Denis Suhopoljac, is a Vancouver based design director with expertise in brand and user experience. For over a decade he has had a privilege of growing, mentoring and managing design teams. Formerly Rainmaker, Mainframe. Blast Radius & Mentor @VFS.
He is currently focused on defining a future state of product @Unbounce through strategy, research and design.
His background as a holistic designer highlights his deep rooted design instincts and technical understanding. His ability to apply designing thinking enables him to help designers solve complex problems, even in the most ambiguous of situations.
Design Director, Unbounce
Oct 2016 – Present
Championing customer experience & UX. Drive concept development inside Unbounce R&D projects. Accountable for the creation of brand standards, voice and tone and a unified design system. Technical mentorship for product designers. Eveangilize prototyped concepts. Lead brainstorm sessions, design sprints and design reviews.
Art Director, Unbounce
Dec 2011 – Oct 2016
Drive brand recognition and experience by working closely with marketing leads. Create a consistent brand experience across every point of the customer lifecycle. Grow, mentor and coach the creative team. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining visibility of design tasks.
Creative Director, Zeros 2 Heroes Media
Jan 2010 – Dec 2011
Manage the UX team and brand execution for the company, partners and clients. Work with team leads to define the scope and vision for each project or campaign. Coordinate the requirements of the creative teams to ensure a successful execution of every project or campaign. Work with the producer to ensure that resources are adequate and arranged in advance of production requirements. Work with president on business development and marketing initiatives.
Creative Director, Rainmaker Entertainment
Oct 2007 – Jan2010
Leading the corporate/publicity Art Department to create design materials for a variety of media, including broadcast, web and print. Lead brand development for new IP in conjunction with the Director of Development. Establish Rainmaker Entertainment branding in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Development.
Areas of Expertise
Areas of Expertise
Testing and validation
Landing Page Sessions - BCAMA
Digital Agency Day - One Page Love
Animism: The Gods’ Lake - Leo Awards
Animism: The Gods’ Lake - SXSW Interactive
A ReBoot Relaunch - PopVox Awards
Bodog Fight - Interactive Media Awards
Fabrika - RES 72