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Danielle Thompson

Danielle Thompson

Designer
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Member since November 21, 2015
Danielle is a seasoned UX/UI product designer, specializing in the fintech market. Collectively she has helped companies raise over 15 million in seed and VC Funding. She has worked with industry leaders like Royal Bank of Canada, Nucleus Intercom, and Chegg. Danielle's designs are driven by data and often powered by React.js. She believes in staying lean and testing often. She works well in small teams with first-time founders.
Danielle is now available for hire
Employment
  • Lead Product Designer (UX/UI Web)
    2016 - 2016
    Clarity Recruitment
    • 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 the 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
    2016 - 2016
    Kontouré (via Toptal)
    • 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 Branding for Sustainable Product Design (Publication)
    Great emotional design creates a bond between the consumer and the brand—creating an emotional connection to your target market translates into conversions and sales as well as online and offline interactions.
  • 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 degree in Design
    2012 - 2015
    Concordia University - Montreal, Canada
  • Certificate in Photography and Acting
    2011 - 2011
    Barnard College - New York City, NY, USA
Experience
  • Web Design6 years
  • User Interface (UI)6 years
  • Lean UX4 years
  • Mobile App Design3 years
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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