Hello, I’m Elia

Hi there! I’m a User Experience designer with a curiosity for understanding how everyday products influence human behavior.

I specialize in analyzing user behavior and designing interfaces that are not only visually appealing but also user-centric. I believe that successful UX/UI design helps bring users and products together.



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Product Designer / Product Owner in Oncoshot

Apr 2023 — Present, Singapore, Full-time (Remote)
Oncoshot was founded in 2018. As a health insights exchange platform, Oncoshot leverages its proprietary clinical trial matching artificial intelligence technology to address the inefficiencies of cancer clinical trials. The platform serves as a bridge between leading regional healthcare institutions and contract research organizations and global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to facilitate data-driven cancer clinical trials while accelerating enrollment into actively

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Senior Digital Product Designer in Alfa Bank

Aug 2021 — Apr 2023, Moscow Russia, Full-time (Remote)
During my time at Alfa Bank, I managed to develop 3 products for large corporate business — Factoring, Letters of Credit and Escrow.

While working in the product team, I was engaged in:

  • Proposing hypotheses and testing them in practice
  • Developing prototypes and testing them on users
  • Researching and working on user experience improvements
  • Working out the final UI
  • Preparing mockups to be delivered to developers
  • Conducting user research
  • Working with metrics
  • Maintaining documentation, describing User Stories
Also, as part of the component approach to design, I was involved in the development of Alfa-Bank’s design system. Main instructional tools: Figma, Jira, Confluence, Slack, Notion, Miro

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Head of Design Department in Kolesa Darom

Jan 2020 — Jul 2021, Moscow Russia, Full-time (Remote)
Kolesa Darom is the № 1 online tire store in Russia, ranks 25th in the rating of the largest online stores in Russia, has more than 350 offline sales points. The site takes the 1st place in the category «Auto goods» among online stores in Russia.

During my work in Kolesa Darom I got to know more about Retail in B2C and eCom, opened myself from the side of the head of design department, formed a team of 6 designers with different competencies.

What we did with the team:

  • Worked on the company’s wholesale and retail websites
  • Prepared graphics for seasonal advertising campaigns
  • Developed presentations for meetings with partners
  • Carried out rebranding together with Lebedev Studio
  • Worked on the interiors of stores and service centers
Key Achievements:
  • Formed the design department (search and onboarding of employees)
  • Implemented a system of task distribution
  • Set up a project storage system (own server)
  • Compiled briefs and guides for internal customers
  • Worked on 3 seasonal advertising campaigns that led to over-achievement of sales plan during a difficult Covid period
  • Rebranded 2 major brands Kolesa Darom and Brinex

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Product Owner / Co-founder in Bandito Agency

Sep 2016 — Jan 2020, Saint Petersburg Russia, Full-time
Since 2016, I developed my own project with partners — Bandito Design Studio. During the work, I managed to reveal myself as a project manager in such areas as web-design, branding, naming, development of corporate printing products (annual reports).

Key clients: Ministry of Industry and Trade (Russia), Rosatom, TVEL Fuel Company, MIPT University, Softline, Olympus, SovPlym, ITMO University, Miklukho-Maklai Foundation.

My tasks included: interaction with customers, preparation of briefs, technical specifications, selection of references. Financial planning, calculation of budget and deadlines for each project. Working on the project together with designers and developers (up to 10 people in a team). Distribution of tasks (according to SCRUM, Kanban system), quality control of their fulfillment, control of deadlines.

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Computer graphics and Design teacher in ITMO University

Sep 2013 — May 2017, Saint Petersburg Russia, Part-time
Lecturer of computer graphics and design courses at the ITMO University’s subdivision (Children’s youth computer center).

Conducted training in two areas:

  • Introduction to Information Technologies (for children 9-12 years old)
  • Introduction to computer graphics and design (for children 11-14 years old)
What was involved in:
  • Developing teaching methods and teaching materials
  • Preparing and conducting classes
  • Preparing and conducting electronic tests
  • Counseling students on the course
  • Working with feedback, error analysis

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Designer in M18

Oct 2011 — Jun 2013, Saint Petersburg Russia, Part-time

  • Creating static and animated web-banners
  • Working on website elements
  • Communicating with customers, briefing, making revisions
  • Presentation of work results


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ITMO University

Sep 2011 — Aug 2015, Saint Petersburg Russia
ITMO University is a state-supported university in Saint Petersburg and is one of Russia’s National Research Universities.

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