Val Vasylenko, Designer in Vienna, Austria
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Val Vasylenko

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Vienna, Austria
Toptal Member Since
April 17, 2019

Val is a product designer with deep experience in digital health and wearables. He designs for mobile, web, and connected devices. His experience includes building new product concepts from scratch in addition to designing products with millions of users on a cross-device platform.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Senior Designer

2020 - PRESENT
Roche
  • Redesigned mySugr, the world's most widely used diabetes app with a multimillion-user base, to multi-medical device software and contributed to its expansion to a dozen new markets.
  • Designed digital solutions—blood glucose meters, insulin pens, and pumps—for connected diabetes devices under the Accu-Chek brand.
  • Led design for strategic product initiatives in the next 3 – 5 years.
Technologies: Empathy

Head of Design

2018 - 2019
Mawi Solutions
  • Defined the UX and product strategy for a startup of a wearable electrocardiogram device and a connected health platform.
  • Delivered complex user flows for a device and connected consumer mobile app by conducting user research, formulating context scenarios, and collaborating closely with businesses and R&D.
  • Designed, prototyped, and ran tests for four different mobile experiences.
  • Launched the product in beta, surveyed and interviewed 100 customers, analyzed feedback, and delivered an updated product roadmap.
Technologies: Agile Product Management, Product Discovery, Product Roadmaps, Product-market Fit, UI Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Interaction Design (IxD), Data Visualization, Usability, Fitness, Product Design, User Interviews, UX Research, Prototyping, UX Design, Health IT, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, Medical Devices, Wearable Technology, Google Analytics, Miro, Figma, Internet of Things (IoT), Visual Design, Customer Research, Medical Software, Fitness Trackers, Gamification, Wearables, Hardware/Software Interaction, Cardiovascular Medicine, HRV, Dashboards, Patient Services, Smart Watches, Hardware Interface Design, Digital Health, Medical Applications, Product Ownership, Connected Device Design, Devices, Consumer Services, Interactive Prototypes, Consumer Electronics, Interface Design, Product Strategy, Project Estimation, Consumer Health, Android Wearables, Design Leadership, UX Leadership, Leadership, Mobile Apps, Mobile App UI, Web & Mobile Applications, Web App UI, Web App Design, User Research, Medtech

Senior Product Designer

2015 - 2018
Fitbit
  • Served as a senior designer partner for health R&D team efforts exploring how wearables may help with chronic diseases (including connected sensors/devices and biometrics).
  • Conducted field studies and research initiatives with medical experts to guide product direction.
  • Led product design for Fitbit B2B solutions, used by 70+ of the Fortune 500.
  • Owned end-to-end design from initial design concepts to cross-platform (mobile/web) launch design support.
  • Redesigned Fitbit B2B dashboards, reports, onboarding flows, and mobile experiences for over one million participants.
  • Designed for accessibility (WCAG, ADA, and more) and HIPAA compliance.
Technologies: Agile Product Management, Product Discovery, Product Roadmaps, UI Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Interaction Design (IxD), Data Visualization, Usability, Fitness, Product Design, User Interviews, UX Research, Prototyping, UX Design, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, Wearable Technology, Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Apple Keynote, InVision, Sketch, Internet of Things (IoT), Visual Design, Dashboard Design, Customer Research, Medical Software, Fitness Trackers, Employees, Gamification, Wearables, Hardware/Software Interaction, Dashboards, Smart Watches, Hardware Interface Design, Digital Health, Product Ownership, Connected Device Design, Devices, Consumer Services, Interactive Prototypes, Consumer Electronics, Interface Design, Product Strategy, Project Estimation, Consumer Health, Medical Applications, Design Leadership, UX Leadership, Mobile Apps, Mobile App UI, Web & Mobile Applications, Web App UI, Web App Design, Web Dashboards, User Research, Medtech, Wellness, Holistic Wellness

Lead Designer

2014 - 2015
Health Gorilla
  • Designed a mobile product experience for clinicians that helped to raise $2.4 million in funding.
  • Took a project from an existing desktop-based flow to mobile concept design, prototyping, development, and launch.
  • Helped to shape product strategy to connect the entire healthcare ecosystem working directly with the CEO.
Technologies: UI Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Interaction Design (IxD), Usability, Product Design, Prototyping, UX Design, Health IT, Healthcare, Flinto, InVision, Sketch, Adobe, Visual Design, Dashboard Design, Medical Software, Dashboards, Patient Services, Digital Health, Medical Applications, Interactive Prototypes, Interface Design, Electronic Health Records (EHR), Mobile Apps, Mobile App UI, Web & Mobile Applications, Web App UI, Web App Design, Web Dashboards, Medtech

Co-founder | Designer

2013 - 2015
Evoldes Design
  • Co-founded the UX product design studio working with clients and on personal ventures.
  • Conducted the concept design, research, prototyping, and design implementation for SaaS and consumer mobile apps.
  • Designed the mobile prototype for a ticket booking app.
Technologies: Prototyping, Flinto, InVision, Sketch, Adobe, Whiteboarding, Pen & Paper, Visual Design, Mobile App UI, Holistic Wellness

UI/UX Designer

2011 - 2013
Clonefish
  • Designed and shipped three products in the gaming industry.
  • Led all design process including wireframing, prototyping, visual design, apps icons, product websites, marketing communication, and investor pitch decks.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Visual Design

Web and Graphic Designer

2005 - 2008
Freelance
  • Founded a design studio that built 50+ projects including websites, logos, corporate identities, and graphic design.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, Flash, CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Visual Design
2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Science

Kyiv Polytechnic Institute - Kyiv, Ukraine

NOVEMBER 2017 - PRESENT

Design Thinking

Cooper, San Francisco

OCTOBER 2016 - PRESENT

User Experience Design

Cooper, San Francisco

Tools

Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Apple HealthKit, Apple Keynote, Google Analytics, Flinto, CorelDRAW, Flash, Miro

Industry Expertise

Fitness, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, Health, Exercise & Fitness, Insurance

Platforms

MacOS, iOS, Android, Mixpanel

Languages

CSS, HTML

Other

Pen & Paper, Whiteboarding, Mobile UI, Mobile App Design, Ideation, iOS UX Design, Data Visualization, Mobile Prototypes, User Flows, UX Design, Product Delivery, Dashboards, Fitness Trackers, Sketching, Wearables, Interaction Design (IxD), Smart Watches, Hardware/Software Interaction, UX Flows, Hardware Interface Design, Cardiovascular Medicine, UI Design, Dashboard Design, Visual Design, Digital Health, Medical Applications, Web UX, App UX, App UI, Usability, Agile, Scrum, Agile Product Management, Connected Device Design, Devices, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Product Design, UX Research, Conceptual Design, User Interviews, Wearable Technology, Smartwatch Design, Prototyping, Startups, Material Design, Wireframing, Web App UX, Mobile UX, B2B, B2C, Medical Software, Medical Devices, Product Research, Mobile Design, Consumer Services, Interactive Prototypes, Consumer Electronics, Interface Design, Consumer Health, Android Wearables, UX Leadership, Design Leadership, Mobile Apps, Mobile App UI, Web & Mobile Applications, Web App UI, Web App Design, User Research, Medtech, Design Thinking, Digital Product Design, Product Development, Sleep Tracking, Rapid Interactive Prototyping, MVP Design, Patient Services, Corporate Software, Journey Mapping, Employees, Sensor Data, Gamification, Information Architecture (IA), Behavioral Design, Medicine, Product Ownership, HRV, Customer Research, Internet of Things (IoT), Medical Imaging, Rapid Prototyping, SaaS, Personas, Project Estimation, Product-market Fit, Product Roadmaps, Product Discovery, Product Management, Health Insurance, Health IT, Product Strategy, Electronic Health Records (EHR), Leadership, Web Dashboards, Wellness, Holistic Wellness, Business Strategy, Brand Strategy, Card Sorting, Clinical Trials, Empathy

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