David Chan

Product designer and developer in Toronto

Toronto-based full-stack designer with a strong technical background and more than a decade of experience across SaaS, financial and e-commerce.

I follow Dieter Rams' "Less, but better" philosophy and believe good design goes beyond aesthetics and should create better experiences.

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Experience

VTS

October 2023 - Present

VTS is a real estate technology company and I am currently a Staff Product Designer for their core product — VTS Lease.

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

October 2022 - October 2023

Design Architect for the Consumer Banking Journey.

Mentored designers on design processes, systems thinking and Figma skills as well as lead, managed and expanded the design system for Consumer Banking.

Affinity.co

December 2020 - October 2022

Affinity is a relationship intelligence platform and I was Design Lead on the Integrations, APIs and Platform Team.

Designed the Affinity Gmail extension, overhauled the data importer and created the integration flow between Affinity and Salesforce.

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

March 2017 - October 2019

Product Designer for enterprise and consumer banking products.

Integrated entitlements and permissioning into commercial banking and designed the Profile and Account Settings for online banking.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

March 2015 - February 2017

Design Lead for the Digital Optimization team.

Increased conversions and reduced bounce rates on CIBC's marketing website through analytics and A/B tests, lead the development team to meet accessibility requirements for the CIBC.com redesign.

Sony Canada

March 2013 - October 2014

Designer and Developer for Sony Canada's e-commerce site.

Simplified the decision-making process for online buying experience and created A/B tests to measure the effectiveness of promotions and design decisions.


Side Projects

Figma Helpers

Figma / FigJam Plugin

A set of automated actions that helps speed up tedious tasks and manage your Figma workflow. Launched in 2023, it is currently being used by 600+ designers.

Try Figma Helpers

Questrade Tracker

Finance Management Tool

A work-in-progress finance tool that helps track your Questrade portfolio.

Try Questrade Tracker

Storybook Playground

Design System Components

An ongoing collection of interactive React components I've designed and built.

Visit Storybook

SC2 Revealed

Website

Identifies professional StarCraft 2 players. Launched in 2020, the site peaked at 20,000+ visits monthly.

Visit SC2 Revealed