Pascal Potvin

Pascal Potvin

Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Pascal Potvin

Pascal Potvin

Designer
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Member since October 20, 2016
With 12 years of experience in UI/UX and art/creative direction, Pascal has practiced, led, and built design teams in diverse environments—leaving him with a versatile skill set, strong work ethics, and a wide breadth of knowledge. He balances well between honoring users, achieving business objectives, and delivering immersive experiences. He's crafted experiences for Sony, Turner, TCM, TNT-TBS, Fox, NBA, NFL, Nickelodeon, Disney, and more.
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Portfolio
  • KaboOm
  • FilmStruck
  • Nickelodeon
  • You.i TV
  • Hippo | Baby Tracker App
  • Pace
Employment
  • UX/UI Designer for Entertainment Portal
    Mondia Media Group GmbH (via Toptal)
    2017 - 2017
    • Designed a portal for desktop including mobile and tablet.
    • Developed new user flows.
    • Developed platform wireframes.
    • Worked on the art direction and extensive work to renovate the portal section (desktop, mobile, and tablet).
    • Worked on the new structure for the portal focusing on customer engagement, purchases, and cross promotion.
    Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, iOS, Android, Mobile, Tablet, Desktop, Wireframing
  • Design Director
    You.i TV
    2016 - 2017
    • Designed immersive branded apps for customers such as NBA, Fox, Turner, Cartoon Network, CFL, FilmStruck, Sony Crackle on Mobile (iOS and Android), Tablet (iOS and Android) and television (Samsung, Xbox, PlayStation, Amazon Fire, Roku, and Apple TV).
    • Led and inspired our design team—ensuring a visionary team with an unwavering dedication and world-class approach to achieving creative excellence.
    • Empowered the UI/UX designs by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and the product.
    • Was involved, from the company's early stages, in developing our services practice and growing our UX team.
    • Reported directly to directors, VPs, CEOs, customers, and partners.
    Technologies: InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Xbox, iOS, Android, PlayStation, Sony, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon
Other Experience
  • TV UI Design: Working with White Space (Publication)
    White space is a frequently overlooked and underutilized element in many TV interface designs that are often crowded and busy. Thoughtful use of white space in TV UI design improves comprehension and focus, and it enhances the user’s experience.
  • Rethinking User Interface Design for the TV Platform (Publication)
    Designing for television has become part of the continuum of devices that require a rethink of how we approach user interfaces and user experiences.
Education
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing
    Université du Québec en Outaouais - Gatineau, Québec, Canada
    2017 - 2017
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Marketing
    Université du Québec en Outaouais - Gatineau, Québec, Canada
    2013 - 2017
  • Completed credits in Graphic Arts
    Compétence Outaouais - Gatineau, Québec
    1999 - 2001
  • Completed credits in Arts
    Ottawa School of Arts - Ottawa, Canada
    1999 - 2000
Experience
  • User Interface (UI)12 years
  • Web Design12 years
  • Art Direction12 years
  • User Experience (UX)12 years
  • Creative Direction10 years
  • Product Design10 years
  • Adobe Creative Suite10 years
  • Sketch2 years
Tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
Ottawa, ON, Canada
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