Denver-based product designer transforming insights into impact.

With 10+ years of experience across design, product, marketing, and customer success in both 0-1 startups and large-scale environments, I bring a versatile skillset (and some fun) to the table.
When AFK you can find me...

🏂 in the mountains

🦮 petting a dog

🧢 buying a new hat

✈️ visiting family in Baltimore

✈️ reminiscing on my early 20s in NY

Ethan Smith

Guiding principles

Get deep

Fueled by a genuine love of people, I'm passionate about understanding their needs and preferences.

Build connections

Champion creativity and constructive challenge through transparent communication and collaboration.

Think strategically

Balance big-picture vision with risk mitigation and tactical execution.

Never stop learning

"Growth mindset" is one buzzword I ascribe to.

15+
Years of Experiencein Design
300+
Successfullly ProjectsCompleted
54
Global Customers Around The World

Work Experience

Product Designer
Nimble
2022-2024
Product Designer
Pearson
2021-2022
Senior Digital Designer
Heinrich
2019-2021
Graphic Designer
Marc Fisher Footwear
2017-2018
Account Coordinator -> Marketing Designer
LiveIntent
2015-2017
Customer Success & Operations, Caviar
Square
2014-2015