Good things designed with care and liking

Taking a look at my Pinterest account↗︎ is probably the best way to figure out my taste in visuals. Aside from design work, I also devote myself to the art project Northiness↗︎, make music as Gust Recorder↗︎ and run a retrospective tumblr dform-dstrkt↗︎.

My name is Ilya Sizov. I design websites, digital interfaces, visual identities and communication campaigns that appeal to people. I like thoughtful things that make sense and hit the nerve. For the last decade, I’ve been working with creative agencies and helping product teams to deliver more sense and value to their projects.

To connect, drop me an email↗︎ or hit me up on Facebook↗︎ and LinkedIn↗︎

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Paratype
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Paratype↗︎  is the renowned type foundry establishing a dialog between the Cyrillic and Latin scripts. I art directed and designed its website, which is the biggest worldwide store for Cyrillic fonts with over 1000 typefaces to choose from.

→ Website: www.paratype.com↗︎
→ Agency: Red Keds
→ Year:
2015
→ Subjects: typography, ecommerce
→ Role: art director, UX and UI designer
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Pixride
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Pixride↗︎ is an inspirational tool for creative thinkers. It’s a web service that provides a super-fast visual boost in design, photography, art, fashion and basically anything. Invented by Friends Moscow agency and designed by me.

→ Website: www.pixride.com↗︎
→ Years: 2013–until now
→ Subjects: design and creativity.
→ Role: art direction, identity design, UX and UI design
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Fasten
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I joined Fasten↗︎, a transportation startup form Boston, to lead its product and marketing design. With 1.1 million downloads of its mobile app since the launch and over 50,000 monthly active customers Fasten was a significant company on the ride-hailing market competing Uber and Lyft.

→ Years: 2016–2018
→ Subjects: ride hailing, transportation.
→ Role: art direction, design team management, identity development, web and mobile app design, marketing communications design
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Smartcat
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Smartcat↗︎ is an all-in-one platform for content translation and delivery used by thousands of language companies and end customers across the globe. I joined Smartcat as a marketing design lead to bring order into visual identity and brand communications of the company.

→ Website:
www.smartcat.ai↗︎
→ Years: 2019–until now
→ Subjects: content translation and delivery.
→ Role: identity development and marketing communication design
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Mads Courses
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Friends Moscow agency reached out to me to design the website for Mads Courses↗︎ — the leading Russian online school of creative and conceptual thinking with 200+ graduates so far, and curators from worldwide advertising agencies.

→ Website: www.madscourses.ru↗︎
→ Agency: Friends Moscow
→ Year:
2018
→ Subject: online education.
→ Role: web UI design, web design system development.
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Northiness
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Northiness↗︎ is the ongoing art project co-founded and art directed by me. It reveals “northiness” as a world view: austere, severe, and at the same time, thin and fragile. Northiness builds its communication in the fields of fashion, photography, filmmaking and figurative art.

→ Website: www.northiness.com↗︎
→ Years: 2015–until now
→ Subjects: fashion, filmmaking, art.
→ Role: co-founder, art director, designer, musician

Email me↗︎ for any inquiries and collaborations or connect via Facebook↗︎, LinkedIn↗︎, Twitter↗︎ and Dribbble↗︎.