Bruno Santiago, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
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Bruno Santiago

Verified Expert  in Design


Toronto, ON, Canada
Toptal Member Since
November 22, 2017

Bruno is an award-winning design-oriented product strategist, with a passion for digital transformation challenges. Over the past 20 years, he has gained experience in the following industries: Fintech, Travel, Automotive, FMCG, and Fashion.


Work Experience


2015 - PRESENT
Biz Airlines Technologies
  • Hired and assembled the team.
  • Led product design and innovation.
  • Raised $300,000 in funding.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with investors and stakeholders.
  • Led sales and marketing.
Technologies: Slack, Asana, XMind, InVision, Sketch

Executive and Digital Director

2010 - 2015
  • Founded and exited the agency.
  • Brought in over $40M in accounts.
  • Lead the creative team.
  • Merged with Fermento to create a digital culture at the live marketing agency.
  • Grew the agency to become one of the top digital shops in Brazil's midwest.
Technologies: OmniGraffle, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite

Creative Director

2010 - 2010
  • Won $20M in digital accounts in less than one year.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite

Creative Director

2007 - 2010
  • Won and managed Mars, Unilever, and Microsoft accounts.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite

Art Director

2007 - 2007
  • Pitched new accounts.
  • Brought a digital perspective to a traditional (then) agency model.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite
2000 - 2001

Bachelor's Degree in Communication, General

Universidad del Sagrado Corazón - San Juan, PR

1998 - 1999

Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations

Universidade Estadual de Londrina - Londrina, Brazil