Josh Wilburne

Josh Wilburne

Product designer in London, He/Him


I make design and take photos in London.
Originally from Los Angeles, I am a product designer with over 10 years of experience. I am based in Hackney, London after spending 9 years living and working in San Francisco.

Work Experience

2023 — Now
2022 — 2023

Cord lets you add figma-like collaboration to your product in just a few hours.

2019 — 2022
Senior Product Designer at Meta

Design lead creating an entire user interface for a yet to be released product under Portal.

2018 — 2019
Product Designer at Lyft
San Francisco

Product designer on the Rider experience, I worked on a team that focused on a few key rider projects. I lead a redesign of the Round Up & Donate feature, as well as designing much of the early foundation for the in-app experience for Lyft's membership, Lyft Pink.

2016 — 2018
Product Designer at Twitter
San Francisco

Product designer on the core Twitter app. I worked quite a few features across multiple surfaces of Twitter, including Direct Messaging and Tweets. I was the design lead for when Twitter doubled the character count from 140 to 280, which encompassed collaborating on multiple international research sessions and executive stakeholders.

2015 — 2016
San Francisco

Principal design in charge of all things design from both a product, and marketing perspective. Handled all mobile, interaction, and desktop designs.
Peer is now a part of Twitter.

2014 — 2015
Product designer at Xero

Desiging for mobile, I was a part of a small and new team who built an employee-focused app. I handled the design for Android, as well as prototyping new features.

2012 — 2014


Side Projects


Featured by Unsplash 20 times, my photos have amassed over 67M views on Unsplash and used by established publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, Bloomberg, Evening Standard, among numerous others.


I did a daily photo project for over 3 years. Covid ruined anything interesting in my life and I stopped, but it was a fun thing to do.



A blog explaining the work that went into changing the character count on Twitter



I did an interview about my experience at startups and big tech companies.


An interview I did for Eugene's podcast on design.