Results-driven, passionate design leader


To create engaging and impactful experiences through human-centered design.

Designer Toolkit
  • Design Direction
  • User Experience
  • Branding
  • Interactive Prototyping
  • Responsive Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Design Systems
Technical Skills
  • Figma
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Moqups
  • HTML / CSS / Javascript
  • Jira / Confluence / Craft
Personal Skills
  • Empathy
  • Grit
  • Leadership
  • Vision
  • Collaboration
  • Kindness
  • Indigo Design Award ~ 1 silver
  • Design Nominees ~ Site of the Day
  • CSS Design Awards ~ 1 Special Kudos
  • ~ 2 Honorable Mentions
  • San Diego Addy Awards ~ 2 Silvers
  • Paul A. Lingren Art Scholarship

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Work Experience

Colin Simpson Design

Owner / Design Director

May 2010 – Present

I consult and provide design services for growing businesses and startups that share my passion for great experiences. I truly believe nothing is more impactful than an amazing creative partnership.


Chief Experience Officer

Nov 2018 – Jun 2021

As CXO, I led the vision and execution of the Rubbl experience. This included the experience program, which consists of key contributions in the following areas:

- User Experience (UX): Product ideation, design, and iteration.
- Customer Experience (CX): Brand, Service & Support creation, implementation, and iteration.
- Employee Experience (EX): Research & co-creation of EX principles. Identify areas of improvement through employee surveys and engagement programs.

Bizness Apps

Design Director

November 2017 – February 2018

As the Design Director, I led a small team of designers and established the company's product and brand direction. This was a very hands on role with the opportunity to mentor Junior and Mid-Level designers. My goal was to continually show the ROI of good design through effective collaboration and great user experiences.

Senior UX/UI Designer

November 2016 – November 2017

As Senior UX/UI designer, I was responsible for the concept, execution, and delivery of creative works across the company. This includes product design for the app builder CMS and mobile experience. I also defined much of the brand direction for the marketing website and collateral design. It was a high impact role where I help shape the design language at Bizness Apps.


Senior Designer

April 2015 – October 2016

As the Senior Designer at younity, I played a large role in the design direction of the company. I regularly worked on the UX and UI of all aspects of the product. I often collaborated with the marketing team on projects that involve graphic design, web design, web development, and branding. I also mentored and managed junior and mid level designers within the company.

Callaway Golf

Interactive Designer

April 2013 – March 2015

At Callaway, I was able to sink my teeth into very large corporate projects. I was a key contributor to the redesign of and I focused my energy on the information architecture, user experience, and visual design of the brand's web properties. I also got the opportunity to work on a few development projects with HTML/CSS and Javascript.

FreshForm Interactive

UX/UI Designer

July 2012 – March 2013

At Freshform, I was part of a passionate team of thinkers, makers and doers that collectively shaped personal digital experiences. My role as UX / UI designer spanned numerous aspects of user experience, interaction design, and brand strategy. I worked with some great clients that included Honda, Eagle Creek, and Life Technologies.

Nine Multimedia

Visual Designer

September 2010 – December 2011

At Nine Multimedia, I was the lead visual designer for internal and client facing projects. I developed and refined my skills in user experience on web, mobile, and tablet projects for Fortune 500 companies including Qualcomm and Thomson Reuters.


San Diego State University

Bachelor of Arts ~ Emphasis Graphic Design

Graduated May, 2010