Ross Zurowski

Ross Zurowski

Product Designer in Toronto


I'm a designer who works with small teams to build great software—contributing at every part of the process (conception, design, engineering, marketing, etc).

I like projects which make useful new technologies accessible to larger audiences.

Work Experience

2019 — Now
Toronto, Canada

Private, safe, and secure internets for individuals and companies. Designed and built early versions of the website (no longer live), designed and built the core of the admin console, and designed features across every native OS app.

2016 — 2018
San Francisco, California

Built a health insurance platform for low-cost, high-quality primary care in Uganda and Ethiopia. Serving thousands of patients today.

2013 — 2016

On-and-off collaboration with the Format team to grow the themes platform, designing and building (or re-building) several of the most used themes.

2015 — 2015
Palo Alto, CA

Interviewed and designed analytics tools to help local small business owners make better business decisions.

2014 — 2014
Menlo Park, CA

Designed systems for forms across an enterprise ad tool… got to meet some cool people though!



Portfolio site for the indomitable brand designer Hannah Lee.


Archival site for the ~20 year career of writings and exhibitions by Brian Sholis.



Reflections on seasonality and time.


How the web is growing more centralized, why it matters, and what we can do about it.