UX DESIGN LEADER

SHANE CLOSE

I am a user experience design leader with over two decades of success in product design, turning strategy into results, and leading high-performing UX teams. Read more...

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SHANE CLOSE

Passion ≠ Results

We can talk about passion, but let's talk results first

I have worked in product design for the last 25 years, from startups and large corporate banking, to IT consulting and founder of an award-winning, boutique design firm.

Most recently, I served a team of 18 researchers, designers, front-end developers, and content strategists on a large SAFe® Agile program, where we received the highest UX maturity rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's HCD Center of Excellence.

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Case Studies

MismoTM

Family organization app

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AgDesignSystemTM

Design system for processing and mapping applications

iQIES

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

Case study coming soon

InghamTM IRA Rollover App

Three simple steps to rollover your IRA

AgriLogicTM Mapping

UX Design, Research, User Testing

Case study coming soon

DHL Mobile Sales

UX Design, Mobile Prototyping

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Featured Articles

Design Leadership

From Creator to Facilitator

Medium.com

I’ve wanted to write this article for some time to chronicle my own journey in design leadership, and some of the issues and adjustments that I’ve faced personally.

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The UX Paradox

How We Diminish Our Own Influence

Medium.com

Everyone has their own experience working with UX professionals: good, bad or indifferent. Unfortunately, the impact of a negative experience with UX has an exponential effect over time.

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Innovation, Automation & Iteration

The Golden Triad of UX Solutions

Medium.com

Over the last 20+ years of my career in product design, the industry has been in a constant state of change (i.e.; chaos).

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