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

About me

UX / UI nerd, academically and professionally. Born and raised in Canada. Attended Sheridan College for Graphic Design & New Media Design. Happily married, father of two.

Work Experience

2 years // Senior UX ArchitectSunlife Financial

At Sunlife I was responsible for all user experience enhancements within their DHS (Digital Health Services) department. It was my job to propose well thought out design solutions based on user research, competitors anlysis and indepth qualitative and quantitaive data gathered from user testing. From early UX flows to completed UI designs, I helped increase user awarness and user aquisitions within Lumino Health and Provider Search.

1 year + // Senior UX Product 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

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

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