Andrew Chandler, Designer in New York, NY, United States
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Andrew Chandler

Verified Expert  in Design


New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 9, 2018

Andrew designs experiences, as a designer or team leader, that make a difference in people’s lives. His record includes successful redesigns, integrations, and enhancements for digital products, services, and apps for major companies that served millions of users. Let's collaborate!


Work Experience

Director, User Experience

2017 - 2018
  • Acted as the lead designer for a complete redesign of the classroom magazines website, including a hands-on UX design.
  • Led the design for six websites used by teachers in pre-K to second-grade classrooms, including a hands-on UX design.
  • Designed UX for a new video library product.
  • Led the design for a new content-rich website about civics for use in classrooms.
  • Managed a department of UX and UI designers.
Technologies: Axure, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch

User Experience Manager

2012 - 2017
McGraw-Hill Education
  • Acted as the lead UX designer for a redesign of the flagship digital product.
  • Designed dozens of enhancements to the flagship and other digital products, both customer-facing and internally used interfaces.
  • Conducted dozens of research studies—from context-gathering interviews to usability studies.
  • Designed workflows and processes used internally related to agile practices, accessible design, user research, and more.
  • Managed a department of UX and UI designers.
Technologies: Axure, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle

Director, Interactive Services

2000 - 2011
Carnegie Hall
  • Led dozens of projects as UX lead, content development lead, and project manager, including redesigns of
  • Designed UX and created content strategy for festival minisites.
  • Designed the UX for ticket purchase flows.
  • Created the UX design for the first-ever mobile website.
  • Oversaw the digital marketing production and other aspects of the interactive services department.
Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite
1994 - 1997

Master of Arts Degree in Musicology

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN, USA

1989 - 1991

Master of Music Degree in Music

Juilliard School - New York City, NY, USA

1984 - 1989

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music

Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH, USA