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Visual Design Expert

CX / UX / UI / Visual Design

Kyle Vena Dallas based designer


Lead UX/UI Designer Consultant
Florida, Colorado, Coasta Rica, India ~ Sept 2022 – Jan 2023 


As the Lead UX/UI Design Consultant for 66degrees, Kyle Vena worked with innovative companies to modernize and secure infrastructure, apps, data, and day-to-day collaboration with Google Cloud. Focusing on business outcomes at every step, Kyle utilized his expertise in rapid prototyping to create highly effective dashboard designs for a range of clients.

Kyle Vena played a crucial role in the successful redesign of PwC’s dashboards. As the UX/UI Lead Design Consultant, he worked closely with the client to understand their needs and created a series of high-fidelity dashboards that exceeded their expectations.

In addition, his quick adoption of new technology and processes, and his focus on detail and business outcomes, made him a valuable asset to the project. The end result was a set of intuitive and user-friendly dashboards that will undoubtedly be a valuable tool for PwC moving forward.


PwC UX/UI Dashboard Redesign, GUI Kit For PwC UK. Several Dashboards & New components


Senior UI Designer
US, Canada, South Korea ~ Oct 2021 – March 2022 


As a Lead UX/UI Designer, Kyle has worked closely with the Gluwa and Creditcoin teams to develop and redesign innovative financial products that combine decentralized infrastructure with global investment opportunities. He has played a key role in the redesign of the Gluwa app and flows for versions 7.0, 7.1, and 7.2, and has also worked on improving the UX/UI of operations such as Swap, Wrap, and Peg.

Kyle has also contributed to the development of new features such as the lottery savings account and investment funnels, as well as the onboarding process for new users. His expertise in iconography and consistency of components has helped to create a cohesive and intuitive user experience for the platform, which empowers its users to take control of their financial future.


Gluwa Wallet Redesign, Creditcoin UI Design

NEM Group

UX/UI Hybrid Lead Designer
Remote, UK ~ 3m Contract 2021 


As a UX/UI designer, Kyle was heavily involved in a series of projects for Nem, a company focused on establishing a new management structure and direction. In this role, he wore many hats, including conducting project research and data analysis, creating documentation and planning materials, working on product workflow with teams, and contributing to the development of an NFT game and a new visual exploratory brand. Kyle also played a key role in directing and leading the redesign of the Symbol website, establishing typography, iconography, and color palettes for a new branding direction, and helping to guide a team of designers in their exploratory work.

In addition, he worked on establishing the UX and groundwork for the NFT game and new site structures, and contributed his own creative exploratory work in visual design to assist in shaping the vision and direction of the company. Kyle also worked closely with the community and members, providing support in the form of GRFX, UX/UI, blog design, consultation, and more.


Symbol Wallet, NFT & AI Project, Symbols Redesign / Direction

BBVA Open Platform

UX/UI Hybrid Lead Designer
Dallas, TX ~ 2017 – 2020


While working at BBVA, Kyle played a key role in establishing a new digital business (NDB) branch that focused on marketing BBVA’s improved APIs to innovative fintech companies in the US marketplace. He worked closely with CEOs, stakeholders/owners, product owners, and project management of engineering to create marketing platforms that would be accessible to chief operators and developers, who could test out the APIs in sandbox, pre-production, production, and live environments.

As a designer, Kyle led the planning, scrum meetings, and creation of UX/UI brand libraries and product designs, as well as the CX/UX and UI design of public and private sites. He also took on the challenge of streamlining the BBVA KYC manual process, turning it into a back-end tool for admins and a client-side interface for the NDB. In addition, he worked on bridging the gap between business needs and effective UX/UI solutions, collaborating with development and QA teams to ensure a seamless visual and user experience across all projects. Kyle also played a key role in establishing branding guidelines and styles, and in conducting functionality testing and quality control to ensure the highest standards of excellence.


UX/UI Design: Open Platform public & private websites Online Business application: KYB/KYC Admin Tools for New digital business

Rockfish Digital

Senior Art Director
Frisco, Tx ~ 2015-2017


As a lead art director at Rockfish, Kyle played a key role in branding, digital design, and marketing efforts for a diverse range of clients including Metro PCS, General Mills, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Mars, Coke, and Diet Coke. He brought a strong sense of creative direction and thinking to the table, and was able to create products, services, and brands that people loved and trusted. In this role, Kyle led the way in maintaining consistency in branding, UI, and advertising across platforms and deliverables, ensuring that all of Rockfish’s clients received top-quality support and results. As a creative asset, Kyle was able to drive success and make a positive impact on the lives of people through his innovative design work.


Metro PCS, General Mills, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Mars, Coke, and Diet Coke.

Barclays Technology

UX/UI Hybrid Lead Designer
Allen, Tx ~ 2014 – 2015


As a lead UI designer, Kyle worked closely with stakeholders and upper management to plan and research UX/UI for a wide range of devices, including iPhones, Android phones, iPads, tablets, and wearables such as Apple watches and Android gear. He played a key role in the creative process of designing applications, dashboards and data, infographics, and responsive/liquid and HTML 5 designs for various banking services and products.

In addition to these projects, Kyle also helped the team with presentations, demos, and pitches that helped improve operations and revenue. Some of the specific projects he worked on include Barclays Swift Wearables, BPay Wearables, Barclays Cards, a Premier Soccer website, and financial dashboards and data design for the UK, Egypt, Africa, and the USA. He also contributed to the design of the BMB iPad and iPhone apps, as well as the Tech Workbench/Tech All Stars.


Barclays Swift Wearables, BPay Wearables, Barclays Cards, Premier Soccer Website, (x4)Financial Dashboards & Data Design UK/Egypt/Africa/USA, BMB iPad App, BMB iPhone, Tech Workbench/Tech All Stars

Lucid Industries

Owner / Creative Director
Tampa & St Petersburg, FL ~ 2002-2006 Freelance | 2010 – 2014 w/Employees


As Creative Director of Lucid Industries, Kyle Vena led a small start-up that quickly grew to a team of 10-18 people through a focus on high-quality work in traditional and online marketing, e-commerce, SEO, and co-branding within the sports industry. He offered a full range of design services and marketing materials to third-party vendors, agencies, studios, marketing companies, and local businesses both in and out of state, positioning himself at the center of the design process.


SkyHawke Technologies, SkyGolf, SkyCaddie, SkyPro, SkyCourse, Club SG, Oob Golf, SG Mobile, SwingLabs, Performance Brand, and Golfers Insider. Others included; Hepler Golf, Tathata Golf, New Marketing Lighthouse, and Rocal Studios. Studio 419; Tampabay Buccaneers, Tampabay Lightning, and various other teams and individual players.

Your Membership

Art Director
St Petersburg, FL ~ 2008-2010


As the art director at YourMembership, Kyle was responsible for leading all brand and marketing design processes and driving revenue through best practices and SEO foundation/practices. He also established a marketing and design department and co-branded the company across all mediums and outlets, revamping their products and SAAS templates while providing digital services in web design and online branding to communities, universities, colleges, and non-profits. Under his leadership, the team significantly reshaped their industry, leading Fortune 500 companies and competitors to follow suit.


YM Websites, Backend Portals, SAAS Templates, Landing Pages, Conventions, Digital Marketing, and Traditional Marketing Collaterals

Triad Digital Media

Lead Senior Designer
Tampa, FL ~ 2007-2008


As a lead senior designer, Kyle was part of teams that specialized in designing large e-commerce websites and executing online media programs that aligned with brands/campaigns. He created and influenced numerous campaigns in the retail and merchandise markets, improving usability and online presence through the design of seasonal retail co-branding ads.

Kyle’s notable projects include working with Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, as well as revamping websites, services pages, and branding consistency for clients such as Revlon, Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, H&R Block, Intel, Bose, and Coke Cola in various marketplaces to drive revenue for their brands.


Wal-Mart & Sam’s Club, as well as revamping websites, services pages, and branding consistency for such clients as; Revlon, Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, H&R Block, Intel, Bose, Coke Cola in various market places and third party influences in driving revenue for their brands.

Hydrogen Media

Senior Designer
Tampa, FL ~ 1999-2002


Kyle was given an opportunity to work here when he only had a strong fine art background with digital degrees/school experience. He started as a grunt designer and within a year learned how to program multiple languages while improving design and production.

Starting as a grunt designer with a strong fine art background and digital degrees/school experience, Kyle quickly learned how to program multiple languages and improve design and production at Hydrogen Media Over the course of 3.5 years, sleeping overnight at his desk he was quickly was promoted from Graphics Designer to Senior Designer, to an Art Director, receiving numerous corporate-wide awards for excellence in illustration, designer of the month (twice), an employee of the month (twice), bonus awards for early contract completion, design innovation, and client satisfaction.

Kyle’s focus areas included web design and development, interactive DVD’s, marketing, illustration, and branding. His notable projects include the Daytona 500 and NASCAR sites, Dupont Registry, Hydrogen Media, Intel, and Dell.


Daytona 500 and NASCAR Sites, Dupont Registry, Hydrogen Media, Intel, Dell, and many others

  • 2019 | BBVA Excellence Award (BBVA APIs NDB – Open Platform / KYC Tools)
  • 2017 | BBVA Excellence Award (BBVA APIs and Fintech
  • 2016 | Barclays iWatch App Wonderful user experience on iWatch, Apple/ iTunes
  • 2015 | Publication Best Apple iWatch apps available at launch, Huffington Post
  • 2014 | Tathata Golf Awarded for great design and experience for a golf instructional website
  • 2010 | Your Membership Webby Award for best website in our industry
  • 2009 | Your Membership Webby Award for best website in our industry, community software & online education
  • 2004 | HD Interactive / EA Sports Lead as Second Art Director, Xbox/Playstation (x2) Football Games with EA Sports Interfaces/GRFX
  • 2003 | Tampa Bay Bucs / Studio 419 Honorable mentions of website & sports apparel – Multiple Publications

PX / CX / UX

  • Miro +
  • Mind Mapping
  • Interviews
  • Survey & Customer Data
  • Eye Track & Heat Mapping
  • UX Laws & Principles
  • Figma Jam
  • Usability Hub / Tools
  • Google Optimize
  • Open AI (Prompt Engineer)
  • Make AI / Automation

UI / Visual

  • Figma + AI
  • Adobe Suite +
  • Lottie
  • Accessibility Tools
  • Zepplin
  • Optimizers
  • HDR & 4k
  • Luminar 4
  • Video Editing
  • Cinema 4D & ZBrush (play)
  • Many Various AI Tools (play)

Doc & Dev

  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • Micro 360 Suite
  • Google Dev Tools + SEO
  • Atom / Sublime
  • Notion / GitHub / Storybook
  • HTML & HTML5
  • CSS, CSS3
  • JS / JSON
  • Bootstrap + Grids
Multiple Certifications
Classes on LinkedIn Learning certificates: UX, UI, Product, Software courses & studies
Certified Scrum Maste
Mountain Goat Richardson, TX
Bachelors in Design & Media Communication
International Academy of Design Tampa, FL
Associate in Digital Communications & Video Production
Tampa Technical Institute Tampa, FL
Sarasota Technical Institute
Commercial Art & Digital Design Sarasota, FL
Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL (Car Wreck/Prevented Completion)
Scholarship Associate in Fine Art
Maryland School of Art and Design Silver Spring, MD

If you need a password, please make all request through my contact form or Linkedin & PM Kyle.