Russell Matsuo

UX & Interaction Design


Work Experience


6 years · Senior Interaction Designer

Platform design systems and UX strategy. My experience includes work on new enterprise solutions for Google's display ads platform, UX and content patterns for Search (leading books and financial verticals), concept design for a new experimental open-source operating system (Fuchsia), and product design for long-term company wide strategic investments.

4 years · Senior UX Designer

Helped the team transition to mobile, and implement design thinking within an agile development process (scrum). Collaborated with engineering to deploy a new front end framework that allowed the UX team to directly pixel push experiments in production environment, with release process.

Design Outreach

Original Curriculum Development

I've developed curriculum for a number of original design workshops, teaching user centered design principles at both academic and professional venues. Past programs have included UC Berkeley's 'Skydeck' accelerator, UX London, and a collaboration with Howard University.

New Media

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Studied a range of digital design, from interactive, imagining, animation, audio, video, and User Experience. Program was backed with a foundation of graphic design, and traditional media such as printmaking, calligraphy, packaging and advertising.