Osandi Sekoú Robinson

Designer in Charlotte, NC, United States

Member since April 5, 2018
Mentored at Apple, Osandi has spent over ten years helping teams create human-centered products that delight customers. After a product role at Square, he led and directed a remote team of five engineers, built and grew a lifestyle brand, and cut his teeth as a designer in a founder role. As one of Toptal's elites, he's changed the way organizations solve problems for their users, as well as produced world-class interfaces across B2B/B2C markets. Osandi is currently innovating crypto fintech.
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Digital Design


  • Head of Design

    2022 - PRESENT
    a16z Stealth Startup
    • Designed and prototyped proof of concept for VVS native app, core experiences.
    • Incorporated a-sync process that is respective of Agile and Scrum methodologies.
    • Drafted product design and research job requisitions, not limited to the hiring process and leads tracking board.
    • Defined roles and accountabilities (RACI) across the product domain.
    • Developed user stories and success criteria for better estimations and definition of complete work.
    • Improved the aggregation and capture of the stakeholders' feedback via design reviews, written standups, and video casts, e.g., Loom.
    Technologies: Figma, Agile, Planning, Roadmaps, UX Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Design Systems, Mobile UX Design, Mockups, Visual Design, Blockchain, Crypto
  • Interim Head of Product and Design

    2021 - PRESENT
    Fennel Markets (via Toptal)
    • Led design from discovery, through conceptual wireframes, to high-fidelity prototypes for ESG investment application built in Flutter.
    • Drove product roadmap and management and produced scope documentation and compliance briefs for the FINRA application process.
    • Worked alongside the CEO and operations team to define scope, plan, and design pitch collateral with attention to visual design, copywriting, core value propositions, and problem statements, as well as general formatting.
    • Contributed to operational structure for the company and workspaces specific to design operations, detailing processes, guidelines, design principles, and user research.
    Technologies: Figma, Productboard, Asana, G Suite, Miro, Mobile UX Design, Mockups, Visual Design, Planning


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business
    2000 - 2004
    University of North Carolina - North Carolina, USA


  • General Assembly UX Intensive
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    General Assembly



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