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

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since February 20, 2018
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

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • 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, UX, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, InVision, Marvel, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Visual Design, Web, Interaction Design (IxD), Video Editing, Strategy, Typography, Adobe After Effects
  • Product Designer for Health App MVP and Prototype

    2019 - 2019
    Autoimmune Connection (via Toptal)
    • Designed a proof-of-concept prototype for a social network and symptom tracking app focussed on autoimmune diseases.
    • Created product strategy roadmap, MVP criteria, and future features list.
    • Designed a landing page to inform prospective users of the app, drive interest and build an email list for future launch.
    • Extended the existing brand guidelines for print to apply to web and mobile, while building new brand assets.
    • Validated feature viability/desirability using formal and informal research methods.
    Technologies: UX Design, Health, Writing & Editing, Product Design, UI Design, UX, Weebly, Typeform.io, Adobe Premiere Pro, Maze, Sketch, Visual Design, Prototyping, Web, Interaction Design (IxD), Video Editing, Strategy

Education

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

Certifications

  • Certified RGD
    SEPTEMBER 2017 - PRESENT
    Association or Registered Graphic Designers (Canada)

Experience

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

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