My name is Nikolay. I'm a hybrid designer with a focus on digital products and design of experiences. I started in Russia as a graphic and UI designer. Then I moved to Milan and for several years worked on B2B and B2C projects which included design research, product design and UX. Now I'm in Shanghai leading design side of projects in the agency that specialises in socio-cultural transformations in organizations and develops psychometric assessment products. Among clients I've done projects for are: 3M, Indesit, Pininfarina, Kraft Foods, Unilever, Chanel Look at my illustrated cv here: Specialties: - user interfaces - communication design - product design - user experience - project management

Work Samples

  • Work examples

  • Powerful assessment toolkit

  • 3M Innovation Centre Nordic

Work History

  • Lead Designer

    • Reya Group
    • Dec 2011 - Present (3 years)

    Graphic design, UI design, creative direction, project management

  • Senior Designer

    • Design Group Italia
    • Jan 2009 - Oct 2011 (2 years 9 months)

    Worked on B2B and B2C projects across a range of fields from the automotive industry to architectural markets and electric appliances.

    Clients: 3M, Samsung, Hyundai, Knorr, Vimar, Tomtom, Pininfarina

  • Designer

    • Various freelance projects
    • Jan 2009 - 2011 (2 years 11 months)
  • Freelance product designer

    • Idiom +
    • Mar 2008 - Jul 2010 (2 years 4 months)

    Involved in the generation and visualization of product concepts for various areas from furniture to interiors.

    Clients: Martini, Costco, Six Flags, Great Harvest, Margaritaville

  • Visual designer

    • Turbomilk
    • Aug 2006 - Aug 2007 (1 year)

    Designed graphic user interfaces, developed characters and icons.

    Clients: Belkin, Storebrand, Travel Menu, Arrow Model


  • Istituto Europeo di Design

    • MA Industrial Design
    • 2008 - 2008
  • Samara State Architecture and Civil Engineering University

    • MA Architecture and urban planning
    • 2000 - 2006



2003 Multi-apartment living building, Special Jury Prize. 2004 Venice Architectural Biennale, participant 2006 Shwartzkopf&Hehkel, GOT2B winner. 2007 Henkel Art-Award in Industrial design, finalist. 2007 Asics Design Competition 2008 Nikon Coolpix Design Competition, finalist.