About

Hello! My name is Kyle and I'm a Product Designer from Pensacola, FL. I'm passionate above solving problems through simple, minimal design. My work lies at the intersection of business goals and a pleasurable user experience. There's a purpose behind every design decision I make.

Originally trained as a print designer at the Savannah College of Art and Design, I have a firm grasp of the principles of good design. I apply these principles to create intuitive and engaging products.

Since 2012 I've been working as a Product Designer, mostly for early-stage startups, but I’ve also helped design products for enterprise and publicly traded companies. I work well on cross-discipline teams, with business leaders, engineers and marketing. I love having ownership over a project and seeing it from idea to published feature. Working on small teams have pushed me to be a strong leader, a clear communicator and an evangelist for having efficient processes. 

Before becoming a product designer, I spent short stints as a web/graphic designer in small local agencies. These shops taught me an approach to quick, critical thinking and presentation; something that has traveled well into my experience on product teams.

For the past 6 years I was Director of Product Design at Accountingfly, a job board and applicant tracking system for the accounting industry. I coordinate all product and design related projects, from prototyping and creating features based on customer feedback and business needs, to a complete rebrand of our company and marketing assets.

Before working at Accountingfly I helped found Hippy Social; a location-based mobile chat application for iOS and Android. I worked with the original founder for a year to develop the features and visual identity for the app. Ultimately we were unable to secure funding to continue after our initial launch.

Currently Im a full-time freelancer but I’m looking to join a multi-discipline and collaborative product team. Would be happy to chat about freelance projects or full-time opportunities at hello@mynameiskyle.com!

 

skills

I am proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch. Over the last several months I’ve been using Invision’s Studio to produce interactions, animations and prototypes.

In addition to my design technical knowledge, I also write production-ready HTML and CSS. For years I've been working with front-end developers and releasing features using Git.

I also have strong copywriting skills that I use to communicate my ideas quickly within my team as well as to help marketing craft a clear message that communicates the goals of the product and it's features to our users.