Current favorite phrases
Push it further. Great work! Commit. Make it emotional. I hear you. Go crazy. Can it stand alone? The gestalt.
Every day I get to collaborate with disciplines inside and outside design to take on dynamic problems. Whether it is a marketing campaign, a branding exercise, or a web tool, you always need to be focused on creating a meaningful user experience. Design should make things pretty always be thinking about how to tranform user pain into solutions that feel effortless. I am a passionately curious about the rapidly changing world around us and how human-centric design can challenge the status-que to create a better future.
Indigo Slate | 2.2013 - present
Responsible for contributing, leading, pitching, and managing design team pipeline. Worked with other company department leads to create a collaborative ecosystem to enable constant iteration that drives to delight clients and their customers.
Started as a senior designer, was promoted to art director and recently creative director. Designed or lead the creation of hundreds of unique deliverables. Grew the design team from 3 members total, to 20+ individuals from all different disciplines from visual, UX, illustration, and development.
Dive Xtras | 7.2008 - 2.2013
Lead designer in charge of all branding and marketing materials. I worked closely with the engineers to ensure their design decisions were communicated effectively across all marketing mediums.
Produced product focused websites, e–commerce solutions, business card, packaging, logos, brochures, T-shirts, videos, trade show displays, and a poster in my tenure with the company.
Seattle Pacific University
3D Modeling for Games