I'm a Product Designer, in love with Figma

passionate about HCI & UX design, and research.


Lead HCI/UX Arch. and Designer
Qual Research +

Research, UX & UI Design

Campaign Interaction Occurances Reporting

Deloitte - Bersin by Deloitte - A digital research and e-reader.

Ground-up redesign Digitally responsive research enterprise subscription platform.

Qual Research +

VUI, UX & UI Design

Campaign Interaction Occurances Reporting

Kent State University

Master's Capstone project: Amazon advisor Brad G.
Spring 2018: 
Ongoing 12-week case study

Smart Kitchen: The Amazon Fresh Refrigerator & Voice- based, UX-integrated Alexa.

UX Casestudy iphone mobile app

JavaScript matching game: A demonstration of some basic javascript skills and some fun with stormtroopers.

Campaign Interaction Occurances Reporting

Mobile App: Video Chat app providing free mobile medical care to offshore patients. Coming soon

Case Study: 

Ground-up platform innovation in crowdsourcing

Campaign Interaction Occurances Reporting

Case Study:

Big data & analytics dashboard design 

Campaign Interaction Occurances Reporting
Campaign Interaction Occurances Reporting

Brand guidelines: Seattle green composite building materials company.

Using Processing: An Apple TV screensaver is created using geometry at random positioning and color choice by the computer at 5M shapes per second.


People have dreams and ideas.

Listening and designing with those in mind leads to new discoveries and great possibilities resulting in delightful experiences. How do we do this?

A Human-Centered Design Approach.

“Great design is the product of a deliberate thought process that asks the right questions, solves problems, and embraces new ideas."
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UX Design + Brand +

Product Design

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Surfer, start-up-junkie, industrial designer, UXD, Italian marble sculptor, owner of a cat named Sushi.


Michael Clingerman

Founder - MCDesign Thinking


Deeper Dive:

Professional: Michael has 20 years of brand, product development, UX design, and graphic design experience as a creative and independent designer and artist. Michael is a former Director of Design for Yahoo!, where he specialized in advertising, branding, product development and ideation for online campaign development and product monetization. As one of Yahoo’s first employees, Michael was a pioneer in defining today’s online experience. Michael also worked as a co-creative director for Turner Network Television on the trailblazing SPIV web magazine and social media web-zine project. He is a skilled artist, versatile graphic designer and he is uniquely adept at helping companies create evolutionary experiences that last a lifetime.


Personal: Michael is an avid paddleboarder, a surfer in the PNW. With parents formally retired from the US Navy, Michael has lived in both coastal seaboards of the United States as well as Puerto Rico and has an avid love of the ocean as well as ocean life, the environment and those that will protect it like the SeaSheppard organization.  Additionally, Michael is also a lover of James Gandolfini Jr. and created filmography infographic about his carrier.



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