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I love creating beautiful interfaces. A clunky interface can completely ruin a brilliant idea or device. I understand how to use animation to guide users though an interface and delight them along the way.

I have had many highlights throughout my career, here are just a few:

  • Led by Johnny Ive and Alan Dye, I worked with the Human Interface team to drive Apple’s design identity and core interfaces

 

  • My work can be seen on all of Apple’s devices. If you are one of the millions who use an Apple device, you’ve seen my work

 

  • 2009 Apple Internship, Steve Jobs presented my Origami Photo Slideshow as a favorite feature of the new iPad

 

  • Animated Comedy Central promos for Daily Show, Colbert Report, and Standup Comedy

 

  • Graduated from the competitive Digital Design program at the University of Cincinnati – consistently ranked in the top design schools in the world

I’ve had the privilege to work with a number of companies to create digital interfaces and animations:

apple
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xapo logo
valins & co
deva
lbi
apple
xero logo
xapo logo
valins & co
deva
lbi
new zealand

Still want to know a little more?

 

Well, outside of work I’m a lover of the outdoors, hiking, and camping. I recently traveled around the world for nine months and spent five months cruising around New Zealand in a self built camper van with my girlfriend.

new zealand

Additional Projects

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The Kinetic UI

 

Theres not many resources for motion designers working in the UI world. The Kinetic UI a home for writings, tutorials, inspiration, and more for all things motion design.

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App Animations

 

Every good designer needs a place to go for inspiration. App Animations is a gallery of beautiful iOS animations. Head on over to browse animations by their patterns and style, save your favorites, and even embed them on your own sites.

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map republic

Map Republic

 

Love to travel? I designed a beautiful 24” x 36” world map to pin your favorite destinations. Head on over to the Map Republic to check it out!

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