Keenan Wells Design
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About

 

 Keenan Wells

Senior Product Designer with 8+ years of experience • Chicago, IL

 
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About me

For the better part of the last decade, I’ve been designing customer-focused, cross-platform experiences for Silicon Valley based companies and have worked with some of the most talented designers and engineers in the world. In my spare time, I love watching baseball and making art. You can check out some of my paintings and drawings here. I also make pixel art for a project I call Pixel Hall of Fame and have done work for both Nike and ESPN.

 

 


Work experience


2017 - 2019 • Senior Product Designer at
Cake.co • Mountain View, CA

Joining Cake as their 2nd designer was an exciting opportunity for me to work with talented Silicon Valley veterans to help build a product from the ground up. I worked closely with the founding team to visualize and design experiences for key areas of the product. Here are some of the things I worked on:

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2011 - 2017 • Senior Product Designer at SmugMug • Mountain View, CA

Over the course of my time at SmugMug, I worked on several teams and designed key parts of their flagship product. Some of the foundations I established helped position SmugMug as a leader in the photo-sharing space, which eventually allowed them to acquire Flickr in 2018. Here are some of the things I worked on:

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2008 - 2011 • Freelance Designer • Chicago, IL

I got acquainted with product design while freelancing over a decade ago. I worked with small and medium sized businesses to help develop their entire brand identities and design their websites, making sure they looked good on all screen sizes.

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Skills and software

In addition to conceptualizing user flows and interaction patterns for all screen sizes, I also have a strong visual design foundation and enjoy building/maintaining visual and pattern libraries. I like being involved in all aspects of the design process. Here are some of my strengths, as well as some of the software I’m familiar with:

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