Christopher Deane

Designer. Design System Lead. Content Creator.

About

20 years experience helping organisations, agencies, and clients create meaningful, customer-driven products and experiences.

Currently Principal Designer at Symplicit.

Clients

Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank, Rest Super, Unilever, Snooze, Metricon, Brown Brothers, Deloitte, Nurofen, Clipsal, Sonder, Telstra, Australian Unity, Standard Chartered Bank, Little Birdie, Forge Global and Quantium.

Dezin Design System

A Sketch, Figma and Webflow Design System that focusses on the fundamentals and components you need to design and develop in a more efficient, consistent way.

Education

Youtube

The channel focusses on scaling design through design systems and motion graphics for use in interaction design and video projects.

Medium

Writing for publications on Design Systems, design and native animations.

Selected Work

Mobile banking with personality

Design system, Lottie animations and product design for Macquarie Banks personal banking app.

Smart banking features

Smart search, travel notices and a pin-able menu for Macquarie Bank.

Bringing delight to bank surveys

Animation and product design for Commonwealth Banks Labs App that Incentivised surveys and customer feedback through gamification.

Simplifying product customisation

Created the bedBUILDER for Snooze that allowed customers to build their dream bed with a mix and match range of features.

Breaking the mold of conservative law

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

Faster payments with context

PayID, animations and product design for Commonwealth Banks app.

Visual story telling with 3D

3D On-boarding animations done in Cinema 4D and product design for the REST Super App.

E-commerce, without templated limitations

Visual filtering and a brand uplift come together to help customers discover the Brown Brothers range.

Showreel

3D Animation, Motion Graphics and Post Production. Selected cuts from the video projects I’ve worked on over the years.

Awards

Communicator

30

DRIVENxDESIGN

10

W3

05

Webby

03

AU Web

03

Kentico

03

Global

02

Effie

01