David Nuff, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
David Nuff

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since June 27, 2017
David’s first job was as a junior designer on Montreal’s public bike system, named one of Time Magazine’s inventions of 2008. He has since led product design efforts for brands like Cisco, Nestlé, and the Royal Conservatory of Music. He also works in brand and visual identity—his work for the Museum of Jewish Montreal led to a spot as a finalist in Openbrand’s Rising Star 2015. In his spare time, David makes interactive art installations and paints murals.
David is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Designer and Principal

    2007 - PRESENT
    Nuff (self-employed)
    • Designed an MVP blockchain crowdfunding platform for emerging markets that placed second in the Blockchain for Social Impact hackathon (2017, financial inclusion category).
    • Developed the brand identity for the Museum of Jewish Montreal, providing a context and sense of identity crucial to early-stage success.
    • Created the user interface and website for Guestful, a restaurant reservation management tool that was later successfully acquired.
    • Designed digital and print materials, educational and promotional resources, and branding for Transform the Sector 2017, a conference about how we can leverage new tools, models, and methods to build a data-enabled social sector for the 21st century.
    • Collaboratively created Biometric Bias, an AI-based web installation about biased datasets.
    Technologies: Branding, Graphic Design, User Experience (UX), JavaScript, CSS, HTML, InVision, Marvel, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Visual Design, Web, Interaction Design (IxD), Video Editing, Strategy, Typography, Adobe After Effects, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, User Flows, iOS
  • Mobile UX/UI Designer

    2019 - 2021
    Nestlé (via Toptal)
    • Created a proof-of-concept smart prototype in Proto.io to validate initial research.
    • Developed product strategy, user stories, and MVP feature roadmap with the leadership team.
    • Designed the beta version of an app for testing with around 300 users.
    • Created the design language and system for handoff to Nestlé's internal team.
    • Liaised with product owners, developers, CMS vendors, game developers, strategists, advisory board members, and the leadership team to incorporate multiple perspectives into the final design.
    Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), OmniGraffle, Proto.io, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Azure DevOps, User Flows, iOS


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Modern Languages/Fine Art
    2003 - 2007
    St. Francis Xavier University - Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada


  • Certified RGD
    Association or Registered Graphic Designers (Canada)



Toronto, ON, Canada

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