Shane Ward UX Portfolio

A collection of my UX work.

About Me

UX / UI / Developer / Creative Leader

Shane Ward

UX Creative Director

I am a seasoned UX creative director, designer, developer, and leader. I currently have the honor of leading a UX team creating desktop and mobile digital experiences. I utilize design thinking in my creative process to create beautiful and usable user-centered designs. I have a passion for people. From designing amazing experiences for them to building the best teams to work with, people are awesome.

TOOLS: Adobe CC, Sketch, Principal, InVision Studio, Adobe XD, Flinto, Omnigraffle, Keynote, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq,, Visio, Google Analytics, Jira/Confluence, and Microsoft Office

CODE: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, XML, and PHP

SPECIALTIES: User Experience (UX), Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Prototyping, Creative Direction, UX Management and Direction, Accessibility (code and graphics), and Front End Development

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My Thoughts

My Thoughts on Design Thinking

Recently I tried something new with my team in our design thinking sessions. As anyone who depends on design thinking in their creative process knows, we rely on the statement “How might we…” or something similar. While that statement is very powerful to get creatives thinking I found if we change that statement slightly we […]

My Thoughts on Recruiting

Over the course of my career I have had the opportunity to build several teams. I have come up with a way that works well for me when choosing the right candidates. It all comes down to three main areas that I focus on in the interviewing process. Those areas are character, skills and background. […]

My Thoughts on Creative Direction

I like to characterize my creative direction style as inquisitive. When there is a difference in opinion the I try to come with questions rather than discounting the validity of the other opinion. I’ve found this to be quite valuable in my creative direction. When I ask an individual or my team why they made […]

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