I am Denis, the Senior Product Designer at Cloudinary, leading the design of innovative solutions for developers within the Cloudinary platform.
My approach combines data-driven insights, collaborative ideation, and a profound commitment to user-centric design. Prior to this, my journey included freelance collaborations with cybersecurity start-ups, pivotal roles in enterprise B2B product design, and extensive experience in UX/UI design.
I thrive on the challenge of transforming complex problems into elegant, user-focused solutions.
Senior Product Designer
2019 - Current
Leading the Product Design of Developers Products within the Cloudinary platform
Collaborating with Product Managers to define and evolve product roadmaps. Starting from the beginning to the end, from problem definition based on data or usability test insights to concepts of new features or product improvements.
Working closely with engineers to validate that the final implementation meets the design requirements.
Leading sessions following the Design Thinking Process (workshops, stakeholder interviews, ideation) to get feedback, build persona, refine user needs and journeys.
Consistently meeting with the Product Designer to get peers' feedback, discuss design activities, and contribute to the Design System.
Providing initiatives that can help to improve the design-related work either updating the tools that the team is using, design process definition, or scheduling monthly meetings with CS representatives.
Caring about post-release routines such as meeting with Data Team members to get data insights, conducting usability sessions, or asking CSM to set a meeting with customers to get feedback.
Participating in the company’s hiring process for Product Designers.
Freelance Product Designer
2018 - 2019
Worked as a Freelance Product Designer and UX Consultant with Team8 cybersecurity start-ups such as Portshift (acquired by Cisco), CURV (acquired by PayPal), Hysolate (acquired by Perception Point). Also, working as a Marketing Designer with MyHeritage
Collaborated with founders and clients to understand business objectives and target audience for their products.
Developed wireframes, user workflows, and high-fidelity mockups for web and mobile applications.
Provided design systems for easier implementation and future use of the products.
2015 - 2018
Led product design for CTERA's Enterprise B2B applications, including End User and Administrator Portals, Native Mobile Apps (iOS and Android), and CTERA Agent (Windows and Mac OS).
Created wireframes and user flows to drive user-centric design decisions.
Presented designs to project stakeholders for feedback and approval.
Collaborated closely with product teams, front-end R&D teams, and QA in an Agile software development environment.
Provided graphic assets and guidelines to developers and contributed to requirement definitions.
2012 - 2015
Designed wireframes and interactive prototypes for web and mobile applications.
Developed web and mobile applications and created style guides for developers.
Worked on motion design, storyboards, and promotional clips.
Gained hands-on experience in front-end web development using HTML and CSS.