About John

John is an award-winning interaction and product design lead, with a passion for emerging technology and innovative contexts. Originally from Ireland, he currently lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.


Senior Interaction Designer at Google

Past Experience

For more, visit LinkedIn or download résumé

Clients & Partners

American Museum of Natural History, Bloomberg, Equal Justice Initiative, Fáilte Ireland, Faith & Liberty Discovery Center, Fake Love / The New York Times, Frog Design, Google, Habitat for Humanity, The Henry Ford, Knight Foundation, National Comedy Center, The Nature Conservancy, New York Hall Of Science, Royal Academy of Arts, Target, Tearfund, The Tech Museum of Innovation, UNICEF, Universal Music


  • The London Mithraeum: D&AD Yellow Pencil 2018 and AIANY Design Awards Citation 2018
  • Target Open House: Core 77 Winner 2016, SEGD Honor Award 2016, One Club Merit Award 2016, IxDA Awards Shortlist 2017 and Global Irish Design 2016
  • Body Metrics: Gold MUSE Award 2016
  • NYSCI Noticing Tools: One Club Merit Award 2016, SEGD Merit Award 2016, FastCo Innovation by Design Award 2015, FastCo Best Apps of 2014, Global Irish Design 2016 and INDEX: Award Nomination
  • Declarations Of Interdependence: Core 77 Runner Up 2014 and Output Award Selection 2014

Talks, Teaching & Conferences

John D. Ryan, Designer
John D. Ryan, Designer
John D. Ryan, Designer