Award-winning UX designer, product leader, startup founder/advisor and artist born and raised in Boulder, CO and currently residing in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin.
For over a decade, Max has led human-centered digital design and strategy for top Fortune 500 companies, creative agencies and startups. He has had the privilege of influencing the products, brands and businesses of companies including Google, Disney, Budweiser, Starbucks, 21st Century Fox, Visa, Lexus, Nike, Starbucks, and many more.
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.Learn More
Graphic design, branding, web design, fine art and more
User experience design and strategy
Leading cross-functional teams (5-35+ ppl)
User Experience (UX) Design, Product Design, UX Strategy and Research, Product Management, Customer Experience (CX) Strategy, Communications Design, Venture Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Content Strategy, Business Strategy, Marketing, Branding, Creative Direction, Design Direction, Leadership, Management, Team Building, and more.
Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Adobe XD, Webflow, Airtable, HTML/CSS, Pivotal Tracker, Basecamp, Principle for Mac, Origami Studio, Zapier, Squarespace, Shopify, OmniGraffle, Miro, Slack, Notion, and many more.
Designing human-centered products, brands and businesses for enterprises and startups
Multidisciplinary professional and personal creative projects
Entrepreneurial endeavors created and (co)founded by MxMnr