I have over 15 years of corporate and agency experience including lead roles on enterprise applications, cloud-based SaaS solutions, social media applications, designing for mobile and consumer-facing Web sites. My previous experience as an art director and campaign organizer for a leading social marketing media agency continues to inform my work. Areas of focus include visual design, User Experience design, interaction design, product design, prototyping, UX standards and guidelines, typography, color theory, branding, and usability principles.
View a few samples of my Web site and Web application designs from the not-so-distant past. Clients have ranged from large consumer-facing companies to social change, public interest, non-profit organizations.
support.com - Consumer Web Site & Application
OpenExhibition - Open Source Web Application
Veoh Video Network - Video Sharing & Publishing Site
Orchard Supply Hardware - eCommerce Web Site, CMS
PeoplePC Online DSL - eCommerce Web Site
PeoplePC Online Wi-Fi - eCommerce Web Site
Autism Education Network - Advocacy Web Site
Terrace Consulting - Public Web Site
Hooksdesign + Architecture - Public Web Site
Steven B. Almond - Professional Web Site
View samples of my logo design work from the not so distant past. Clients have ranged from large consumer-facing companies to social change, public interest non-profit organizations.
View samples of my print design work from the not-so-distant past. Clients have ranged from large consumer-facing companies to social change, public interest non-profit organizations.
UI Pattern: Google Adwords Global Navigation Bar (PDF)
Flowchart and Wireframe: Google Adwords Professional Program (PDF)
Presentation: Exploring Fiori 2.0 for SuccessFactors Suite (PDF)
Presentation: support.com User Experience Enhancements (PDF)
Presentation: SuccessFactors User Experience Enhancements (PDF)
Flowchart: SuccessFactors New Candidate Profile (PDF)
Michael is a dedicated communicator with an impeccable track record for follow-through in both highly detailed and executive-level tasks and deliverables.
Michael was a dedicated asset to our group. He was able to come up to speed quickly on a very complex project, and give us usable, clean designs. His good work allowed us to bridge the design gap at a critical time in a large project.
Michael is one of the best creative directors I have engaged with. His eye for design, his understanding of brand creation made him a true asset to my team, and a threat to our competition.