Brandon Olmstead, Designer in Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Brandon Olmstead

Designer in Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Member since November 25, 2021
Brandon is an award-winning product designer and leader with 10+ years of global experience shaping product strategy and delivering leading-edge solutions. He has deep expertise in conducting user research, designing, and testing prototypes to deliver user-centered products. Brandon has designed for small and large companies, including Abbott, ADP, Airbnb, Dell, CVS, and Family Search. He has led 30+ people and more than a dozen projects, including responsive web, mobile, and SaaS applications.
Brandon is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Lead Product Designer

    2021 - PRESENT
    Dell
    • Created COVID-19 testing apps that generated an 11.3% increase in 2021 global sales, adding a $1.3 billion to $2.2 billion lift per quarter.
    • Designed Abbott Navica clinician and telehealth apps, and led three projects, including the design and launch of the South Asian Navica app in many languages in four months.
    • Led a team of five and provided coaching for Lean and user-centered design at Abbott, eMed, and airlines.
    • Received the Edison Award and was a finalist for the Fast Company Innovation Award for product design.
    Technologies: Figma, Sketch, InVision App, Abstracts, Maze, Miro, Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Leadership, Design Leadership, Enterprise SaaS, B2B, Mobile Design, UX Research, Web 3.0, Design Systems, Web App Design, Dashboards, Dashboard Design, Data Visualization, Mobile-first Design, Storytelling, Design Thinking, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App UI, Mobile Apps, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Discovery Workshops, User Stories, Project Estimation, UX Strategy
  • Lead Product Designer

    2019 - 2021
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Researched and redesigned an app calendar experience that increased calendar usage from 11,000 to 39,000 users—that's 93% of users in five months, and 91% of users highly recommended this feature in a 12-month post-survey.
    • Saved the Church $186,000 in development costs and $15,000+ in team licensing overhead by instituting Figma.
    • Increased call center engagement by 400% by designing and implementing a Lean solution.
    • Led three staff and two projects, mentored six designers, and was selected as keynote speaker to address 200+ staff on the benefits of building user empathy and validating assumptions before building a product.
    Technologies: Figma, Sketch, InVision App, Zeplin, OptimalWorkshop, Twilio, Adobe Analytics, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Leadership, Design Leadership, B2B, Mobile Design, UX Research, Web 3.0, Design Systems, Social Networks, Web App Design, Dashboards, Dashboard Design, Data Visualization, Mobile-first Design, Storytelling, Design Thinking, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, Mobile App UI, Mobile Apps, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Discovery Workshops, User Stories, Project Estimation, CRM Design, UX Strategy

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Marketing
    2009 - 2011
    Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah, United States
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Design | Computer Graphics
    2009 - 2011
    Brigham Young University - Provo, Utah, United States

Certifications

  • User Research Methods (Top 10% in Class)
    SEPTEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Interaction Design Foundation
  • Conducting Usability Testing (Best in Class Distinction)
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    Interaction Design Foundation
  • Mobile User Experience Design (Top 10%)
    MAY 2019 - PRESENT
    Interaction Design Foundation
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    MARCH 2017 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance

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Location

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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