Zbignev Gecis, Designer in Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania
Zbignev Gecis

Designer in Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania

Member since April 27, 2015
Zbignev has been a product designer for nearly 20 years. He has worked on hundreds of projects and offered his expertise on everything from SaaS and eCommerce to marketing and branding. The great companies he's partnered with include MTV, Ikea, BMW, and American Express, as well as countless startups and fintech companies. Zbignev specializes in creating a design process that helps clients make more money and save more time.
Zbignev is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Design Team Lead

    2017 - PRESENT
    Shift4 Payments
    • Created the LH design system that reflects the patterns and components that underpin the Shift4 Payments web products. These patterns and components provide a unified language when designing apps and products within the organization’s ecosystem.
    • Redesigned the POS that process $30 billion annually. I created a visual roadmap in the form of a high-fidelity prototype and defined a clear set of goals that were justified by qualitative and quantitative research methods.
    • Championed a goal-driven design process to transform the organization's approach to product development. I facilitated workshops, courses, and research sessions.
    • Rethought and redesigned the whole Lighthouse Business Management System and created the tools to ensure consistency.
    • Researched, concept-tested, and designed the UX and UI for five internal systems: a ticketing system for support, a lead management system and a contract management system for sales, an underwriting app, and a reporting system for card processing.
    • Served as a product owner and a UX/UI designer for the HarborPay app, a complete order and pay-at-the-table app that allows everyone to take payments on their smartphones.
    Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Axure, Zeplin, Abstracts, Sketch
  • Founder and UX/UI Designer

    2007 - 2017
    Indigo kids
    • Delivered more than 100 projects during my 10 years at Indigo Kids. Our main clients were MTV, Tele2, Swedbank, Ikea, SEB (a Nordic financial services group), and Royal Unibrew. We received a Golden Drum Award and awards from The FWA and Awwwards.
    • Managed the day-to-day work of a team with over 10 members including business analytics, developers, and designers. I was also responsible for all the communication with clients.
    • Served as the product owner and UX/UI designer while Indigo Kids served as R&D for Menu123, a Brooklyn-based startup. From 2012 to 2017, I was accountable for ensuring that the team delivered value to the business.
    • Learned how to run agile development teams of 10+ people, how to organize remote teams in four time zones, how to create business processes, how to prioritize and deliver, and, most importantly, how to lead the team.
    Technologies: Agile, Jira, InVision, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Axure

Other Experience

  • Innovate with Purpose – An Overview of the Jobs to Be Done Framework (Publication)
    Companies succeed because they offer products that people find irresistible, but what compels customers to buy? The Jobs to Be Done framework identifies the unmet desires that motivate all purchases.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Informatics
    2003 - 2009
    Vilnius University - Vilnius, Lithuania

Experience

Location

Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania

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