Hi, I'm Bretton

I lead design on digital products

About Me

At a high level, here's me in three


Designer with a software engineering degree and experience running product & research.


Winner of an Apple Design Award, a Cannes Gold Lion, and several Webbys.

Startup Veteran

Co-founded 5 startups & worked with many more. 23+ years in startups and counting.

Recent Blog Posts

Case Studies

Borrowell Concept Car

Senior Director of Design

Borrowell is known for providing free credit scores to millions of Canadians, and has since added two new products to help build credit history.

This case study explores a variety of changes to the Borrowell app using a concept car prototype.

Screenshot of Borrowell Concept Car

500px Portfolios

Design Director

A best-in-class portfolio product for professional photographers and hobbyists. Easily create accessible, responsive, customizable portfolios.

This case study examines the methodologies involved in its ideation, inception, and launch.

Screenshot of 500px Portfolios

Flixel Cinemagraph Pro

Design Co-Founder

Flixel Cinemagraph Pro, winner of the prestigious Apple Design Award, is an app for creating beautiful photo/video hybrids.

This case study examines the evolution of Flixel from a consumer product to a professional product.

Screenshot of Flixel Cinemagraph Pro

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