Bruno Silva, Designer in Portlaoise, Ireland

Bruno Silva


Portlaoise, Ireland
Toptal Member Since
November 22, 2018

Bruno is a senior product designer passionate about creating intuitive, simple, and beautiful designs that delight users. Since 2007, he has worked on a diverse range of projects and teams of all sizes. Bruno brings a strategic approach to every stage of the design project lifecycle, including discovery research, brand identity, prototyping, user testing, user interface design, and user experience.

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Work Experience

2019 - PRESENT

Senior Mobile Product Designer

  • Led stakeholders in ideation workshops applying the design thinking and design sprint frameworks.
  • Designed the new mobile application that helped the company increase engagement on the mobile experience.
  • Implemented a new UX strategy and designed the process to improve the process of the mobile team to ensure we test, learn, and iterate by using data to drive our product decisions.
  • Designed the new employee pulse survey product—Moodtracker—to help companies send single surveys or recurring questionnaires that would automatically generate a continuous sense of how their employees feel.
  • Collaborated with other designers to make sure we spread design knowledge across the company.
Technologies: Optimal Workshop, SurveyMonkey,, InVision, Principle, Framer X, Abstracts, Adobe Suite, Sketch
2016 - 2017

Product Designer

Travelport Digital
  • Led customer and internal ideation workshops applying the design thinking framework.
  • Researched and analyzed the competitive landscape within our market.
  • Generated wireframes, interactive prototypes (InVision/Framer), high-fidelity prototype, and visual UI design mockups (Sketch).
  • Created a sustainable process to help the clients in usability studies and testing.
  • Worked collaboratively with product owners and product managers gathering clear business requirements and come up with the best solution.
  • Led the web design language for the main product of the company and other customers such as Singapore Airlines, and Etihad Airline using Atomic Design.
  • Implemented a daily check-in to make sure all of the expectations were met.
Technologies: Optimal Workshop, SurveyMonkey,, InVision, Principle, Framer X, Abstracts, Adobe Suite, Sketch
2015 - 2016

Senior Product Designer

  • Developed and designed the new website for VanHack,.
  • Designed an app (Android and iOS) to help developers to find a job, moreover, a platform with video learnings to assist in preparation to get a job abroad and relocate to a new country.
  • Created VanHack's logotype.
  • Designed the UI components for VanHack's customer platform.
  • Created the visual design of a web eLearning platform for developers and designers.
  • Implemented user research: needs and requirements, user behavior, competitive analysis, and benchmarking.
  • Created the icons, identity design, user interface design, and mockups.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Suite, InVision
2014 - 2016

Senior Art Director | Senior Product Designer

LTM Group
  • Led the UI/UX and web design projects for many customers.
  • Developed icons, identity designs, user interface designs, and mockups for Portobello’s customers.
  • Created and implemented a pattern library and style guide.
  • Generated a completely responsive design.
  • Developed branding materials and advertising campaigns.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2012 - 2014

Product Designer | Art Director

RAPP Worldwide
  • Led the design team that relaunched the loyalty program for Shell Brother Trucker Club (Clube Irmão Caminhoneiro).
  • Designed for clients such as Shell Brother Trucker Club and Redecard.
  • Contributed designs, 2D animations, and motion prototype designs.
  • Managed entire projects from start to finish.
  • Designed a web platform for a notable Brazilian fashion brand.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
2007 - 2012

Lead Designer

Hype Premedia & Convergência
  • Led and managed the design team by establishing design processes internally in Hype Premedia and externally in a client such as Fnac Store to help to optimize the production of Fnac's catalogs.
  • Designed interaction and visual designs for our client based on insights from user research, ideation, and prototyping techniques.
  • Developed a brand identity and contributed to strategy development.
  • Conducted usability research and analyzed the insights to generate the best user experience.
  • Developed the front end using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to help the developers' team in the process.
Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop


2015 - 2016

Coursework Toward a Degree in Full-stack Web Development

Free Code Camp - Online

2010 - 2011

Coursework Toward a Degree in iOS Development

The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI) - São Paulo, Brazil

2001 - 2005

Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising

University of Unibero - São Paulo, Brazil



Design Kit: The Course for Human-centered Design



Management Skills for a Technical Professional

Beckinridge Training & Development