“It is not enough that we build products that function, that are understandable and usable, we also need to build products that bring joy and excitement, pleasure and fun, and, yes, beauty to people’s lives.” – Don Norman 

 

Hey! I’m Hung Nguyen, a down to earth sneaker loving UI / UX / Product Designer currently based out of Toronto, Canada. I’ve been designing customer centric experiences for over a decade and love what I do.

For more information about my professional journey, please have a look at my experience below. If you’re looking to chat, you can contact me at creativebinge@gmail.com or reach out to me through social media.


Experience

Scotiabank Digital Factory - Design Lead (Web Products and ABM)
March 2018 - Present

The role of the Design Lead at the DF is both strategic and tactical. I lead a team of UX Designers who are responsible for a wide range of web experiences. I am also still a practitioner whose primary focus is redesigning the web platform for the bank.

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Scotiabank Digital Factory - Product Designer
April 2017 - March 2018

ABM
As the lead Designer on the project, I was tasked with redesigning the Automated Bank Machine (ABM) experience. This was accomplished through analyzing current designs, developing a wide variety of wireframes and prototypes, to working closely with the accessibility team to ensure the experience was usable by all.

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Scribblelive - Senior UX/UI Designer
June 2016 - April 2017

Plan/Scompler
As the lead designer, my objective is to take the current content marketing platform and create an experience that is seamless, scalable and data driven.

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Mozilla - Senior UX Visual Designer
February 2014 - June 2016

Firefox OS
In charge of driving the UX for the music application along with various other aspects, my responsibilities included: laying out user flows, wireframing, art direction, redline specifications and resolving UX bugs with the engineering teams.

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Jamdeo - Senior Visual Designer
August 2013 - February 2014

Spring Mobile App
Tasked with the challenge of creating a compelling second screen experience, I worked closely with product owners to strengthen the idea through research and conceptualization. It then led to a collaborative effort to established user flows, wireframes and visuals to bring the product to life.

Hisense VIDAA TV Music Experience
As the visual lead on the project, I collaborated with the product owners to create a music experience that was optimized for the television. Responsibilities included: helping the interaction team create user flows, developing a visual language through pixel perfect comps and creating robust specifications for the engineering team.

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Blackberry - Visual Designer
September 2007 - August 2013

Summary
In order to effectively support the various releases of the BlackBerry operating system, I created visual concepts, specifications and worked with engineers to address visual design bugs. I also collaborated with the research/interaction teams on exciting conceptual ideas and supported marketing teams with collateral material.

Releases
BlackBerry 10, Playbook 2.0, BlackBerry OS (4-7)

Competencies 
  • Design Thinking
  • User Research
  • Storytelling
  • User Flows & Wire Framing
  • Prototyping
  • Information Architecture
  • Art Direction
  • Visual Design
  • Specifications
Tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
  • Invision
Education
  • Seneca of Applied Arts and Technology - Digital Media Arts (2004 - 2006)
  • Bitmaker - Front End Development Course (2015)
Mentoring
  • George Brown College  - Volunteer Mentorship Program (2014 - 2016)