Brian Moon, Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Brian is available for hire
Hire Brian

Brian Moon

Verified Expert  in Design


Vancouver, BC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
June 28, 2019

Brian is passionate about designing user-centric products and strives towards a balance between a good user experience and visual aesthetics. He has worked with enterprise clients including Apple, SAP, Enbridge, and Netgear as well as multiple SMBs. He has experience with various environments including iOS, Android, web, AR, and Windows.


Work Experience

Senior UX/XR Designer

2020 - PRESENT
  • Led the design on projects utilizing real-time 3D in various industry sectors including automotive, crypto currency, entertainment, retail, etc.
  • Created the organization's design team's design system and helped manage and maintain it.
  • Ran workshops and learning sessions about UX/UI and 3D.
Technologies: 3D, 3D Animation, Motion Design, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Design Systems

Freelance Product/3D Designer

2011 - PRESENT
BMOON Design
  • Led UI/UX designs for websites and mobile applications on a freelance basis for clients including Goldstream Publishing, Kuiki Studio, GoFetch, Marble Bucket, Tastory, My Moose, Turnium, WMACAPPS, MiiD, MePower, Intersect, and Spacelist.
  • Gathered business requirements and provided design solutions that would meet those requirements.
  • Interacted with clients, both local and remote. Led product direction.
Technologies: Blender, Abstracts, Principle, Flinto, InVision, Sketch, Adobe Suite, 3D Animation, Motion Design

Senior Product Designer

2019 - 2020
  • Led the design of a new hotel booking travel startup called HotelDirect.
  • Worked closely with the founding team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Determined product direction based on user and stakeholder feedback.
  • Used FullStory, Facebook & Google analytics, and Mixpanel to track success metrics.
  • Utilized 3D to create a unique brand to stand out amongst competitors.
Technologies: Notion, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Figma, Motion Design

Senior Interaction Designer

2017 - 2019
Finger Food Studios
  • Led the design of multiple IoT, enterprise, and AR projects.
  • Managed a team of designers.
  • Interacted with various clients both remote and locally.
  • Designed for various platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows, web, Hololens, and Magic Leap.
  • Worked in a fast-paced collaborative environment with development, project management, and QA.
Technologies: Abstracts, Flinto, InVision, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, 3D Animation, Motion Design

Senior UX Designer

2016 - 2017
  • Designed low-fidelity wireframes, working prototypes, motion graphics, and high-fidelity visual designs.
  • Contributed to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive team.
  • Executed in a fast-paced and highly fluid startup environment.
  • Established and updated brand visuals and guidelines.
  • Worked on multiple projects around back-end server security, travel, and gaming.
  • Collaborated with a co-founder on early-stage projects/startups.
  • Helped launch a Linux back-end security platform ($21.6 million in funding to date).
Technologies: Flinto, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch, Motion Design

UI/UX Designer

2014 - 2017
Goldstream Publishing
  • Led the UI/UX design of four mobile applications and two websites based on maps and crowdsourced data.
  • Delivered a responsive user interface that fits all devices using Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Created user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.
  • Conducted user research, field research, and testing.
  • Assisted in changing the visual looks using front-end coding.
  • Created motion graphics (animations) using After Effects.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Flinto, Abstracts, InVision, Sketch

UI/UX Designer

2015 - 2016
  • Created an interface for multiple mobile, desktop, and IoT devices.
  • Assisted in creating a new design language and applying them to all NETGEAR products to create a consistent and friendly experience.
  • Created user flows, wireframes, and mockups based on requirements and validated them through user testing.
  • Collaborated with multiple vendors in different locations.
  • Provided interactive prototypes, 3D motion graphics, and animations to demonstrate flows and interactions.
  • Conducted user testing to validate, design, and create reports based on results.
  • Worked on designs for NETGEAR Aircards, Arlo, ReadyNAS, Orbi, and more.
Technologies: ProtoPie, Adobe After Effects, Flinto, InVision, Sketch

Visual Interface Designer

2015 - 2015
  • Designed for desktop, tablet, and mobile and created UI patterns that are appropriate for each device.
  • Delivered wireframes and visual elements to the front-end developers.
  • Conducted competitor analysis on existing platforms in the market.
  • Provided quality assurance for the user interface.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

UX Designer

2014 - 2015
  • Worked closely with a senior UX designer on data visualization using SAP Lumira and other tools.
  • Assisted in planning and rolling out an internal reporting product.
  • Researched user/business requirements and provided design solutions around them.
  • Performed user interviews and analyzed interview results.
  • Worked within a team of developers in an Agile environment.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Graphic and Interaction Designer

2014 - 2014
  • Worked on the UI/UX for an ebook desktop publishing application.
  • Created new ideas, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for a product.
  • Designed the corporate website using Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Demonstrated interactions with After Effects, InVision, and Keynote.
  • Coded and modified code for the corporate website.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Layout Design Technician

2012 - 2013
Canadian Red Cross
  • Worked closely on the design side of content with the project manager and senior designer.
  • Designed various fact sheets, brochures, booklets, and promotional content.
  • Designed within a strict guideline.
  • Met tight deadlines on multiple projects; prioritizing multiple projects at once was key to the position.
  • Designed with InDesign and Photoshop as main tools to create print media.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2008 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design

Emily Carr University of Art & Design - Vancouver, BC