Mike Montgomery, Designer in Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Mike Montgomery

Verified Expert  in Design

UX Designer

Location
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Toptal Member Since
March 10, 2016

Michael is a senior product designer with 15+ years of experience. He specializes in planning, conceptualizing, and designing clean, functional interfaces and experiences. He's also passionate about building and shipping digital products. Michael enjoys working with innovative brands and helping early-stage startups plan, design, build, and ship their MVP.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Senior Product Designer

2015 - PRESENT
Freelance Work
  • Created the user experience for mobile applications.
  • Developed the creative concepts for mobile applications.
  • Built the wireframes for mobile applications.
  • Created the interactive prototypes for mobile applications.
  • Designed the interface for mobile applications.
  • Developed the interaction design for mobile applications.
Technologies: Framer X, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Digital Creative Director

2013 - 2015
Mercury Inpress
  • Gave creative direction for mobile games and mobile applications.
  • Designed the UI/UX for mobile games and applications.
  • Developed the concepts for an augmented reality product.
  • Built the interactive prototypes for mobile games and applications.
  • Helped with business development.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Co-founder | Creative Director

2012 - 2013
Riptide Games
  • Gave creative direction for mobile games and mobile applications.
  • Managed a team of designers and developers.
  • Helped with business development for mobile games and applications.
  • Developed the creative concepts for mobile games and applications.
  • Designed the UI/UX for mobile games and applications.
  • Built interactive prototypes for mobile games.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Freelance Art Director

2009 - 2012
Freelance Work
  • Gave art direction for mobile games, websites, and mobile games.
  • Designed the UI/UX for mobile games and interactive experiences.
  • Developed the wireframes for mobile games, applications, and websites.
Technologies: Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Art Director

2005 - 2009
Fuel Industries
  • Gave art direction for social games and interactive experiences.
  • Managed a team of designers.
  • Developed Flash animations for online social games.
  • Designed for online social games.
  • Built the wireframes for social games and websites.
Technologies: Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Designer

2002 - 2005
Fuel Industries
  • Designed social games, websites, and interactive experiences fortune 500 brands.
  • Created Flash animations for social games.
  • Worked alongside developers using emerging technologies.
  • Designed the wireframes for social games.
Technologies: Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
1999 - 2001

Diploma in Graphic Design

Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology - Ottawa, Ontario

Tools

InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Principle, Framer Prototyping, Flinto Prototyping, Framer X, Adobe Flash

Platforms

Android, iOS

Industry Expertise

Fitness

Other

User Interface (UI), Wireframing, iOS UI Design, Android UI Design, User Experience (UX), Freelancing, Digital Design, Web Design, Prototyping, eCommerce Web Design, Augmented Reality (AR), Product Design, eCommerce Design, eCommerce, Native Mobile Apps, Android Design Guidelines, Business Solutions, Branding, Artificial Intelligence (AI), UX Thinking, UX Design, App UX, UI Design, Design, Android Wearables, Android App Design, Wearable Technology, Smart Watches, App UI, Smart Homes, Connected Objects, iOS App Design, User Flows, Innovative UX, Internet of Things (IoT), UX Flows, Interaction Design (IxD)

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