Robert Olide Jr.


Professional Summary

I’m a Senior UX/UI Designer and Researcher with more than 15 years of professional experience. I designed and developed UI/UX strategies to maximize the use of the applications. Facilitates design workshops to identify goals and direction of projects, while collaborating with stakeholders, users, and requirements teams. Utilize whiteboards, wireframes, and rapidly prototype to capture and confirm user flow and user interfaces. Performs qualitative and quantitative research leveraging the research and design principles to ensure easy to use flows for users. Experienced working in fast paced environments with a high volume of responsibilities from development, project management, design & quality assurance testing. Designs user flow diagrams, wireframes, and interaction design flows with-in a design system. I have a previous background in frontend engineering which I can leverage to better design and communicate with internal and external teams.

Professional Experience

SiriusXM Pandora, Lead Senior Product Designer, Feb 2022 – Present

  • Successfully delivered market-ready products by maintaining regular communication with stakeholders and conducting user interviews to inform design decisions.
  • Provided detailed documentation of design deliverables, style guides, and copy to engineers throughout the product lifecycle, resulting in consistent and high-quality design implementation.
  • Facilitated workshops with stakeholders to identify project goals and direction, resulting in improved user satisfaction and engagement for SXM/Pandora AMP Artist admin.
  • Conducted user research to gather feedback and identify user needs, informing design updates that enhanced the overall user experience.
  • Managed project requirements, assigned projects to designers, and provided mentorship and guidance to ensure high-quality design work.

Willdan, Senior Product Designer, May 2021 – Feb 2022

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders, users, and requirements teams to ensure high-quality application design.
  • Develop ideas and wireframes for applications, creating high-fidelity prototypes for user testing.
  • Perform visual UI reviews to maintain design integrity and consistency.
  • Utilize analytics, heat maps, and user feedback to inform design decisions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Present wireframes, prototypes, and production-ready products to stakeholders, users, and clients for feedback and approval.

Oracle, Senior UX UI Designer Lead, Jan 2021 – Sept 2021

  • Utilize whiteboards, wireframes, and rapid prototypes to capture and confirm user flow and interface design.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to UX/UI designers to improve team performance and professional growth.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams in an agile environment to ensure successful project delivery within project sprints.
  • Utilize data, testing, and competitive and comparative analysis to gain insights into similar products and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop user flow diagrams, wireframes, and interaction design flows within a design system, ensuring design consistency and coherence across products.
  • Utilized design systems to improve team efficiency and speed up the product development process, resulting in faster time-to-market and increased customer satisfaction.

Mercury Insurance, Senior UX UI Design Lead, Sept 2019 – June 2020

  • Created user flow diagrams, wireframes, and interaction design flows within a design system to ensure consistency and efficiency in design.
  • Conducted competitive and comparative analysis to gain insights into similar products and leverage data and testing to inform design decisions.
  • Conducted UX research using qualitative and quantitative testing methods to understand user emotions and attitudes towards software.
  • Utilized whiteboards, wireframes, and rapid prototypes to capture and confirm user flow and interface designs, resulting in more user-friendly products.
  • Collaborated in an agile environment, working in sprints to deliver high-quality designs in a timely and efficient manner.

BitCentral, Senior UI/UX Design Lead, Nov 2017 – May 2019

  • Designed user flows with a strong understanding of UX principles using Adobe products, Sketch, Figma, and Invision App
  • Created and iterated wireframes for multiple application features through UX design and collaborative efforts
  • Maintained a comprehensive style guide for developers to implement UI design across multiple applications
  • Conducted A/B testing, dynamic heat maps, and focus group research to enhance user experience
  • Managed and maintained product cycles, collaborating with product and team members through Jira and daily scrums
  • Conducted both quantitative and qualitative user research to inform product design decisions, utilizing tools such as surveys, user interviews, and usability testing to gather data on user behaviors and preferences.

AutoAlert, Senior Front End Engineer / UI/UX Design Specialist, June 2015 – Sept 2017

  • Developed and delivered high-quality product designs from concept to production using design thinking principles and rapid prototyping techniques.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user research to create innovative and user-friendly products.
  • Conducted user research, usability testing, and A/B testing to gather feedback and validate design decisions, resulting in increased user engagement and customer satisfaction.
  • Led the creation and maintenance of design systems and style guides to ensure consistency and scalability across multiple products and platforms.

Onestop Internet, Sr. UX/UI Design Engineer / Technical Project Lead, Dec 2012 – Jun 2015

  • Designed and developed intuitive and engaging user experiences for e-commerce platforms, resulting in increased conversion rates and revenue growth.
  • Conducted user research and analyzed user feedback to continuously improve the user experience of e-commerce platforms, leading to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams including product management, engineering, and marketing to deliver high-quality e-commerce products on time and within budget.
  • Created and maintained design systems and style guides to ensure consistency and scalability across e-commerce platforms and features.
  • Stayed up-to-date with the latest e-commerce design trends and technologies to deliver innovative and competitive user experiences.

National Football League, Sr. UX/UI Designer / Technical Project Lead, June 2008 – Dec 2012

  • Served as a Scrum Master while also fulfilling my developer responsibilities on the highest velocity and quality producing team during my tenure at the NFL.
  • Utilized UX design principles to ensure user-friendly flows for our users.
  • Developed and maintained websites using a wide range of technologies such as actionscript 3, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML, Java, and SQL.
  • Worked in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of responsibilities ranging from development, project management, design, and quality assurance testing.
  • Delivered multiple successful projects on-time and within budget while collaborating with cross-functional teams including developers, product managers, and stakeholders.

Mass Connections, Senior Design Engineer, April 2004 – June 2008

  • Develop and design new products from ideation to production, utilizing 3D modeling software and rapid prototyping techniques.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including marketing, engineering, and manufacturing to ensure products are designed with user needs, technical feasibility, and cost-effectiveness in mind.
  • Conduct user research to gather insights and feedback, and use findings to inform product design decisions and improve user experience.
  • Manage project timelines and priorities, and coordinate with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely delivery of materials and components.
  • Develop and maintain product documentation, including specifications, engineering drawings, and test plans, to ensure quality and compliance with regulatory requirements.


Platt College, Visual Communications, Design and Visual Communications

Technical Summary

UX Design, UX Research, UI Design, Product Design, Visual Design, Project Management, Web Design, User Experience Design, User Interface Prototyping, User Flows, Usability, User-centered Design, Design Workshops, Adobe, Axure, Figma, Sketch, InDesign, Invision, Illustrator, Team Leadership, Art Direction, Scrum, Agile, Jira , jQuery, SASS, Mobile, Applications, Web, E-commerce, Style Guides, ORCHARD CMS, SEO, Facebook API, XML, CMS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, LESS, SQL, MySQL, Git, WordPress, Model-View-Controller (MVC)