Waleed Fahmy

Waleed Fahmy

Interaction Design, Visual Design, Sprint Master

Cairo, Egypt

Skills

  • Google certified Sprint Master
  • Product Design
  • Ideation
  • UX Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • Analysis and Information Architecture Design
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Creative Direction
  • GUI Design
  • UX Mentoring
  • UX Team Lead

Biography

For the last 18 years, Waleed has been designing creative experiences for a wide spectrum of software products. He has a remarkable analytical skill, serving him well to understand what his clients need, and what his clients' users really need. He is a highly experienced designer, with an in-depth experience of the full UX life cycle and a sharp UX acumen. Waleed is the first Egyptian/Arab GDE, he's an Adobe Photoshop Expert since 2001 and he codes in Assembly, C++, AS, JS and Python as a hobby.

In 2009, Waleed has founded "webkeyz" the first UX agency in Egypt and the Arab region (Cairo StartUp Cup Winner 2012). Throughout his experience, Waleed has provided his services to well-known brands like: Coca Cola, Nokia, Orange Telecom, Vodafone, Renault, P&G to name a few. In 2014, webkeyz has established another office in Redwood City, CA to cover the growing international need.

On the mentoring/leading aspect, he led a UX road tour with Nokia in 2012, touring 5 universities in 5 cities to help college students gain more knowledge regarding the UX art & science. Also, Waleed has been leading UX and UI teams for more than 12 years.

Waleed studied electrical engineering, speaks 2 languages fluently and currently learning another two languages. He lives in Cairo and Santa Clara, with his wife and four kids.

Waleed's passion and sweet spot is thinking and ideation. Finding and creating a solution which positively impact people's lives is what keeps Waleed on cloud nine.