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Welcome, oh weary internet traveler_

Here you can find some nice pieces of web, graphic and logo design. Think of this as a virtual conference room- dozens of examples of my experience, capabilities and style. Enjoy!

Define the brand

Brand Analysis / Company & Employee Immersion / Consumer Profiling / Competitor Surveillance / Category Insights & Understanding

Design the brand

Brand Strategy / Corporate Brand Structure / Visual & Written Positioning / Naming & Nomenclature / Brand Identity / Packaging Design / Advertising

Align the brand

Manuals / Brand Guidelines / Packaging / Production / Ad Campaigns / Trade Shows / Websites / Brand Collateral / Point-Of-Sale / Photography

Creating impact_

These are the skills I'm most proud of

Interface Design

Interface design earns words like "dynamic" and "real-time". Because you can manage, refresh, and integrate information online in ways that keep you contextually "relevant".

Front End Development

Websites & digital destinations form hubs for your digital ecosystem. On tablet, phone, or desktop, it's where your audience comes to see the best, true, magnificent you.

Visual Design

Visual design moves everything I do forward. But sometimes, I first take a step back. When needed, digital and brand strategy engagements write a playbook to mad game.

Brand Identity

Brand Identity is still all about attaching your name to a face people know and love. It's as important as ever to establish standards, graphic styles, taglines, and logos that leave their mark.

Simple. Bold. Effective_

Design isn't just about how you look; it's about how people look at you. By following a logical design process that uses over a decade of real-world, practical experience, memorable and effective design solutions can transform a company's visual brand. Regardless of who you are, if you're confident enough in what you do, what you know, and what your experiences are, that can translate into creativity.

  • Adobe Illustrator
    10 / 10
  • Adobe Photoshop
    9 / 10
  • Adobe InDesign
    9 / 10
  • HTML5/CSS3
    8 / 10

Never stop reinventing_

I give credit to my past employers for sharing with me their opportunity, their decades of knowledge and their success. Most of all, I credit them for laying down the solid foundation of what I now consider my professional pieces.

My Portfolio_

Here's a taste of my work


Not a mouthwash but hopefully it'll make you feel just as tingly.
I've enjoyed working with many amazing companies, nonprofits and friends for over 20 years.

A few thoughts on_

Creative culture and design


Top drones for today

1 week ago 5 min read

One of the biggest drone stories in 2015 was the unveiling of the Lily drone, a robotic device that makes shooting aerial photos and videos as easy […]

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Defining Automotive Bone Line

2 months ago 6 min read

I've always been an aficionado of car design. In particular, early 90s European and Japanese models. My guess for enjoying that era is likely the beginnings of CAD […]

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The story of Nodoka

4 months ago 17 min read

Here's a great story of how one founder is using e-commerce to help connect traditional Japanese tea makers to the new economy […]

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Favorite Quotes_

  • Great acting is being able to create a character. Great character is being able to be yourself.

    - John Leguizamo

  • Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

    - Oprah Winfrey

  • Interesting things happen when the creative impulse is cultivated with curiosity, freedom and intensity.

    - Saul Bass

  • If my work inspired others, I would be proud - especially if it meant that it inspired someone toward creating a better environment.

    - Michael Schwab

  • Typography can speak in a whisper or a ROAR.

    - Kit Hinrichs

Hi there_

Thanks for dropping me a line. You're swell.
jgchan8 (at) gmail (dot) com