Jon Vieira, Designer in London, United Kingdom
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Jon Vieira

Verified Expert  in Design


London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
October 28, 2015

Jon Vieira works across product design disciplines (Interaction, UI, UX, motion) leading the design of digital products and crafting amazing user experiences. He is UX Master Certified (UXMC) by the Nielsen Norman Group and has 10+ years of experience with companies in the UK, Brazil, and the US. He handles design, animation, prototyping, and coding interactions, and always seeking to create something people love.


Work Experience

Product Designer

2020 - 2021
  • Contributed to the development of virtual reality tools to power the future of work at Facebook Reality Labs, which builds tools that help people feel connected.
  • Built interactive augmented reality tools and experiences with the Spark AR team.
  • Worked and shipped zero to one experiences with both the VR and the AR teams across different pillars and several products.
Technologies: Figma, UI Design, UX Design, Product Design

Lead Product Designer (Contract)

2019 - 2020
  • Led the design of QB's data analytics protocol educational platforms for McKinsey and the public.
Technologies: Motion Design, Interaction Design (IxD), User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Product Design

Lead Product Designer (Contract)

2019 - 2019
Pivotal Labs
  • Led the end-to-end product design process for a project in the oil and gas industry.
  • Implemented Lean UX processes for the end client and enabled internal designers around UX practices (UX workshops, design thinking, interaction design, and more).
Technologies: Product Design, Mentorship, Interaction Design (IxD)

Senior Product Designer

2019 - 2019
  • Worked on the design of a service proposition and interface concept for an international financial institution. over a two-week sprint.
Technologies: Interaction Design (IxD), UX Design

Design Lead (Contract)

2018 - 2019
  • Led the design of international sports fan engagement platforms that use OTT VOD technology and data visualization.
  • Implemented a product design process, running UX workshops and creating the company design system.
  • Led and scaled a team from one to six designers.
Technologies: Motion Design, Prototyping, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX)

Senior Product Designer (Contract)

2018 - 2018
AlixPartners (via Reason)
  • Worked from the conception to delivery of several features of AlixPartners' Turnaround & Restructuring Services fintech platform.
  • Managed stakeholders, discovery, and co-creation workshops.
  • Delivered the final design of the user interface.
Technologies: Motion Design, Prototyping, UI Design, UX Design

Senior Product Designer

2017 - 2018
  • Worked from the conception to delivery of projects for multiple clients on product design and motion.
  • Conducted usability audits and delivering user interfaces while managing and mentoring other UI designers.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Product Design

Lead Designer

2016 - 2017
Faculty (Formerly ASI Data Science)
  • Led all design aspects of the products developed by faculty; specifically, their machine learning platform (formerly SherlockML), a cutting-edge data science platform that provides tools for data scientists to easily complete complex analyses and build sophisticated data models.
  • Redesigned the brand's visual identity, digital material, and marketing material.
  • Designed the ASI Open Data website, which was featured in articles from Bloomberg, The Guardian, and Independent.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch

Co-founder and Head of Design

2016 - 2016
  • Designed a platform that allows professionals to connect with clients, set goals, and track these goals using various devices.
  • Developed the branding and visual guides for the company and the app.
  • Worked alongside the strategy team and developers to define new features.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Suite, Sketch

UI/UX Designer and Developer

2015 - 2015
  • Designed and developed a web app for Brazil Canada Connect, the first ever virtual conference between tech ecosystems from the two countries.
  • Supported software for the system, which had 35 speakers from important companies like Shopify and Microsoft.
  • Designed the UI components for VanHack's customer platform.
Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Suite

Digital Art Director

2015 - 2015
AY Digital
  • Designed the entire UX for Destination.Golf, a portal for luxury and golf travelers.
  • Designed the omni-channel app for Journelle, which allows shoppers to discover styles, schedule fitting appointments, and have an integrated in-store experience.
  • Created several client pitches, including pitches for Tom Ford, McDonald's, John Varvatos, and Omega Watches.
  • Made videos for several websites, prototypes, and presentations.
  • Directed other team members from around the globe and assured the quality of the deliverables.
Technologies: Adobe Suite

Product Designer and Web Developer

2011 - 2015
Cre8tive, Inc.
  • Designed and built a framework for rapid website deployment where clients can manage pages and content with quick actions in the browser instead of code.
  • Developed the corporate website.
  • Created the entire client portal, where users can see project status updates and request new services.
  • Developed the company's eCommerce platform using Python and Django.
  • Developed the REST API framework that is still used in most projects using Python, Django, and JavaScript.
Technologies: Adobe Suite

Creative Director, Lead Designer, and Co-founder

2006 - 2014
1Click Digital Branding
  • Directed the production of an educational game where users can buy and sell companies to learn the basics of corporate acquisitions and marketing.
  • Oversaw the production of a political game where users are faced with everyday administrative issues and need to manage them in order to win popularity.
  • Designed the whole branding and online presence for one of the biggest players in the Brazilian web hosting market.
  • Made the website for PMDB, one of the most prominent Brazilian political parties.
  • Worked in partnership with Ogilvy & Mather to produce Flash websites and applications.
Technologies: Adobe Suite
2003 - 2005

Associate's Degree in Marketing

Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá - Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil


UX Master Certificate (UXMC)

Nielsen Norman Group


Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Figma, InVision, Cinema 4D


MacOS, iOS, Adobe Suite, Mobile (Tablet)


HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, HTML, CSS


App UX, App UI, Art Direction, Web UX, Interface Design, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Web Design, Mobile Design, Visual Design, App Design, UX Research, Product Design, Digital Product Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Motion Design, Animation, Graphical User Interface (GUI), GUI Animation, UI Animation, Mobile UI, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX, UI Design, UX Design, Prototyping, UI Prototyping, UI Design Standards & Best Practices, Web UI Design, iOS UI Design, Android UI Design, iOS UX Design, UX Pattern Design, Motion Interaction, Animated Interactions, Touch Interactions, Android Design Guidelines, Branding, Front-end, Mentorship, Illustration, Icon Design

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