Bill Stewart, Designer in Victoria, BC, Canada
Bill Stewart

Designer in Victoria, BC, Canada

Member since November 19, 2021
Bill is a senior UX design manager with 15+ years of experience delivering value through superior design. He excels at leading design teams as a player, coach, and mentor through the end-to-end design process in agile environments. Bill loves building value in fast-moving 0-1 startup-like environments, as well as established products. His focus is helping teams create business and user value using research, storytelling, user flow, visual design, and measurable KPIs for continual improvement.
Bill is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senor UX Product Design Manager

    2020 - 2021
    Wayfair
    • Led product design for a suite of innovative marketing tools to optimize B2C advertising, campaign management, content creation, and notifications.
    • Pioneered new design patterns to deliver better consistency and efficiency across teams and tools. I empowered cross-functional groups to brainstorm, design, and iterate high-value innovative solutions.
    • Acted as a cross-functional design collaboration mentor. Also, I empowered teammates across the org to de-silo design, improve the design process, tooling, and collaboration methods.
    Technologies: Figma, FigJam, Miro, Behavioral Design, Design Strategy, Mobile UX, Web UI, eCommerce UX, Team Mentoring, Team Leadership, UX Flows, UX Testing, Design Systems, B2C, Mobile eCommerce, UX Design, Leadership, Product Design, Strategy, UI Design, User Research, Accessible Design, Design Leadership, Design Workshops, Brainstorming, Mentorship & Coaching, Usability Testing, Microsoft OneNote, GAP Analysis, UX Mentoring, Behavioral Science, User Personas, Global Strategy, B2B, Mobile Apps, User Experience (UX), Mobile App Design, Prototyping, UX, User Flows, UI, Web App Design, Product Strategy, Consumer-facing Product Design, Information Architecture (IA), Customer Journeys, UX Strategy, Mobile Design, Workshops, Web UX, Web UX Design, Web Design, UX Prototyping, Wireframing, User-centered Design (UCD), eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), UX Research, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Journeys, Discovery Workshops, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Enterprise, WCAG 2, Rapid Prototyping, Interaction Design (IxD), Enterprise Design, Web App UI
  • Senior UX Product Design Manager

    2019 - 2020
    Globalization Partners
    • Directed, managed, and mentored remote 0-1 design team for strategic wins and tactical consistency across the entire organization, including product, research, flows, UI prototypes, and creative.
    • Transformed a global service with leading-edge B2C design patterns. I achieved qualitative and quantitative improvements for a superior SaaS experience.
    • Spearheaded workshops and empowered cross-functional groups to discover, ideate, design, and iterate high-value improvements.
    Technologies: Figma, Miro, Zoom, Behavioral Design, Design Strategy, Mobile UX, Web UI, eCommerce UX, Team Mentoring, Team Leadership, UX Flows, UX Testing, Design Systems, UX Design, Startups, Leadership, Product Design, Strategy, UI Design, User Research, Accessible Design, Design Leadership, Design Workshops, Brainstorming, Mentorship & Coaching, Usability Testing, Microsoft OneNote, Mind Maps, GAP Analysis, UX Mentoring, Behavioral Science, Content Strategy, User Personas, Global Strategy, B2B, B2C, Mobile Apps, User Experience (UX), Mobile App Design, Prototyping, UX, User Flows, UI, Web App Design, Product Strategy, Consumer-facing Product Design, Information Architecture (IA), Customer Journeys, UX Strategy, Mobile Design, Workshops, Web UX, Web UX Design, Web Design, UX Prototyping, Wireframing, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), User-centered Design (UCD), eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), UX Research, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Journeys, Discovery Workshops, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Enterprise, WCAG 2, UI Animation, Motion & Animation Design, Rapid Prototyping, Interaction Design (IxD), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mobile Learning, Enterprise Design, Web App UI

Certifications

  • Usability, HCI, and User-centered Design (UCD)
    SEPTEMBER 2011 - PRESENT
    Udemy

Experience

  • UX Design16 years
  • UX Flows14 years
  • Behavioral Design13 years
  • Design Strategy13 years
  • Team Leadership12 years
  • Figma10 years
  • B2B2C8 years
  • B2C8 years

Tools

Location

Victoria, BC, Canada

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