suite, High-fidelity Prototypes, Workshops

Product Designer

2021 - 2021
SYNC TECHNOLOGIES
  • Created an MVP health and wellness mobile app that helps users monitor their blood glucose levels and effectively prevent or manage diabetes.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders and a product manager to determine the most critical features to be included in the MVP.
  • Facilitated efficient collaboration among all team members by organizing assets for developers using the design collaboration tool, Zeplin. This allowed developers to access all necessary design elements and information in a centralized location.
Technologies: Sketch, Balsamiq, Notion, Software, Information Architecture (IA), Health, UI Libraries, Web Platforms, Android, Android UI Design, High-fidelity Mockups, Journey Mapping, Apps, App UI, Innovative UX, Design, UI Prototyping, Component Libraries, Responsive UI, Website Redesign, 2D Graphics, Websites, Admin Panels, Style Guides, Web UX Design, User Interviews, Workflow, Ideation, Layout Design, User Onboarding, Mockups, Adobe Suite, Workshops

Lead UI/UX Designer

2016 - 2021
eHealth Africa
  • Initiated and crafted eHA-cells, a comprehensive design system that revolutionizes collaboration between designers and developers and significantly reduces development time.
  • Designed CornBot, an innovative audiovisual mobile app and interactive assistant for farmers. It helps farmers effectively manage fall armyworm pests and improve food production, providing a comprehensive solution to a critical agriculture problem.
  • Crafted LoMIS Suite, a comprehensive set of offline-capable mobile and web applications that tackles the challenges associated with the supply and distribution of vaccines and health commodities to remote health facilities.
  • Coordinated frequent check-ins, managed stakeholder expectations, and promoted collaboration between the design team and other key players.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Miro, Agile UX, Jira, Confluence, Asana, CSS3, HTML5, HTML, CSS, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Data Modeling, Web Components, Prototyping, Mobile Design, Research, Branding, Startups, Learning Management Systems (LMS), UX Design, UI Design, Presentation Design, Animation, Video Production, Articulate Storyline 3, Adobe Captivate, Instructional Design, Motion Design, Figma, Visual Design, User Flows, Product Design, iOS, B2B, Icon Design, Microinteractions, Illustration, Business Services, MVP Design, Business Technology, Navigation, Training, Health, CRM Design, UI Libraries, Web Platforms, Android, Android UI Design, High-fidelity Mockups, Journey Mapping, Apps, App UI, Innovative UX, Design, UI Prototyping, Component Libraries, React, Responsive UI, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, Website Redesign, 2D Graphics, Websites, Admin Panels, WordPress, User Interviews, Dashboard Design, Workflow, Moodle, Elementor, Ideation, Bubble, Marketing, User Onboarding, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Mockups, WordPress Design, Adobe Suite, Adobe InDesign, Video Editing, Video Processing, E-learning, Videos, Articulate 360, SCORM, Workshops, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Wix, Health & Wellness

UI/UX Designer

2014 - 2016
RIghtClick
  • Designed an award-winning website for GTBank, a leading African financial institution covering Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Ghana. These websites were recognized for their exceptional design and user experience.
  • Illustrated unique and custom icons for a range of products, elevating the visual appeal and user experience.
  • Collaborated closely with other designers to establish design standards and maintain a high level of quality in the team's output.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Content Management Systems (CMS), HTML, CSS, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Data Modeling, Web Components, Prototyping, Mobile Design, Research, Branding, Learning Management Systems (LMS), UI Design, UX Design, Presentation Design, Animation, Video Production, Instructional Design, Motion Design, Visual Design, User Flows, Product Design, iOS, B2B, Finance, eCommerce, Icon Design, Navigation, Training, CRM Design, High-fidelity Mockups, Component Libraries, React, Graphic Design, WordPress, Dashboard Design, Ideation, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Mockups, Consumer Banking, WordPress Design, Adobe Suite, Adobe InDesign, Video Editing, Video Processing, E-learning, Videos, Workshops, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Wix
2022 - 2023

Master's Degree in Game Design

University of Salford - Salford, England, United Kingdom

2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Lagos State University - Lagos, Nigeria, Africa

AUGUST 2017 - PRESENT

Design Sprint Expert

Google

JUNE 2016 - PRESENT

Interaction Design

Interaction Design Foundation

JUNE 2013 - PRESENT

HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Microsoft

Tools

Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Miro, Jira, Articulate Storyline 3, Banner, Bubble, Adobe InDesign, Articulate 360, Wix, ProtoPie, Zeplin, Asana, Web GIS, Hotjar, Adobe Captivate, Moodle, Confluence, GIS, Adobe Flash, Google Analytics, FigJam, Balsamiq, Unreal Engine, Blender, Articulate Storyline

Languages

CSS3, HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Platforms

iOS, WordPress, Web, Adobe Suite, Mobile, Android, Dropbox

Industry Expertise

Consumer Products, Health & Wellness, Marketing, Education, Logistics, Health, Security, Healthcare, Banking & Finance

Other

Web Applications, Content Management Systems (CMS), Interaction Design (IxD), Usability, UX Design, User Research, Design Sprints, Web Design, Mobile UI Design, Research, UI Design, Mobile Apps, iOS Design Guidelines, Edtech Design, Dashboard Design, UX Research, UI Components, Styled-components, Design Systems, Collaboration, Data Visualization, User Flows, Mobile UI, Web Dashboards, Web UX Design, Landing Pages, Product Design, Service Design, E-learning, Abstracts, Prototyping, Chart Design, Dashboards, SaaS, Responsive Web Apps, SaaS Design, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Web App Design, Web App UI, Web App UX, Mobile Design, Branding, Startups, Form Design, Information Design, Forms, User Journeys, Web Forms, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Motion Design, Instructional Design, Presentation Design, Animation, Visual Design, B2B, eCommerce UI, Ideation, Fitness Trackers, Finance, eCommerce, Business Services, MVP Design, App Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile UX Design, Business Technology, Software, Information Architecture (IA), Navigation, UI Libraries, Web Platforms, High-fidelity Mockups, Apps, App UI, Innovative UX, Design, UI Prototyping, Component Libraries, Responsive UI, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, Website Redesign, Websites, Admin Panels, Style Guides, User Interviews, Videos, Email Templates, Email Template Design, Responsive Email Templates, UX Wireframes, Layout Design, User Onboarding, Interactive Prototypes, Grid Systems, Mobile First, UX Branding, UI Audits, Best Practices in Design, Mockups, WordPress Design, Video Editing, Video Processing, High-fidelity Prototypes, SCORM, Newsletters, Curriculum Design, Training Videos, Curriculum Development, Product Owner, Algorithms, Agile UX, K-12 Education, iOS UX Design, Mapping, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), Public Health, Front-end Design, Interactive UX, Data Analytics, App UX, Data Modeling, Video Production, eCommerce UX, Icon Design, Microinteractions, Apple Human Interface, Information Systems, CRM Design, Android UI Design, Journey Mapping, React, 2D Graphics, Workflow, Elementor, Board Games, Mortgages, Consumer Banking, UI Motion, Workshops, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Computer Automation Design (CAD), Safety, iOS UI Design, Google Design, Web UX, Web UI, Web Components, Legal, Mobile UX, User Testing, Native Mobile Apps, Cross-platform UX, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Responsive Layout, Geography, Digital Campaigns, Planning, Remote Support, Data, Data Collection, Health IT, Learning, Children's Books, Profiling, Online Course Design, Catalog Design, Parenting, Educational Games, Vocational Education, Educational Videos, Avatars, Google Maps, Audio Recording, Mobile GPS, Family, Emergency & Urgent Care, SMS, Real-time Systems, Location Tracking, File Sharing, Vaccine Distribution, Inventory Management, Procurement, Storage, Charts, Tracking, Reporting, Law Enforcement, Case, Law, News, Data Virtualization, Legal Counsel, Reviews, Fintech, Assets, Investment Banking, Digital Asset Management, Mutual Funds, Financial Advisory, Market Risk, Bank Transactions, Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Investing, Digital Painting, Wireframing, Coding, eCommerce Design, Copywriting, Enterprise, Testing, Illustration, Content Creation, Notion, Mobile eCommerce, eCommerce Web Design, Carbon, Renewable Energy, Markets, Climate Change, Mobile App UI, Brand Design, Logo Design, B2C, B2C Marketing, Training, Unity, Character Design, Character Animation, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Recording, Content Strategy, Content Writing, Training & Training Content Development

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