Strahil Hadzhiev, Designer in London, United Kingdom
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Strahil Hadzhiev

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
March 22, 2019

Strahil is the proud owner of a small but powerful studio for design and development in Sofia, Bulgaria. His focus is mainly on design and project management, in addition to UX and UI. Before that, Strahil spent eight years in Los Angeles, California, working on various entertainment and AV projects, including work for Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, Viacom, Infiniti, Nissan, Sony, and others.

Portfolio

Work Experience

UX Designer/Owner

2010 - PRESENT
Prime Division
  • Challenged the constraints of the traditional digital advertising mindset.
  • Created experiences that left lasting impressions to synchronize the takeaways with the core values of the clients' audience.
  • Utilized an Agile development philosophy, a flexible methodology that consistently enabled us to hit insane deadlines while providing our clients with maximum flexibility and cost efficiencies.
Technologies: Asana, Google Analytics, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Hotjar, Marvel App, Zeplin, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Figma, User Interviews, Travel, eCommence Templates, eCommerce Web Design, eCommerce Analysis, Shopify Design, Shopify Customizations, Logo Design, Software as a Service (SaaS), Technology, Creative Tech, Typography, Android, Layout, Consumer Products, Investments, User Flows, Wireframing, Banking & Finance, Mobile, Information Architecture (IA), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Design Strategy, Mobile eCommerce, Gamification, Web App Design, Design Leadership, Workshop Facilitation, Game Design, Blockchain, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Chatbots, Voice UI Design, Dashboard Design, Data Visualization, Supply Chain Management (SCM), DataViz, Brand Books, Mobile UI, iOS Animations, Mobile First, Shopify Theme, Shopify Plus, Illustration, WordPress, Video Editing, Brand Design, Animation, Brand Strategy, Dashboards, Enterprise Design, Enterprise, Landing Pages, MVP Design, Project Management, Task Management, UI Animation, HTML, Brand Guidelines, Websites, Education Technology (Edtech), WordPress Design, Web UX, Web UI, A/V Systems, A/V Production

Creative Director

2004 - 2009
THE VISIONAIRE GROUP
  • Designed online campaigns, such as websites and social media profiles for entertainment clients like 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate, and many others.
  • Collaborated and gained brand experience with 20th Century Fox, Disney Studios, Sony Vaio, Lionsgate, Twisted Pictures, Paramount, Warner Brothers, Maserati, NBC/Universal, MGM, Infiniti, Nissan, Kia, Mazda, Gatorade, Apollo Theater, and others.
  • Specialized in UI/UX design, interactive design, web design, web development, social media marketing, creative direction, branding, identity, 3D design, editing, social networking strategies, product development, and product design.
Technologies: Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UI Design, UX Design, Print Design, Color Palettes, Graphic Design, Marketing Design, A/V Systems, A/V Production

Art Director

2003 - 2004
Hybrid Studio
  • Pushed the boundaries of the online realm and worked on projects with one of the greatest talents in the industry.
  • Designed theatrical web campaigns for clients such as 20th Century Fox, Disney Studios, Sony Vaio, Lionsgate, Twisted Pictures, Paramount, Warner Brothers, Maserati, NBC/Universal, MySpace, MGM, Infiniti, Nissan, Kia, Mazda, Gatorade, Nikon.
  • Specialized in UI/UX design, interactive design, web design, web development, social media marketing, creative direction, branding, identity, 3D design, editing, social networking strategies, product development, and product design.
Technologies: Social Media Design, Social Media Campaigns, Web Design
1999 - 2003

Bachelor's Degree in Interactive Design & Visual Communication

New Bulgarian University - Sofia, Bulgaria

JANUARY 2023 - PRESENT

User Research and UX Strategy Certificate

Designership

SEPTEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

User Interface and Design Systems Certificate

Designership

Tools

Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Shopify Plus, Cinema 4D, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Marvel App, Adobe After Effects, Google Analytics, UX Tools, After Effects CC, Apple HealthKit, Photoshop CC 2019, Azure DevOps Services, Adobe CC, InVision, Asana, Airtable, Hotjar, Zeplin, FigJam, Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe Creative Suite, Usertesting.com, Miro

Platforms

WordPress, Mobile, iOS, WordPress Theme Design, Shopify, Android, Music Streaming, Apple

Industry Expertise

Technology, Creative Tech, Psychology & Mental Health, Consumer Products, Investments, Banking & Finance, Education Technology (Edtech), Entertainment & Leisure, Music, Health, Healthcare, Health & Wellness, Healthcare Media, Security, Film & Television, Logistics, Transportation & Shipping, Automotive, Marketing, Maternity & Baby

Languages

HTML

Other

Web Design, UI Design, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), UI Motion, Dashboards, Dashboard Design, User Interviews, User Research, Enterprise System Design, UX Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Mobile UX, Usability Testing, Design Thinking, User-centered Design (UCD), Web App UX, Web UX, Mobile App Design, Visual Design, Product Design, Information Architecture (IA), User Flows, Prototyping, Wireframing, Mobile Design, UX Prototyping, Mobile UX Design, Feature Prioritization, User Journeys, UX Wireframes, Mockups, Style Guides, Branding, UI Components, Design Sprints, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web App Design, Web Application Design, Rapid Prototyping, UX Research, User Personas, Design, Apps, Best Practices in Design, MVP Design, UX Strategy, Web App UI, UI Animation, Responsive UI, Mobile UI Design, Design Leadership, Lean UX, Agile UX, Responsive Design, High-fidelity Prototypes, Design Systems, Interactive Prototypes, Data Visualization, B2B, SaaS, Design Ops, Process Design, Web Platforms, Web UI, Websites, Logo Design, Brand Design, Mobile UI, Layout Design, B2C, Software as a Service (SaaS), Typography, Color Palettes, Layout, Brand Books, Enterprise Design, Enterprise, Landing Pages, System Design, Fintech, A/V Production, A/V Systems, Motion Design, Animation, eCommerce UX, Mobile eCommerce, Dating Apps, Marketplaces, App Design, Gamification, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Workshops, Roadmaps, WordPress Design, Rapid Interactive Prototyping, Design Specifications, Competitive Analysis, Marketing Design, Landing Page Design, Graphic Design, Brand Guidelines, Collateral Design, AI Design, Travel, UX Audits, Audits, eCommence Templates, eCommerce Web Design, eCommerce Analysis, Shopify Design, Shopify Customizations, Print Design, Design Strategy, Workshop Facilitation, Game Design, Blockchain, Chatbots, Voice UI Design, Supply Chain Management (SCM), DataViz, iOS Animations, Mobile First, Shopify Theme, Illustration, Video Editing, Brand Strategy, Project Management, Task Management, 3D, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Social Media Campaigns, Social Media Design, Spotify, UX Flows, Audio Services, Audio, Apple Music, Home Entertainment, Audio Streaming, Streaming, Mobile Streaming, Health Policy, Public Health, Home Health Aides (HHA), Health Insurance, Health IT, UIKit, Rich User Interfaces, User Interface Engineering (UIE), Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Graphical User Interface (GUI), Medicine, General Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical Software, Medical Equipment, Medical Devices, Medical Applications, Medical Animation, Automation, Security Design, IT Security, Computer Security, Server Security, Network Security, Web App Security, Web Security, DevOps, AWS DevOps, Azure DevOps, Automation Tools, Automation Software, Automated Testing, Task Automation, Web App Automation, Home Automation, QA Automation, Industrial Automation, Network Protocols, Network Modeling, Networks, Remote Desktop Services, Dashboard Instruments, Dashboard Development, Web Dashboards, Analytical Dashboards, Interactive Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, User Roles, Videos, Web Video, Video.js, Live Entertainment, Celebrities & Influencers, Instagram, Instagram API, Instagram Marketing, Interactive UI, Moving, Delivery, Delivery Management, Product Delivery, Furniture Design, Location Services, GPS, Mobile GPS, Location Services and Maps, Location-aware Technology, Influencers, Influencer Marketing, Social, Social Media, Social Media Strategy, Opt-in Forms, Digital Marketing, Social Media Kits, Social Media Apps, Funnel Marketing, Product Marketing, Social Media Marketing (SMM), Instagram Ads, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Facebook API, AR Interfaces, eCommerce, eCommerce UI, eCommerce Design, TV UI, App UI, Feature Films, Downloads, App UX, Augmented Reality (AR), Family, Adoption & Family, Online Dating, Childcare, Development, Tinder, Social Networks, Spline, Identity, Art, Avatars, 3D Selfies, CGI, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Paysafe, Finch, Finance, Financials, Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Digital Banking, Mobile Wallet, Video & Audio Processing, Cloud Security, Web UI Design, UI Branding

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