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

I specialise in transforming companies and creating experiences that have a meaningful impact 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 he Brown Brothers wine range.

Faster payments with context

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

Showreel

Showreel

3D Animation, Motion Graphics and Post Production

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

Awards

26

Communicator Awards

10

Syd & Melb Design Awards

5

W3 Awards

3

AU Web Awards

3

Kentico Awards

2

Webby Awards

2

Global Awards

1

Effie Awards