Max Miner [MxMnr]

Designed to make a difference

STRATEGY. DESIGN. BUSINESS. TECHNOLOGY.

Leading strategic design for products, brands & businesses at the crossroads of impact & innovation.

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Max Miner is an award-winning UX designer, product leader, startup founder/advisor and artist. He was born and raised in Boulder, CO and currently resides in San Francisco, CA Los Angeles, CA Austin, TX.

For over 12 years, Max has led human-centered digital strategy and design for global Fortune 500 companies and top creative agencies. He has been privileged to influence the products, brands and businesses of organizations including Google, Disney, Bud Light, Starbucks, 21st Century Fox, Visa, Lexus, Nike, Starbucks, and many more.

Today, Max serves as Director of Product & Design at SkillsEngine and strategic advisor to Amass and other startups.

Previously, he cofounded BEACON and served as a Group UX Director at 72andSunny, Director of CX Strategy at RED Interactive, and Associate Creative Director at R/GA — where he helped establish the agency's first Google-embedded creative consulting team.

In his spare time, you'll find Max creating art, tinkering with technology, snowboarding or spending quality time with his family and friends.

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Work

Human-centered strategic design

Expert multidisciplinary leadership at the intersection of strategy, design, business and technology.
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Diagram showing focus at the intersection of strategy, design, business and technology

Expert leadership from vision to execution

15+ yrs

professional Creative

Professional creative and design experience

12+ yrs

UX/CX Design & Strategy

Award-winning UX/CX design and strategy

9+ yrs

Leadership & Management

Leading and managing cross-functional teams (5-35+ ppl)

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Areas of emphasis

Multidisciplinary maker, designer & leader

Leading teams and organizations to create lasting value through outcome-driven design.
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01
User Experience (UX) & Product Design
02
UX/CX Research & Strategy
03
Systems Thinking
04
Venture Design & Business Strategy
05
Social Impact & Purpose-Driven Enterprise

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Past clients & companies

Press & recognitions

Honored to be a part of great teams and work recognized by these publications and industry award organizations.

Adweek
Awwwards
BBC
CBS
CNET
CNN
Cannes Lions
FWA
LA Times
Mashable
NPR
NY Times
One Show
TechCrunch
The Verge
The Washington Post
The White House
USA Today
Webbys
Wired

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Case studies & creative work

View a select collection of strategic design portfolio projects and other creative work.