Ryan Snelson

Ryan Snelson - UX Strategy

Ryan is a designer

 
 

about

Ryan Snelson is a New York-based designer specializing in User Experience and Product Strategy. With a background in Interaction and Visual Design, Ryan has been developing fun and useful products for over 15 years. He played a major role in the creation of Citymaps as Head of Product and UX, which was featured Best New App in the Apple App Store before being acquired by TripAdvisor.

Ryan has focused the majority of his career in UX—specifically in mobile and social. He was a designer on Google Search, and lead the mobile team at Myspace during the redesign of 2010. Ryan is a part-time Instructor at General Assembly (nights)and Product Studio Crit Advisor at Cornell Tech. Recently he's been involved with a few contracts.

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Awards

Apple App Store, Best New App, Citymaps
Best Hardware Startup, NY TechDay, Fusar
Winner, iPhone Photography Awards, 2010

SXSW Web Awards, 2005 Finalist

RECENT EVENTS

Social Models & IoT, Fjord Design Clinic
Debate Moderator, LMHQ
Intro to UX, General Assembly NYC
Startup Studio, Cornell Tech

Guest on UX Podcast (50 mins)

 

Recent blog posts

Quick win: How to indicate real news on social

Quick win: How to indicate real news on social

A collection of songs & panhandling recorded on the train

A collection of songs & panhandling recorded on the train

The Iteration of Practice

The Iteration of Practice

Wolfy Notifications: If everything is urgent, nothing is urgent

Wolfy Notifications: If everything is urgent, nothing is urgent

Vaporfunding and the Hype Cycle of Product Development

Vaporfunding and the Hype Cycle of Product Development

4 ways to weigh in: Because people make stuff

4 ways to weigh in: Because people make stuff