Maher Farsoun

UX Designer

London, UK

Experience

Head of UX Design

Concrete Media 

Oct, 2019 - Present

Work within the product team alongside two designers and three product specialists. I cover brief/requirement gathering through user research, wireframing, testing, and some visuals. Projects include designing a folders drive along with a permissions model, more visual challenges like designing a calendar; as well as more generalist strategic pieces helping to shape our product backlog.

UX Designer

Metro Bank 

Sep, 2018 - Oct, 2019

Work within the digital design team as one of 5 members

  • Projects: 

    • Mobile banking application

    • Website 

UX Designer

Connected Space (East Croydon, UK)

Nov, 2017 - Sep, 2018

Connected Space is a collaborative digital agency based in East Croydon.​​

  • Projects: 

    • Urban Data Platform (Chrome, IE, Firefox)  

    • Sitematch (IOS, Android)

    • Massive Analytic 

UX freelancer 

Storytellers

Aug, 2017 - Present

Storytellers is an application that allows families to send each other curated and personalised read stories.

  • Process: 

    • Competitive analysis

    • User research

    • Affinity mapping

    • Wireframing

    • Prototyping

    • User testing 

Skill Summary

UX

Competitive Analysis

User Research

Affinity Mapping                  Information Architecture    Interaction Design

Prototyping

Software

Adobe Suite 

Axure

Excel

Google Analytics

Invision

Marvel

Omnigraffle

Principle

Sketch 

Zeplin
Visio

Languages

Arabic

Greek

HTML5

CSS

Non-UX Experience

Index Manager

Standard & Poors

May - Nov 2016

  • Worked on a project to move 200+ indices across teams, this involved compiling and analyzing large amounts of data to create methodologies.  

Asset servicing specialist

Citibank

Aug 2014 - May 2016

  • Coordinated with tax, lending, and settlements as well as senior management to ensure timely and desirable outcomes for our clients and mitigate for the bank.

  • Designed and implemented a color code for file sharing within our team which was later adopted across the department.

Corporate actions analyst

Morgan Stanley

Feb 2011 - Aug 2012

  • Processed 600+ corporate actions including complex high-risk events with in excess of 300 accounts. 

Education

User Experience Design Immersive

General Assembly

May - Jul 2017

  • 10 week User Experience Design Immersive course working on projects covering user research, sketching, wire-framing, interaction & interface design, prototyping & testing and working with clients.

Master of Political Economy

City University of London

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

  • An analysis of the effects of online piracy on innovation from a Schumpeterian perspective with the aim of creating a successful intellectual property rights governance model for the European market. ​

Bachelor of Business Administration

University of Kent

Sep 2006 - Jul 2009

  • Dissertation: An analysis of the UK coffee house industry to create a 5 year strategy for the company.

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