Michel van Heest
Product designer in Rotterdam, NL 🇳🇱
Product designer breaking down and solving complex problems, enabling others to create, shape, learn, or become more effective.
I love to work in detail-oriented cross-functional teams toward a vision we believe in.
Centralizing all shortcuts for designers and making them searchable. The site has 13k+ monthly visitors and became Producthunt Product of the Day. I’m building new features and working on various sponsorships and business models.
Creating the best festival companion app as a service containing timetables, ticket wallets and shops, maps, chat, timeslot booking system, and more.
Helping to improve people’s physical health by creating a digital personal fitness trainer with 24/7 personal coaching, easy food tracking, AR train instructions, and training programs, and extended health data.
Researching, envisioning, and prototyping the future of mobile-first presentation software, enabling users to communicate their ideas away from their desk.
Designed native apps and custom back-end management systems, balancing accessibility, user-focused, technical, and business-driven needs and constraints, for various SMB's.
Set up the day-to-day design process and scaled it up to a team of 4 designers, worked on internal libraries, and (co-)hired and -guided various interns and junior designers.
Graduated with a 10/10 and cum-laude. Left WeTransfer because of COVID-19 hiring freezes.
As a product design intern, I got the chance to design the mobile application of Coffee By Benjamin, from first concept to final prototype. I also got the opportunity to learn about product design working on smaller features for Sketch Cloud and WeTransfer.