My name is David Chan and I am an experienced designer and developer in Toronto.


RBC

Product Design Consultant

March 2017 - Present (contract)

Highlights

  • Product designer on RBC’s commercial banking product (RBC Express) with the focus on improving user flows, security, and accessibility
  • My role at RBC is to support Visual Design, Interaction/UX, Front-end Development and Design Strategy

Roles: Design, Development, Interaction/UX

Software / Tools: GitHub, Illustrator, InVision, Jira, Origami Studio, Photoshop, Rally, Sketch, Sublime Text, Trello


CIBC

Lead Designer / Developer

April 2015 - March 2017 (contract to full-time)

Highlights

  • Quarterly Individual Recipient, Quarterly Team Recipient, Runner-up in the 2016 CIBC Hackathon, Runner-up in the 2015 CIBC Hackathon, 3x eAchiever Recipient
  • Lead designer for the Digital Optimization Team
  • Worked on the prototyping and accessibility requirements of the 2016 redesign of the CIBC site
  • First designer to contribute production-level code to the Development Team
  • Worked on CIBC's most high-profile product launches including Apple Pay, Digital Account Open, Join CIBC, and CIBC Smart Accounts
  • At the end of 2016, I moved to the Mobile Team and laid down the framework for the mobile app redesign

Roles: Design, Development, Interaction/UX

Software / Tools: Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Target, GitLab, Illustrator, InVision, JIRA, Origami Studio, Photoshop, Sketch, Sublime Text

Courses: Visual Analytics (CSDM1N50) from OCAD, Processing Professional Certification Program, Information Architecture (EQUE302) and Search Engine Optimization (EDWD201) from Eliquo


Workopolis

Designer / Developer

Jan 2015 - April 2015 (contract)

Roles: Design, Development

Software / Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver


Sony Canada

Designer / Developer

March 2014 - Oct 2015 (full-time)

Highlights

  • Led the initiative to introduce lifestyle-oriented imagery
  • Designed and developed a responsive CSS and HTML framework that allowed the site to have a consistent visual style
  • Worked with Content Specialists and the Marketing Teams to reorganize product categories with the emphasis on making the decision-making process easier
  • Implemented AB tests to measure the effectiveness of various CTAs, promotions and page layouts

Roles: Design, Development, Interaction/UX

Software / Tools: Adobe Omniture, eBay Commerce Platform, IBM WebSphere, Illustrator, Interwoven, Photoshop, Sublime Text


Brees Communications

Designer / Developer

March 2011 - Jan 2014 (contract to full-time)

Highlights

  • Contributed to campaigns from inception to execution
  • Brought web development in-house

Roles: Design, Development, Marketing

Software / Tools: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Sublime Text, WordPress