Sam Ellner | Resume
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The Huffington Post

June 2015 – Present

UX/UI Designer

I help shape how people consume the news by working with our product and development teams to plan, design, prototype and implement iterations to our website. Our most recent accomplishment was the launch of our redesigned website (complete with some new branding!). I am also responsible for wireframing and designing HuffPost’s Contributor Platform, the CMS that helps our network of over 80,000 bloggers share their writing with the world.

Tough Mudder

May 2014 – June 2015

Visual Designer

I led all aspects of design for Tough Mudder. This included designing landing and event pages, email templates and merchandise, on-site experiences, obstacle branding, RFPs and video graphics.

Nano Web Group

January 2014 – April 2014

Freelance Designer

I was brought in to help with the redesign of RI Global’s website. I was involved in all aspects of the project, from wireframes and design while working alongside the devs to get it up and running.

Props Inc.

January 2013 – January 2014

Web Designer

I was responsible for wireframing and designing WordPress sites for local Long Island businesses that ranged from chiropractors and lawyers to motorcycle builders and electricians.


August 2011 – December 2012

UX/UI Designer

I helped concept, wireframe and design an iPad based loyalty program for businesses to reward their regular customers.


Sketch, Invision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Balsamiq, UXPin, Principle, A/B Testing, Mobile Apps, Responsive Design, HTML, CSS, WordPress, Drupal


University at Albany

Bachelor of Art – Communications