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  • Joshua Larrabee

    Product Visual Designer

    Menlo Park, CA

Influenced by my industrial design education, I like to build things, show people, and evaluate the merits of those prototypes. I combine that with systematic design rooted in graphic design principles and my new passion for motion graphics. jlarrabeedesign.com

Work Samples

  • Security App

  • Nook Library App

  • Samsung App

Work History

  • Visual Design Consultant

    • Joshua Larrabee Design
    • Menlo Park, CA
    • Nov 2010 - Present (7 years)

    Recently consulting for several start-up companies. Performed research and created concepts for a new visual design language for a web internet security app. Consulted with a company to design time scheduling screens for a web app. Created iconography for an iPhone media remote control app.

  • Visual Designer

    • Samsung
    • Mountain View, CA
    • Jul 2016 - Aug 2016 (1 month)

    Contract designer for mobile apps that control and manage home entertainment systems. Extended new design language as part of projects.

  • Senior UX Designer

    • SAP
    • Palo Alto, CA
    • Feb 2016 - Jun 2016 (4 months)

    Contract designer on Ariba UX team. Transformed legacy procurement software into modern, consumer friendly experiences. Designed work that was presented at a major product showcase. Iterated on designs through rapid prototyping.

  • Senior Visual Designer

    • Barnes & Noble
    • Santa Clara, CA
    • Dec 2014 - Mar 2015 (3 months)

    Contract designer on UX team. Designed content discovery feature to introduce bookstore like browsing in the Nook app. Used prototyping and animation tools to re- design the Nook library as part of an overall brand refresh and push to follow the latest Android design patterns.

  • Senior Visual Designer

    • PayPal
    • San Jose, CA
    • Nov 2010 - Nov 2014 (4 years)

    Contract designer on UX team. Introduced design patterns and consistency on merchant web products by designing common components and creating design stencils. Worked on high pro le e ort to design the next generation of web checkout.

  • Senior Visual Designer

    • Yahoo!
    • Sunnyvale, CA
    • Jan 2009 - Sep 2010 (1 year 8 months)

    Designed the overall federated search results page and intent triggered search modules for Yahoo! Mobile Search used by millions of people world-wide. Designed search modules for music, local, finance, airline, sports, and other verticals.


  • Rhode Island School of Design

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 1990 - 1993
  • Parsons The New School for Design

    • Foundation Studies Fine Arts
    • 1989 - 1990