My name's Ryan McArthur.
I create Design Experiences.

About me

Hello, I'm Ryan McArthur. I grew up in Ontario CANADA. Went to school at Sheridan College for Graphic Design and New Media. I'm now Married to my beautiful wife and have two crazy kids. I've worked as a creative lead and interactive web designer for alomst 20 years.


Work Experience

1 year // Senior Visual UX / UI DesignerIntuit Canada

During my time at Intuit Canada I worked as a Senior Visual Designer helping them with complex UI and UX challenges. By running numerous customer centric experimentations I was able to deliver strong branded designs from concept to completion. I collaborated with marketers, product developers, researchers and other team members to create & direct design quality processes, pattern libraries, frameworks, and other tools.

6 years // Owner & Creative DirectorDesign Different

Design Different is an online retail shop selling art prints and apparel. This initial side project was created back in 2012 as a creative outlet for me. It continues to be an online success with my series of Illustrative Quotes, Minimal Tees and my very own published book Artfully Spoken The work I have done has been featured on the Marlyn Denis Show, GQ Magazine, Huffington Post and I continue to run booths at the One of Kind Show.

13 years // Interactive Creative LeadFuel Advertising

In my 13 years I was responsible for the creation of all online visual design. Creating and building websites, banner ads, blog sites, online videos, animations and kiosk designs. I also effectively communicated and coordinated with clients and production artists to ensure that all creative goals were met.


Clients I've worked with

  • McDonalds
  • Ministry of Health
  • Zellers
  • Virgin Mobile
  • Hudson's Bay
  • RGC
  • Verizon
  • Intuit Canada

If you would like to get intouch with me, contact me here.