Zack Simons
UX + Product Designer
Located
Park City, Utah
Elev 6539'
Currently
VP, Design & Principal
Passage Studio

Zack Simons is a UX and product design director who leads teams to deliver exceptionally well crafted software, hardware & brand experiences.

2021—

01—Hello

My name is Zack. I'm a UX and product design director based in the mountains of Park City, Utah. I have experience leading design projects and teams of many kinds to successful outcomes. As a leader, I thrive on collaboration and strive to build close-knit teams where designers have the support and autonomy to produce the best work of their lives. I function fluently between leadership and hands-on design.

Currently, I co-lead a team of designers at a studio called Passage as a VP, Design and Principal. Previous to joining Passage, I led a team of designers at InVision that focused on building tools to supercharge collaboration across product organizations. Before that, I led a team of designers at WeWork that built a suite of enterprise software products to optimize workplace experience and efficiency. Even before that, I led several design teams at Logitech that launched category-defining products and won a bunch of exciting design awards.

Over the years, I’ve also had the opportunity to work at several top-tier consultancies including Ammunition and Punchcut in San Francisco, CA—and now at Passage.

02—Work

A brief selection of projects I've been involved in over the years. Endless credit is due to the designers, developers, product managers and countless other teammates who helped bring these products to life.

03—Experience

VP, Design & Principal
Passage
Feb 2021–Present

Partner & Principal Designer
Helm
Sept 2020–August 2021

Sr. Product Design Manager
InVision
Jan 2020–Sept 2020

Sr. Lead, UX Design Manager
WeWork
Aug 2019–Jan 2020

Head of UX / Co-Lead Design
Jaybird
Nov 2017–Jul 2019

UX Group Lead
Logitech
Jun 2017–Oct 2018

Lead UX Designer
Logitech
Aug 2016–May 2017

Sr. UX Designer
Logitech
Sep 2015–Jul 2016

UX Designer
Ammunition
Feb 2014–Sep 2015

Visual Designer
Ammunition
May 2012–Jan 2014

Visual Designer
Self-Employed
Jun 2005–May 2012

04—Education

MFA Program, Graphic Design
Academy of Art University
2010–2014

BS, Economics
University of Utah
1999–2003

05—Awards

Red Dot Award
IxDA Award
IDEA Award
Good Design Award
iF Design Award
Fast Company
Innovation By Design Award
CMYK Top 100 #54
Creative Quarterly #28