Vincent Gschwindemann, Designer in Lausanne, Switzerland
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Vincent Gschwindemann

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Toptal Member Since
August 2, 2022

Vincent is an award-winning Swiss senior UX designer with an MIT Design Thinking Certification. Working on products in finance and education, he excels in solving complex UX challenges for various devices and interfaces. Vincent's recent research focuses on Web 3.0 and play-to-earn concepts. As a very organized and strong communicator, he managed multi-disciplinary teams remotely. Vincent is a kind, empathic, and patient person people enjoy working with.


Work Experience

UX Designer and Co-founder

2018 - PRESENT
Storm Digital Experiences
  • Designed a Swiss e-banking web app to target farmers and accountants, including a design system, consulting, user flows, high-fidelity designs and prototypes, user tests, and iteration.
  • Built from scratch a web app for learning management school, including the research, interviews, prototypes, a design system, and development.
  • Led design thinking workshops for clients at different stages of digital product creation.
  • Created value propositions canvas and business models based on research and user interviews.
  • Designed personas, user journey maps, and user flows based on research and user interviews.
  • Created user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs based on user research, stakeholders' input, and business goals.
  • Managed Storm Digital operations, consisting of three remote employees in Asia and Europe, a network of freelance talents offering copywriting, design, and development services, while handling a portfolio of clients remotely.
Technologies: Figma, Adobe CC, User Experience (UX), User Journeys, Product Design

UI Designer

2017 - 2018
EF Education First
  • Designed a parental portal app based on user and stakeholders' interviews, including wireframes, high-fidelity designs, testing, and iterating.
  • Created personas based on user interviews and research.
  • Designed UI for various devices and interfaces aligned with corporate guidelines.
Technologies: Adobe CC

UX and Product Designer

2015 - 2017
  • Executed visual and interaction design for web and mobile applications within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Collaborated with product manager on user experience to improve usability, develop style guidelines, template designs, navigation solutions, and solve various UX challenges.
  • Designed layouts, infographics, icons, UI components, animations, newsletters, online and offline marketing, and corporate material.
  • Delivered UI prototypes, mockups, and detailed design specifications.
  • Practiced a highly efficient and iterative design process, with great attention to detail and always striving for perfection.
  • Negotiated and thoughtfully articulated design decisions with an openness to feedback.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Product Design
2003 - 2006

Bachelor's Degree in Visual Design

HEAD - University of Applied Sciences and Arts - Geneva, Switzerland


Mastering Design Thinking

MIT Sloan School of Management


Figma, Adobe CC


iOS, Android


Design, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Web App Design, SaaS Design, Responsive Design, Visual Design, Design Systems, UX Wireframes, User Experience (UX), Product Design, Apps, UI Components, Design Thinking, Value Proposition Canvas, Brainstorming, Information Architecture (IA), Mobile App Design, User Research, User Flows, Art Direction, User Journeys, Material Design, Responsive, UX Prototyping, Rapid Prototyping, Icon Design, Mobile Banking, Online Banking, Complex Problem Solving, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Mobile UX Design, User Journey Maps, Mobile Design, Data Visualization, Web Design, Landing Page Design, Business Model Canvas, User Interviews, UX Workshops, User Workshops, Lean, Illustration, Landing Pages, Mobile UX, Mobile Apps, React Native,, Branding, Animation, Mobile UI, Desktop App Design

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