Bree Chapin, Designer in New York, NY, United States

Bree Chapin


New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
April 26, 2016

Bree is a senior product/UX designer and design manager. She is a creative problem-solver with a decade of experience in all facets of digital and interactive design. She creates compelling an human-focused experiences delivered through clean, minimalist UI. She has worked on projects and teams of all sizes and takes a holistic approach to design balancing business and user goals with an eye toward the future.

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Work Experience

2016 - PRESENT

UXUI Design Consultant

Blue Rocket
  • Worked directly with the CCO to design compelling user experiences and intuitive interfaces on mobile products.
  • Designed the experience and interface of a mobile app controller for an IoT home device.
  • Developed the buyer/seller experience for a book-selling marketplace app for university students.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Sketch
2014 - PRESENT

Product, UXUI Design Consultant

  • Developed product strategy and base MVP mobile travel application for families with special needs.
  • Designed the app's core experience, features, and product road map.
  • Designed UI guidelines and a set of screens for development.
  • Designed complete identity and branding for AbeonTravel's business and services.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch
2015 - 2016

UX Designer

  • Designed market and financial tools for Bloomberg Professional Mobile Suite.
  • Worked closely with the Bloomberg design team to develop new features and tools for their industry-standard mobile applications.
  • Led the effort of a team-wide modular design practice framework including developing and launching the first UXUI pattern library for Bloomberg's professional mobile platform.
  • Designed a new core functionality feature for upcoming Samsung TouchWiz Android operating system update.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch
2014 - 2015

UXUI Consultant

  • Consulted on site first-time-visitor experience to improve sign-up rates and retention and reduce "bounce" points.
  • Identified problems in the existing experience and offered recommendations to introduce a two-tier subscriber/membership system.
  • Designed a new first-time-visitor experience from the ground up that engaged fresh visitors and encouraged signup.
  • Designed and prototyped an improved interface and animated interface transitions.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
2013 - 2014

UX Lead

  • Developed product framework, feature set, and UX/UI for web-based 3D room configuration tool for an interior finishings/molding company.
  • Designed a playful, interactive company history timeline for the company's rebrand launch.
  • Designed the interface for a renowned NYC arena/entertainment center mobile payment app.
Technologies:, Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, Axure
2013 - 2014

Lead Product, UXUI Design

Legacy Connect
  • Developed an MVP and product feature set for a social philanthropy platform.
  • Designed a social platform with game-like elements for millennials to engage in philanthropy in new ways.
  • Designed UX and UI for an entire responsive web platform as well as product framework for future mobile applications.
  • Designed graphics for continued social media campaigns.
Technologies: Axure, OmniGraffle, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite
2011 - 2013

UXUI, Interaction Lead

Curious Brain
  • Designed digital products and experiences within the agency for various companies and entrepreneurs.
  • Designed product and experience for a class-scheduling, note-taking tablet application for high school and university students.
  • Designed UX and UI for a calendar and notes mobile application for Exaclair.
  • Designed a multi-platform (including Android and Google TV) experience for a movie and TV streaming platform.
Technologies: Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle


2010 - 2012

Master of Fine Arts Degree in Design and Technology

Parsons - The New School for Design - New York