bogucki.k@gmail.com
Open for positions in EEA, Work authorisations in EEA (Polish citizenship)

Work experience

UX/UI Designer at mohi.to

March 2019 – Present

mohi.to is a user experience & product design agency. I'm responsible for designing wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and prototypes, as well as conducting research, and participating in workshops. I worked both independently and as part of design teams.

Accounts I worked with include: Oferteo, Mowi, Eurocash, Brainly, Vazco, Optimal Energy, edrone and Bluesoft. You can see more details on my most notable projects below.

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Junior Graphic Designer at Pixers

May 2018 – february 2019

Pixers is a printed home décor digital marketplace. I was responsible for the design and curation of Pixers Portfolio collections, creating custom graphics for individual customer orders, and collaborating with printing houses to ensure high print quality and test new materials.

Graphic Design Intern at Pixers

March 2018 – april 2018

I was handling DTP services for individual customers' orders and assisted marketing teams. After two months, my three-month internship was converted to a permanent position as a Junior Graphic Designer.

Education

Jagiellonian Course of Typography (PG) at Jagiellonian University

2020 — 2021

The course covered topics such as grids, layouts, information hierarchy, and typeface design. It got me a deeper understanding of typography.

Communication Design (MA) at University of Wrocław

2018 — 2020

I gained extensive knowledge in user research, testing, and UX/UI design, which turned out to be extremely valuable in my professional life.

Materials Engineering (BE) at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

2014 — 2018

My engineering background has played a significant role in shaping my approach to problem-solving and decision-making, which I often get appreciated for at work.

Jagiellonian Course of Typography at Jagiellonian University

2020 - 2021

I'm a bit of a typography nerd.  I got a deeper understanding of it through the Jagiellonian Course of Typography. It covered topics such as grids, layouts, information hierarchy, and typeface design, which have greatly influenced my approach to design work.

Communication Design (MA) at University of Wrocław

2019-2020

Communication Design is a specialisation of Image Communication. I studied part-time, when working full time as Junior Graphic Designer. The course showed me the basics of user research, user testing, and UX/UI design. These skills have been invaluable in my professional career.

Materials Engineering (BE) at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

2014-2018

As a materials engineering student, I’ve learned to approach tasks with logic, insight, and curiosity, that I often get appreciated for at work . My background in materials engineering has played a significant role in shaping my approach to problem-solving and decision-making.

Languages

I speak English at C1 level and Polish natively.
Apart from that I'm learning German, currently I'm at A2 level.
I’ve lived around Europe and worked with multiple international clients.

Skills

Hard Skills

Wireframing & prototyping

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Wireframing & prototyping

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I design wireframes based on research material, clickable prototypes for usability testing and pixel-perfect high-fidelity mockups.

Information Architecture

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Information Architecture

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I build site maps and document user flows.

Visual Design

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Visual Design

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I design icons and minimalist illustrations that are visually appealing and effectively communicate intended messages.

Visual Identity Design

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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Typography

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Typography

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I select optimal fonts, design new glyphs, make layouts and grids that work, and organize text in a way that looks best.

Motion Design

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

Motion Design

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I create interactive prototypes and include motion interactions in my designs.

Design Systems

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

Design Systems

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I've been maintaining a large design system and believe it is crucial to establish even a basic design system in any design.

UX Research

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

UX Research

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I've been conducting discovery research – surveys, user interviews, and mapping user journeys. I'm familiar with Google Analytics and HotJar. I often rely on secondary research to inform my decisions.

Workshops Facilitation

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

Workshops Facilitation

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I've often participated in discovery workshops and created workshop reports. I have some experience in facilitating workshops and I plan to learn more about it.

Accessibility

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

Accessibility

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I adhere to WCAG 2.1 guidelines and I'm interested in expanding my knowledge of designing for assistive technologies.

UX Writing

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

UX Writing

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I follow the guidelines for effective microcopy and prioritise the use of inclusive language in my design work.

HTML, CSS

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

HTML, CSS

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I'm familiar with the syntax and structure of HTML and CSS. I know the best practices for responsive web design.

Usability testing

Skill level: basic (1 out of 3)

Usability testing

Skill level: basic (1 out of 3)
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I know how to do tests like remote, in-person, and A/B testing

Software

Figma

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Figma

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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Currently, Figma is my primary and favourite design tool. I speak Autolayout, Symbols, Variants, Variables and Smart Animate.

Sketch

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Sketch

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I'm proficient in using all the tools available in Sketch.

Adobe CC

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

Adobe CC

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I started as a Graphic Designer and have expert-level proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. I also have experience creating 2D animations in After Effects and am familiar with Adobe XD.

Webflow

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

Webflow

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I’ve developed several websites from scratch with Webflow (including this one).

InVision, Zeplin

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

InVision, Zeplin

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I’ve been using InVision (with Craft) and Zeppelin as primary tools for sharing prototypes for over two years.

MS Office, GSuite

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)

MS Office, GSuite

Skill level: expert (3 out of 3)
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I'm an advanced user of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as their Google counterparts.

miro

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

miro

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I've been using Miro as a tool for facilitating workshops.

Jira, Basecamp, Asana

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)

Jira, Basecamp, Asana

Skill level: good (2 out of 3)
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I've worked with these tools for managing projects.

Soft Skills

Problem solving

Problem solving

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I have a problem-solving mindset and enjoy finding creative solutions to overcome any obstacles.

Communication

Communication

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I believe that effective and honest communication is the key to solving (or avoiding) most problems. I ask a lot of questions to ensure that I have a clear understanding of the situation at hand.

Feedback

Feedback

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I value feedback as a way to evaluate my assumptions and biases. I'm always open to hearing and sharing honest feedback.

Cooperation with dev tems

Cooperation with dev teams

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I’m sure that good communication between designers and developers is essential for a smooth and successful design hand-off. I make a point to consult with developers about my ideas both before and during the design process. I’ve worked with internal and external developers.

Teamwork

Teamwork

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I enjoy collaborating. I specifically appreciate teams where roles are defined, but everyone feels invested in the project as a whole and is willing to step outside of their specific role as needed to contribute to the success.

Self-organisation

Self-organisation

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I can prioritise and organise my workflow independently.

Ownership

Ownership

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I always take responsibility for my work and am ready to go above and beyond my assigned role to ensure the success of the project.

Interests

Travelling
I spent half of 2022 working remotely from Portugal.
Trekking & mountain hiking
I want to be a mountain guide when I retire.
Cities and architecture
I am the lion in the urban jungle.
Technology
I am a tech and science enthusiast. Also, I am the first person to download a fresh version of iOS.
That's it, thanks for reading!
I'm up for new opportunities.
Contact me at:
bogucki.k@gmail.com