Elliott Malkin

Seasoned UX designer, crisp communicator, and playful innovator who brings clarity and focus to complex design work. Completing his fifth year on “the Editors” (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites). Recent focus on big data and ML-based assistance. Prior to Google, spent 4 years as Product Design Director for Mobile at The New York Times, building the company's first generation of mobile apps. LinkedIn


Google

Senior Product Designer, Google Workspace

2016 to Present

The New York Times

Product Design Director, Mobile

2011 to 2015

Creative lead of cross-functional team of 25+ building award-winning news apps for iOS, Android, and mobile web. NYT portfolio

The New York Times

User Experience Designer, NYTimes.com

2006 to 2011

Built new destinations as part of Times strategy to compete beyond news.

Various Agencies

Consultant

2002 to 2006

Joined teams at Behavior Design, Moment, Fjord, and other agencies to help clients innovate in e-commerce, social and web 2.0. Highlights: Audited UX for Audible.com. Prototyped early AOL social app.

Razorfish

Producer/Information Architect

2001 to 2002

Brought corporate clients into first generation of web presence. Highlight: Experimental interaction design for BBC’s in-house media search engine.

More Experience


Adjunct Professor

Columbia University
Graduate School of Journalism

2010 to 2011

Taught and developed course on editorial design for digital news.

Artist-in-Residence

Eyebeam

2005 to 2006

Awarded studio and exhibition space to explore intersection of religion, technology and public space.

Adjunct Professor

New York University

2002 to 2005

Taught five semesters of rhetoric, composition, literature and the arts.

Education


New York University

Interactive Telecommunications, MPS

2005

Concentration in digital video and electronic art.

Northwestern University

Learning Sciences, MA

1999

Program integrating psychology, computer science and education.

The University of Texas at Austin

Radio-Television-Film, BS

1995

Studied at pioneering interactive media program ACTLab.

Recognition, Talks & Exhibitions


Global UX Summit

Organizer and panelist

2020

Material Design Award

Android App, The New York Times

2015

Webby Award

iPhone App, The New York Times

2014

Apple App of the Year

iPad App, The New York Times

2013

Featured Artist

Yale University

2012

Keynote Speaker

New Media Application Forum, Beijing

2011

Speaker

IDEA Conference

2008

Panelist

Society for News Design

2007