Matus Hatala — Product Designer

Matus Hatala — Product Designer

Matus Hatala — Product Designer

Matus Hatala — Product Designer

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Matus Hatala is a Product Designer who currently works at Fauna. An app that rewards you for making eco-friendly choices helping you to be more mindful of the environment.

With over six years of experience, he has been fortunate enough to work with a large variety of clients and agencies. He often collaborates with other designers and creatives on meaningful projects.

He creates minimalistic, clean, and modern-looking digital products. His work focuses on making innovative, functional and beautiful products. They fit people's needs and keep the company's goals in mind.

His ultimate goal as a designer is to help people and make their lives easier through technology and design.

He values design that has a positive impact on people's lives, society and the environment. He believes designers are becoming architects of human behaviour. In many ways, they're influencing how people who come across their best work perceive the world.

As a designer who’s younger than 25 years old, he has joined the Awwwards Young Jury panel to share his view on the next wave of digital design.

You can pronounce his name as /mattoosh/. In English, it would be Matt.

Now that you know so much about him, why not send him a short message about your project to start working on it together →

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Experience

Fauna

Fauna — Product Designer

Fauna — Product Designer

04.2021 - Present

04.2021 - Present

Product Designer

Product Designer

Product Designer

Building an app that rewards you for making eco-friendly choices helping you to be more mindful of the environment.

Freelance

Freelance — Digital Product Designer

Freelance — Digital Product Designer

01.2015 - Present

Digital Product Designer

Digital Product Designer

Digital Product Designer

Focusing on simple 3D design, graphic design, interaction design, user interface design, product design, prototyping, UX design.

A11 Studio

A11 Studio — UX/UI Designer

A11 Studio — UX/UI Designer

07.2020 - 04.2021

UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer

Worked on several digital design projects, mainly SaaS apps & websites. Created functional wireframes and clean UI designs.

Syrup Advertising

Syrup Advertising — UI/UX Designer

Syrup Advertising — UI/UX Designer

03.2020 - 05.2020

UI/UX Designer

UI/UX Designer

UI/UX Designer

Worked on digital products, mainly B2B & B2C websites, mobile apps, e-commerce projects, and created design systems.

3drops

3drops — 3D Designer

3drops — 3D Designer

03.2020 - 05.2020

3D Designer

3D Designer

3D Designer

Worked on a 3d portrait that I modeled in Cinema 4D from a series of reference photos.

AppSignal

AppSignal — 3D Designer

AppSignal — 3D Designer

02.2020 - 05.2020

3D Designer

3D Designer

3D Designer

Created 3d illustrations for an upcoming product launch, directed visuals to align with AppSignal's branding guidelines.

Evenz

Evenz — Visual Designer

Evenz — Visual Designer

12.2019 - 02.2020

Visual Designer

Visual Designer

Visual Designer

Created unifying visual style, worked on branding, developed UI design for mobile application, curated & edited photos.

PLATFORM

PLATFORM — UX/UI & Motion Designer

PLATFORM — UX/UI & Motion Designer

08.2019 - 02.2020

UX/UI & Motion Designer

UX/UI & Motion Designer

UX/UI & Motion Designer

Worked for a variety of clients who required my skills in 3d graphics, graphic design, motion design, UX/UI design.

Xdemia

Xdemia — Brand Identity and UX Designer

Xdemia — Brand Identity and UX Designer

04.2019 - 06.2019

Brand Identity and UX Designer

Brand Identity and UX Designer

Brand Identity and UX Designer

Analysis, research & UX/UI Design for upcoming social media educational platform made to connect students & teachers.

Hallmark Cards

Hallmark Cards — User Experience Designer

Hallmark Cards — User Experience Designer

11.2018 - 01.2019

User Experience Designer

User Experience Designer

User Experience Designer

Worked on reimagining the gift-giving experience for event crowdfunding feature on the Hallmark Cards platform.

Semiotic Labs

Semiotic Labs — Product Designer and Web Developer

Semiotic Labs — Product Designer and Web Developer

09.2018 - 08.2019

Product Designer and Web Developer

Product Designer and Web Developer

Product Designer and Web Developer

Redesigned website, presented the product in an understandable way to potential customers, built & optimized the website.

Uncut Corners

Uncut Corners — UX/UI & Motion Designer

Uncut Corners — UX/UI & Motion Designer

08.2018 - 08.2018

UX/UI & Motion Designer

UX/UI & Motion Designer

UX/UI & Motion Designer

Collaborated with another designer on a series of projects for a Czech government platform and Drupal development firm.

Freelance

Freelance — Frontend Developer

Freelance — Frontend Developer

09.2013 - 12.2014

Frontend Developer

Frontend Developer

Frontend Developer

Developed websites built on WordPress, tailored programming, WordPress theme, and plugin customization.

Volunteer Experience

Awwwards

Awwwards — Young Jury Member

Awwwards — Young Jury Member

07.2019 - Present

Young Jury Member

Young Jury Member

Young Jury Member

Contributing to the creative community by scoring sites and sharing my unique view on the next wave of digital design.

Ako Uspesne

Ako Uspesne — UI Designer and Web Developer

Ako Uspesne — UI Designer and Web Developer

05.2015 - 12.2017

UI Designer and Web Developer

UI Designer and Web Developer

UI Designer and Web Developer

Content management, graphic design, SEO & marketing, web design, and web development for an online blog.

Education

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Studied User Experience Design

Skills & Interests

Art direction, digital product design, interface, and user experience design, growth-driven design, user-centered design, interaction & motion design, and creative design thinking.

Adobe CC, Figma, Sketch, Cinema 4D, Basic HTML/CSS, PHP, Github, Webflow, WordPress, InVision.

Licenses & Certifications

The Perfect Proposal

LinkedIn

Issued May 2020 - No expiration date

The Complete Case Study

The Futur

Issued Apr 2020 - No expiration date

Empathy in UX Design

LinkedIn

Issued Feb 2020 - No expiration date

Graphic Design Foundations: Typography

LinkedIn

Issued Feb 2020 - No expiration date

Interaction Design for the Web

LinkedIn

Issued Feb 2020 - No expiration date

UX Foundations: Interaction Design

LinkedIn

Issued Feb 2020 - No expiration date

Fundamentals of Digital Marketing

Google

Issued Oct 2019 - No expiration date

Young Jury Member

Awwwards

Issued Jul 2019 - No expiration date

Visual hierarchy & spacing in webdesign

Skillshare

Issued Mar 2019 - No expiration date

Growth-Driven Design Certification

HubSpot Academy

Issued Feb 2020 - Expires Mar 2022