highlights
Years of experience: 10+
Companies: PUMA, Sperry Top-Sider, TripAdvisor, Pega, Lola.com, Capital One
Top industries: Fin-tech, banking, travel, e-commerce
Top tech skill: UI design, Systematic design thinking
Top soft skill: Empathy, Curiosity, Mentorship 
Fav software: Figma
Work permits: US + EU (dual citizenship)

Overview
Senior Product Designer with 10+ years of experience. Detail oriented problem-solver, focused on delivering visually compelling and intuitive digital products. Systematic thinker, continuously pushing design boundaries, and seeking innovative solutions to complex challenges. 
Proficient in multiple industries, including banking, fintech, travel, and e-commerce. Skilled in leading and collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to align design solutions with business goals and user needs. Committed to mentoring and coaching junior designers.
Professional Experience
Freelance | UX/UI Designer
Remote | 01.2022 – Present
• Provide UX/UI design support to diverse small businesses and startups, including development of new and existing product features, creation of landing pages, implementation of design systems, and more.
• Collaborate with various stakeholders within organizations, ranging from project managers, engineers, to C-level executives.
Capital One | Senior Product Designer / Design Manager
Remote | 10.2021 – 03.2023
• Led design efforts for the new B2B payments solution product for small to medium-sized businesses after the acquisition of the Lola team.
• Collaborated with product and engineering teams to meet business and user needs within tight deadlines.
• Mentored and guided junior designers on additional features, edge cases, and post-launch design roadmap. 
• Participated in research and usability testing to gather feedback and iterate on designs for an improved user experience.
• Key member of the cross-departmental UX design review committee.
• Contributed to enhancements of the OMNI design system.
• Led discovery and design of prototypes for future products and features.
• Provided mentorship and guidance on UX best practices across Capital One design teams.
Lola.com | Senior Product Designer
Remote | 03.2020 – 10.2021
• Designed and implemented features across the entire product offering, including Spend Management product, integration with QuickBooks Online, multi-factor authentication, in-app flight cancellation, and many other features.
• Collaborated with product managers and engineering teams to create user-centered designs.
• Worked closely with front-end and back-end engineering to ensure accurate and efficient implementation of designs.
• Maintained the design system library.
• Mentored junior designers.

* Lola.com — SaaS product initially only focused on business travel (pre-COVID) — pivoted to add spend management right at the beginning of the pandemic outburst. This quick shift led to the acquisition by Capital One in late 2021.
Pega SystemsUX Designer
Cambridge MA | 11.2018 – 03.2020​​​​​​​
• Primarily focused on designing new components, maintaining, and evolving the open-sourced Bolt Design System.
• Collaborated with other Pega designers to streamline design processes and maintain cohesiveness throughout the product.
• Led the design of internal tools, such as Collaboration Center on pega.com and the Internal Pega Employee Portal.
TripAdvisorUX Designer
Needham MA | 01.2017 – 11.2018​​​​​​​
• Member of the Attractions and Restaurants product teams. 
• Redesigned products for responsive user experiences and developed the Restaurant Owner B2B Activity Feed.
• Designed the Attractions Cart and implemented various desktop and mobile enhancements.
• Innovated end-to-end product designs for IOS and Android native apps.
TripAdvisorSenior Designer
Needham MA | 09.2015 – 01.2017​​​​​​​
• Member of the Global Brand Creative team. 
• Conceptualized, designed, and optimized online and offline marketing materials for internal and external clients.
• Led creative design for CRM campaigns, social media ads, and print-based collateral.
Additional professional experiences available upon request.
Education
General Assembly | User Experience Design 
Boston, MA | 2015
Massachusetts College of Art and Design | BFA in Graphic Design 
Boston, MA | 2009
Skills
User-Centered Design
Design Systems
Visual Design: Desktop, Mobile Web, Native | Responsive Design | IOS + Android
Research | Usability Testing | Prototyping
Collaboration: Design, Product, Engineering, Stakeholders
Problem-Solving, Empathy, Communication, Adaptability
Software
Figma | Sketch
Adobe Creative Suite
Abstract | InVision | Zeplin
Omnigraffle | Axure | Balsamiq
Jira | Confluence
Miro | Whimsical | Mural | Lucidchart | Freehand
Macromedia Dreamweaver | HTML/CSS | Java Script Elements
Google Suite
Languages
Polish (native)
English (expert)
Spanish (basic)
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