Walker HardenDirector, User Experience Design
Walker joined Whipsaw in 2021 as Experience Design Lead to focus on projects with a digital experience component. Walker uses his background in human-computer interaction to bring functional and enjoyable products to life. As a designer, he has worked on projects ranging from enterprise-level web platforms, native mobile applications, comprehensive design systems, design research engagements, product requirement definition, and product marketing. Walker has managed design projects for a wide range of clients across e-commerce, healthcare, education, professional services, and consumer goods, including for Apple, General Electric, MARS Corp., 7-Eleven, Boston Beer Company, UPMC Hospitals, and VCA Hospitals.
Walker graduated from Tufts University with a B.S. in Engineering Psychology (HCI) and a minor in Entrepreneurship with a focus on Engineering Management. Before joining Whipsaw he worked with Apple as a Design Lead for global consumer e-commerce experiences and proprietary enterprise applications. Prior to Apple, Walker was a founding team member of Tive, a supply chain technology company, and spent time as a UX Designer at Rightpoint, a full-service digital marketing agency. In his free time, he enjoys finding new restaurants, riding the Sunset Loop in Marin, or touring the parks of San Francisco with his wife and dog named Kaia.