Onafowora Oluwakayode Oluwaseun, Designer in Lagos, Nigeria
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Onafowora Oluwakayode Oluwaseun

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Designer

Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
November 8, 2021

Kayode is a senior product designer with six years of experience designing functional and attractive UIs with excellent user experience. As an expert in dashboard, mobile, and web applications design with FMCG, fintech, and eCommerce industries, he worked for notable clients such as PZ Cussons and Nigerian Breweries. Kayode thrives in remote and high-impact environments and enjoys understanding client requirements and helping brands develop and evolve their digital activity.

Portfolio

Work Experience

UX/UI Designer

2022 - 2023
Observer Holdings LLC
  • Provided design suggestions and directions that were implemented, acting as a UI/UX audit of the entire product.
  • Created a new design system for the product. Worked with front-end developers using Storybook to implement new design components.
  • Designed data card optimization for the product and enhanced the user interface and overall usability.
  • Collaborated with teams from different parts of the organization and contributed to design improvement.
Technologies: UX Design, UI Design, Data Visualization, Dashboards, SaaS, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, UX Audits, Website Audits, B2C, Retail & Wholesale, Heuristics, UI Audits, Heuristic Analysis, Audits, B2B, User Onboarding, System Design, Visual Design, Landing Page Design, Website Redesign, Web App Design, Design Libraries, User Journeys, Responsive Web Apps, Web UX, Web App UI, Web UI Design, UI Templates, Component Libraries, Adobe, UI Prototyping, Layout Design, SaaS Design, User Flows, UX Wireframes, Web App UX, UX Assessment, Design Reviews, Banner Design, Web, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Auditing, Material UI, Usability Testing, Prototyping, User Personas, Design Documentation, Navigation Design, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile UI Design, UI Components, Design Systems, Typography, Color Theory, UI Style Guides, Web Applications, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, User Testing, Stakeholder Management, Agile, Confluence, Jira, Dashboard Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Journey Mapping, Layout, Marketing, DataViz, Design Thinking, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Microsoft Office, Google Slides, Adobe UX, Storybook, Real Estate, Heuristic Evaluation, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Rapid Prototyping, Professional Services, High-fidelity Prototypes, App Design, Color Palettes

UX Designer

2021 - 2023
LeasePilot
  • Designed the UI/UX of the entire app, which enhanced the user experience and significantly contributed to the product's development.
  • Created a brand identity guide with the logo, colors, fonts, language, and other assets.
  • Designed certain post-MVP features to improve client retention for the app and guarantee a seamless onboarding process for new users.
Technologies: User Experience (UX), UX Design, UI Design, Legal, B2C, Retail & Wholesale, User Onboarding, Landing Page Design, Website Redesign, Design Libraries, User Journeys, Responsive Web Apps, Web UX, Web App UI, Web UI Design, Component Libraries, Adobe, UI Prototyping, Layout Design, SaaS Design, User Flows, UX Wireframes, UX Assessment, Design Reviews, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Auditing, Material UI, Usability Testing, Prototyping, User Personas, Design Documentation, Navigation Design, UI Components, Design Systems, SaaS, Typography, Color Theory, UI Style Guides, Web Applications, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, User Testing, Stakeholder Management, Agile, Confluence, Jira, Software as a Service (SaaS), Journey Mapping, Layout, Marketing, Design Thinking, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Microsoft Office, Presentation Design, Document Management, Adobe UX, Legal Technology (Legaltech), Heuristic Evaluation, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Rapid Prototyping, Professional Services, High-fidelity Prototypes, App Design, Color Palettes

Senior Designer

2019 - 2021
PZ Cussons
  • Integrated the technical and visual solutions into a design strategy and developed a compelling visual design for all brand categories.
  • Ascertained that the final designs and layouts are aesthetically appealing and consistent with the brand.
  • Collaborated with copywriters and marketing managers to create attractive and creative designs for a viral brand campaign that resulted in increased sales for the company.
  • Presented the concept visualization through sketches, drawings, and illustrations.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Figma, Visual Design, Landing Page Design, Website Redesign, Web App Design, Adobe, UI Prototyping, Layout Design, Web App UX, Data Visualization, Design Reviews, Banner Design, Web, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Advertising, Prototyping, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile UI Design, Consumer Products, Design Systems, SaaS, Typography, Color Theory, UI Style Guides, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, Electronics, Marketing, Information Technology, Microsoft Office, Canva, Pitch Decks, Presentation Design, Visual Design Language, Google Slides, Adobe UX, Low-fidelity Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, Package Design, Packaging, Color Palettes

Design Lead

2018 - 2019
Prepclass
  • Established the company's creative direction, brand guidelines, and the tone with which it approached its branding.
  • Improved the overall user experience of the company's web application to assist users in completing activities quickly and easily.
  • Prioritized and handled various projects while adhering to the design guidelines and financial constraints.
  • Generated the visual components such as logos, images, social media graphics, and interface designs to help portray the brand message.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Web Design, UI Audits, Landing Page Design, Website Redesign, Web App Design, Responsive Web Apps, Adobe, Layout Design, UX Wireframes, Web App UX, Design Reviews, Banner Design, Web, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Advertising, Prototyping, User Personas, Design Documentation, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile UI Design, UI Components, Typography, Color Theory, Edtech Design, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, Agile, Layout, Design Thinking, Microsoft Office, Canva, Pitch Decks, Presentation Design, Visual Design Language, Google Slides, Education Technology (Edtech), Heuristic Evaluation, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Rapid Prototyping, High-fidelity Prototypes, App Design, Color Palettes

Art Director

2016 - 2018
Pulse NG
  • Transformed the client's graphic design requirements and branding ideas into design concepts and suggested communication paths.
  • Designed the brochures, logos, signage, booklets, magazine covers, user interface, advertising, and other communication materials for marketing campaigns.
  • Built a top-notch creative design and strategy for the client; collaborated with other art directors, branding experts, front-end developers, marketing, content, and other specialists.
  • Articulated and pitched the design concepts to the clients, other art directors, and stakeholders.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Web Design, Visual Design, Responsive Web Apps, Banner Design, Web, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Advertising, Typography, Marketing, Microsoft Office, Canva, Pitch Decks, Presentation Design, Visual Design Language, Google Slides, Fintech, Package Design, Packaging, Color Palettes

Graphic Design Intern

2015 - 2016
identita Brand Concepts
  • Assisted the creative design team in graphics design and related web and printing briefs, project documentation, and administrative tasks.
  • Presented various design solutions, mood boards, and ideas to the team lead for several online campaigns.
  • Assisted in developing various campaign copies and presentation designs for the client meetings.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design
2010 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Geology

University of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria

SEPTEMBER 2023 - PRESENT

Make Design Systems People Want to Use

Design System University

MARCH 2022 - PRESENT

Certificate in User Experience Design

Interaction Design Foundation

JANUARY 2021 - PRESENT

Brand Management

London Business School | via Cousera

JANUARY 2020 - PRESENT

Product Masterclass: How to Build Digital Products

Product School

Tools

Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe, Microsoft Office, Google Slides, Adobe Photoshop, Confluence, Jira, Canva, ProtoPie, Miro, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Microsoft Word

Platforms

Web

Industry Expertise

Retail & Wholesale, Advertising, Consumer Products, Electronics, Marketing, Education Technology (Edtech), Real Estate, Professional Services, Information Technology

Languages

Visual Design Language

Other

Branding, Product Design, UI Design, Dashboard Design, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Dashboards, UX Design, Web Applications, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Flows, User Personas, Mockups, Mobile UX Design, Web UX Design, SaaS Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Web App UX, Design Systems, SaaS, Visual Design, Data Visualization, UI Audits, Audits, B2B, Landing Page Design, Website Redesign, Web App Design, User Journeys, Responsive Web Apps, Web UX, Web App UI, Web UI Design, UI Templates, Component Libraries, UX Assessment, Design Reviews, Banner Design, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, Auditing, Design Documentation, Mobile App Design, Mobile UI Design, UI Components, Typography, Color Theory, UI Style Guides, High-fidelity Mockups, Low-fidelity Mockups, Layout, DataViz, Design Thinking, Heuristic Evaluation, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Rapid Prototyping, High-fidelity Prototypes, Package Design, Packaging, App Design, Color Palettes, Mobile UI, User Interviews, UX Research, User Research, Usability Testing, Logo Design, UX Audits, B2C, Heuristics, Heuristic Analysis, User Onboarding, System Design, Design Libraries, UI Prototyping, Layout Design, Content Management Systems (CMS), UX Wireframes, Material UI, User-centered Design (UCD), Navigation Design, User Testing, Stakeholder Management, Agile, Software as a Service (SaaS), Pitch Decks, Presentation Design, Document Management, Adobe UX, Legal Technology (Legaltech), Leadership, Brand Management, Product Management, Interaction Design (IxD), Fintech, Edtech Design, Scheduling, Web Dashboards, Calendar Design, Brand Design, Brand Development, Websites, Agriculture, Information Architecture (IA), Mobile Banking, Online Banking, Finance, Material Design, Task Management, Event Planning, Personas, Sitemaps, Educational Platform Design, Cars, Interface Design, Competitive Analysis, Meetings, Event Calendars, Agrotech, Case Studies, Mobile UX, Event Design, Style Guides, Enterprise SaaS, Web UI, Law, Office Add-ins, Plugins, Microsoft Word Add-on Development, Customer Journeys, Legal, WebApp, Commercial Real Estate, Website Audits, Journey Mapping, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mining, Energy, Storybook

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