About Me


I am a Designer who creates visual systems for mobile applications and websites that reinforce branding and great user experience. My strongpoint is taking a brand and pushing its limits across devices and desktop experiences. I am experienced in growing brands, as well as creating new ones.

I have over 20 years experience in web design and mobile application. I’ve worked with web agencies, in-house agencies, and with single clients. I have proven abilities of leading a team of visuals designers, copywriters and Interaction designers. I am flexible enough to play any visual role needed.

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Skills


95

Sketch

95

Illustrator

95

Photoshop

96

Creative Direction

85

Fireworks

75

Dreamweaver

Portfolio


Some Stats


100

Happy Clients

5200

Hours of Work

25

Years of Experience

362

Number of Concerts

Experience


  • Feb 2010
    -
    Present

    Bank of america

    Lead Mobile Designer

    I create online visuals for mobile and web usage that is consistent with Bank of America and Merrill Lynch/Edge brand standards as well as established industry best practices. Collaboration with other UX designers, interaction designers, content designers, development and usability testers. Please ask for examples.

  • 2004
    -
    2009

    Fidelity investments

    Interactive Creative Director

    At Fidelity Communications & Advertising I managed and guided the Creative team, which included designers and copywriters. I worked on high profile design projects, such as sections of Fidelity.com, intranet & extranet sites for Fidelity businesses, email templates and banner ads. I controlled day to day projects and timelines, worked with project managers, account and developers.

  • 2000
    -
    Present

    Guilty by design

    Creative Director / Owner

    Guilty by Design is an independent web design firm servicing clients with Interactive needs. Clients included Mullen, Lita Ford, John 5, Godhead, Small Army, Fidelity Investments, Fidelity Communications & Advertising, Cendant, Lycos, Grand Virtual.

  • 2001
    -
    2003

    Terralycos

    Regional Design Manager

    As Regional Design Manager I managed a team of U.S. Regional Designers, supporting Marketing.Led the initiative to shift strategy for the Lycos network to an 18-34 year old target audience. Developed traffic drivers to promote Lycos brands and increase network traffic. Directed and guided designers and executed reviews based on performance. As Senior Web Designer I managed a team of designers on the development of platforms for the digital delivery of music, books and other entertainment content for Bertelsmann. I redesigned, art directed and project managed YM.com, targeting a teenage girl audience.I resigned and maintained Books.Lycos.com, a destination designed to promote books from Random House and Barnes and Noble as well as author promotions. I storyboarded, illustrated and animated high profile ads for the Lycos Homepage.

  • 2000
    -
    2004

    Lanthorn technologies

    Creative Director

    Implemented visual design of corporate and product web site. Branding, logo design and marketing of a startup company.

  • 1999
    -
    2001

    razorfish

    Senior Visual Designer

    Visual design of web sites and interactive elements. I was lead designer on high profile project for Estee Lauder's Gloss.com.

  • 1994
    -
    1999

    think new ideas

    Interactive Developer

    Design and implementation of multimedia cd-roms and websites.

Education


  • 1986
    -
    1989

    Framingham state college

    B.S. Media Communications / Art

    I studied photography, communications, art and design while I attended.

  • 2005
    -
    Present

    Diablo Glass School

    Flamework

    I am continuing to improve my craft and education in the art of glass with classes at Diablo Glass School.

Contact


Boston, MA 02127

klkeeler@gmail.com

617.953.4201

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