Ryan McCarthy

ux/ui designer | digital artist | creative manager

About Ryan

I lead people so that we can all achieve the impossible. As a young man I believed that nothing was impossible. I was taught that if I can dream it then I can do it. This mentality has grown with me.

I believe that work doesn't have to suck. I believe that passion for a job well done can drive creative innovation. I believe that my job doesn’t take away from my family, but enhances our lives because we are part of something greater than ourselves.

For the past 20 years I have lived and breathed the graphic design, digital, and multimedia realm. Whether it's website creation, managing a creative team, ui/ux design, or creative direction for a television application, my passion for smart design and innovation is alive in everything I do.

I believe that design matters

To fail is always one step forward //

It’s rare that creatively we hit the mark on the first try.  As part of leading creatively there needs to be a culture of failing. I encourage everyone to take a positive risk to move the bar and innovate.

Good is the enemy of great //

As part of my career, and even so my life, I make sure to take on the impossible.  There is always a way to accomplish a goal – but even more – there is always a way to accomplish that goal in a way that isn’t “good

You are only as good as the team you have //

As a leader it’s my responsibility to cultivate a culture of professionals and experts.  I am only as good as the team around me, and I make the team around me better.

More than a job, it’s a passion //

The job I have isn’t an avenue to gain a paycheck. Getting paid is a bi-product of my passion for a job well done.   I get a thrill out of leading a team of creative people, and it is my passion to raise them to a level to do any impossible task.

Download My Resume

“People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe”

- Simon Sinek

Want to work with me?

Fill out the information below to start a conversation.