Chris Risdon is an Experience Designer at Adaptive Path. Chris’s journeyman path has helped shape his belief that finding the right blend of interaction design and communication design enables people to have compelling and useful experiences.
Before joining Adaptive Path, Chris was Senior User Experience Architect at user experience consultancy Macquarium, helping improve the online product experience for clients such as Lowes.com and InterContinental Hotels Group. Prior to that, Chris was Lead User Experience Designer for a start-up in video syndication defining the user experience for all their consumer facing products. He was also formerly Senior Information Architect at CNN.com and has previously worked for or with companies such as Corbis, Microsoft, Nokia, General Motors and AT&T Wireless. He has also spent time with a number of start-up ventures, spanning information architecture, interaction design and visual and communications design.
Chris holds an MFA in design from the Savannah College of Art & Design, has taught design at NYU’s school for continuing education. He has a passion for designing typefaces and gives presentations on type design to graduate level design students.
Chris is also a magnet for stray dogs and is currently trying to learn the craft of watchmaking.