Georgiy, a Product Designer from Prague, the ❤️ of Europe.

Currently making workspace of tomorrow a reality at Citrix, occasionally helping with a few hot 🔥🔥🔥 projects with humbleteam. Feel free to get in touch to create next-gen digital experiences together hi@jblck.com.

Summary

Designer with a passion to create digital products that help companies reach business goals. In my work I enjoy approaching challenges, overcoming obstacles and bringing people together. I advocate design in organizations, promote cross-disciplinary collaboration and help design teams be more efficient.

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Experience

Senior Product designer

Citrix
Prague, Czech Republic
Oct 2019 - present



At Citrix my main goal is to ensure Citrix Workspace administrators are efficient and successful in their jobs. Apart from design of product features, I am responsible for IA of the given part of the product, as well as scrum team design support. I help to establish and maintain best agile practices in cooperation with stakeholders and other departments.


Key responsibilities:

  • UX design;
  • User research;
  • Heuristic evaluations and other design reviews and studies;
  • Contributing to UI libraries;
  • Mentorship;
  • Improving Product Design organisation’s image;
  • Advocating design in Prague office.

UX designer, ART UX lead

CA Technologies, a Broadcom Company (Broadcom), Mainframe division
Prague, Czech Republic
Jun 2018 - Sep 2019



As a UX designer at Broadcom, I was primarily taking care of CA Vantage, working closely with a scrum team, located in Prague. My main responsibilities included design of product features, UX and product research, scrum team design support etc. I also partially supported another CA product - Web Viewer, where I helped to design a new version of the web interface. As an Agile Release Train (ART) UX lead, I was making sure that teams from my ART have proper support from the Mainframe UX organisation.


Key responsibilities:

  • UX design;
  • User research;
  • Planning and executing customer-facing activities;
  • Planning and organizing internal design team activities;
  • Heuristic evaluations and other design reviews and studies;
  • Designing a product-specific UI library.

External design consultant

humbleteam
Prague, Czech Republic
Nov 2018 - present



At humbleteam I am consulting and leading various projects, mostly from the fintech sphere. At each project I lead and provide support to a small team of UX and visual designers, in the same time consulting high-level UX design, overseeing design delivery and following implementation guidance.


UX designer, Project Manager

White Noise Team
Aug 2017 - Nov 2018


White Noise Team is an indie gamedev studio, working on its first big title Twin Soul. Being a core team member, I was responsible for a wide range of things, starting with in-game UX design and branding, and up to project management.


UX designer

SCIA
Brno, Czech Republic
Mar 2017 - Jun 2018



As a UX Designer at SCIA I was taking care of SCIA Engineer, a specialized software used for civil engineering. Apart from interaction design, I was also conducting individual user research activities, initiated a customer interaction program and helped to shape UX strategy. Being an in-house UX advocate, I promoted user experience across the company and gave a number of UX trainings and lectures for development teams.


Graphic User Interface Designer

Pilot design studio
Brno, Czech Republic
Dec 2016 – Mar 2017



As a designer in Pilot studio I was working with major universities and companies of Czech Republic, creating various designs for web and print.


Graphic User Interface Designer

Adbros design agency
Brno, Czech Republic
May 2015 - Nov 2016



At Adbros I had a chance to work on web and advertisement projects for such brands as Philip Morris, Konica, Captain Morgan, Ingenico, and many others. Moreover, I helped to design the agency's own product - a software for management of a dental clinic.


Freelance graphic designer

Jul 2014 – Dec 2016


While freelancing I’ve had a chance to work on a number of products from various industries.


Freelance team manager

Nov 2013 – Jul 2014


Between 2013 and 2014 I’ve managed a small team of visual designers.

Publications

97 Things Every UX Designer Should Know

Contributing author to a book to be published by O'Reilly Media in 2021

Conferences

Education

Masaryk University

2013-2015

Cultural Sociology, Master of Arts


Zaporizhzhya National Technical University

2008-2012

World Economics and Relationship, Bachelor