Luke Ylias

Luke Ylias

UX Designer / Design Ops in Newcastle, Australia., He/Him


I'm a designer, passionate about innovating on design tools and systems that help empower teams create quality and meaningful products.

Work Experience

2020 — Now
UX Designer at Greater Bank
Newcastle, Australia

At Greater, I helped shape the product design language and digital experiences across iOS, Android and Web. Leading design in Payments, Cards, messaging and notifications, to name a few key areas.

2019 — 2020
Junior UX Designer at Greater Bank
Newcastle, Australia

My early days at Greater were spent upskilling in iOS design. I got to work alongside excellent developers; we delivered some of the first-ever iOS features. Also forming some early work for our design system–Stacks.

2019 — 2019
Newcastle, Australia

I worked closely with the teaching staff to understand friction points they were experiencing with an internal SharePoint site. I created a new IA and rebuilt a more accessible website that launched internally.

2018 — 2019
Product Designer at Freelance

Working primarily with small companies, I have utilised my knowledge and understanding of Product design to help companies to connect with their customers, facilitating the development of a higher-quality products.

2018 — 2018
Newcastle, Australia.

Working with a captivating team, I re-designed the Student portal, a centralised hub where students can access all the available resources. At the end of the project, I provided web designs to developers.

2018 — 2018
Newcastle, Australia.

To complete the 80 hours of industry placement required by my university degree, I approached a local studio, Bounce Design.

I was working with their senior designers. As a result, I became familiar with the office environment and gained valuable insight into how a design studio operates. Tasked with creating graphic assets for various projects they were working on during my time there.


Stacks–Greater Design System at Greater Bank

Currently leading the Greater's Design System – Stacks, Its processes and tooling as the product and engineering teams continue to grow.


Developed a Figma plugin that automatically generates a file structure for designers to help organise and improve navigation and developer handoff.



This short story is about how we improved the experience of finding the right icons for our digital products.


2017 — 2019
Bachelor Of Visual Communication and Design at University Of Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia

Studied fundamental elements of design practice with a focus on UX design, UI design, and web development.