About Michael Cobb

Present

Care.com – Principal Product Designer Waltham MA, 2017–present
Principal designer for the Pattern Library across the site, maintaining the roadmap for the team. Principal designer within the B2B Tribe, driving innovation and vision through prototyping new and exciting experiences for growth opportunities. Manage two top-quality, talented product designers in researching and building easy and effective experiences on multiple platforms
Massachusetts College of Art – Adjunct Professor Boston MA, 2016–present
Created a curriculum for Interactive Design Projects - which give students an undertanding of the product design process. We start with Research, observation, and competitive analysis, develop a hypothesis and ideate through protoyping. We start with paper prototypes and finish with on-screen interactive experiences.

Past

Vistaprint – Associate Creative Director Lexington MA, 2016–2017
Creative Director for the strategic flagship Business Card experience. Product Owner for developing the UI Library into a design system and fostering a Vistaprint-wide design community.
Vistaprint – Web Art Director Lexington MA, 2013–2016
Influence agile thinking and contribute to the development of several Scrum teams within the organization. Art Director for the strategic rebrand experience. Produced the company’s first user interface pattern library, ensuring consistency and saving countless hours on wireframes, mockups, and developer time. Spearheaded responsive design. UX/UI Art director on the Innovation team, prototyping and testing the latest and greatest ideas.
Fidelity Investments – User Experience Designer Boston MA, 2013
Design for Active Trader Pro, a multi-platform advanced trading application. Mobile and website design.
SapientNitro – Senior Designer Boston MA, 2012–2013
Art Director for Staples mobile redesign and 2013 Back to School creative pitch. Lead designer for the Great Courses responsive website redesign and LensCrafters instore customer and associate tablet. other clients include: Carrier, Dunkin’ Donuts, and the Hartford Funds.
Neal Advertising – Interactive Designer Danvers MA, 2011– 2012
Website design for Greeley Communications, Neal Advertising, and First Light Anglers. Art Direction for HTML email design, code, and online ad creative campaigns.

Internships

Conover Tuttle Pace – Interactive Designer Boston MA, 2010–2011
Companies including Breeders’ Cup, Red Sox, New Balance, Microsoft, CTP, Mass Development, and Thomson Reuters, among others.
Staples Headquarters – Interactive, Print, & Packaging Design Framingham, MA, 2010
Email, banner, and social media design, Easy Tech calculator and specialty paper packaging, and Copy and Print design.