Hello i’m Brett Combs,
a UX designer with a background in philosophy print and interactive design.
Hello i’m Brett Combs,
a UX designer with a background in philosophy print and interactive
I create research-based insights and achieve positive results that put people, their needs and experiential barriers first, because people do not differentiate how they feel about products from their experiences with them.
MS UXD, Kent State University 2020
MFA, California College of The Arts 2004
BA Philosophy, San Francisco State University 2000
Master of Science, User Experience Design, Kent State University 2020
Master of Fine Arts, Design, California College of The Arts 2004
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, San Francisco State University 2000
Senior UX Product Designer CVS Health
Senior UX Product Designer @ CVS 5/25-Present
Senior Product Designer @ Everest 2/22-5/22
Product Designer @ Nimbl Digital 9/21-2/22
I have always been drawn to the excitement of people who are at their best when cooperatively learning, working with ideas, and crafting solutions to complex problems.
With experience designing print, mobile, and interactive experiences I am confident working across the contemporary design disciplines of UX, UI, IA, IxD, and front-end development.
Product design with a national pharmacy chain. Global eCommerce list functionality produced as atomic components in Figma.
Producing a globally editable atomic design system with linked complex components and variants in Figma
Improving conversion rates with map based discovery and reduced complexity for travel booking at Marriott.com
Reducing phone support calls and improving catalog search with revised content, labeling, and taxonomy for Rodman public library
Addressing the social constraints of the built environment with a digital health social network for autonomous transportation systems and Goodyear
Clarifying the product offering and reducing visual complexity with architecture analysis, usability testing and prototype development for Arduino.com
Designing a community connection application prototype for student residential apartment communities in Webflow
Ray's Bike Park
Improving discoverability and mobile performance with visual navigation and responsive design for Ray's bike park
Prototyping a solution for improved visibility of system status and one click login for Pluto TV
Addressing the new public health constraints of a global viral pandemic with an academically driven public service announcement
Staying connected to the aesthetics of composition and making through mixed media collage
Writing & Reading
Staying interested and curious about concepts, ideas and our collective potential future