Danielle Thompson

Danielle Thompson

Montreal, Canada
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Danielle Thompson

Danielle Thompson

Designer
Montreal, Canada
Member since November 21, 2015
Danielle is a seasoned user interface designer, product developer, and team leader. She's an expert in creating relatable brands, and building sustainable product communities. Danielle has been recognized for successful branding pitches and for her ability to emotionally engage millennial and Generation Z markets.
Danielle is now available for hire
Employment
  • Lead Product Designer (UX/UI Web)
    Clarity Recruitment
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Developed new ideas and articulated artistic rationale to support creative concepts and direction.
    • Balanced frictions and needs with our companies business goals, market viability and technical feasibility.
    • Executed all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
    • Ensured the level of excellence in all creative work produced and executed is consistent, cohesive and stays on-brand.
    • Designed a mindful job finding tool for the millennial market.
    Technologies: Sketch, Zeplin
  • Product Designer iOS/Android App
    Kontouré (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Engaged with multiple stakeholders, including product managers, engineers, and other designers to bring concepts to reality at every stage of development.
    • Produced visual designs and support implementation for Android and iOS.
    • Architected and produced high-fidelity and engaging customer journeys.
    • Created conceptual storyboards, wireframes, designs, and functional prototypes to drive product direction, define the user interaction model and work flows for key tasks.
    • Presented effectively designs, communicated rationale, trade-offs, and was receptive to feedback.
    Technologies: Sketch, Zeplin, Proto.io
Other Experience
  • Emotional Sustainability in Brand and Product Design (Publication)
    With the increase in technology startups, competition is high for consumer attention. Consumers are looking for more than just a highly functional product or outstanding service. They are seeking an experience. In this article, Toptal Freelance Designer Danielle Thompson introduces the emotional levels of brand design to show us what it takes to design a brand that users will cherish in the long run. No longer can companies rely on infomercial style pitches to promote their brand or product.
  • Danielle is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Danielle shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design
    Concordia University - Montreal, Canada
    2012 - 2015
  • Certificate in Photography & Acting
    Barnard College - New York City, New York (USA)
    2011 - 2011
Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop10 years
  • Photography6 years
  • Web Design5 years
  • Branding5 years
  • User Interface (UI)5 years
Tools
  • Adobe Photoshop
Montreal, Canada
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