Ryan McCarthy, Founder

Marketer, Designer, Business Developer

Denver, Colorado, US

Ryan is looking for someone to join him or to join a startup

Business stage

Idea phase

Business plan mapped out

Minimum viable product built

Paying customers

Ryan is looking for a founder who

Has expertise as

Programmer

Can commit to working

50 hours per week

Is able to invest

Sweat equity only

Relevant industries

Art and Design Technology B2B Services

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Technical
Sales
Strategy
User Experience
Finance
Design
Product Management
Managing People
Fundraising
Business Development
Marketing
Operations
Ryan is open to joining a startup

Can commit to working

20 hours per week

Is able to invest

Sweat equity only

Relevant industries

Art and Design Technology B2B Services

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Product Management
User Experience
Marketing
Managing People
Design
Strategy
Business Development
Technical
Sales
Operations
Finance
Fundraising
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

Age Group

36-55

About Ryan

I want to lead people so that we can all achieve the impossible. As a young man I believed that nothing was impossible. I was taught that if I can dream it then I can do it. This mentality has grown with me.

I believe that work doesn't’ have to suck. I believe that passion for a job well done can drive creative innovation. I believe that my job doesn’t take away from my family, but enhances our lives because we are part of something greater than ourselves.

For the past 20 years I have lived and breathed the graphic design, digital, and multimedia realm. Whether it's website creation, video production, managing a team, or creative direction for a mobile app, my passion for smart design and innovation is alive in everything I do.

Quote

“People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it. And what you do simply proves what you believe” - Simon Sinek

Work Experience

Art Director

Starz Entertainment

February 2016 - January 0

I currently am in charge of the user interface of all the digital platforms. Be it a Samsung TV, iPhone app, or website all the user interface is created by my team of amazing designers.

Manager

Charter Communications

November 2014 - February 2016

Worked closely with the product team to create, design and develop the TV user interface of the new Spectrum Guide.

Creative Director

Spex App

June 2014 - November 2014

Designed the MVP for Spex app. The iPad application for insurance adjusters out in the field. Worked in creating branding, websites, and assets for Spex app.

Education

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Associates Degree (Majored in Web and interactive design)

2007 - 2009

Co-working Space

Galvinize

2014 - 2014