Daniel
de Paola
London, ON
Canada

With two decades of experience in digital design, I've collaborated with industry leaders like Xello, RBC, Rocket Homes, Payfare, and Toptal, shaping innovative products that captivate audiences and drive results, blending aesthetics with functionality and prioritizing user experience at every turn.

With two decades of experience in digital design, I've collaborated with industry leaders like Xello, RBC, Rocket Homes, Payfare, and Toptal, shaping innovative products that captivate audiences and drive results, blending aesthetics with functionality and prioritizing user experience at every turn.

With two decades of experience in digital design, I've collaborated with industry leaders like Xello, RBC, Rocket Homes, Payfare, and Toptal, shaping innovative products that captivate audiences and drive results, blending aesthetics with functionality and prioritizing user experience at every turn.

WatchBoss

Aug. 2023 - Toptal

Collaborated closely with the CEO to discern clients' discerning preferences and meticulously crafted a sophisticated, user-friendly interface for an upscale timepiece marketplace.

Additionally, spearheaded the development of an immersive user interface for a responsive fundraising web application and a television app designed to seamlessly track donation metrics.

Operating as a versatile white-label solution, this project demanded a commitment to accommodating a diverse range of styles and brand identities.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

Claude Legal

Jul. 2023 - Toptal

Empowering ambitious legal professionals on their journey towards an exceptional career trajectory, Claude stands as a beacon of opportunity for those striving to ascend to the coveted role of successful partners within esteemed high-profile law firms.


Unlock a realm of possibilities with Claude: a bespoke platform meticulously crafted for lawyers who harbor a resolute commitment to career advancement. Seamlessly intertwining the wisdom of experienced mentors with the precision of AI integration, Claude offers an unparalleled avenue for individuals to sculpt their professional odyssey. Delve into a realm where tailored insights not only illuminate the perfect career path based on your unique profile but also provide an invaluable mentorship that transcends the confines of tradition.


Incorporating cutting-edge AI capabilities, Claude emerges as the quintessential compass to navigate the labyrinth of career management. Your compass, your guide, your definitive source of truth—Claude heralds a new era of legal career excellence.


Role:

Product Designer

Tool:

Figma

Empowering ambitious legal professionals on their journey towards an exceptional career trajectory, Claude stands as a beacon of opportunity for those striving to ascend to the coveted role of successful partners within esteemed high-profile law firms.


Unlock a realm of possibilities with Claude: a bespoke platform meticulously crafted for lawyers who harbor a resolute commitment to career advancement. Seamlessly intertwining the wisdom of experienced mentors with the precision of AI integration, Claude offers an unparalleled avenue for individuals to sculpt their professional odyssey. Delve into a realm where tailored insights not only illuminate the perfect career path based on your unique profile but also provide an invaluable mentorship that transcends the confines of tradition.


Incorporating cutting-edge AI capabilities, Claude emerges as the quintessential compass to navigate the labyrinth of career management. Your compass, your guide, your definitive source of truth—Claude heralds a new era of legal career excellence.


Role:

Product Designer

Tool:

Figma

Qdeck

Nov. 2023 - Toptal

A fintech for large investments had the necessity to revamp its interface, and hire me to design everything from Design System to QAdvisor AI assistant.


Collaborated closely with Qdeck's product managers to elevate the user experience, undertaking a comprehensive exploration of table and data design. This initiative was driven by the substantial volume of content within their investment panels.

Championed Qdeck's inaugural Design System, forging a collaborative dance with engineers to ensure a symphony of scalable, user-centric components. Together, we orchestrated a design language that sings.

Fused cutting-edge AI components to breathe life into Qdeck QAdvisor, an intelligent companion tailored exclusively for Qdeck's clients. Crafting a seamless blend of innovation and intuition, we ushered in a new era of personalized assistance.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

A fintech for large investments had the necessity to revamp its interface, and hire me to design everything from Design System to QAdvisor AI assistant.


Collaborated closely with Qdeck's product managers to elevate the user experience, undertaking a comprehensive exploration of table and data design. This initiative was driven by the substantial volume of content within their investment panels.

Championed Qdeck's inaugural Design System, forging a collaborative dance with engineers to ensure a symphony of scalable, user-centric components. Together, we orchestrated a design language that sings.

Fused cutting-edge AI components to breathe life into Qdeck QAdvisor, an intelligent companion tailored exclusively for Qdeck's clients. Crafting a seamless blend of innovation and intuition, we ushered in a new era of personalized assistance.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

Mastering Diabetes

May 2022 - Toptal

Collaborating intimately with the visionary CEO and insightful CMO, I embarked on a transformative journey to bring their esteemed company's digital presence to the mobile realm. This endeavor was grounded in the seamless translation of their existing web interface into an engaging and dynamic mobile app.


However, the canvas of innovation stretched beyond mere replication. Imbued with a commitment to holistic wellness, I artfully integrated fitness functionalities that encompassed weight management, meticulous tracking of water consumption, and the pivotal measure of blood glucose levels. These additions illuminated the path to a comprehensive wellness experience, fostering a profound connection between the app and its users' physical well-being.


In addition to these vital features, I interwove a tapestry of educational content—a repository of knowledge tailored to empower users on their wellness journey. This repository serves as a beacon of enlightenment, elevating the app beyond a transactional tool into a source of transformative understanding.


The culmination of these endeavors resulted in a mobile app that marries the familiar with the novel, the practical with the aspirational. Seamlessly transposing the company's essence onto the mobile canvas, this app stands as a testament to synergy—a confluence of innovation, vision, and unwavering dedication to user well-being.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

Collaborating intimately with the visionary CEO and insightful CMO, I embarked on a transformative journey to bring their esteemed company's digital presence to the mobile realm. This endeavor was grounded in the seamless translation of their existing web interface into an engaging and dynamic mobile app.


However, the canvas of innovation stretched beyond mere replication. Imbued with a commitment to holistic wellness, I artfully integrated fitness functionalities that encompassed weight management, meticulous tracking of water consumption, and the pivotal measure of blood glucose levels. These additions illuminated the path to a comprehensive wellness experience, fostering a profound connection between the app and its users' physical well-being.


In addition to these vital features, I interwove a tapestry of educational content—a repository of knowledge tailored to empower users on their wellness journey. This repository serves as a beacon of enlightenment, elevating the app beyond a transactional tool into a source of transformative understanding.


The culmination of these endeavors resulted in a mobile app that marries the familiar with the novel, the practical with the aspirational. Seamlessly transposing the company's essence onto the mobile canvas, this app stands as a testament to synergy—a confluence of innovation, vision, and unwavering dedication to user well-being.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

Spakr

Sep. 2023 - Toptal

Introducing Sparkr, a revolutionary evolution in the realm of dating applications, where the archaic notion of swiping to find a match is left behind. In Sparkr, individuals are not mere items on a menu; instead, genuine connections are fostered and prioritized.


Picture this: a vertical profile layout, abundant with rich content far beyond mere superficial snapshots of oneself. Sparkr embraces the ethos that meaningful connections stem from understanding and depth, not just visual impressions.

But that's not all. With our innovative rating system, users can gauge compatibility and resonance before even scheduling a date. And when it's time to take that step, Sparkr offers the unique opportunity to choose from certified and secure venues, ensuring peace of mind and comfort.


Gone are the days of endless swiping and superficial encounters. Sparkr empowers individuals to cultivate authentic connections, fostering relationships built on substance and shared values. Join us in redefining the landscape of modern dating.


Experience the difference with Sparkr—where meaningful connections ignite.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

Introducing Sparkr, a revolutionary evolution in the realm of dating applications, where the archaic notion of swiping to find a match is left behind. In Sparkr, individuals are not mere items on a menu; instead, genuine connections are fostered and prioritized.


Picture this: a vertical profile layout, abundant with rich content far beyond mere superficial snapshots of oneself. Sparkr embraces the ethos that meaningful connections stem from understanding and depth, not just visual impressions.

But that's not all. With our innovative rating system, users can gauge compatibility and resonance before even scheduling a date. And when it's time to take that step, Sparkr offers the unique opportunity to choose from certified and secure venues, ensuring peace of mind and comfort.


Gone are the days of endless swiping and superficial encounters. Sparkr empowers individuals to cultivate authentic connections, fostering relationships built on substance and shared values. Join us in redefining the landscape of modern dating.


Experience the difference with Sparkr—where meaningful connections ignite.


Role:

Mobile Designer

Tool:

Figma

Daniel
de Paola
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de Paola
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