Chris Stepanek, Designer in New York, NY, United States
Chris Stepanek

Designer in New York, NY, United States

Member since January 6, 2019
With over twenty years of interactive agency and product design experience, Chris has produced a range of solutions for clients such as Starbucks, Walmart, Verizon Wireless, and Expa. He has an extremely varied project history, a deep technical fluency, and industrial design and architectural background that allows him to move easily between the realms of theory and practice to create clear and engaging design solutions across channels.
Chris is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Design Director

    2020 - 2020
    Mural
    • Helped to define the product roadmap during the volatility of extreme change during COVID. Quick onboarding gains for the mass influx of new users was a top priority.
    • Focused on deep research and strategy for a legacy core product feature and how it should evolve in the coming years.
    • Provided an outside perspective and design mentoring for a talented team of designers based in Argentina.
    Technologies: EnjoyHQ, FullStory, Marvel, Sketch, Mural.co
  • Head of Design

    2016 - 2019
    AdvisorEngine
    • Established and managed the internal design group.
    • Developed a practice methodology that applies design thinking to all parts of the service and product offering.
    • Led the integration of user testing and analytics gathering within all areas of the product.
    • Developed and policed a brand system for the company and multiple acquisition companies.
    • Partnered with the product team I led design on multiple major product initiatives that helped to define the 3-5 year product roadmap.
    Technologies: React, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Zeplin, Sketch, InVision

Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Industrial Design
    1992 - 1996
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY

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Location

New York, NY, United States

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