Elad Tayar 
Elad Tayar Product & UX

     Elad Tayar

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Elad tayar


Personal Details
26th October 1984
Tel Aviv, Israel


Product designer & Product design lead with 20 years of experience working on digital products. I have led the UX/UI and design at Waze for over ten years.
In the past two years, I have worked on various projects and expanded my knowledge in other fields like 3D and programming.
I’m looking for a head of design role (hands on & team lead) in a product-focused company. 

Career Milestones 

2002 - PRESENT

2008 - 2018


Head of UX/UI & Design.

Created and built Waze design. Joined as a sole designer,
since the company From zero users to 130,000,000. 


  • Planned & designed the app structure, hierarchy, and UX/UI. 
  • Created the Waze brand: logo, assets and brand guidelines.
  • Defined and owned features and redesigns from initial concept to launch.
  • Built and managed a team of fourteen designers (Product designers, Motion designers, and one UX Engineer).

2018 - 2019
Google Podcast Manager

Product design lead
Product design lead

A tool to provide publishers with more data about their podcast
listeners and listening behavior. Utilizing knowledge and data from Google’s services and Google’s podcast app.


  • UX/UI lead for Google podcast analytics platform.
  • Created the vision for the future of podcasts at Google with Podcast analytics.

2020 - PRESENT


Co-Founder, Product, Design, SwiftUI

Partnered with former Mobile architect & iOS team lead at Waze. We worked together to create tools and apps for iOS and macOS.sdf sadf sadf wqe rwqer 


  • Launched two apps to date (400,000 downloads).
  • Got featured by Apple (App of the day).


  • Product design & Management. 
  • Tracking data, App Store optimizations.
  • Marketing.
  • Interface development using SwiftUI.

Something  | Smart Calendar. 

Co Founder

Founded with former Mobile architect & iOS team lead at Waze, and Former Mobile Android team lead at Waze. A product aimed to make calendars into a more robust social tool that proactively helps people and businesses with day-to-day tasks and schedules. 


  • Ideation, product management, Research, and business model.
  • Product design.
  • SwiftUI (iOS Interface development).

2007 - 2008


Designer & Art Director

Web & motion designer.
Worked for various prominent companies in the Israeli industry.

2002 - 2006



Web & motion designer.
Worked for various prominent companies in the Israeli industry.

UX/UI Design, Management, team-leading, Prototyping,  Motion Design, 3D Modeling and rendering, Illustration, Branding. 
Bachelor of DesignShankar College of Engineering and Design.

Hebrew - Mother tongue
English - Fluent