Tula is scheduling software designed specifically for independent yoga studios. Andrew Wicklander, the owner of product-building company Ideal, came up with this solution for his wife when she was dissatisfied with other software to manage her studio. For more information, visit tulasoftware.com.
• iOS App Reskin
• White-label iOS App System
• Desktop App Page Optimization
• Desktop Widgets
• Student-access Desktop App
• Social Marketing Asset Creation
This project is a collaboration with Ideal.
Back when Basecamp was still 37Signals, I was approached to create a concept for 37signals.com that repositioned the company as more of an 'idea company.' They are chiefly known for their software, but at the time they wanted to equally emphasize their speaking and writing. Now, we all know the business direction they went less than a year later. So needless to say, this concept didn't make it very far. But it was a fun project!
The Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame is dedicated to outreach in theological education, research, faith formation, and leadership development.
Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization is their free quarterly journal published through Issuu. I created the look-and-feel of the publication and continue to design individual issues.
Canary was a simple app I created for Ideal to help monitor revenue and cost based on employee/contractor time.
True Cheese is an educational campaign created by Arthur Schuman, Inc. to inform the public of false cheese making practices in the U.S. specifically Italian hard cheeses such as Parmesan and Romano.
• Brand creation
• Design of site map, site, logo, brochure, and infographics
This project was completed while contracting for Emergent.
Garnet Hill is a New England-based company with roots in flannel bedding. 40 years later, its offerings have expanded to include not only bedding, but also women and children's clothing and home decor.
The company still has a significant portion of their sales from their catalog. Accordingly, they have many catalog drops throughout the year and knew they could benefit from streamlining the approval process and management of their past and future content.
• Design of key templates
This project was completed in collaboration with FasterAgile.
While at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, I worked primarily as the interactive designer. But I had the opportunity to design an annual report for the Initiative on Global Markets, a research center that supports original research on international business, financial markets and public policies. This annual report was qualitative, highlighting conferences, forums, faculty accomplishments, and research topics from the past year.
This was printed on Mohawk Superfine and is perfect bound. It is a mixture of offset and blind deboss on the cover.
Work completed while at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Nix86 is a universal ordering platform for the foodservice industry. The iPad app streamlines the ordering and fulfillment process saving both parties significant time and money.
• Designed initial look-and-feel of iPad app
• Designed key page templates
• Further developed workflow
This project was completed while a contractor with FasterAgile.
Review Trackers is a product that allows a company to easily manage their online reviews. It saves its users a huge amount of time by consolidating all the reviews into one dashboard, allowing them to monitor and respond without the hassle of checking individual review sites. One of our primary challenges was accommodating a robust search and filter system that would affect the dashboard statistics.
• Created the look-and-feel
• Determined the workflow
• Designed key templates
• Worked closely with the Review Trackers design lead
This project was completed while contracting for Ideal.
Allstate wanted to provide an app that sped up the claims process for their insured. The QuickFoto Claim app would enable those in minor auto accidents to take photos of damage, give details, and communicate with adjustors quicker and more conveniently.
• iOS App Visual Design
• Design Production
This project is a collaboration with Magic+Might.
FLOR is a system of carpet squares that you can assemble to create rugs or wall-to-wall designs. I partnered with the marketing team at FLOR to optimize the performance of certain pages on their eCommerce site.
Roberts & Ryan is a placement firm specializing in the senior management level. While with the Royal Order, I created a set of business papers and a marketing brochure to coordinate with the existing logo and zen-theme brand created for the web environment.
Years later, I was asked to help redesign their site and brochure.
• Robertsryan.com Redesign
• Print Brochure
• Identity system
Natural Choice Corporation manufactures the ION, an on-demand water cooler. Their old site was in need of not only a visual refresh, but also some structural changes to accommodate an on-site check out process.
• Site Map and Wireframes
• Desktop and Mobile Design
cre8 did the web developmet
Orvis is a family-owned retail and mail-order business specializing in high-end fly fishing, hunting and sporting goods, knowledge, and experiences.
• Collaborated on initial look-and-feel and brand creation
• Design of key templates in product pathway
• Oversaw design production
I teamed with the talented and smart Drew Myler, Designer at Signal, to illustrate his blog series 12 Days of Ideas. This was an end-of-the year recap of ideas that came out of 2013 which had a big impact on anyone building web products and companies.
Check out the whole series at drewmyler.com
I was asked to contribute to a series called 'Wisconsin Storytime' that showcases a Wisconsin-born designer or illustrator every week during 2014. We were tasked with representing a piece of Wisconsin History. I chose the Apostle Islands as a chance to learn more about the area.
To view the whole series, visit Project Wisconsin.
I love logo work! Here is an assortment of some of my favorites.