User Experience Designer | Victor Makhankov | UX/UI Designer
I am an experienced UX/UI designer based in Kiev, Ukraine (UTC+2). I have a 6+ years of UX/UI experience for making UX for Web, Mobile Applications (iOS and Android).
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Victor Makhankov — Mobile UI & UX Designer

 

 

I am an experienced UX & UI designer based in Kiev, Ukraine (UTC+2).

Summary

  • I am a member of Interaction Design Foundation
  • I developed UX/UI designs for mobile applications for iOS and Android;
  • I’ve sketched, visualized and prototyped my designs in Axure;
  • I have awards from the international and Ukrainian competitions;
  • I work with the majority packages of raster and vector graphics.
  • I took an active part in several successful start-up projects,
  • I worked in the international companies;
  • I have 18-year experience in Design.

Education

National Technical University of Ukraine ‘Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’

Master’s degree, Printing and Publishing, 1994 – 2000

Bachelor’s degree, Computer Science, 1994 – 1998

Professional Education

 

 

https://www.interaction-design.org/viktor-makhankov

  • Mobile User Experience (UX) Design
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • User Research – Methods and Best Practices
  • Conducting Usability Testing
  • Web Design for Usability
  • Become a UX Designer from scratch
  • User Experience: The Beginner’s Guide

 

My Experience

 

 

SEINOR UX DESIGNER | LEADSLAB SP. Z O.O.

WROCLAW, POLAND
September 2017 – now

Remote position.

Working directly with clients business owners and others stakeholders of marketing products, conduct user interviews, based on this information creating user stories, personas, lo-fi and hi-fi prototypes, conduct moderated and not moderated usability tests remotely, preparing UX documentation (tasks, questions, reports) and reviewing on-site usability tests, preparing assets for implementation for developers, conduct A/B tests and others.

LOCAL LEADER OF KYIV, COUNTRY MANAGER OF UKRAINE AT INTERACTION DESIGN FOUNDATION.

KIEV, UKRAINE
January 2017 – Now

As Local Leader of Kyiv, I conduct regular UX Meet-ups for local IDF community, preparing presentations about various topics from the UX world.

As a Country manager, I care about: that the IDF community develops in other cities of Ukraine, I hire local leaders in other cities, I help them conduct Meet-ups and grow the IDF community in other cities in Ukraine.

UX CONSULTANT AND PM AT INSURANCE SUPERMARKET

TORONTO, CANADA
January 2018 – September 2018 (8 months)

Remote position. Creating online marketing tools based on UX to collect marketing qualified leads for different markets like insurance, loans, cryptocurrency and others.

I worked also as PM at car loan project and managed a team of developers. We used Scrum for this project.

Working directly with business owner and others stakeholders, conduct user interviews, based on this information creating user stories, personas, lo-fi and hi-fi prototypes, conduct moderated and not moderated usability tests remotely, preparing documentation (tasks, questions, reports) and reviewing on-site usability tests, preparing assets for implementation for developers, conduct A/B tests and others.

SENIOR UX/UI DESIGNER AT EKINETX (SHM, PHM)

REMOTE POSITION – SAN DIEGO, CA, USA
March 2016—December 2017.

Remote full-time contract position via https://talent.hubstaff.com/profiles/victor-makhankov

  • eKinetx is a sports management software.

  • Summit Healthcare Management (SHM) andPrivate Healthcare Management (PHM) are healthcare insurance systems related to Medicare Insurance.

    Working directly with business owner and others stakeholders, conduct user interviews, creating user stories, conduct user research, creating personas, creating lo-fi and hi-fi prototyping, conduct moderated and not moderated usability tests remotely, preparing documentation (tasks, questions, reports) and reviewing on-site usability tests, preparing assets for implementation for developers, conduct A/B tests.

MOBILE UX DESIGNER & ART PM AT ILOGOS EUROPE

KIEV, UKRAINE
November 2015 – November 2016

User Experience Design and Prototyping for mobile games:

  • Creating a visual design for mobile games for iOS and Android;
  • Sketching, visualizing and prototyping my designs in InVision, Principle, Axure RP;
  • Producing assets and visual design specifications;
  • Work with developers to implement my designs.

As Art PM:

  • Creating art part of GDD (Game Design Document), Art Style Guide;
  • Creating wireframes & sketches for mobile games;
  • Art management for local and remote art teams for mobile games;
  • The interaction between my company with customers and partners;
  • Management of art tasks for partners;
  • Cooperation between local tech team and remotely art team.

MOBILE UX/UI DESIGNER AT MAILPLUS (Netherlands)

OUTSTAFFING IN KIEV, UKRAINE.
March 2014 – September 2015
  • UI Design and Prototyping for mobile applications for iOS & Android in MailPlus.
  • Creating a visual design for mobile apps for iOS (iPhone & iPad) and Android (phones and tablets);
  • Sketching, visualizing and prototyping my designs in Axure RP;
  • Producing assets and visual design specifications;
  • Work with developers to implement my designs.

MOBILE UX/UI DESIGNER BY PROJECTS AT SELF EMPLOYED

KYIV, UKRAINE
May 2013—September 2014.
  • User Interface Design and Prototyping for mobile applications for iOS & Android — for Symantec.
  • Sketching, visualizing and prototyping;
  • Work with developers to implement my designs;
  • Analysis of User Preferences;
  • etc.

MOBILE UX/UI DESIGNER AT CLEVER MOBILE

OUTSTAFFING IN KIEV, UKRAINE.
December 2011 – April 2013
  • User Interface Design and Prototyping for mobile applications for iOS & Android — Calculator Android; PDF Reader (Android & iOS); Pocket (iOS & Android); Thermometer (Android); Sound Profile Manager (Android); Launcher (Android); Gratis (iOS); Launcher (Android); Genius List (Android);
  • Usability Research;
  • Analysis of User Preferences, Market Analyst;
  • etc.

UI Designer at Jaguar Freight (NY, USA).

OUTSTAFFING IN KIEV, UKRAINE.
December 2011 – July 2012
  • User Interface Design and Prototyping;
  • Redesign of KPI Data Interfaces;
  • Usability Research;
  • etc.

UX/UI Designer by projects.

KIEV, UKRAINE.
January 2009—December 2011.
  • User Interface Design by projects.
  • Print Design;
  • etc.

Art-Director at Edipresse Ukraine.

KIEV, UKRAINE.
March 2007 – March 2010

Art concept of magazines development: “Favorite summer residence”, “Private house”, “Cozy apartment”.

Art-Director at Perekhid Publishing House / Atlantic Group

OUTSTAFFING IN KIEV, UKRAINE.
March 2003 – March 2007

Organization and management of the art department (5 people), staff recruitment. Development of «Delovoy» («The business») magazine and Mercedes magazine.

Designer at ELO ltd.

KIEV, UKRAINE.
March 2002—March 2003.

Graphic works for various clients.

Designer, Art-Director at p5 communications.

KIEV, UKRAINE.
March 2001 – March 2002

Graphics support of a portal www.HyBce.com.

UI Designer at Gala.Net

KIEV, UKRAINE.
March 2000 – March 2001

Graphics support and UI development of Gala.net, GalaRadio.com, www.ing.com, www.ingfn.com.ua, www.INGfn.com, www.INGfn.sk.

Designer at PC World Ukraine.

KIEV, UKRAINE.
January 1996—March 2000.

The designer in the publishing house.

 

Skills

User Experience Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction design, Usability, Conducting UX Testing, Sketch 3, Graphic Design, Photoshop,  Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, iOS Design, Start-ups, Concept Development, Information Graphics, Advertising, User Interface Design, CSS, Logo Design, HTML5, JavaScript, InDesign, Illustrator, Magazine Layout Design, Art Direction, Newspaper Design, Web Design, Typography, Color Correction, Color Management, Image Masking, Web Interface Design