Designing great products
since 2000

Oleg Tischenkov:  Art director, Product,  User Experience & User Interface designer

What I do

I’ve been helping award-winning agencies and start-ups with their design needs since 2000. I am a “swiss knife” of design being very well experienced in UX/UI design, visual design, product direction and animation fields to name a few.

Skills & proficiency

Using high and low fidelity design tools, delivering the appropriate interface designs including prototypes, mock-ups, wireframes, user stories, user journeys, optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.

Deep understanding of user-centered design (UCD), conducting user research, user testing and prototyping.

Experience in using UX design best practices to product design, and a deep understanding of mobile and responsive web design solutions.

Desktop and mobile application design, interaction design, prototyping, print and graphic design, motion design and animation.

Great skills in tools for design and prototyping such as: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Sketch, Axure, Marvel app, InVision, Principle, Kite, Figma, InDesign, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, Cinema4D, Premiere and other.

Basic knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

Experienced with Agile proceed.

Superficial knowledge of user testing tools such as Morae, Optimizley and; and web analytic tools such as Adobe Analytics and Google Analytics.

Familiar with design systems, standards and frameworks.

Work experience

Senior UX/UI Designer
May 2014 – present
Toronto, Canada

Designed multiple web and mobile applications from an initial idea to the high-fidelity mock-ups. Researched, wireframed and prototyped tens of marketing campaigns and corporate projects.

Created various promotional assets such as animated banners, print ads and videos in close collaboration with the marketing and development teams.
Received “The best marketing tool” award in a company-wide hackathon. Authored and designed the 'Deamma$hine" application, led the development team and managed the project.
Design lead
Feb 2011 – May 2015
San Jose, USA

Co-founded and led product design at the successful start-up.

Created original concepts, wireframes and design mockups of the web platform and mobile applications.

Designed and produced materials for numerous marketing campaigns and commercials.
Lead Designer
2000 – 2009
Moscow, Russia

Led design at an award-winning*  design agency.

Designed hundreds of corporate and promotional websites, rich graphic applications and web-based games including animation and development.

Created unique illustrations for web and print ads for global brands like Nokia, Mitsubishi , HP, 3COM, MTV, Samsung and LG.
* Twice Awarded by Cannes Cyber Lion

Selected Portfolio

Visit my UX/UI portfolio >> , Design process page >> and Commercial illustration portfolio >>

New look and feel


Dock loading mobile and tablet applicatin


Trading platform desktop and mobile application


Application for iPad


ETFs application concept and prototyping

UX challenge

Trading application design and prototyping

Powerful Toolkit

Design & Graphic

• Photoshop
• Illustrator
• Figma
• InDesign
• Sketch
• Cinema 4D
• Webflow
• Affinity Designer

& Prototyping
• Figma
• Adobe XD
• Principle
• Axure RP
• MarvelApp
• Kite
• InVision

• After Effects
• Premiere Pro
• Flash / Animate
• Clip Studio Paint

•Adobe Analytics and
• Google Analytics
• Morae
• Optimizley


Moscow Power Engineering Institute  – Bachelor’s Degree: Programming and Technology of Complex, Robotic Systems, Computer Science (CS)

Advanced Advertising Courses

AlterSpark Psychology for Digital Behavior Change

Upenn / Coursera: Gamification (in progress)