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JUSTIN SMITH

A former Sergeant of the US Army, Justin possesses a degree of discipline one might not readily associate with the creative arts. As Lead Interactive Designer for a Minneapolis marketing agency, his work clearly demonstrates the kind of commitment it takes to complete two tours in Iraq, a BA in Graphic Design and an AD in Commercial Photography.  

 

Skills/Experience

  • Leading and facilitating the design process from initial ideation to execution
  • Leading design sprints and presentations with clients and partners
  • Working closely with team members of all disciplines to deeply understand a client’s business, identify opportunities and chart a course forward
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Loves getting hands dirty and working through challenges
  • Inspired by finding new ways of working, thinking and approaching design
  • Excited about working with others, and incorporating their point of view
  • Love the craft of design but flexible in approach
  • Familiar with UI prototyping with tools like Adobe XD, Sketch, and Invision 
  • Writing user stories and mapping the user journey