Viktor Golias

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I’m Viktor Golias. Product designer creating design systems. 

I believe in a holistic approach in designing digital products. Design solutions should meet user needs, consider technical implementation complexity and reach business goals.

Experience

I have worked with incredible people in different environments (product team, international digital agency, freelancing and as a co-founder of a startup).

Product Designer

LONDON THEATRE DIRECT
FEB 2016 - PRESENT

London Theatre Direct is one of the leaders among ticket selling services for London's West End shows thanks to their innovative approach along the way.

The aim was to reform the already solid web and iOS platform user experience, introduce responsive design and enhance user-interface interaction.

Launching new products and bringing innovative ideas to life as a competitive advantage.

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Service Designer
FJORD
SEP 2014 - JAN 2016

FJORD is a global design and innovation consultancy with a focus on service design.

As a part of FJORD's Berlin team worked on online services of one of the five oldest automotive company, ŠKODA Auto.

I operated on many levels of design and helped to build complex, highly modular architecture to meet various country-specific business goals.

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UX/UI Consultant & Designer
WAYRA Prague
APR 2014 - JUL 2014

Wayra is start-up accelerator (Telefónica initiative) providing investing opportunities for projects from Central and Eastern Europe.

Mentoring early-midstage startups to overcome their mainly UX problems and producing visual design solutions to boost their growth.

Co-Founder, Designer & Developer
NETWORKER
OCT 2012 - JAN 2014

Networker recommends whom you should meet at the networking/business event in real time. No more missed opportunities of valuable connections.

Responsible for entire iOS platform (design + code) and overall User Experience + Co-founder.

4  Awards:
・ Wayra accelerator
・ Betapitch Vienna
・ Startup Weekend Kosice
・ Symposium Startup Slovakia

Volunteer, Lector, Designer
4WATER
NOV 2014 - PRESENT

4WATER is a non-profit organization with an innovative approach: exchanging a range of skills such as dance and languages for charitable donations. 

UKs most innovative fundraising society 2012 & 2013, President award 2016, Point of light award 2017

Current online and offline presentation needed to be revised to be more  convincing and attractive for the target audience.

Read Case Study  ⇾Behance case study ⇾

More Projects

Apart from product design jobs, I worked on short-term projects on my own, experiments or temporary projects while freelancing.

Sharing is Caring

Techniques & perspectives helpful in designing digital products

Blogging

FUNDAMENTALS

Decision making is really hard these days. Things are changing quickly. But there are principles, which don't change - Mental Models.

Learn and remember these fundamental multidisciplinary principles through visual thinking - sketches. And make more intelligent decisions.

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Viktor Golias

VIKTOR GOLIAS

After finishing my Master Thesis in Artificial Intelligence, entrepreneurial endeavors took me to startup accelerator based in Prague. After failing, there was a question in the air - What's next?

Speaking with new people from the design community helped me to realize the challenges & opportunities behind expanding industry of digital design. 

I ended up freelancing, later joined FJORD crew and currently shaping ticket selling experience of LondonTheatreDirect.

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I have experience with building digital products since 2008 (design or development, sometimes simultaneously).

I'm interested in improving my own thinking. Therefore I started exploring the concept of Mental Models (through visual thinking technique). Occasionally I tell photo stories as an amateur photographer, volunteer for local charity and teach cuban salsa.

I'm always open to speak about possibilities of cooperation.
Don't hesitate to contact me.

HELLO VIKTOR!