I create designs that set you apart from your competition

About Me

I'm Smokie, a user experience and visual designer from Missouri, United States. I specialize in user experience and design for everything from non-profits to large corporations with clients all over the country, and I'm passionate about making sure your brand or message is expressed to your satisfaction. I understand the needs of both users and business owners, and I strive to make designs that satisfy them all. Check out my most recent work below, or view just my web design work, or my illustration work.

Services & Skills

Web Design & Development

Whether you're just starting out or already have an established web presence, my 15+ years of web design experience can help your business stand out from the competition. Plus, my focus on user experience means that your customers will keep coming back.

UX & UI Design

User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design are important parts of any application or website. I have 5+ years of UX and UI design with projects from clients at large corporations all the way down to startups. Audits, wireframing, prototyping, user research and design systems are just some of the UX services I offer.

Illustration & Visual Design

I have been an artist ever since I could hold a writing implement. I am accomplished in most traditional dry media (pen, pencil, etc) and digital illustration, including branding and logo design. I bring a unique and creative flair to all of my work.

Latest Work

Web Design & Development

Split Verse Website Design

World Watusi Association

Liar's Lake website

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Illustration & Visual Design

Overwatch Logo holiday versions

Jason No Face

Split Verse Logo

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Blog Posts

Structured Data and Schema.org: the basics

One of the simplest ways to improve your search rankings is to use structured data to communicate with search engines.

Web Design Project Organization & Trello

As a solopreneur, I wear a lot of hats. Project manager is my least favorite, so I had to find a way to make it better.

What is usability and why does it matter?

Usability is a term that gets thrown around a lot in website design, but often isn't explained very well to those who aren't designers or developers.

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Contact me

Ready to start working together? Let's start a conversation about how I can help your business website. Get in touch for a free quote.