Damian Oczki

Product designer, software engineer

I love solving user experience problems with accessibility in mind. For over 15 years I've been dabbling with open source projects, honing my skills while working in small teams as well as with huge communities.

Coupled with years of web development experience, my Figma skills – including prototyping, variables, nested properties, and responsive layouts – help me work with developers on a trading news website, and with designers on a library of components spanning web, iOS and Android.

Featured projects

Magazyn inspiracji

Give us an emotion…

Improv scenes often grow around a specific starting word. During a performance it's easy to ask the audience for one, but when practicing, there's no external source of inspiration.

Since 2018, inspirac.je has been solving this problem for countless Polish improv groups.

  • UI & UX design
  • Full stack
  • Mobile-first

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Scratching an itch for statistics

A web application that works in tandem with MyAnimeList (MAL), showing the user lots of stats, graphs and recommendations what to watch next, sprinkled with fun achievements.

MALgraph became so popular that MAL itself planned to implement some of its features.

  • UI & UX design
  • User testing
  • Community management

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Letting go of the clutter

In a sea of Pinterest-like image boards with chaotic navigation and questionable privacy with invisible tracking, it was time to develop an easy to use, open source, transparent booru engine.

Now with 275+ stars and 60+ forks on GitHub, it can be used as a shared image hosting service for communities as well as a simple self-hosted photo album with tags.

  • UI & UX design
  • Quality assurance

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Information-dense beast, tamed

Single-page application with design focused on usability in challenging environments and WCAG compliance.

As a UX/UI designer, my work included improving the look/interaction consistency and balancing the layout around information density and readability. I've also worked on a new design system inspired by Material.

  • UI & UX design
  • User testing
  • Knowledge sharing

Further details cannot be shared due to an NDA.
Basic information and technology stack have been made public by the company.


While redesigning our user profile pages in 2015, we solicited ideas from the community and Damian's input proved to be invaluable. Statistics are a focal point of our user experience and this section of the profile was based entirely on Damian's proposal. The simple yet colourful design created the opportunity for customization options, which became one benefit of our premium user subscription.

Damian has a keen eye for detail, a great understanding of user experience, and is excellent at communicating his ideas in a professional manner. It was a pleasure to collaborate with him and I would recommend his services for your UI/UX design projects.

Allison from MyAnimeList


Lead Administrator at MyAnimeList

In our joint open source projects, Damian has always been responsible for the appearance and the way the user interacts with the system. His attention to detail and the fact that the interface was so intuitive that the user does not think about it at all were always clearly visible in his work and very much appreciated by our users.

In the case of the MALgraph project, Damian additionally took care of and collected feedback from the community, which, combined with the high quality of MALgraph, resulted in its great popularity.



Software engineer, entrepreneur

Other works


Weather at a glance

Mobile-first, minimal website that shows hyperlocal weather forecast for my address, air pollution and shopping availability on Sundays.

Available in light and dark modes, with fancy colorful temperature bars and animated icons.

  • Full stack
  • Mobile-first
  • Dark mode


Browser userscripts

Improving UX of other websites

When I notice lack of a useful feature on a third-party website, I whip out the good ol' vanilla JavaScript and write a userscript to fill in the cracks. Sometimes this is the only way to make websites usable for colleagues with color vision deficiencies.