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

Verified Expert  in Design


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.


Work Experience

Freelance UX/UI Designer

2017 - PRESENT
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

Freelance UX/UI Designer

2017 - 2017
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

UX/UI Designer

2014 - 2017
  • 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

Lead Designer | Co-founder

2013 - 2016
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

Lead Designer

2012 - 2014
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

Designer | Social Media Analyst

2011 - 2012
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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Figma, Adobe CC, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Adobe Dreamweaver, Trello, Basecamp, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe InDesign, Apple Keynote

Industry Expertise

Health & Wellness, Education Technology (Edtech), Food & Beverage, Restaurants & Dining, Healthcare, Health


Webflow, MacOS, Adobe Suite


CSS, HTML5, HTML, JavaScript


Squarespace, User Interface (UI), Android UI Design, iOS UI Design, Technical Design, E-learning, Edtech Design, Mobile App Design, Design, Instructional Design, UI Design, Android Design Guidelines, Video Editing, Wireframing, Branding, User Experience (UX), A/V Production, Teamwork, App UX, Food Ordering, Food Ordering Platforms, Medical Software, Medical Applications, Template Design, Beauty Products, Social Media, UX Design, Management, Budgeting, Budget Management, Financial UX, Apps, Interaction Design (IxD), Graphic Design

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