Socrates Kolios, Designer in London, United Kingdom
Socrates Kolios

Designer in London, United Kingdom

Member since May 7, 2018
Socrates is an NN/g-certified UX/UI designer who's comfortable in both agency and in-house roles and a staunch proponent of user-centered design. Socrates has worked on app projects ranging from the web to mobile and desktop. His work with digital products begins with in-depth research and conceptualization to marketing and full product release and upkeep.
Socrates is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Principal Product Designer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Qatalog
    • Led the restructuring of the design system and developed design handoff and QA capabilities between design and engineering.
    • Gathered business requirements and collaborated with my team to conduct user research and usability testing to deepen our understanding of customer needs.
    • Built several key business features through iterative design thinking methods, including user research, prototyping, and a full product feature launch and support.
    Technologies: Figma, Agile Sprints, Slack, APIs, Usability Testing, SaaS Design, Design Systems, SaaS Products, Startups, Early-stage Startups, Web Applications, In-app Messaging Systems, Heuristic Evaluation, Wireframe to Product, Web App Design, UX, UI, UI Design, UX Design, User Interface (UI), App UI, Web UX, Low-fidelity Mockups, Agile UX, User Experience (UX), UX Audits, Low-fidelity Prototypes, High-fidelity Mockups, Agile, Product Design, SaaS, UX Workshops, Task Flows, Interaction Design (IxD), Cloud, B2C, B2B, Git, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Wireframing, Web & Mobile Applications, Responsive Web Apps, Iterative Design, Web App UI, Web App UX
  • Senior Product Designer

    2019 - 2020
    EY
    • Assisted in bringing to life revolutionary tax technology solutions through a human-centric approach.
    • Contributed to the design and building of a digital tax platform.
    • Utilized rapid prototyping and design thinking to bring ideas to life at internal and external client workshops.
    • Collaborated with customers and team members to create an outstanding user experience.
    • Researched and evaluated UI/UX solutions continuously.
    • Coached and encouraged colleagues through constant learning to improve their skills.
    Technologies: UX Design, Git, Marvel, Sketch, Figma, SaaS Products, Zeppelin, Web Applications, In-app Messaging Systems, Heuristic Evaluation, Wireframe to Product, Web App Design, UX, UI, UI Design, User Interface (UI), App UI, Web UX, Low-fidelity Mockups, Agile UX, User Experience (UX), UX Audits, Usability Testing, SaaS Design, Design Systems, Low-fidelity Prototypes, High-fidelity Mockups, Agile, Product Design, SaaS, UX Workshops, Task Flows, Interaction Design (IxD), Cloud, B2C, B2B, Fintech, Android Design Guidelines, Android, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Wireframing, Web & Mobile Applications, Responsive Web Apps, Iterative Design, Web App UI, Web App UX

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design
    2009 - 2012
    De Montfort University - Leicester, England

Certifications

  • Digital Transformation
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
    Boston Consulting Group
  • Design Strategy: Design Thinking for Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship
    OCTOBER 2018 - PRESENT
    University of Sydney
  • NN/g UX Certification
    APRIL 2017 - PRESENT
    Nielsen Norman Group

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Location

London, United Kingdom

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