I'm Christopher Deane. Creative Director. Visual and Product Designer.

I'm focused on creating digital experiences that have a positive effect on people's lives.

Education @Youtube

Design System tutorial series in Sketch and Abstract

An ongoing free Youtube series that's a practical way to learn the tools and services that create and manage Design Systems.

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Articles @Medium

Design Systems, preparation: Software, services and plugins

Welcome to an ongoing series of articles and tutorials that will lead to the creation of a free, open source design system.

Native app animations in Xcode using Sketch, After Effects and Lottie from Airbnb Design

Animate vector assets from Sketch in After Effects, export them with Bodymovin for Lottie before building a working prototype in Xcode.

Selected Work

Bringing delight to bank surveys

Native Animations and Product Design for the CBA Labs App where customers earned points answering survey questions then used them to redeem items to fill their lab.

Simplifying product customisation

Created the bedBUILDER® for Snooze that allows their customers to mix and match a range of features to create their dream bed.

Breaking the mold of conservative Law sites

Brand refresh, photography direction and responsive site design for leading Australian commercial law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler.

Saying goodbye to Ecommerce templates

A refined design language where typography and inspirational imagery come together to complement the Brown Brothers wine range.

Faster payments with context

On-boarding screen animations and Product Design for the CBA's version of PayID.



3D Animation, Motion Graphics and Post Production

Selected cuts from the video projects I’ve worked on over the years.



Communicator Awards


Syd & Melb Design Awards


W3 Awards


Webby Awards


AU Web Awards


Kentico Awards


Global Awards


Effie Awards