Kris Burger, Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Kris Burger

Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Member since November 29, 2018
Kris is a human-centered designer focused on the intersection of brands, products, and services. With several years of UI/UX, product design, and branding experience, he continues to incorporate his knowledge, experience, and understanding of design, communication, and user experience into each project. Clients range from early-stage startups—such as Dialpad and UberConference—to enterprise companies and government organizations.
Kris is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Founder, Lead Designer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Abralab
    • Supporting clients with strategy, design, and content – continued to design and develop products, websites, prototypes, and assets for startups, consultants, and government-related organizations.
    • Worked for various clients, across North America and EU – including Clorox (Burt's Bee's, CloroxPro, etc.), Dialpad, UberConference, Talis Biomedical, RKS Design, Circles (by Sodexo), Context Research, Rand Group, insight software, TELUS, and more.
    • Worked on strategy – conducted internal and external research, organized projects and requirements, set timelines, and led discussions around process, exploration, and conclusion.
    • Did digital product design – including native iOS and Android apps for each respective app store, following app guidelines and design systems.
    • Worked on responsive web design – including design for desktop and mobile, exporting of assets, prototyping interactions and details, providing detailed specs and style guides (including HTML and CSS), and communicating with development to ensure success.
    Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Zeplin, Sketch, Figma, Client Management, Client Relations, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), UI Design, UX Design, AI Design, HTML, CSS, SaaS Design, iOS UI Design, iOS App Design, iOS UX Design, Design Systems, Android App Design, Android UI Design, Android Material Design, Responsive Web Apps, Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Design Lead

    2017 - 2018
    Finhaven Technology
    • Helped develop the design team, brand, website, and product leading to Finhaven's $6.6 million series A round.
    • Conducted internal and external research – user interviews, competitive research and designed, prototyped, tested, and iterated with stakeholders.
    • Worked through complex KYC and onboarding flows, asset management, and asset transfer (of both crypto and fiat), developing an understanding of local and international regulatory requirements.
    • Worked through user management (roles, perms, and custom), security (such as 2FA), and other issues specific to cryptocurrency products and regulatory requirements.
    • Worked between marketing, product, and engineering to the spec design and Finhaven's MVP with users.
    Technologies: Squarespace, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Craft, InVision, Sketch, Figma, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), UI Design, UX Design

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design
    2011 - 2011
    Carleton University - Ottawa, Canada

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