Mike McDearmon

NYC-based product design leader and researcher with over 10 years of experience in cloud infrastructure, architecture, engineering and construction industries.


  • Hyperscience
  • Director of Product Design | Jul 2020 - Present
  • Establishing lean research and evidence based product design practices at Hyperscience
  • VMware
  • Design Manager, Tanzu Portfolio Insights | Jan 2020 - Jun 2020
  • Enabling VMware teams and customers to make better decisions with telemetry and connected datasets
  • Pivotal
  • Design Manager | Jun 2015 - Dec 2019
  • User centered design, research, and strategic consulting for clients in the finance, healthcare, cloud infrastructure, insurance, and retail industries
  • Case, Inc
  • Sr Software Designer | Feb 2012 - May 2015
  • UX and visual design for software in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries
  • Forum 8
  • VR Designer | May 2009 - Feb 2012
  • 3D modeling, animation, and traffic / evacuation simulation for clients in the urban design and civil engineering industries

Personal Projects

  • Stories from Planet Earth
  • A geoscience blog that uses data visualization and narrative to tell the stories of Earth's deep history
  • Clim8
  • A command line emulator that helps teams quickly test input / response interactions. Enter command clim8 in the demo
  • Geologic Timescale Bookmark
  • A reference tool to help geoscience students understand and memorize the divisions of geologic time
  • Trailhead: The Wilderness Survival Game
  • A board game about surviving the extremes of the great outdoors. Successful Kickstarter campaign in 2018