Sharif Elshinnawi, Designer in Washington, DC, United States
Sharif Elshinnawi

Designer in Washington, DC, United States

Member since March 9, 2021
Sharif helps startups and brands build experiences founded on purpose. He believes the design of anything begins at the nexus of people and problems. Sharif is empathy-driven and uses principles to inspire and guide his design process. He is attracted to complex problems and works tirelessly towards simplicity and meaningful impact. Sharif has an unhealthy obsession with world football and has traveled across the world to experience matches in person.
Sharif is now available for hire


  • Design Leader

    2015 - PRESENT
    • Led the design and strategy for the first tele-vet app for pets. It has a 5-star app rating.
    • Co-founded a fan experience venture in partnership with two NBA teams: Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns. Launched with 80,000 fans.
    • Founded the UX Lab at CBS studios to explore how to re-invent the mobile watching experience.
    • Helped lead the design and research efforts for LiveFyre, which was acquired by Adobe.
    • Designed the first trace and track consumer experience on blockchain for Proctor & Gamble Tampax.
    Technologies: Product Strategy, Branding, UX Prototyping, Product Design, Enterprise Design, Mobile Apps, Figma
  • Experience Director

    2018 - 2019
    • Designed the first blockchain app that tracked the lineage of cotton being used in fem-care products at P&G worldwide.
    • Led design explorations to track the lineage of high-value artwork for Sotheby's.
    • Led branding efforts for supply chain start-up
    • Represented the design team around the world at ETH conferences, where we led product workshops for blockchain startups.
    • Designed asset management platform for agriculture and pharma industries.
    Technologies: Mobile, Rapid Prototyping, Design Research, Production Management, Product Design, Ethereum



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