Darko is a physicist turned NLP master practitioner turned UX and interaction designer. Before his work in UX Passion, Darko was working as a soft skills trainer, especially focusing on communication and negotiation skills. Along with this, he had completed a two years long extensive training in Neuro-linguistic programming.
At UX Passion, Darko has been working on a wide range of different projects, from mobile and desktop applications to web applications and websites. He has worked on projects from many different industries, most notably telecommunications (Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, A1 Telekom Austria), banking (Deutsche Bank, Rothschild Bank AG), education (Cornell Law School), and non-for-profit (World Economic Forum). His focus in UX design area is on establishing personas and creating interactive prototypes.
He has also gained a lot of experience in usability testing, with over a 300 user test sessions conducted for a number of clients in Croatia.
Darko has a strong will for self-education and constant improvement. Exceptionally communicative, discerning, assertive and open-minded, and somewhat experienced in public presentations and giving speeches on various topics. From his university education he brings very good analytical skills and knowledge of creating prediction models. Very good in recognizing patterns in complex systems or environments, which leads to being able to create order out of chaos.
His passion (outside of his work) is semantics and linguistics in general. From his early days as a soft skills trainer, he is interested in how people are communicating their ideas, i.e. how they transfer their knowledge to others. In his free time, or what’s left of it, he is spending time with his family, friends, cycling, listening music or working on his favourite personal project – the constructed language Kaudax.