Elliott Malkin / The Fine Print

Seasoned UX designer, product strategist, and playful innovator who brings clarity and focus to complex design work. Recent focus on big data and ML-based assistance. Prior to Google, spent 4 years as Product Design Director at The New York Times, building the company's first generation of mobile apps.


Staff UX Designer, 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.

The New York Times

User Experience Designer, NYTimes.com

2006 to 2011

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

Teaching / Art


Bard Prison Initiative


Teaching intro to coding using Processing.

Adjunct Professor

Columbia University
Graduate School of Journalism

2010 to 2011

Taught and developed course on editorial design for digital news.



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.


New York University

Interactive Telecommunications, MPS

Concentration in digital video and electronic art.

Northwestern University

Learning Sciences, MA

Program integrating psychology, computer science and education.

The University of Texas at Austin

Radio-Television-Film, BS

Studied at pioneering interactive media program ACTLab.

Recognition, Talks & Exhibitions

Google Research

Tech Impact Award


Global UX Summit

Organizer and panelist


Google UX Speaker Series

Human Collaboration


Material Design Award

Android App, The New York Times


Webby Award

iPhone App, The New York Times


Apple App of the Year

iPad App, The New York Times


Featured Artist

Yale University


Keynote Speaker

New Media Application Forum, Beijing