- creative & brandingBrandingLogo Design Graphic DesignMedia DesignMessaging
- ux & ui designCustom Web DesignUX Design User InterfacesCSS & HTMLAudience Experience
- web & marketingSEOWordPress CMS Web DevelopmentCampaign StrategiesUser Metrics
For the past 15+ years, my passion to design, conceptualize, and create has allowed me to do what I love as a career.
I enjoy the challenge of discovering ideas, developing brands, telling stories, creating graphics & presenting experiences. Seeing initial ideas take shape, then grow into something more is especially rewarding.
My proficiencies are many and they keep evolving as my thirst for industry knowledge is never satisfied.
Fields of Expertise
Develop, Create, and Build a company vision that expresses a brand’s personality and values.
Study your audience and Work to optimize the user’s experience through clever interface design.
Develop, Design and Create memorable visuals and experiences that connect with your desired audience.
Design and produce pixel-perfect graphic pieces including logos, print, apparel, outdoor, web graphics, and more.
Work with companies to understand their audience and develop their voice through an advertising/marketing plan.
Optimize website to increase user traffic. Study demographics, customer engagement, and audience details to improve.
Creativity, experience, education, and genuine love for all things advertising has armed me with the necessary knowledge for success.
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe CS
- CSS, HTML, some JS
- WordPress CMS
- Breakdance Plugin
- WP Bakery
- Blocks & Bricks Familiarity
- Webflow Familiarity
- Experience with Other CMSs
- Various E-mail Platforms
- Numerous Form Builders
- Various Web Hosts
- Numerous CRMs
- Adobe Acrobat
- Adobe XD
- Adobe Animate
- Adobe Premiere Rush
- Adobe Express
- Chat GPT
- MS Office
- Google Analytics
- Apple & Windows Familiarity
- Art Direction
- Branding & Logo Design
- Campaign Development
- Web Design
- Print Design
- App Design
- User Personas
- Stylescapes & Mood Boards
- Internet Marketing & SEO
- UX & UI Development
- Icon Design
- Photography & Video Direction
- Project Management
- Presentations & Pitches
UX & PRODUCT DESIGN SPECIALIST
Thought Process Interactive | June 2021 – Current
Design, develop, and create websites with a strong emphasis on User Experience and graphic interfaces. Other duties included creative design, animated banner ads, app interface design, and graphic design work.
Falk Harrison | November 2020 – April 2021
Main job duties included website design and develop work in a majority WordPress environment. Other tasks included graphic design work, app design, print design, creative sessions, client communication, and more.
CLIX | April 2014 – August 2020
Main position duties included designing and developing client websites from concept to launch. While my main focus was web design, UX, and development, I also worked on client branding, web graphics, social ads, campaign ideas, strategy, web training, copy, video graphics, and some print.
Anchor Communications | September 2006 – April 2014
I started my agency experience as an intern in 2007, working my way to Art Director. Job duties included Logo Design & Branding, Web Design, Campaign Strategies, Print, App Design, Signage, Vehicle Graphics, Direction (Video & Radio), and more.
Client Praise & Testimonials
“I have been extremely fortunate to work with Mike on numerous branding and design projects over the years. Mike has an uncanny attention to detail that is unparalleled in other designers I have come across. It has now come to me simply trusting Mike’s expert opinion on what works and what doesn’t. I would highly recommend Mike to anyone looking for branding, graphic, and web design work.”
~ Nick J., Right Away Leadership
“Mike has been a great partner with helping me on my online campaign and any graphic design needs. He created graphics, online ads, business cards, stationary, flyers, a new sign, and he helped develop a new vision for my company. My customer retention rate has increased so much that I had to hire more people.”
~ Joseph A., Global Green Insurance LLC.
“Mike did an amazing job on our logo. He provided numerous options and was able to work with us until we got it just right. I’d gladly reach out to him with any future work.”
~ Christopher B., First Capital Mortgage
“I just wanted to share a quick note with you Mike and let you know that you did a really amazing job on our Logo. It’s a very powerful symbol that perfectly represents our Company. We are really glad we decided to work with you and, it’s really nice to have someone that’s easy to work with, smart, effective, and reliable. Our new Logo is so much better. Thanks again, Mike! Your work is amazing. ”
~ Ryan F., Aegis Home Warranty Group
Hobbies & Free Time
- Being with Loved Ones
- Mountain Biking
- Sand Volleyball
- Dungeons & Dragons
- My Wheaten Terrier “Amigo”