Zeltonique Damon, Designer in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Zeltonique Damon

Verified Expert  in Design


Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Toptal Member Since
December 12, 2018

Fascinated by technology's potential to enhance human experiences, Zeltonique pursued a fulfilling UX/UI design career. She is privileged to shape the digital world alongside brilliant minds, bringing a unique perspective and expertise to every project. Grounded in empathy, inclusivity, and sincere passion, her design philosophy makes a lasting, positive impact as she states: "Let's breathe life into your ideas with visually striking, effective designs that deeply resonate with your end-users."


Work Experience

Product Designer | Remote Health

2021 - PRESENT
  • Managed all UI/UX design aspects for SafetyWing's global health insurance product, Remote Health.
  • Conducted user research to uncover crucial insights that guided quarterly priorities and aligned with the overall business objectives.
  • Collaborated closely with stakeholders, developers, and users, delivering top-quality features in a fast-paced startup setting.
Technologies: Figma, Maze, Notion, Jira, Adobe CC

Product Designer | Founder

2015 - PRESENT
Nique Design Studio
  • Collaborated with a diverse mix of big-name global brands, enterprises, and startups, helping them build meaningful relationships with their users by crafting impactful digital experiences through intuitive user interface designs.
  • Focused on health and wellness sectors, transforming complex processes into simple, engaging user experiences to make managing health and insurance procedures seamless and easy.
  • Spearheaded project management and prioritization efforts, guaranteeing seamless and efficient operations.
Technologies: Microsoft Office, MacOS, Slack, Proto.io, Trello, Asana, Jira, Azure, Sketch, Adobe Suite, InVision, Website Redesign

Product Designer | Freelance

2021 - 2021
Knowledge to Practice
  • Advanced K2P's assessment and learning path designs, enhancing the overall user experience.
  • Conducted user research involving user surveys and analytics analysis to facilitate progressive enhancements for their user experience.
  • Collaborated closely with the development team and took part in quality assurance to guarantee correct design and bug-free output implementation.
  • Led the company's design system project, establishing the system's foundational elements. Used Google's Material Design system and was key in managing and maintaining the Figma component library.
Technologies: Figma, Jira, Confluence, Maze

Product Designer | Freelance

2021 - 2021
  • Collaborated with Habitual's team as a freelance product designer on a short-term project.
  • Assisted in establishing the groundwork for a design system and managed component organization in Figma across various files.
  • Executed user research and contributed future priorities in line with quarterly objectives. Conducted user interviews, compiled insights, and highlighted key findings that balanced user enhancement with business requirements.
  • Handled design files and made progressive design changes to features, integrating user insights and stakeholder feedback to accomplish the final objective.
Technologies: Figma, Amplitude, Maze, Asana

Senior Product Designer

2016 - 2018
  • Comprehended the technical limitations as well as business strategies and goals.
  • Conducted in-depth user research, interviews, and user testing.
  • Created sitemaps, customer journey maps, wireframes, as well as prototypes to rapidly test ideas and concepts.
  • Adhered to Agile sprint deliverables and ensured the design development handover was successful.
  • Provided in-depth UX reviews for both websites and apps.
  • Conducted user interviews and uncovered insights and key themes to improve design solutions.
  • Presented findings as well as new concepts and designs to clients.
Technologies: Version Control, Abstracts, Apple Keynote, Asana, Jira, Proto.io, Adobe Illustrator, UXPin, InVision, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Zeplin, Sketch, Website Redesign

Intern UX/UI Designer

2016 - 2016
Amazee Labs
  • Made significant contributions to user research projects, including analyzing competitors, studying critical analytics, and conducting user surveys to identify necessary next steps.
  • Developed low- and high-fidelity wireframes to advance project progress, facilitating early solution testing through iterative designs.
  • Assisted in developing and maintaining UI components within Sketch.
  • Made substantial contributions to overhauling the Open Streets initiative website, a nonprofit client of Amazee in Cape Town, leveraging UI design skills and expertise.
  • Designed the process of the Open Streets initiative website, a nonprofit organization in Cape Town.
Technologies: Zeplin, Asana, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, Website Redesign

UI Design Intern

2015 - 2015
  • Facilitated collaborative workshops with business as well as technical stakeholders.
  • Assisted with front-end development and developed UI kits.
  • Created high-fidelity interactive wireframes and redesigned the UIs of existing websites.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision
2014 - 2017

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Communication (Interaction Design and Development)

Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences - Gauteng, South Africa