Osandi Sekoú Robinson, Designer in Charlotte, NC, United States
Osandi Sekoú Robinson

Designer in Charlotte, NC, United States

Member since March 3, 2017
Mentored at Apple, Osandi has spent over ten years helping teams create human-centered products that delight customers. After a product role at Square, he led and directed a remote team of five engineers, built and grew a lifestyle brand, and cut his teeth as a designer in a founder role. As one of Toptal's elites, he's changed the way organizations solve problems for their users, as well as produced world-class interfaces across B2B/B2C markets. Osandi is currently innovating crypto fintech.
Osandi is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Director of UX Product Design

    2020 - PRESENT
    BlockFi
    • Led product design efforts across web and mobile applications (iOS/Android), not limited to research, testing, prototyping, and implementing new features and enhancements under startup constraints.
    • Planned and executed across operations touchpoints, improving systems and processes, communication methods in an agile, async context with cross-functional stakeholders up to the C-suite.
    • Advocated for and evangelized inclusion of client feedback, impacted definition and execution of data-informed design, improved retention for product enhancements, and adoption of new products and features.
    • Fostered collaboration with brand and growth teams, contractors, and product managers; closed the feedback loop while improving processes like design reviews, roadmap planning, and grooming; and elevated usability to world-class product aesthetics.
    • Designed the hiring process, grew headcount across design operations and product design from one to five, and led multiple design projects.
    • Shipped an update to trade experience across web and native platforms, peaking at 2,550% in transactions after eight weeks in production.
    • Garnered 55,000 sign-ups in the closed credit cards waitlist promotion app.
    • Designed BlockFi Credit Cards Rewards for responsive web and native platforms.
    Technologies: Sketch, Figma
  • Lead Product Designer, Design Director, Product Developer

    2020 - 2020
    ScopeAround (via Toptal)
    • Collaborated with hardware technical lead to scope features, articulate the product vision, and execute at various levels of fidelity in an iterative, validation-informed cadence.
    • Performed UX audit, identifying usability issues that inhibit control, clarity, and one's ability to perform fundamental tasks.
    • Designed wireframes, high fidelity interfaces, and prototyped the end-to-end experience; also performed usability tests in a lean UX cadence.
    Technologies: Technology, Internet of Things (IoT), Asana, Abstracts, Sketch, InVision

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business
    2000 - 2004
    University of North Carolina - North Carolina, USA

Certifications

  • General Assembly UX Intensive
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    General Assembly

Experience

Location

Charlotte, NC, United States

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