Russ Ryan

Hi, thanks for stopping by! I’m an award-winning multidisciplinary designer, researcher, and artist based in Austin, TX.

Over the years I have been fortunate enough to work for advertising agencies, small startups, and enterprise companies like Dell and Charles Schwab.

Design is a passion of mine, I hold a BFA from the Ringling College of Art & Design.

When working as a UX designer, I solve complex problems collaboratively. My process involves sketches, research, wine flows, and design tools like Figma. I have both created and contributed to Design Systems.
During my free time, I enjoy traveling and shooting 35 mm film photography. Using an analog camera is both challenging and fun. The results are always surprising and the investment of time and energy into the photograph slows you down, encouraging more thoughtful use.

My favorite film camera is the Sprocket Rocket 35 mm Panoramic Camera. You can purchase one from Lomography if you are up for a challenge.

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Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado

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Volcanic landscape on South Coast of Iceland

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Sólheimajökull Glacier, Iceland

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Ka’anapali Beach in Maui, Hawaii