Brendan McKay

Brendan McKay

Product Designer in Vancouver BC, Canada

About

I weave business value with compelling visual storytelling toward impactful design that solves problems for people.

I am currently looking for work - let's get in touch!

brendanmckaydesign@gmail.com

Projects

2023

A curated & educational library of resources for design professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge of the visual design industry.

2021

In a design internship with Moment Energy, I was responsible for a brand refresh and website launch as the sole designer for the clean tech start-up.

2021

Designed accessories that conveyed product education and increased Arc’teryx brand loyalty, based on user research and ethnography

2020

A smart phone application that leverages the Bosch eBike Systems technology to help eBike couriers win time.

Work Experience

2022 — Now

'In Search Of' is a digital design directory of excellent resources for design professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge of the visual design industry.

2022 — Now
Product Designer at Freelance
Virtual

As a freelance product & brand designer I begin with business strategy and user research to identify the best methods to support people in unique scenarios. I create wireframes, prototypes, and moodboards to articulate how brand strategy can be leveraged visually.

2021 — 2021
Burnaby BC

Responsible for a brand refresh and website launch as the sole designer at a clean tech start-up. Developed design standards to ensure the new brand could be consistently applied in any outward expression. Facilitated design sprint activities with company founders on brand strategy to create language that communicates their mission, vision, and positioning.

Education

2016 — Now
Bachelor of Design at Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC