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We are all looking for meaningful connection. To what we do, where we live, one another.

As a designer I believe it is my role to help create those connections. Agnostic of medium, devoid of ego—I make things that mean something to other people. Help them understand, bring them closer, form a bond.

I do this by thinking strategically. Mixing design disciplines, technology and space. Considering along the way how people will react to what I make. What impact it has on a group, a community—the world. How I can help inspire my teams and client partners to feel and act similarly. 

My approach is holistic, my expectations are high and my details are considered. I recognize that my force is a collaborative one and thrive among intelligent, unique people. My favorite engagements involve working directly with sharp, innovative brands and stakeholders—some of which include Herman Miller, Audi of America, Facebook, Google, MillerCoors, One Medical, Jawbone, Samsung and SodaStream. 

I’ve practiced and led design in diverse environments, leaving me a versatile skill set, strong work ethic, and wide breadth of knowledge. Over the years, my work has been shared, written about, published, distributed and awarded. But most importantly to me, it has meant something to real people.

I was raised in the woods, educated with art and design in the desert and mentored with the real world in the big city. As a native Texan with roots in big attitudes and big pride, I question everything and favor the bold.

I’m an Experience Director at Fantasy—a human-centered product design studio that has been pioneering digital since 1999. We are creating innovative strategy, UX and design for brands who believe in better.

In my more immediate future, I’m constantly finalizing the restoration of my ’72 CB750 and planning my next international getaway. Finding new places, meeting new people and learning new things are my addictions.

•• Fast Company Innovation By Design Award
•• CES Best of Innovation Honoree
•• CES Editors’ Choice Award by USA Today
•• CES Best of Show Winner by TWICE
•• IDEA Award, Packaging & Graphics, Bronze
•• IDEA Award, Design Strategy, Bronze
•• Core77 Award, Professional Notable

•• Spark! Award, Digital Design, Silver
•• Spark! Award, SPARK! Product of the Year
•• Spark! App Design Award, Gold
•• International Design Award, Bronze
•• CES Best of Innovation Award
•• Techy Award from Golf.com

•• Awwwards Honorable Mention

•• LogoLounge Book 9 by Rockport Publishers

•• Design: Type by Rockport Publishers
•• LogoLounge Book 7 by Rockport Publishers

•• Los Logos: Compass by Gestalten

•• PSFK
•• Product Hunt

•• The New York Times
•• Wired
•• Uncrate
•• TechCrunch
•• FastCompany
•• PSFK
•• USA Today
•• Bloomberg Business
•• Forbes
•• Business Insider
•• Product Hunt

•• PSFK

•• Under Consideration: FPO

•• AIGA / TOMS Shoes Sole Search, Winner
•• DSVC 50th Annual Dallas Show
•• AIGA Get Out the Vote, Winner

•• DSVC 49th Annual Dallas Show

•• DSVC 1st Annual National Student Show

Portrait by Stian Rasmussen. His photography has soul and he’s an amazing human.

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