My Resume

In my 15 years in design, I've served in various roles...

From being a product designer launching a multi-platform redesign for millions of users, to being a creative director of a marketing agency that served clients around the globe.

"Vitaliy was an incredible asset when we were building the early stages of ThreatQ. His work withstood the test of time and will continue to be part of who we are in the years to come."

Wayne Chiang / Chief Architect & Co-Founder
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ThreatQuotient  is a leading cyber security threat intelligence platform.
With my contribution, they've raised $87.6MM to date

Jan 2018 – Present

Design Lead

The Digital Collective

  • Leads investor experience design for real estate investment firms, consistently resulting in >120% oversubscription from accredited investors who commit $50K–250K+ per raise.
  • Frequently talks with customers to shape roadmaps that best empathize with user needs.
  • Created over $20MM in real estate acquisition opportunities by redesigning onboarding systems—a 621% increase of capital deployed to purchase real estate in just one year.
  • Serviced clients worldwide (as Gem Digital Agency, 2016–2018) prior to merging with a marketing agency.
JAN 2021 – JAN 2022

Design Team Manager

College of the Canyons

  • Launched an on-campus (remote) creative agency to help new designers bridge the gap between their education and career by leading its organization, recruitment, and operations.
  • Led a design team of 12 while working on client-facing and internal projects, and empowering the team to lead sustainable, yet highly-productive lives.
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  • Applied data and qualitative experiences to identify opportunities and optimizations that enabled stakeholders to grow the program.
Feb 2018 – JAN 2022

Adjunct Professor

College of the Canyons

  • Modernized the Design for Web course curriculum from the ground up for the Graphics & Multimedia Design (GMD) department.
  • Led over 200 two-hour design workshops, remotely teaching design and front-end development students a functional level of HTML, CSS, as well as UX & UI design.
  • Key player in the success of the Department, contributing to a culture of professionalism, expertise, friendship, camaraderie, and collaboration within the faculty team.
Oct 2014 – Apr 2016

Product Designer

CBS Sports

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  • Redesigned the user experience of the CBS Sports Fantasy platform on desktop and mobile apps, increasing user retention by 10% and revenue per visit by 11% over a year.
  • Created a more engaging and intuitive new league onboarding experience, decreasing drop-offs and helping CBS Sports Fantasy reach their goal of growing active leagues.
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  • Worked closely with product, engineering, and data science teams to visualize a better product, and iterated quickly through mockups and prototypes to validate assumptions.
Oct 2010 – Nov 2012

Product Designer

Infinity Software Development

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  • Designed UX & UI for various digital products for Florida government agencies. For example, designed an app that allows Department of Food Safety (DFS) inspectors to track food safety metrics end-to-end, from production to distribution.
  • Educated development and product teams on best design practices during implementation.
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Interested in working together?

I’d love to add value to a company using my experience leading remote design teams, as well as building fintech / investments / real estate products.

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