Ryan is a user experience designer who has grown through the ranks at YML. One of YML’s first members, Ryan started as the only designer when the company was less than 1 year old. Since then, he has been instrumental in building the design team, as well as the company, to what it is today. Among his highlights, many of YML’s most high-profile projects and engagements are thanks to him — he more than doubled mobile revenue for The Home Depot; he revolutionized medical research with Apple; and he brought new personality to the State Farm claims journey through its first-of-a-kind conversational interface.
Ryan is first and foremost a user advocate — channeling the sweet spot between minimalism and purpose to craft delightful brand experiences. He finds his strength to be in up-front creative thinking, helping designers translate complex design briefs, and cutting edge technologies, into products and experiences that are elegant and engaging to use.
Ryan is always on the lookout for new ways to change the digital landscape while thriving in the intersection of technology, business, and users. And he’s a lover of cars, owning an all American Mustang and a classic 911 Porsche.