Digital product designer, watch designer, photographer and mentor

Ian is a versatile digital designer with a passion for typography, design tools, and well organized systems. He values craft and strives to create beautiful products that people love. When he’s not designing, he enjoys photography, experimenting with code and stalking dogs online.

Work Experience and Education

Ian currently works as a Senior Product Designer at Hodinkee where he's designed a wide range of digital and physical products.

Before Hodinkee, Ian worked as a product design lead at a New York based digital agency called Beyond. While there, he designed new brands and products for Google, worked with WeWork to define features to grow communities, and oversaw the development of a design system for a large educational institution.

Additionally, Ian has worked at a branding agency and as a motion designer at PSYOP.

He studied graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Further details can be found on his resume or via Linkedin.

Teaching and Mentorship

Ian gives talks about design methodology and runs workshops teaching design tools like Figma. You can find him giving advice and mentoring students via Out of Office Hours.

Ian behind a podium speaking about atomic design patterns.

I’m a big believer in the benefits of mentorship and giving back to the design community. When I teach, I'm forced to break down complex ideas into simpler more digestable concepts. Not only is it good for the design community, but it also strengthens my own understanding of the subject.