Naresh Shan


Head of UX - iptiQ P&C EMEA Swiss Re | 5+ Yrs Building Design Teams

Angestellt, Head of UX, Swiss Re

Zürich, Switzerland


UX/UI Design
Web Development
User Experience


Professional experience for Naresh Shan

  • Current 3 years and 1 month, since Jan 2019

    Head of UX

    Swiss Re

    - Reworking of development to design was reduced by 70% when SME UX team was created - Uplift in user stories completed with clear sprint goals establish from designs on features from UX team - Conducted agile Coaching and mentor for new PO’s allowing for clear alignment across the board - Developed vision prototype to enhance Lean UX development and saw a 80% cutdown on rework

  • 2 years and 6 months, Aug 2016 - Jan 2019

    Team Lead UX Design

    Leonteq Securities AG

    - Customization of play framework with Gulp and Bower - Formulating test scenarios for usability testing - Presenting concepts to board members on UI improvements for ongoing projects - Lead designer for ongoing UX projects - Currently introducing the use of Invision for UX presentation - Coordinate and execute deployments with Release Management team into UAT and Partner testing environments.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Jul 2014 - Aug 2016

    Senior UX Designer

    Arpage AG

    - Front end coder for Hybrid app projects with the use of Cordova and Phonegap & Ionic - UX Designer and team leader for all design proposals and presentations - Analyzed previous project UI failures - Introduced the use of Invision for UX presentation to clients - Created pixel perfect style guides for all applications and services - Implemented Angular Material for app development and design - Created customized Grunt & Gulp task runners to streamline front end production work

  • 4 months, Apr 2014 - Jul 2014

    Senior UI Developer

    Life Works

    - Recruited as Front End Angular JS Developer for Desktop application project - Customized Gulp task runner for front end production - Implemented PSD to HTML to match design concepts - Created controllers and directives to match functionality requirements from design team - Refactored bespoke factory methods for application - Added Angular Bootstrap UI for basic grid structure and form components

  • 10 months, Jul 2013 - Apr 2014

    Senior Front-End Developer

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

    - Recruited as their UX Designer & HTML Coder - Created prototypes with the use of Axure and Balsamiq and then applied to PSD mock-ups. - Customized Twitter Bootstrap Framework using Grunt.js and node.js - Customized Grunt.js task runner for front end team development - Implemented front end code and integrated partials into SharePoint CMS system - Supported project on all front end from conception to release - Built control components using Angular.js framework

  • 3 months, May 2013 - Jul 2013

    Senior Front-End Developer


    - Coded and developed site using HAML on ruby framework - Detected legacy browsers using Modernizer - Refactored backend JavaScript code for performance enhancements - Created backend code to deal with optimisation of application - Introduced SASS for front end development - Redesigned and developed the car insurance website for responsive use on mobile and tablet devices

  • 10 months, Aug 2012 - May 2013

    Front-End Developer

    Brunswick Group

    - Senior front-end developer for digital team - Design and developed responsive websites with customised - Developed bespoke web components using JQuery and Ajax - Designed and customized of JW Player for video content delivery - Integrated HTML & CSS into Umbraco CMS - Created user acceptance tests, cross browser compatibility device tests, graceful degradation & progressive enhancement tests - Localized HTML for complex languages such as Arabic & Chinese

  • 10 months, Aug 2012 - May 2013

    Front-End Developer

    PKR Technologies

    - Built bespoke CMS to help with updating and maintaining localisation site & campaign landing pages - Created specific web development tasks to enhance - Trouble-shooting and bug fixing for all platforms - Created user acceptance tests and cross browser compatibility checks - Introduced Adobe Test & Target for dynamic content driven pages for certain conversion criteria. - Localized letsplay site to 20 different languages and styled to fit complex character sets

Educational background for Naresh Shan

  • 4 years, Sep 2004 - Aug 2008

    Digital Media Production

    University of the Arts London


  • German



UX/UI Design
Web Design
Web Development
App Development
Team Leader
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User Experience Design


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