Portfolio

Experience Strategy & Design (UX/CX)

Crafting human-centered products, brands & businesses at the intersection of impact & innovation.

Case Studies

Select professional work samples and projects.

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Due to the nature of Max's work, much of his portfolio cannot be shared publicly due ongoing NDA commitments. References and work samples available for serious inquiries. Contact

Other Social Impact Work

Additional purpose-driven, CSR and social impact projects.

  • GoodWorld No-Code Website Redesign
  • TSTC Strategic Consulting
  • Doodle for Google
  • Google for Nonprofits
  • Google.org
  • Google Crisis Response
  • Google's Global Impact Challenge: Disabilities
  • Google's Bay Area Impact Challenge
  • Target Thanks a Billion
  • Lexus Check In for Charity
  • Pencils of Promise
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Past Clients & Companies

Privileged to influence and contribute to the products, brands and businesses of world-leading Fortune 500 enterprises, creative agencies and emerging startups.

Press & Recognition

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
  • Previously

  • 2018-2019

    Product Design & Strategy Director

    Freelance | Austin, TX
  • 2019-2020

    Member of the Board of Advisors

  • 2017-2018

    Group Director, Experience Design

    72andSunny
     | Los Angeles, CA
  • 2016-2017

    Director of Customer Experience (CX) Strategy

    RED Interactive (acquired)
     | Los Angeles, CA
  • 2015-2016

    Associate Creative Director, Experience Design

    R/GA
      (at Google) | San Francisco, CA
  • 2013-2015

    UX Design Director

    72andSunny
     | Los Angeles, CA
  • 2012-2013

    Senior Experience Designer

    Team One
     | Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011-2012

    Associate UX Designer

    AKQA
     | San Francisco, CA
  • Education

  • 2011

    Masters Certificate, Strategic Communications Design (UX)

    60-week intensive professional masters certification with a focus in User Experience Design and Product Management
  • 2009

    Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy

    Additional emphasis in Fine Art and Economics. Executive board member, Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
  • Spring 2008

    Study Abroad

    Circumnavigated the globe visiting countries including Brazil, S. Africa, Mauritius, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Japan and Costa Rica.

    Additional study abroad experience in Spain and Australia.

Areas of Expertise

User Experience (UX) Design, Product Design, UX Strategy and Research, Customer Experience (CX) Strategy, Strategic Design, Communications Design, Venture Design, UI Design, Prototyping, Content Strategy, Business Strategy, Marketing, Branding, Creative Direction, Design Direction, Leadership, Management, Team Building, Startup Building, and more.

Tools & Technologies

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.