Phil Weiner
Studio | Oakland

About

– Full-stack design director helping companies who want to earn more, save more, raise more and be different.

 
 On location providing creative direction for Condor Valley at the Adventure Tourism World Summit in Salta, Argentina

On location providing creative direction for Condor Valley at the Adventure Tourism World Summit in Salta, Argentina

 
 
The most important tool I have is listening. As a design leader my job is to catalyze a solution, without dictating on high. I prefer solutions that come out of a team rather than being delivered to a team.
 
 

This is Phil Weiner.


I am an award-winning company builder and creative director who has spent the last decade working and growing some of the most impactful products in food, technology, and consumer products. Since starting my first company in 2007, I’ve led teams of designers, engineers and collaborated with companies of all sizes worldwide to grow their business through behavior changing, meaningful and enduring design.

In 2008, my father to diabetes, a moment which spurred a personal pivot from technology to healthy, homegrown food through a company called UrbnEarth. I have designed initiatives for some of the most enduring brands like Virgin, Virgin Galactic, and even Richard Branson's personal projects as well as developing products for the most disruptive startups in Silicon Valley.

My products have been showcased at the Museum of Design in Barcelona and revered in books like 99 Designs for Life. Ventures I've worked on have reached profitability, raised over $80M+ and have been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, NPR, and The Washington Post among others. I am also a recipient of the A Design Award and Dwell Magazine's Design Materials Awards.

I balance my client work and day job with personal creative work like songwriting and mentoring junior designers. I am also an active angel investor and brand advisor to numerous consumer companies.

Based in Oakland, I work both remotely and lead design teams in client locations.

 

Proud to have worked with.


American Mojo
B Team
Big Change
Campus
Carbon War Room
Climate Smart Accelerator
Cleanline Labs
Condor Valley
The Elders
Mamoní 100
Mynd
Marvell
Naia
Neighborly
Ocean Unite
100% Human At Work
Perch Baby

The President of Senegal
Rainforest Capital
The Rockefeller Foundation
Rocky Mountain Institute
Sana Health
Sovi
Thiel Capital
TMC Innovation
Turing Quantum
Total Wine & More
UrbnEarth
USAID
Virgin Unite
Virgin Galactic
Virgin Match
Waste Farmers
Yes on 62 Campaign

 

 
 
 
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Whether you run a multinational corporation, a startup, or something in between, if you’d like to discuss a strategic approach to the design, redesign, or refinement of your product design and visual branding, I’d love to hear from you.