Tim Balabuch, Designer in Curitiba - State of Paraná, Brazil

Tim Balabuch


Curitiba - State of Paraná, Brazil
Toptal Member Since
October 6, 2016

With more than seven years of experience in UI/UX design, Tim's been working with large teams and rising startups—contributing to the entire process and development of cross-device products. He has experience in several areas such as education, finance, fashion, entertainment, games, and healthcare. Efficiency, organization, and creativity make up the core of his work process.

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Image of Blue Jay | Budget Planner project
Blue Jay | Budget Planner
BudgetingBudget ManagementFinancial UXApps
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Just Restaurant | Food Ordering Application
Food & BeverageRestaurants & DiningApp UXFood OrderingFood Ordering Platforms

Work Experience

2017 - PRESENT

Freelance UX/UI Designer

Digiance (via Toptal)
  • Improved and installed new features in a social network aimed at real estate agents.
  • Designed a construction management app for iOS and Android.
  • Designed the app for manage prepaid card funds.
  • Implemented improvements on a website of professional genealogists and family history experts.
  • Created debit card designs that were in line with the current visual identities of the companies.
Technologies: Webflow, InVision, User Interface (UI), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch
2009 - PRESENT


  • Designed the user interface and user experience of products to companies that wanted to improve the visual and usability for their users.
  • Researched, wireframed, sketched, and prototyped mobile apps and websites.
  • Crafted the branding and the visual identity for a wide range of businesses.
  • Provided a consultancy for some companies—teaching how to improve their online presence through design and SEO.
Technologies: Apple Keynote, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
2017 - 2017

Freelance UX/UI Designer

Vertaeon (via Toptal)
  • Redesigned the charts of an analytics product based on the company's current visual identity.
  • Designed the navigation structure and menus of the product made in Bootstrap.
  • Created a small commercial video.
  • Redesigned the commercial site on Wix, a platform chosen by the client.
  • Designed elaborate, illustrative icons for the products.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
2014 - 2017

UX/UI Designer

  • Worked with the company's flagship product: Pega Plantão (medical management software used in several large hospitals in Brazil).
  • Redesigned the iOS and Android apps and contributed with new features for the web platform.
  • Led the company's visual presence in events such as Fair + Forum Hospitalar (the largest health event in the Americas).
  • Made instructional videos and animations for product presentation.
  • Helped the product to grow its internet presence through social media, marketing campaigns, and SEO optimization.
Technologies: Teamwork, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch
2013 - 2016

Lead Designer | Co-founder

Just Doctor
  • Led the UX/UI design from the sketch to the final product.
  • Researched, mentored by doctors and dentists, several areas of medicine and dentistry to create features for the product.
  • Represented the design team in meetings with investors and advisors.
  • Designed a cross-device product focused on the end user.
  • Mentored new team members.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), Basecamp, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch
2012 - 2014

Lead Designer

Just Works
  • Led the design team by managing, designating, and mentoring.
  • Researched, wireframed, sketched, and prototyped user experiences for digital products; hand-in-hand with the clients.
  • Worked with highly qualified professionals developing and evolving UX skills.
  • Collaborated with a wide variety of digital products which provided a facility for understanding different types of clients.
  • Communicated clients personally and online—helping them find effective and creative solutions to their problems.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), Basecamp, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
2011 - 2012

Designer | Social Media Analyst

80/20 Digital
  • Created creative solutions to attract new consumers to customers.
  • Helped companies find their potential in digital marketing and social media.
  • Contributed to the creation of several advertising campaigns.
  • Created online and printed advertising pieces.
Technologies: Trello, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop


2014 - 2015

Specialization in Communication in Digital Media

Universidade Estácio de Sá - Campo Grande, Brazil

2009 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Design

Universidade Católica Dom Bosco (UCDB) - Campo Grande, Brazil



Certificate in User Experience Design



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