Damian Madray

Designer of experiences at TheGlint. Founder of Hunie, a 500Startups company. Product designer at Neo.

Damian is considered one of the leading designers in Silicon Valley serving as designer-in-residence at Blackbox, Head of Product Design at Visual.ly, Gallery Director at DeviantArt, Senior Product Designer Neo Innovation (acquired by Pivotal) and served on the design jury of Awwwards.

In 2011, Damian founded TheGlint, an experimental lab for artists to explore and play with all modalities of art to create experiences that can transform and connect. It fosters environments that brings economic value creators (entrepreneurs) and cultural value creators (artists) together to connect through meaningful conversations. TheGlint was featured in New York Times, Bold Italics, Huffington Post, Slate & Financial Times when founded as a live-in co-working space.

Damian Madray founded Hunie, a design community where designers learn & improve through collaboration and feedback. In 2012 Hunie got accepted into 500 Startups, one of the leading accelerators in the US and was featured in Fast Company, Awwwards, Design Modo & WSJ.

He was partner at DX Lab, an innovation consulting company that uses exponential technology to discover and prototype new business ideas. There he was responsible for launching dxFutures, a publication that features stories about the social and cultural impact of exponential technologies. He’s also founding Presence, a tool that help creators manage their live-experiences as a business.

Quotes

Recognized by John Maeda for contributions to design culture and the startup ecosystem.

He is smart, communicative and persistent. Does not give up but tries to take his idea to the next level. Always improving and iterating!
Amra Tareen, Founder & CEO Littlecast

Incredible designer, great community builder, smart, ridiculous hustle and solid vision.
Roger Dickey, Founder Mafia Wars

I had the privilege to work with Damian. Damian is a very clever guy and he will pay attention to every single detail to make sure everything he is working on is perfect. He always communicate and very respectful to other people. I personally learned a lot by working with him. He will be a great addition to this wonderful community.
Tal Siach, Founder Visual.ly

Interviews

Creative Coffee San Francisco #2

Digital Tutors, Designmodo, Awwwards, Revision Path

Talks

A Talk on Designing Cultures at Synchronic
Do What You Do by Hunie
Culture Summit
Neo SF & NYC

Photos


For inquiry and more information see full resume on Linkedin.

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