Dan Harlow

Dan Harlow

Senior UX Designer in New York, NY, he/him


Multidisciplinary product designer that specializes in simplifying complex UI/UX enterprises and creating engaging visual designs.

Work Experience

2022 — Now
Remote/New York, NY

Responsible for creating accessible and appealing applications, interfaces, and websites

Work with the strategy team to understand customer data, creating and applying personas to user journeys and site architecture

Conceptualize and propose ranges of visual concepts for digital products in sympathy with brand guidelines and behavioral data

Translate concepts into wireframes, prototypes and process flows

Work on cross-platform applications to develop connected experiences from both a consistency of user experience and visual guideline point of view

Liaise regularly with clients to present creative work and ensure that designs meet their requirements and core business objectives

2021 — 2022
Remote/Rensselaer, NY

Freelance/Long-term Contract

Part of a joint project between GDIT and the NY State of Health/Dept. of Health

Designed and created production-ready user interfaces and design solutions that responded to requirements documentation, user research, insurance mandates, and both New York State and Federal health policies

Applied existing NYSOH/NYS brand guidelines, typography, iconography, and other visual aspects to design solutions as well as site maps, user flows, and prototypes as needed

Worked with the UI/UX lead designer and user researchers to oversee QA of deliverables to developers and meet project deadlines

Attended team meetings and gave presentations to supervisors and project stakeholders

2020 — 2021

Freelance/One-off Project

2020 — 2020
2020 — 2020

Freelance/One-off Project

2020 — 2020
2019 — 2019
Digital Product Designer at NDA clients/startups
Remote/New York, NY

Freelance/One-off Project(s)

2014 — 2019
New York, NY

Blue World’s first full-time product designer and front-end developer, creating large-scale UI/UX experiences and responsive web designs

Wrote fully responsive front-end programming/styling and maintained code upkeep across project lifecycles

Worked alongside developers on project execution, QA, debugging, and mobile testing across operating systems, platforms, and devices

Updated/created branding for client projects and internal BW projects

Established documentation for both design and front-end archiving/version control

Created design system for expanding Blue World’s proprietary software suite, Big Blue

Worked with business development members and project managers to optimize design approaches for client/internal projects

Delivered presentations for both clients and internal stakeholders

Served as design liaison on calls, meetings, and travel ventures

Supervised freelance designers and developers on larger projects

2012 — 2014
New York, NY

Designed user interfaces, responsive web experiences, infographics, illustrations, and created or extended existing brand designs

Oversaw necessary QA and spec production on in-development projects and collaborated with contracted front-end developers

Provided oversight and feedback to junior designers on larger projects

2011 — 2012
Junior Graphic Designer at dKorr
Schenectady, NY

Contributed to branding and promotional print materials

Designed digital animation clips and various social media assets

Designed web assets and troubleshoot(ed) issues in Wordpress eCommerce platform


2006 — 2008