Michael Dedrick
  • @michaeldedrick
  • For all users, always.
  • San Francisco, California
  • He/Him

Lead Designer @ Google, ex-Apple, ex-IBM, Co-Author of the Google UX Certificate program

About me

Michael Dedrick is a highly accomplished UX designer with over 25 years of experience in the industry. 

💼 Companies I’ve worked for: Google, Apple, IBM

🎯 Specialties in design: AI and chat interfaces, Blockchain, animation and motion graphics, curriculum design, design interviewing, enterprise applications, design strategy, game design

🏆 Co-Authored Google’s UX Certificate program (Half a million enrolled currently) and Udacity’s UX Designer Nanodegree program, created Canada's first and largest Blockchain digital identity platform

🥳 49k+ followers on Linkedin 

Let’s talk about:

• Product design

• Design thinking

• Curriculum design

• Creative marketing materials

• Brand strategy

• Validating your product ideas

• User experience (UX) design 

• User interface (UI) design

• User research

• Prototyping and wireframing

• Pitch decks

I'm looking forward to sharing my experiences and knowledge with others who are interested in business, career, or entrepreneurship! 🙌

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Apr 2018 - Present

UX Designer, UX Manager, Google Cloud

Apr 2017 - Mar 2018

UX Designer & Design Screener, Toptal

Oct 2014 - Jun 2015

Apple + IBM: Lead iOS Mobile User Experience Designer, Apple

Sep 2004 - Jun 2008

Animation, Design, Film, Motion Graphics, Sheridan College