Designer — Ryan Allen

Identifying and Solving Important Problems

Ryan Allen is designing for the next generation of startups, the world’s biggest brands, and everyone in between

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Brands worked with

Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Lexus, Transamerica, McGraw Hill, Godaddy, Charter / Spectrum, Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation, and more

Case Studies

New Navigation for GoDaddy

Increased accuracy for global customers by 45% when browsing through navigation.

Augmented Reality App for Lexus

Won a Gold ADDY for designing a mobile AR experience for the new Lexus IS.

Biometric Monitoring App

Transformed a new cross-company healthcare initiative from zero to one.

Achievements Unlocked

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#1 Most Downloaded Apps

Designed and managed development of multiple original #1 top free and #1 top paid apps in the Apple, Google, and Microsoft mobile app stores.

Glowing Ferrari Testarossa with pink and blue cyberpunk lighting pulling into an indoor garage unit

Most Innovative Product

Won “Most Innovative Product” at SEMA for a color changing vehicle lighting system.

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Won a Phoenix Gold ADDY for designing a mobile and web augmented reality app for Lexus.

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Published Illustrator

Over 100 hand-drawn illustrations published by McGraw Hill.

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Howard Stern Show Guest

Had multiple live appearances on the Howard Stern Show to promote one of the top apps I designed.

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Best in GDC Play

Won “Best in GDC Play” for game design on an iPad mobile game.



Working with Ryan has been one of the more enjoyable times in my professional career. Being assigned to work on the same team, we worked closely together from ideation to completion on a number of projects. Ryan is focused and driven to provide the best final product possible using the tools provided. When we found gaps in our capabilities, Ryan was the driver in finding smart solutions. He uses strong research skills and tenacity to find a workaround to any blockers we would encounter. He takes the initiative to work with other teams to create new tools and processes that would help us both short and long-term. Ryan persistently strives for excellence in his work and it is contagious to those he works with - myself included. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for someone that will go above and beyond.

Steven Phillips

Senior Manager, CRO
April 24,2019, Steven worked with Ryan in the same group


More than two years ago, Ryan took a chance and hired me at GoDaddy. As my first manager, he helped me understand the company’s working process and always made me feel welcome. He is innovative, organized, and always open to ideas and suggestions. He has made me improve in many professional areas and taught me about UX research and multi-tasking skills. A wonderful sense of humor in combination with deep empathy enabled him to lift my spirits in exceptionally stressful situations. It was a pleasure to be managed by him as he has exceptional expertise in leadership, coaching, and motivation.

Summer Tong Sun

UX Designer at Amazon | Organizer of UXperience Seattle | ADPlist mentor
January 14, 2022 Summer Tong reported directly to Ryan


Ryan was amazing through the discovery process as we observed customer needs and iterated together. For fun, we always made bets on design concepts, and Ryan always won. His forward-thinking and ability to adapt to any product are wonderful.
Thank you Ryan!

Brett Rogers

Sr. Director Product Management at Charter Communications
August 26, 2023, Brett managed Ryan directly

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Hand-written HTML & CSS by Ryan Allen. See it on Github →