Oskar Rutten, Designer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Oskar Rutten

Verified Expert  in Design


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Toptal Member Since
January 21, 2020

Oskar has 4+ years of experience as a UI/UX designer. He has worked with a wide range of clients from multinational corporations like Marchex to startups and charities. As the creative director of the Housing All Australians Charity and a freelancer, he has worked on multiple projects in fintech, B2B, B2C, and everything in between with teams of various sizes.


Work Experience


2017 - PRESENT
OR Design Labs
  • Worked with a wide range of clients from multinational corporations to startups and charities.
  • Designed landing pages, dashboards, and online applications using Adobe XD and Protopie.
  • Devised all documentation for each app, detailing all aspects, functions, capabilities, and features.
  • Created applications from ideation to reality, including the full market research process, clickable prototypes, pitch decks, and developer handoff guides.
  • Consulted on current apps and websites to improve UX user flows and update UI design systems.
  • Created an AR health app scanning foods to return their nutritional information, winning a Microsoft XR Hackathon in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Assisted in creating the design system for a listed company in the call analytics industry.
  • Nominated in the Prospect 100 top 100 innovators in the world under 21 in 2020. Competition judges included Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple.
Technologies: Augmented Reality (AR), Adobe Aero, Adobe Dimension, HoloLens, Adobe Illustrator, ProtoPie, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), UI Design, Business Strategy, Co-design, Ideation Workshops, Roadmaps

Creative Director

2018 - 2021
Housing All Australians
  • Created the company logo, including typography and design documents for the trademarking process.
  • Developed the brand and brand guidelines along with the style guide.
  • Built the social media, email, document, and presentation graphics.
  • Managed fellow pro bono workers as a fluid team for the design and website team through the current website redesign process.
Technologies: ProtoPie, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), UI Design, Business Strategy

Co-founder and Creative Director

2019 - 2019
  • Created the complete UI/UX of the app and design system.
  • Conducted research by interviewing users, external customers, and various stakeholders.
  • Engineered prototypes to support research and usability testing.
  • Devised sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, and mockups for designs based on stakeholder requests.
  • Established milestones for the project and prepared all the team members to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Managed the developer and three subcontractors to deliver on multiple deadlines, including hiring and deliverables management.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Avocode, ProtoPie, Adobe Experience Design (XD), UI Design
2018 - 2021

Bachelor of Accounting Degree in Financial Planning

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - Melbourne, Australia

2018 - 2020

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - Melbourne, Australia