Creative Director / UX Designer / Illustrator

Hello, my name is steve

Through a complete commitment to team, project and client success, my career has taken me from award-winning design, art direction and branding for global corporations to illustrating and screen-printing gig posters for some of the biggest rock and roll bands to tour the planet.

Digital at the core, my strengths lie in conceptual thinking, brand strategy development and designing holistic user journeys. Included with that are an extensive understanding of marketing and brand objectives, consumer needs, the value of effective communications and proven hands-on leadership abilities. Whether it’s ideating brand campaigns, planning and implementing digital strategies, getting ink under my fingernails printing, or filming out the side of an open van, I’ve been in the trenches forging the mission-critical partnership between dreaming and doing that ensures business success.

Case Studies

Projects of relative significance

U.S. Bank
Branding / Creative Direction / UI/UX / Visual Design
Polaris Industries
Branding / Creative Direction / UI/UX / Visual Design
Indian Motorcycle
Branding / Creative Direction / Product Launch / UI/UX
Subaru
Branding / Creative Direction / Product Launch / UI/UX / Visual Design
Harley-Davidson
Branding / Creative Direction / Illustration / Product Launch / UI/UX / Visual Design
Squad19 Creative Union
Branding / Creative Direction / Event Marketing / Illustration / Visual Design

Your brand is bigger than my ego

My dedication to your brand and project allows me to adapt my visual style based on the project needs or, to collaborate with other team members in order to ensure that appropriate and consistent branding across all channels is achieved. This is just a small sampling of some of the brands I’ve assisted over the span of my career and it doesn’t even account for the amazing list of bands I’ve had the honor of creating gig posters, album art and merch for. There are many more organizations in my history, both large and small, local and global, for-profit and pro-bono, representing a wide variety of industries and brand experiences. Contact me and let’s add your project to the list today.

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