Wunmi Atewologun

Creative Director + Product Designer

Brooklyn, NY

Over 15 years of experience directing, designing, and strategizing for innovative companies. Focusing on creating more natural interactions with users, while inspiring design teams to build products which increase market share across numerous verticals.

Work Experience

  • efurb | NYC

    Product Design Lead|Feb, 2015Dec, 2015

    Newly launched e-commerce startup specializing in like-new refurbished products across Home, Tools, Electronics and more.

    • Collaborated in prototyping and validating design solutions
    • Managed multiple verticals simultaneously
    • Implemented an agile approach to work closely with creative, engineering, and operations teams
    • Created design assets including: UI style guide, UX flows, wireframes, design comp, and documentation
    • Directed designers and front-end developers
    • Led brand development, advertising, marketing concepts, user data analysis, prototyping, and business strategy
  • Nano | NYC

    Product Design Lead|Feb, 2014Feb, 2015

    Full service boutique digital agency specializing in designing and developing digital products.

    • Pitched and outlined concepts to company stakeholders, fostered client relationships, inspired and managed teams, and allocated resources across numerous creative projects
    • Led creative projects for e-commerce websites and apps including: UX, UI, brand awareness, navigation and conversions
    • Collaborated with designers, developers, project managers, and clients to deliver innovative results
  • I Will Change It Studios | NYC

    Freelance Product Design Lead + Creative Director|May, 2004Current

    Consult on numerous projects from ideation to delivery for startups, agencies, and brands.

    • Implement Waterfall and Agile work methods, brand development, advertising and marketing concepts, prototyping, and strategy
    • Partner with team of stake holders, creatives, and project managers to produce innovative solutions
    • Design and re-imagined the e-commerce experience
    • Create design assets including: UI style guide, UX flows, wireframes, design comps, and documentation
    • Design award winning websites and advertising campaigns
    • Mentor and direct designers and front-end developer
    • Design and pitch concepts to clients
    • Consulted @: Atmosphere Proximity, Quirky Inc., Kettle, Mullen Lowe U.S., Tribal Worldwide, BBDO Worldwide, EURO, MRM, RG/A
    • Clients: FedEx, Emirates, Google, Conservation International, Reebok, Nike, Showtime, Lifetime, HBO, Intel, American Express, GE, M&M, Xfinity, Loews, Adult Swim, BMW, Pantene, Volvo

Education

  • Syracuse University

    Bachelor of Fine Arts

Projects

  • Awards

    NY Top Creative Winner for Vitamin T|Mar, 2014

  • Speaker

    Red Hook Initiative Career Panel Speaker |Jan, 2015

Skills

    • Product Design
    • Creative Direction
    • Agile Methodologies
    • Waterfall Workflow
    • Team Management
    • UI Design
    • Brand Development
    • UX
    • CSS