Director of UX & Product Design

Summary

Hi, I'm Ryan – a passionate creative leader who solves problems with great design.

Currently, I'm leading the product design team at Framebridge – creating the easiest framing experience ever. Previously, I led a large team in designing the mobile app at Marriott Bonvoy. But most of my experience comes from the agency side, leading a talented team at AKQA for many years.

I'm fortunate to have a unique background in design, people, technology, and business. I stay hungry, and have fun, but above all – apply a deep focus on delivering great work, on time.

Employment

Director of Product Design at Framebridge
October 2020 - Today, Washington, D.C.
Director, User Experience at Marriott International
September 2019 - Auguest 2020, Bethesda, MD
Associate Creative Director at AKQA
July 2019 - September 2019, Washington, D.C.
User Experience Design Director at AKQA
July 2016 - July 2019, Washington, D.C.
Senior User Experience Designer at AKQA
July 2015 - July 2016, Washington, D.C.
User Experience Designer at AKQA
2011 - 2015, Washington, D.C.
User Experience Designer at Tribal DDB
2010 - 2011, Dallas, TX
Interaction Director at Sq1
2009 - 2010, Dallas, TX
Lead Web Designer at BEV.net
2007 - 2009, Blacksburg, VA

Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Team Management
  • User Experience Design
  • Service Design
  • Product Design
  • Mobile
  • Retail
  • Ecommerce
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript

Education

Virginia Tech
Major in Visual Communication and Design
Minor in Business
Thanks for stopping by.
– Ryan