Chuk Moran

Platform Designer

Work Experience

Principal Product Designer Trustero
Feb '22 - Sep '23
Designed AI-focused compliance platform at startup exiting stealth mode
Led product design for AI-focused compliance platform from pre-launch through GA
Developed design system, features, and new product-led sales motion
Wore multiple other hats, including product management, UX research (usage, analytics), technical writer, blogger, and marketing design
Lead Product Designer Valimail
Mar '21 - Feb '22
Senior Product Designer Valimail
Mar '20 - Mar '21
Researched and designed cybersecurity platform for self-serve growth
Design: workflows, system maps, design system, wireframing for new product from concept to 100s of daily active users
Product Management: discover, explore and champion viable, high-impact design changes
Research: data science on usage (SQL), direct observation (Fullstory), interviews
Writing: micro-copy writing and writing system, technical writing for knowledge base
Freelance Designer Various employers
May '19 - Mar '20'
Bloom: UI design for social media, focus on discussion threading and guest lists
MakersPlace: Developed taxonomy and metadata for NFT marketplace, prototype (Python), validate with users
Senior UX Researcher / Designer EVERFI
Apr '18 - May '19
UX Researcher / Designer EVERFI
Jan '17 - Apr '18
Researched and designed platform for online education in four verticals, $50M subscriptions
Design: workflows, system maps, pixel perfect designs for features, html email templates, Tableau data visualization
Product Management: identify problems and spearhead response, demo, collect requirements and feedback
Research: structured interviews, usage data with Python and Tableau, usability testing
UX Designer The Grand Comic Database
July '16 - Jan '17
Developed and analyzed large-scale user survey. Created new responsive design for site
Product Designer Unicorn Garden
Sep '15 - July '16
B2C collectibles Kickstarter project from whiteboard to shipped product
Research: sourced, curated, and cleaned business intelligence profiles for 163 unicorn startups
Design: print design and package design for trading cards
Code: implemented my own designs in HTML/CSS and Python


UC San Diego — PhD in Software Studies, Department of Communication
General Assembly — User Experience Design Immersive
University of Chicago — BA in Gender Studies with Honors


Design: Figma, Sketch, Invision, Axure, Adobe CC, Flinto, Final Cut Pro, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery
UX Research: Fullstory, Hotjar, Mixpanel, SQL, Google Analytics
Data: Python, scraping, browser automation, SQL, Excel, JSON, Tableau