Anna Kokhan

Senior UX Designer

Berlin, Germany
A product designer focusing on UX and research with over 8 years of experience. Originally from Ukraine, based in Portugal. I got entrepreneurship experience, co-founded the web agency and award-winning IT competitions startup, moved 3 countries, worked remotely and in-house leading a full design cycle, and mentoring junior team members.

Work Experience


Senior UX Designer

Improving UX holistically; planning the discovery (research) of the overarching project, and converting synthesized findings into actionable solutions; testing and iterating the designs; mentoring junior designers in the team; coaching cross-functional teams best UX practices to lift up design maturity.
June 2021 - Present Berlin, Germany

Global Savings Group

Design Lead

Managing a design team of 4; helping organization to switch to the product-led and user-centric way of work; developing design maturity; establishing the Design System; investigating holistic usability product improvements and designing solutions.
December 2020 - May 2021 Munich, Germany


Product Designer

Lead a full design cycle in Brazilian mental-health web and app platform.
- Worked on product end-to-end usability and branding alignment: created the Styleguide and Design System which increased tech team performance;
- Guided graphic design team;
- Built product design strategy and established a research-first approach;
- Designed solutions for app promotion to increase engagement and revenue.
January 2020 - August 2020 Portugal


Product Designer

Worked for Store of the Future - innovative B2B solutions from Farfetch.
- Coordinated a full-spectrum design process of the core product for luxury fashion sales associates - Shop Floor App;
- Leaded 2 freelance-designers in London;
- Invalidated cross-selling MVP initiative and saved over 6-month of teach-team work, hence offered product design strategy based on previous research, which would scale the business worldwide;
- Started creating the Design System, which improved tech and design teams’ efficiency.
May 2019 - Present Portugal


Senior UX/UI Designer

Was a part of Mercedes-Benz Innovation Lab. Worked on project Evungo - innovative B2B web platform for electric vehicle charging station owners
- Built and tested the high-fidelity interactive prototype;
- Designed UI;
- Mentored UX/UI design intern.
February 2018 - Berlin, Germany


Senior Product Designer

Responsible for the core product - kaufDa app that highlights brochures with sales from local retailers.
- Worked on the product deals integration to scale the business, thereby increased revenue;
- Created UI Kit;
- Mentored Junior UX/UI Designer;
- Introduced Design Thinking to the team.
January 2017 - January 2018 Berlin, Germany


UI/UX Designer

Owned design in SaaS cloud-based innovative product, aimed to scale businesses by forecasting and planning solutions using geospatial AI. As a design generalist, I was leading a full design cycle:
- Created high-fidelity prototypes of web and mobile app;
- Transformed complex, scientific solutions into simple user-centric solutions;
- Conducted market research;
- Designed product landing page.
March 2016 - November 2016 California, United States

IT Challenges

Co-founder, jury

Co-founded and designed a startup in IT competitions, which connected talents with employers. The project design was recognized by CSS Design Awards. Participated as a design jury.
February 2016 - June 2016 Poland


UI/UX Designer

As a sole designer in the product team I was responsible for the deign part of crowdfunding web-based platform. My role included:
- Owning UI/UX design by maintaining and improving existing web-based platform;
- Creating a Styleguide;
- Supporting front-end implementation;
- Designed promo and printing materials for marketing campaigns;
- Collaborating with Engineers and QA, Marketing and Customer Support teams.
November 2014 - August 2015 New York, United States


Web Designer

I worked together with 2 designers (UX and UI) under the leadership of Art Director in the award-winning agency.
- I was designing responsive web sites;
- Creating interactions and animations;
- Preparing hands-off documentation for developers;
- QAing front-end releases on design accuracy.
August 2013 - June 2014 Ukraine


Web Designer

Designed concepts and responsive websites, animations and interactions, printing materials and CI for the web agency.
December 2012 - August 2013 Ukraine


Nielsen Norman Group

Certificate in UX

Completed a 5-days course in UX training and passed a test on UX
September 2018 - Present London, United Kingdom

Kyiv State Linguistic University

Bachelor of Philology (English, German)

September 2006 - May 2011 Kiev, Ukraine

School Of Arts

Certified in graphic design

September 1998 - September 2002 Lutsk, Ukraine


English (Advanced),
Portuguese (Beginner),
Geman (Beginner),
Russian (Fluent),
Ukrainian (Fluent),



Honorable Mention



Special Kudos



Adobe CC, CSS, Data Analysis, Data Synthesis, Figma, Flinto, HTML, InVision, Leadership, Market Research, Mentorship, Photoshop, Product Design, Product Strategy, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Sketch, UI Design , Usability Testing, User-centered Design, UX Design, UX Research,