Mari Ettlinger

Mari Ettlinger

San Francisco, CA, United States
Member since November 17, 2015
Mari is an award-winning end-to-end product, UX/UI, and visual designer who's successfully led teams (startups included) and projects all over the world for over 15 years. She's designed responsive websites, web/native apps and consulted on design processes—audits, product design cycles, and product team workflows to make the product roadmap more cost and time effective. Notable clients include Pixar, Autodesk, Adobe, Marqeta, Wavefront, and NCM.
Mari is now available for hire
Digital Design
  • Head of Product Design
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Led the design for an eCommerce cross-platform digital commodity product.
    • Designed the web app and a marketing website.
    • Managed various vendors such as illustrators and content managers.
    • Created user flows for new and recurring users, buyers, and sellers.
    Technologies: Sketch, Zeplin
  • Creative Director
    1999 - PRESENT
    Mgsquared Experience Design
    • Designed websites and applications in a design consultancy for tech companies in California; was there from kickoff to launch.
    • Worked with a variety of industries: automotive, biotechnology, finance, mobile, pharmaceutical, photography, publishing, real estate, internet security, and video production.
    • Designed the native app for ProPosal. See at
    • Redesigned, audited the website and performed a comparative analysis for Autodesk.
    • Performed the site audit, analysis, UX, and created the wireframes for Badgeville.
    • Created the sales collateral, and designed the corporate website for BioRad Laboratories.
    • Designed the trade show graphics, infographics, and iconography for NQ Mobile.
    • Designed the product microsite for Microsoft.
    • Designed the UX, sitemap, wireframes, prototypes, visual design, and responsive design for (
    • Audited, created the UX, visual design, and helped with responsive elements for Snapwire.
    • Created the UX, wireframes, prototyping, visual design, and responsive design for Toyota.
    Technologies: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Flinto
  • Completed credits towards a Master of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design
    2001 - 2003
    Pratt Institute - New York City, NY, USA
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Art and Design
    1995 - 1999
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI, USA
  • Design Strategy15 years
  • Digital Design15 years
  • Web Design15 years
  • Design Leadership15 years
  • User Experience (UX)15 years
  • App Design10 years
  • eCommerce Web Design10 years
  • UI Design10 years


San Francisco, CA, United States

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