Roman Horokhovatskyy

Roman Horokhovatskyy

Hi, I’m Roman Horokhovatskyy, a multidisciplinary designer with 15+ years of experience. Originally from Lviv, Ukraine, I currently reside in Dublin, Ireland. I care about form and function and believe in the power of simplicity.

I currently spend my days designing at ESW. Previously, I have had the privilege to improve products used and loved by many users, and these are some of the clients:

Case studies

  1. Design System


    I led the end-to-end design process for creating a Design System for the web, which covered a complete redesign of over 10+ Saas products.

    Design System Portfolio
  2. Mobile App


    SIAE is the monopolist intermediary between the authors of musical tracks and consumers, managing the economic aspects and the distribution of money from royalties of Italian-copyrighted music to authors. I collaborated with them in the creation of the first app SIAE+ that supports all the major services of the company.

    Mobile App Portfolio
  3. Euroshop


    Cefla is an international multi-business company that focused on Civil and Industrial Plant Engineering, Retail Design Solutions, and more. I collaborated with them in the creation of the app which offers a demo used in Euroshop on the features of the innovative experience of simplified shopping.

    Euroshop Portfolio
  4. Media Center


    Ferrari is an Italian supercar manufacturer. Ferrari’s Media Center is a globally distributed website that focuses on the distribution of media content for journalists, writers, publishers and editors. Offers exclusive content that speaks to the Ferrari brand philosophy of originality, aspiration and inspiration. I had the honour of being able to collaborate in the restyling of the Media Center website.

    Media Center Portfolio
  5. Virtual Reality


    A Virtual Reality experience working in the browser on multiple devices starting from mobile phone to VR Headset such as Oculus Rift 2.

    Virtual Reality Portfolio


Roman Horokhovatskyy

More about me

I iterate, prototype, and arrive at comprehensive solutions, deliver precise, conceptual, and visually elegant design specs with the highest fidelity possible, and work closely with engineers to ensure high-quality execution.


I go in phases with reading… sometimes consuming multiple books a month while other times take months to read one book. This is a list of books I recommend.

  1. Briefs Anthology Volume 3 Book Cover
  2. Art Direction for the Web Book Cover
  3. Designing for the Web Book Cover
  4. Design Systems Book Cover
  5. Inclusive Design Patterns Book Cover
  6. Mobile First Book Cover
  7. Making and Breaking the Grid Book Cover
  8. The Shape of Design Book Cover
  9. Thinking with Type Book Cover
  10. Designing the invisible Book Cover
  11. The Design of Everyday Things Book Cover
  12. Form Design Patterns Book Cover
  13. Build Better Products Book Cover
  14. Sprint Book Cover


Apps I use just about every day.

Latest Bits

Some of projects that I have dealt with during my career, more info is available uppon request.

  1. iOS Crypto & Bitcoin app


    I led the re-design of the main page of the iOS Kraken app, a leader in Europe's Bitcoin trading platform.

    iOS Crypto & Bitcoin app Portfolio
  2. Place


    Valentino is an Italian luxury fashion brand. I led the restyling of the intranet portal used by Valentino employees. Main functionalities include calendar, company news, social stream, magazine stream and online courses.

    Place Portfolio
  3. Main Website


    IED is a design institute located in Italy, Spain, Brazil and China. Up to now, it has had over +100K students. I participated in the restyling of the main site, which will be published in 2021.

    Main Website Portfolio
  4. Data Visualization

    UBI Banca

    I led the design of a visual language for Data Visualization widgets used in UBI Banca’s Data Intelligence internal product.

    Data Visualization Portfolio
  5. Data Visualization

    FCA Bank

    FCA Bank is a bank dedicated to motorists, which mainly operates in the automotive financing sector and cooperates with prestigious automotive brands. I led the design interface and the process of ideation and creation of the mortgages simulation concept.

    Data Visualization Portfolio
  6. Digital Workspace

    UBI Banca

    UBI Banca is an Italian banking group, the fifth largest in Italy by a number of branches. I led the creation of the new portal and Design System used by more than 20.000 employees.

    Digital Workspace Portfolio
  7. MEU TIM


    TIM is the largest Italian telecommunications service provider, with a turnover of over 18 billion a year. I collaborated with them in the restyling of the MyTIM app for Brazil country.

    MEU TIM Portfolio
  8. Coworking


    A coworking service that provides top tier space in two parts in Rome city to accommodate between 50-200 professionals on any given day. I led the entire end-to-end process in the design and implementation, featuring the main website, locations and a booking system.

    Coworking Portfolio
  9. Poly Characters


    Vector low-polygon characters.

    Poly Characters Portfolio
  10. 3D Sphere


    A Visual Design 3D pink sphere.

    3D Sphere Portfolio
  11. Filament

    I designed a corporate identity that reflects the strong potential in online training, communicates with potential users as the company offers a vast and updated catalogue of IT courses.

    Filament Portfolio
  12. Polygon

    Polygon is an interactive installation that conveys the emotional involvement of a single participant or the entire group. It offers multiple interactions using the sequencer philosophy.

    Polygon Portfolio
  13. 3D Rainbow


    A Visual Design 3D rainbow sphere.

    3D Rainbow Portfolio
  14. Antechamber

    A short video inspired by Person of Interest tv-series.

    Antechamber Portfolio
  15. HUD

    Heads-up display for the NUKEX composing

    HUD Portfolio
  16. Monitor


    I designed the main website and icon set for the movie called Monitor.

    Monitor Portfolio

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Get In Touch

If you’d like me to work on your product or say hello, please feel free to reach me via e-mail or Twitter. I speak fluently in English, Italian, Ukrainian and Russian.

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