Osuagwu-Chidiadi Ugochukwu, Designer in Lagos, Nigeria
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Osuagwu-Chidiadi Ugochukwu

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
July 14, 2022

Ugochukwu is a designer who has delivered web, Android, and iOS designs and complete branding packages with unique identities, logos, colors, typography, architecture, guidelines, and visual elements. His expertise covers user flows, personas, IA, and qualitative and quantitative research. Eager to contribute, Ugochukwu ventured into UI/UX design after starting with logos and now enjoys the challenge of increasing client profits with strategic design approaches.

Portfolio

Work Experience

UX/UI & Brand Designer

2018 - PRESENT
Freelance
  • Initiated and contributed to several experimental projects involving web usability, tangible interactions, user flows, user interfaces, user personas, information architecture, and qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Collaborated with various development teams and managed a wide variety of high-fidelity prototypes with clickable access for startups, entrepreneurs, and brands.
  • Designed layouts, interactions, and transitions and researched different case studies for websites, web apps, and all mobile screen sizes and device orientations.
  • Designed over 9,000 logos for domain owners, which come with the domain, so that new domain owners could use them to re-sell or start their own business without having to worry about designing a logo again.
  • Designed the icon sets for the mobile app for Android and iOS as part of the design team that launched Raven Bank.
  • Created identities for brands such as 0NE.com, traveln.com, Glamroo, Enlee, and Bubble. I defined their logo, colors, typography, brand architecture, guidelines, and visual elements.
  • Designed brand elements. Iterated several brand studies. Worked with mockups to show visual aesthetics to brands and clients.
  • Animated several logo types and intros for brands using a simplistic approach to design in Adobe After Effects.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Wireframe.cc, InVision, Miro, Notion, Brand Design, Brand Identity, Logo Design, UI Prototyping, UI Design, Product Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Card UI, Web UX, Ideation, IDEAS, User Interface (UI), App UX, App UI, UI Grid, Interface Design, Web Design, Web App Design, Mobile UI Design, User Experience (UX), Mobile UX, iOS UX Design, Android UI Design, Android, iOS, Graphic Design, Visual Design, iOS UI Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile Design, Branding, UI Branding, Presentation Design, Brand Guidelines, Creative Design, Brand Books, Illustration, Webflow, B2C, Style Guides, Naming, Company Naming, Landing Page Design, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, User Interviews, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Workflows, Usability Testing, Mobile First, Fintech, Web App UX, Web App UI, High-fidelity Mockups, Invoicing, SaaS, Dashboards, Copywriting, SaaS Design, Best Practices in Design, UI Components, Accessibility, UX Documentation, Dashboard Design, UX Workshops, Material UI, CSS, HTML, Information Architecture (IA), Mobile Apps, B2B, Creative Direction, Motion & Animation Design, Motion Design, Design, Graphics, Typography, Typefaces, eCommerce UI, Onboarding, App Design, Landing Pages, Rebranding, User Onboarding, Data Visualization, Research, User Research, Competitive Analysis, Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Mobile Wallet, Mobile Payments, User Roles, eCommerce, User Management, Animated Logos, 2D Animation, Social Media Design, Clean Design, Infographics

Graphics Designer | Freelance

2018 - PRESENT
Squadhelp
  • Designed over 9,000 logos on the platform for various clients, startups, and domain owners willing to sell and/or start a company.
  • Delivered static brand elements such as stationary, mockups, posters, social media kits, advertisements, marketing, and elements following various clients' and startups' needs and requirements.
  • Developed names for startups and clients that would be suitable for domains. This has helped launch over 15 startups, such as Oxygean, AudioForex, Qreative Pointe, Medistrative, Kitchen Loft, Trinergyy, and others.
  • Designed the brand identity for Glamroo and Enlee, which is a baby care brand.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Ideation, IDEAS, Logotype, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Branding, Naming, Company Naming, Best Practices in Design, Design, Graphics, Typography, Typefaces, Rebranding, User Management, Social Media Design, Clean Design

UI/Web Designer

2022 - 2022
Bell + Ivy
  • Developed an information architecture system for the website. This, in turn, helped the development team with a structured outline of information for the brand and website.
  • Reviewed the client's brand guidelines, then created a style guide to guide the design of the website and future needs.
  • Designed the user interface with effective interactive layouts of the website for the clients and other necessary UI pages.
  • Collaborated with the design lead to structure out client's needs, preferences and design feel.
  • Collaborated with others on Figma with different iterations and examples of the proposed website with hands-off to developers.
Technologies: Figma, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Web UX, Websites, UI Design, UX Design, A/B Testing, Web App UX, Web App UI, High-fidelity Mockups, Invoicing, Interactive Prototypes, Dashboards, Best Practices in Design, UI Components, Accessibility, CSS, HTML, Design, Typography, Typefaces, Landing Pages, Market Research & Analysis, eCommerce, User Management, Clean Design

Style and UI Designer

2022 - 2022
Caster LLC
  • Reviewed over 150 UI screens that were done for the mobile application.
  • Designed the style guide on Figma needed for the developers to efficiently code and program the mobile application and then implemented it into Zeplin for the ease of developers and the full team.
  • Adjusted the UI designs by redesigning some screens to show examples of correct frame size, colors, and typography. Implemented this prototype into InVision for clickable access and view.
  • Outlined to the co-founder some user experience errors that needed adjustments and immediate fix before the MVP date. This helped by reducing future design and development costs and simplifying things for potential users.
  • Created wireframes of said solutions and note user experience objectives per screen. Implemented this from Figma into Zeplin and InVision.
Technologies: UI Design, Style Guides, Design Systems, Figma, Wireframe.cc, Adobe Illustrator, A/B Testing, Mobile First, High-fidelity Mockups, Invoicing, Interactive Prototypes, SaaS, SaaS Design, Best Practices in Design, UI Components, Accessibility, Dashboard Design, UX Workshops, Mobile Apps, Creative Direction, Design, Graphics, Typography, Typefaces, Onboarding, App Design, Zeplin, User Onboarding, Research, User Research, Competitive Analysis, Market Research, User Roles, eCommerce, User Management, Clean Design

Lead Brand Designer

2022 - 2022
Hepier
  • Designed an efficient universal logo needed for the startup brand. This improved the look and feel of the brand from static which was old, to motion and progressive, which is new.
  • Built the brand identity guideline, including colors, typography, logo, social media, brand architecture and usage. Created assets used during and after the launch.
  • Contributed to the product design team by providing suggestions, ideas, user feedbacks, A/B testing, and crated low-fidelity wireframes for them.
  • Established the company as a branded house by foreseeing the needs of future sub-brands under Hepier. This helped keep the brand in it's set goals and structure.
  • Led a design team of four and collaborated directly with the CEO, development lead, and engineers.
  • Collaborated with the CEO to manage employee stakes and contribution to the team. Set up a financial system structure for the brand.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Brand Design, Brand Identity, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Ideation, IDEAS, User Interface (UI), Milanote, Interface Design, Logotype, Web App Design, User Experience (UX), Graphic Design, Visual Design, Design Systems, Mobile Design, Branding, Presentation Design, Brand Guidelines, Creative Design, Brand Books, Webflow, B2C, Style Guides, Naming, Company Naming, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, User Interviews, User Workflows, Usability Testing, A/B Testing, Mobile First, Fintech, Web App UX, Web App UI, High-fidelity Mockups, Invoicing, Copywriting, Best Practices in Design, Accessibility, UX Documentation, Material UI, Information Architecture (IA), B2B, Creative Direction, Motion & Animation Design, Design, Graphics, Typography, Typefaces, Onboarding, App Design, Landing Pages, Rebranding, User Onboarding, Data Visualization, Research, User Research, Competitive Analysis, Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, User Roles, eCommerce, User Management, Social Media Design, Clean Design, Infographics

Brand Designer | Contract

2018 - 2018
Arialaba
  • Designed an efficient logo icon mark following the brand owner's requirements. This was designed simple enough to incorporate it into the design system, brand guidelines, and assets.
  • Added to the brand identity guide, which included the logo, colors, and typography.
  • Collaborated and aided the web design team by creating low-fidelity wireframes to showcase the look and feel of the website.
  • Improved the information architecture of the brand, increasing positive feedback and views from users.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Ideation, IDEAS, Logotype, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Branding, Style Guides, User Interviews, Adobe Experience Design (XD), A/B Testing, SaaS Design, Best Practices in Design, Creative Direction, Design, Graphics, Typography, Typefaces, eCommerce UI, Landing Pages, Rebranding, Market Research & Analysis, Social Media Design, Clean Design
2015 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science

University of Port Harcourt - Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

NOVEMBER 2022 - PRESENT

Animation for Typographic Logo Designs

Domestika

AUGUST 2022 - PRESENT

Graphic Design Industry Training

Brainnest

MAY 2022 - PRESENT

Web Design: Building Striking Compositions

Domestika

APRIL 2022 - PRESENT

User Interface Design

Domestika

APRIL 2022 - PRESENT

App Design: Prototyping

Domestika

FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT

User Experience Design

Domestika

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