Hi there. My name is Joel.

I’m an experienced and award-winning interactive creative director, UX/UI designer, and front-end developer.
I’ve developed many successful, award-winning mobile and digital
advertising campaigns, web sites, mobile apps, and web-based products.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Mobile Advertising / UI

I’ve spent the last 4.5 years designing mobile app interfaces and rich-media ads for iOS/Android for top agencies and advertisers.

Web / Interactive

Designing and developing websites and interactive solutions since 1999.

User Experience

User advocate that solves problems to exceed business objectives through design, usability, and common sense.

LEADERSHIP QUALITIES

Creative Direction

Helping take ideas from a mere concept to full reality.

Communication

Ability to translate complex concepts into simple terms, in order to get the point across.

Presentation

Stagefright? What’s that? I’ll gladly present to anyone.

THINGS THAT MATTER

My Family

Proud husband and father to 3 of the most awesome and beautiful girls on the planet.

My Dog

Part boxer. Part Lab. 100% awesome.

My Team

For some it’s a sport, for others, it’s more.
Go Ravens!

A LOOK AT THE NUMBERS

19
YEARS EXPERIENCE
502
ADS CREATED
328
WEBSITES BUILT
8
MACS IN MY HOUSE
22
DEVICES IN MY HOUSE
37
RANDOM CHARGERS IN DRAWER

ATTRIBUTES

CREATIVITY94%
MANAGEMENT92%
TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW94%
COMMUNICATION95%
SPELLING78%

SKILLS

IA / PROTOTYPE96%
DESIGN98%
FRONT-END DEVELOPMENT94%
WORDPRESS99%
BACK-END DEVELOPMENT72%

TOOLS

OMNIGRAFFLE85%
SKETCH98%
ADOBE CC99%
INVISION78%
USERTESTING.COM92%

What? No 100%’s? Because there are always things to learn & improve upon.

Selected as one of the 30 Most Creative People in Mobile Advertising
by Business Insider

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Creative Works

I’ve done many projects for a large number of large and small-mid sizes businesses.
Each had their own challenges. That is what I love about this industry.

Here’s just a few of my favorites.

Thought Process.

No matter the size or type of project, here’s how I like to attack it.

DIAGNOSE

It all starts with a dialog, with the intent of exploring and mapping-out possible solutions to the business problem.

DESIGN

A broad range of ideas are explored and scrutinized to determine their suitability for meeting the objectives.

DEVELOP

Here is where I turn ideas into reality through coding and technology implementation.

DELIVER

Launch, monitor, and make revisions as necessary based on data analysis.

DESIGN IS SO SIMPLE, THAT’S WHY IT IS SO COMPLICATED.

– PAUL RAND

PROFILE

Interactive Creative Director with over 19 years of industry experience, who has designed and developed mobile & digital rich-media advertisements and user experiences, interactive sites, online marketing campaigns, and web-based applications for some of the world’s most recognizable brands. Passionate about branding, marketing and creating compelling user experiences that map to business objectives and results. Skilled leader of multi-disciplined teams. Highly motivated conceptual thinker with a proven track record of designing innovative business, marketing, and technology solutions. Impeccable attention to detail with courage to speak up and passionately challenge the status quo.

HIRE ME

I am currently seeking a new fulltime position.
Let’s talk.

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