I’m a full-stack designer with over 6 years of professional design experience. I have a degree in Visual Communication Design from the University of Hartford and I’ve worked as both an in-house designer and independently as a freelancer. I’ve designed and developed websites, along with brand strategy projects, for clients in industries such as heavy civil construction, healthcare, finance, and retail.
I’m goal-oriented and always focused on the big picture. My primary motivator is making people’s lives easier. I take a human-centered approach and prioritize research, collaboration, and open communication to make informed design decisions.
I put a strong emphasis on process and craft. My yearning for knowledge and natural curiosity drives my passion to create stellar digital experiences.
I believe in communicating early and often, always with honesty and kindness.
Design is human, and an empathetic approach helps us get closer to a friction-less experience.
Never stop learning. I believe in remaining curious about people, industries, and projects, as well as continuously honing my skills.
I’ve recently founded Zykin Design to offer design strategy, web design, and WordPress development services to a wide range of clients, from small businesses to national companies.
Research and User Experience • Information Architecture • Brand Strategy and Identity • Design System Development
User Experience Flows • User Interface Design • Web Mockups & Prototypes • Email & Landing Page Design
- User experience research
- User flow journeys
- Concept mapping
- Information architecture
- Hi-fidelity mockups
- Interactive prototyping
- Logo design
- Editorial design and layout
- Ad design
- Photo manipulation and enhancement
- WordPress theme development
- PHP development
- Responsive development
- Sketch App
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Lightroom
Get to know me
Outside of design, I love to cook! When I’m not flexing my creative muscles at the screen, I’m in the kitchen whipping something up. I love cooking all sorts of dishes and I’m constantly exploring new recipes and techniques.
I love a good story and immersing myself in another world. Books and video games are my media of choice.
My furry companion is a mischievous black cat named Zorro. He occassionally makes an appearance sitting on the back of my office chair, but is usually snoring away next to my warm computer.