Štefan Kováč, Designer in Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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Štefan Kováč

Verified Expert  in Design


Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Toptal Member Since
October 7, 2019

For more than a decade, Stefan has successfully managed to work as a freelance designer with hundreds of clients online. He has gradually gained clients like Adobe, Facebook, Microsoft, JLL, and Pipedrive. His key expertise is digital publishing, pitch decks, and presentation design. Still, he crosses a wider range of areas of branding, retouching, 3D, and illustration, making him an independent problem-solver and valuable asset to his partners.


Work Experience

Presentation Designer

2023 - 2023
Moss & Associates - Main
  • Processed a rough concept and draft it into an engaging visual story.
  • Built authentic visuals around AI for big data and predictive analysis inside the company.
  • Created authentic illustrations, graphics, 3D, or animations for presentation decks.
  • Provided creative direction for internal and external presentations.
Technologies: Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Visual Design, Branding, Typography, Color Theory, Creative Direction, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Illustration, Motion Design, Animation, PowerPoint Design

Visual Designer

2015 - 2023
  • Created pitch decks, presentations, one-pagers, and digital banners for startups and Silicon Valley enterprise companies.
  • Collaborated on developing the agency brand and presentation.
  • Led an online lecture on PowerPoint animations for fellow designers.
  • Wrote PowerPoint tutorials for fellow designers and ran webinars on the best animation PPTX techniques.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Microsoft PowerPoint, Pitch Decks, Illustrator CC, Investor Presentations, Presentation Design, Presentations, Social Media Design

Freelance Presentation Designer

2015 - 2022
Evviva Brands
  • Designed dozens of B2B presentations and pitch decks for enterprise clients.
  • Worked with the team and implemented brand guidelines into collaterals.
  • Designed and prototyped the new face of the agency website.
  • Elaborated documents, templates, and research materials in Word or PowerPoint.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Microsoft PowerPoint, Presentation Design, Photoshop CC, Visual Design, Presentations, Branding

Presentation Designer

2020 - 2021
  • Redesigned hundreds of slides into visually engaging content.
  • Designed product infographics for a new product and branding.
  • Developed a PowerPoint template with specific styles and best-of-use practices.
Technologies: PowerPoint Design, PowerPoint Templates, Presentation Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Visual Design, Graphic Design, Presentations

Presentation Designer

2018 - 2019
  • Illustrated a wide array of iconography for blog articles on HR and recruiting.
  • Designed and illustrated several books and guides for HR professionals.
  • Elaborated template company materials optimized for best brand guidelines application.
  • Designed questionnaires and forms for HR departments.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Presentation Design, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Presentations, Branding, Ebook Design, Social Media Design

In-app Product Template Developer

2017 - 2019
Adobe Systems
  • Developed in-app Adobe InDesign templates for interactive PDFs.
  • Designed a set of templates for digital publishing, presentations, and brochures.
  • Researched Adobe InDesign interactive and animation capabilities.
  • Collaborated on guidelines for Adobe InDesign Stock contributors.
Technologies: Adobe Dimension, Adobe InDesign, Presentation Design, InDesign CC

Graphic Designer

2013 - 2017
BACKBONE, s.r.o.
  • Illustrated the story of a hero running through several landscapes on a landing page for a running app.
  • Designed a donor portal for crowdfunding inspiring projects and NGOs in Slovakia.
  • Designed a back-end dashboard for a fitness company.
  • Drafted dozens of websites for small-sized businesses.
  • Designed an Indiegogo startup campaign for a lost and found gadget.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Booking Systems, Illustrator CC
2008 - 2011

Master's Degree in Political Science

Comenius University - Bratislava, Slovakia


Adobe InDesign, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Dimension, Illustrator CC, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Figma, Word 2016, Acrobat X Pro, Acrobat Pro CC, Microsoft Office

Industry Expertise

Fitness, Fashion & Beauty, Restaurants & Dining, Travel & Leisure


Presentations, Digital Publishing, Interactive PDFs, Branding, Presentation Design, Image Retouching, PowerPoint Templates, PowerPoint Design, Pitch Decks, Social Media Design, Print Design, Ebook Design, PDF to Word, Business Card Design, Investor Presentations, Infographs, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Isometric Design, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Residential Real Estate, Commerce, Midjourney, Infographics, Templates, Animation, Catalog Design, Typography, Animated Interactions, Wellness, Back-end, Booking Systems, Commercial Real Estate, Finance, Color Theory, Creative Direction, Illustration, Motion Design

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