Claude Grenier, Designer in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Claude Grenier

Verified Expert  in Design


Montreal, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
November 29, 2016

Claude, a senior UX and product designer, is driven by her passion for crafting user-friendly digital products. With a focus on putting the end user first, she prioritizes ease of use and usability to maximize satisfaction. Her expertise in human-computer interaction enables her to develop innovative product designs that seamlessly align with user needs and business objectives. Claude's dedication to creating exceptional user experiences makes her an invaluable asset to any project.


Work Experience

Senior UX and Product Designer

2017 - PRESENT
Claude Grenier | Independent Work
  • Acted as an experienced UX consultant with a global footprint specializing in end-to-end UX design, from discovery to validation.
  • Accomplished projects that spanned diverse domains like mobile apps, SaaS, CRM, eCommerce, and websites.
  • Worked with esteemed clients: PetalMD, Cirque du Soleil, VIA Rail Canada, Toronto Star, R&R Solutions US, Solocal Group France, Desjardins, Logient, the Business Development Bank of Canada, belairdirect, LCI Education, Toptal clients, and others.
Technologies: Figma, Dashboard Design, UX Design, Discovery Workshops, Agile UX, B2B, Enterprise SaaS, Web App Design, User Research, User Flows, UX Testing, Leadership, Web App UX, Software as a Service (SaaS), CRM Design, Web UX, Accessibility, B2C, Best Practices in Design, Mobile UX Design, eCommerce UX, Hospitals, UX Audits, Web UX Design, Mobile Design, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Responsive Web Apps

Lead UI/UX Designer

2023 - 2023
National Center for Atmospheric Research - General
  • Kickstarted a collaborative design workshop to elicit clients' business requirements and comprehend user needs effectively.
  • Crafted innovative approaches, user personas, user flows, wireframes, and backlog estimation for design-focused user stories.
  • Created comprehensive designs with Figma, collaborating closely with stakeholders and developers.
Technologies: Dashboard Design, Wireframing, Prototyping, UI Design, UX Design, Design Leadership, Dashboards, User Flows, Rapid Prototyping, Leadership, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Software as a Service (SaaS), Web UX, Mobile UX Design, Data Virtualization, Mobile Design, B2B, UIKit, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Complex Web Systems, Responsive Web Apps

UI/UX Designer

2022 - 2022
  • Interviewed users to validate product needs and improve the user experience.
  • Enabled administrators to create and manage their activities and rental for their customers by designing a ticketing platform.
  • Designed a high-fidelity mockup in Figma for a developer.
Technologies: UX Design, UI Design, Style Guides, Design Systems, Visual Design, Product Design, Dashboards, SaaS Design, Best Practices in Design, UX Research, Web UX, Mobile Design

Analytics and UI/UX Dashboard Designer

2022 - 2022
Introvoke, Inc.
  • Planned research and user interview to understand the client's needs when using the company dashboard.
  • Designed an event and company dashboard to review pre-event, live, and post-event data.
  • Designed a video editor platform to allow users to edit their event, record quickly, and publish it on social media.
Technologies: Dashboards, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Product Conceptualization, Data Visualization, Product Design, Visual Design, Design, Consumer Products, B2B, UX Design, UX Research, Miro, Responsive Web Apps

Product Designer

2022 - 2022
  • Redesigned a newly acquired POS system that restaurant staff can leverage to manage their in-store orders.
  • Designed a great in-store group ordering experience for customers.
  • Worked with project managers to define problem space and gather requirements.
Technologies: Figma, Dashboard Design, UX Design, Product Design, Mobile UI

UX Analyst Consultant

2020 - 2021
VIA Rail
  • Designed the VIA Rail's reservation tool for their client and agent.
  • Created a detailed wireframe and prototype in an agile mode.
  • Collaborated with a large team of business analysts and designed and created a detailed user flow.
Technologies: Booking, User Flows, Axure RP Pro, Agile UX, Dashboard Design, UX Design

UX Designer

2015 - 2017
  • Defined and implemented feedback for information architecture, user flows, and interactions.
  • Contributed and generated ideas to create highly usable and useful interfaces.
  • Collaborated, brainstormed, and communicated design strategy and fundamentals to business stakeholders.
Technologies: Mobile App UI, Web Applications, InVision, Axure, SaaS

UX Designer

2014 - 2015
Global Eagle Entertainment
  • Communicated business needs and specific requirements for internal and external clients to ensure the smooth development, integration, and delivery of interactive platforms and web applications.
  • Created an elegant user experience and interface for intuitive browsing and strong visuals.
  • Collaborated and consulted with the development team to maintain a seamless user experience.
Technologies: InVision, Axure RP Pro, Accessibility

UI/UX Designer

2012 - 2014
  • Researched and analyzed user needs, preferences, and objectives to identify functional specifications and requirements.
  • Designed for smartphone, tablet, and web platforms.
  • Created intuitive user experiences and strategic designs based on business needs.
Technologies: Axure, Dashboard Design, Accessibility

Web Designer

2012 - 2012
Yellow Pages Digital & Media Solutions
  • Created mockups based on customer needs and integrated designs with CMS.
  • Implemented CMS software improvements for increased user productivity and simplicity.
  • Designed the UI and UX for a mobile site for YP Customers.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, B2C
2016 - 2017

Specialized Graduate Diplomas in Human-computer Interaction and Ergonomics

Polytechnique Montréal - Montreal, Québec, Canada

2006 - 2007

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine and Studio Arts

University of Hertfordshire - Hatfield, England

2004 - 2006

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting and Drawing

Concordia University - Montreal, Québec, Canada