Chris Znerold, Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Chris Znerold

Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since July 31, 2017
Chris is a designer/creative director based in the Denver Metro & San Francisco Bay areas. He loves to help teams create useful, beautiful product experiences by leveraging principles of human-centered design. Throughout his career he’s been fortunate to contribute to the design aesthetic and experience for companies including Apple, Airbnb, and Disney, and his design work has been awarded multiple invention patents and industry accolades.
Chris is now available for hire


  • Founder & Creative Director

    2013 - PRESENT
    Skipper Product Design
    • Founded Skipper to provide digital leadership and design services for agencies, startups, and technology brands. With Skipper I use design sprints to help companies go farther, faster. By leveraging a diverse set of experiences as both a design manager and principal designer, I’m able to add unique creative value as both a leader and an individual contributor.
    Technologies: Design
  • Adjunct Faculty

    2013 - PRESENT
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    • Led the curriculum creation and instruction for human-centered design courses and workshops. Designed to be responsive to a world in permanent beta, I help design curriculum that is project based and collaborative, with graduates integrating design, technology, and entrepreneurism to create innovative products and experiences.
    Technologies: Design


  • Master's degree in Design
    2009 - 2011
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Colorado
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Design
    2004 - 2009
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Colorado




San Francisco, CA, United States

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