Quintin Carlson, Designer in Chicago, IL, United States
Quintin Carlson

Designer in Chicago, IL, United States

Member since June 10, 2018
Quintin is an experienced product designer and researcher who has worked in a diverse set of industries. He has years of experience shipping consumer apps to millions of daily users at companies like Quizlet and Evernote. Quintin also excels in building complex enterprise platforms for everything from logistics to finance to publishing. He's skilled at owning all aspects of the process from research to visual design.
Quintin is now available for hire


  • Vice President of Design

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Identified key business advantages and designed a new, responsive marketing website that tripled signup conversion.
    • Researched and designed a new cellular activation flow that doubled sign-up rates and shortened the time to the deployment of the first live SIM card.
    • Defined a new cellular billing system along with the supporting marketing materials that centered our platform around our most important customers.
    • Designed a new onboarding and first-time user experience for our cellular IoT dashboard which included user lifecycle research.
    • Designed the automation and rule-based workflows for users to manage large quantities of cellular devices.
    • Worked with front-end engineering team to formalize a reliable, reusable design system.
    Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch
  • Product Designer

    2010 - 2018
    Consulting Design Work
    • Designed a wedding-and-event management platform, including a new, interactive marketing site.
    • Created a design for a web-based IDE for easier interactions with the Google Spanner database.
    • Designed a civic engagement platform that helped citizens voice political opinions directly to their elected and public officials.
    • Designed a federated identity management platform for educational institutions.
    • Wrote and launched an online field guide that has helped thousands of designers and product managers conduct lean, empirically sound user research.
    • Designed the compliance and case management software to help businesses automate complex document workflows.
    • Designed APIs to simplify domain name verification and change management for web hosting services.
    • Designed a live-event management platform—including electronic ticketing, mobile event registration/check-in, and overhead informational displays.
    • Designed educational tracking applications to help instructors follow individualized educational plans for autistic students.
    Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Human-computer Interaction
    2010 - 2014
    Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA, USA




Chicago, IL, United States

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