Experience

BMI

Bank Melli Iran (Iranian National Bank)

Sr. Web Designer and IT Project Manager

Jul 2009 – Present12 yrs, 10 mos
Iran

Sr. Web Designer and IT Project Manager

Full-time
Jan 2020 – Present2 yrs, 4 mos
Systems Development Dept. – Tech & Architecture Development Group
Tehran, Iran
  • Awarded 2021 top rank award in assessing the transformation and establishment of digital banking as a technical expert in the BMI digital transformation roadmap project.
  • Communicated with product managers and UX designers to define enterprise UI/UX principles (Usability & Accessibility Guidelines) and launch BMI Design System for web and mobile applications with a library of 300+ UI elements.
  • Directed “Design & implementation Integration Architecture for Banking Systems based on BIAN project” to define and publish selected technologies, products, design patterns, and architecture policies in the development process of 100+ banking systems and services.
  • Integrated customer data of six sources in MDM and cleansed the information of 50+ million individuals and one million legal entities due to the Integrated Customer Management System (ICMS) design.

 

Sr. Web Designer and IT Project Manager

Full-time
Mar 2015 – Jan 20204 yrs, 11 mos
Systems Development Dept. – Systems Development Group
Tehran, Iran

 

  • Awarded Top bank award in the Chakavak project as a project manager in the BMI.
  • Awarded 1st place Innovation in Banking Technology Award and The Iranian Top Product Innovation Golden Statuette Award as a BMI web designer on “Baam Web App” (BMI Internet & Mobile Banking App).
  • Achieved Bronze statue of performance-based budgeting maturity award from 8th International Conference on Performance-Based Budgeting.
  • Designed & implemented BMI Financial Systems such as Fee Processing and business support systems such as HRM in 3.5K branches and 72 HQ departments for 45K+ users, leading to a 23% increase in fees income.
  • Replaced 14 legacy systems and reduced check processing costs (time, financial, and HR) by designing & launching BMI Cheque Management System in 3.5K branches, 72 HQ departments for 45K+ users.
  • Received a letter of appreciation as the best-performing employee of 2015 for the design and implementation of over ten banking software.
  • Collaborated with designers in a cross-functional team of seven departments to develop a cohesive brand book and style guide that standardized design patterns in BMI.
  • Improved and consolidated end-to-end service & product design & development process; restructured communication flow among IT and business departments; cut paperwork by 72%.
  • Collected functional and supplemental requirements, defined As-Is and To-Be state, use-case documentation as a Team Member (on behalf of BMI) for over 12 projects and commission such as Central Bank of Iran Payment & Clearance Systems and IT Commission of Banks Coordination Council.

Web Designer and Business Analyst

Full-time
Oct 2014 – Mar 20156 mos
Systems Security and Development Dept.
Tehran, Iran

 

  • Managed cross-functional team of 11 in seven departments and analyzed architecture design, scoping, implementation, testing, and deployment needs to define Chakavak (Cheque Imaging System) project requirements.
  • Studied and developed contents, concepts, and methods of creating interoperability in different business sectors to reduce integration costs and improve innovation and agility in providing 300+ financial service domains based on the BIAN and IBM IFW.

Web Designer and Business Analyst

Full-time
Jul 2009 – Oct 20145 yrs,4 mos
Guilan HQ and Bandar Anzali Branches
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran

 

  • Received “Top Employee of the Year (Bank Melli Iran) Award” as a Product Designer & Team Lead at Banking Notification System (Limited Edition) project for increasing the bank debt service receipt 1.43 times.
BS Devs

BS Devs IT Group

Co-Founder and Senior UI/UX Designer

Freelance
Apr 2018 – Present4 yrs, 1 mos
Tehran, Iran
  • Translated customer requirements into technical site concepts; created personas, user journey maps, wireframes, low & high-fidelity prototypes, and mockups for 25+ projects.
  • Designed and developed magnificent cross-browser UI and improved published website ranking & performance by over 40% on average with competitive analysis, keyword research, and search engines optimization (SEO).
FISco.

FARAZ IMAN SANAT (FISCO)

Information Technology Consultant

Part-time
Apr 2007 – Feb 201810 yrs, 11 mos
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran
  • Designed and launched the FISCO user-friendly website and provided strategic advice on using technology to achieve goals that resulted in 34% cost-saving.
  • Strengthened business processes and strategies such as marketing plan, website capacity, project control, and change management by 32%.
Chisti

Chisti Design Group

Founder and UI/UX Designer

Freelance
Mar 2004 – Sep 201511 yrs, 7 mos
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran
  • Created creative graphic design (print materials, brochures, banners, and logos) for over 30 clients using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop).
  • Trained and mentored design team members (including seven designers and 20+ interns) on techniques, policies, and performance strategies to convey design ideas in tangible forms like sketches, wires, prototypes, and annotated asset libraries.
HDPersia

HDP IT co.

Founder, Board Member, and IT Director

Part-time
Oct 2008 – Sep 20157 yrs
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran
  • Led application design sessions with client teams on 30+ projects to develop functional and technical requirements.
  • Coordinated a team of three developers and two designers to implement and launch 20+ websites.
Setam Gostar

Setam Gostar Construction co.

Web Designer and Developer

Full-time
Jun 2006 – Jun 20093 yrs, 1 mos
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran
  • Designed, built, and modified the responsive web pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and WordPress content management system. Increased user engagement by 45% through a combination of user interviews and A/B-testing-driven product flow optimization.

Education

IAUEC

Master’s degree, Information Technology Management - Advanced Information Systems

Thesis Subject: Modelling Customer Credit Rating by Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS)
– The Case of Iranian Melli Bank in Bandar-e Anzali

Sep 2010 – Jan 20154 yrs, 4 mos
Islamic Azad University Electronic Campus (IAUEC)
Tehran, Iran
University of Guilan

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree, Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Sep 2002 – Jun 20063 yrs, 9 mos
University of Guilan – Faculty of Sciences
Rasht, Guilan, Iran
University of Guilan

Pre-University degree, Mathematics

Sep 2001 – Jun 20029 mos
Shohada Pre-University Center
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran
University of Guilan

High school degree, Mathematics

Sep 1999 – Jun 20011 yrs, 9 mos
Ferdosi High School
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran

Honors & Awards

IAUEC

Bronze statue of Performance-based Budgeting Maturity Award as a team member of the BMI Process-based Budgeting System project

Issuer: 8th International Conference on Performance-Based Budgeting

Jul 2017
Tehran, Iran
University of Guilan

Letter of appreciation for the best performance employee of the year

Issuer: Bank Melli Iran (Iranian National Bank)

Aug 2016
Tehran, Iran
University of Guilan

Top bank award in the Chakavak project as a project manager in the BMI

Issuer: Central Bank of Iran

Jul 2016
Tehran, Iran
University of Guilan

Top Employee of the Year

Issuer: Bandar-e Anzali Governor’s Office

Sep 2013
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran

Volunteer Experience

IAUEC

Hamandishan Javan NGO

Charter Member & Board Member

2006 – 20093 yrs
Bandar-e Anzali, Guilan, Iran
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