Ryan G. Wilson Product Designer

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About Ryan

Product Designer, Graphic Designer, Leader

For over twenty years, I’ve been dedicated to creating products with the user in mind. As a Product Designer, as well as throughout my career, I’ve seen how approaching projects with understanding and empathy results in a better experience for the user. My passion is the process of understanding and refining the User Experience of a product - research, defining the user, developing product requirements, creating wireframes, mockups, and building prototypes, and iterating through documentation.

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I’m proud of the successful relationships I’ve built throughout my career by being trustworthy, goal-oriented, and easy to work with. Here are a few things some people I’ve worked with have said -

Value-driven is a term that often gets thrown around undeservingly. Ryan is the exception because he wears his values on his sleeve (in the most positive way). His values guide how he works, builds a team, mentors employees, and excels at his craft.

He knows more about design than anybody I've worked with and is passionate about continuously putting out the best product possible. He is a deliberate and thoughtful designer who constantly seeks feedback from users to stress-test assumptions and ensure the right product gets put to market.

He also understands and cares about people. Whether they are teammates, employees, users, or clients, Ryan listens and communicates with an open mind. Ryan is one of the finest people I've worked with. If you are looking to hire him or work with him as well, you will not be disappointed.
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Mark Brehaut Product Design Lead Wayfair

Ryan is an amazing designer and I have really enjoyed working with him. He designed our tax engine UI which not only looked awesome but also really simplified what is an inherently complex process.

When we needed to iterate on our design to accommodate our release timelines he quickly worked with our team to pivot on the designs as well!
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Matthew McDole Director, eCommerce Technology Yum! Brands

Fun, flexible, collaborative, and whip smart--these adjectives only begin to describe Ryan as a colleague. 'Creative' has a variety of meanings and plenty of nuance, and Ryan embodies it all. Ryan led a visual design project for my team, and to our delight he turned it into an experience. He takes the time to understand the challenge, is always open to feedback, and his designs exceed expectations. Using simple, replicable techniques, Ryan's independent project sustained the design needs of our initiative for many months to come. I'd recommend him without hesitation, and I look forward to working with him again, too.
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Eileen Cannon Senior Director, Content & Curriculum Strategy PBS Education

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