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CHRIS HOLDER// User Friendly Design & Development

I create inclusive systems that communicate a consistent message while maximizing usability and stimulating user engagement.

Experience

Galvanize

gSchool Instructor // Denver // 2014-Current

Currently teaching a 16 week Advanced WordPress Theme Development Workshop

see8ch

Designer & Developer // Denver & St. Louis // 2009-Current

Provide an all inclusive design service to clients through branding, web design and development, product design and packaging, mobile interface design and product photography.

    Clients
  • BLKDG
  • Cinearc
  • Clarkson Creative
  • Spire
  • Yoga-Dates
  • Bevinco
  • Lexie Barnes

Denver Public Library

devCamp Mentor // Denver // 2014

Taught basic HTML, CSS, and Javascript to middle and high school kids.

Making Colorado Creative Team

Designer // Colorado // 2013

I was selected as one of the twelve designers that best represented Colorado's talent to join the Making Colorado Creative Team led by Alex Bogusky of CP+B and Dave Schiff of Made Movement. The team was individually tasked with creating new identity system solutions for the State of Colorado.

State of Colorado

UI/UX Designer & Developer // Denver, Co // 2012-2013

Working with the Government Policy and Public Relations Division to restructure the Unemployment Insurance application process and website architecture to provide a more informative and accessible service to the residents of Colorado.

    Clients
  • NASWA
  • Governor's Office
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Oil & Public Safety

Cinearc

Designer & Developer // Denver, Co // 2012-2013

Remotely handle branding, web and motion for international clients in a variety of industries.

    Clients
  • HOK
  • Chrysler
  • Pelican
  • Crocs
  • Arena
  • Moguldum
  • MSC

Triune

Design Intern // St. Louis, Mo // 2009

Assisted on all aspects of client work including branding, web, packaging, public relations and commercials.

    Clients
  • Mercy Health
  • Coca-Cola
  • St Louis Public Library
  • VITRO
  • St Louis Kettle Corn

Creative.Comm

Design Lead // St. Louis, Mo // 2007-2009

Oversaw teams of 5+ designers through all phases of the design process for non-profit companies.

    Clients
  • Missouri Humane Society
  • Missouri Police Council
  • The Bastian Theater

Jacquin Studio

Photographer // St. Louis, Mo // 2007

Coordinated, constructed and photographed a wide range of studio sessions for clients with worldwide presence.

    Clients
  • Anheuser Busch
  • Rudy
  • Select Artificials

Education

BFA Communication Design

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design // 2011

AAS Graphic Design

St. Louis Community College - Forest Park // 2009

Qualifications

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