Hi, I'm Scott

I solve business problems with strategic thinking and creative solutions. I energize a brand and enable businesses to grow. I design and direct engaging experiences that capture an audience’s hearts, minds and attention. I craft clean, intuitive interface design that’s results-focused and centered on the user.

Professional Experience
Capital One | Seattle, WA | 2012–2018
Senior Art Director | Brand Creative 
Served as the lead visual creative resource for art direction and interaction design across every marketing channel for the in-house ad agency supporting the investing line of business. Responsible for initial campaign concepts through to the final finished product whether print, digital, social or other. Provided creative oversight of internal and external resources including agencies, printers and other vendors.

  • Established visual identity guidelines that breathed new life into the brand
  • Crafted top-notch creative that delivered strong results—consistently exceeding project goals for targets like customer acquisition and assets under management
  • Built and maintained presentations to promote the group’s work to key stakeholders, partners and Capital One leadership
  • Recognized SME sought out by digital product teams to provide brand oversight and creative input on multiple tools and services 
  • Collaborated on improving processes and procedures, incorporating new technologies and techniques, and adopting an agile approach to bring better work to market, faster

Amazon.com | Seattle, WA | 2011–2012

UI Designer II | Amazon Prime
Served as a resource for User Interface/User Experience design updating and creating new customer experiences for the Prime and Tote/Day teams from a user-centered perspective.

  • UI/UX design that redefined the customer delivery experience for Amazon users
  • Conducted user research and usability studies 
  • Designed, built and tested interactive prototypes to iterate and evolve design concepts
  • Spearheaded a branding system and visual style guide for the Amazon Tote/Day test project
  • Provided concepting, designing and copywriting of marketing messages for Amazon Prime 

WootWorks.com | Seattle, WA | 2006–Present

Creative Director/Owner
Sole proprietor of business providing consulting, concepting, design, and web coding services for digital marketing.

  • Created work for such great companies as Warner Brothers, Microsoft, DirectTech, the National Research Corporation, SiteSpect, and Eastern Bank

Department of Defense | Fort Lewis, WA | 2008–2010
Product Designer | National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2)

Served as a resource for designing and implementing the user interfaces for T2 software products. Planned, executed and delivered complete websites intended for Congressional staff, Department of Defense leadership, as well as service members and their families.

  • Collaborated with and oversaw multi-disciplinary teams to define conceptual directions, user interaction and workflow models
  • Developed high-quality visual approaches and refined them into complete, functional design systems
  • Worked closely with teams of engineers in an agile environment
  • Crafted the front-end (HTML/CSS/Javascript) coding for T2 software
  • Concepted, designed and created the T2 brand identity 

Brand Content | Boston, MA | 2007

Senior Interactive Art Director
Provided design, web coding, motion graphics and other creative services for Brand Content clients such as Monster.com, Roomba, and Fidelity Investments.

Hill Holliday | Boston, MA | 2003–2006
Art Director | Interactive Group
Concepted, designed, coded and implemented a wide array of interactive projects for brands such as Dunkin Donuts, Budweiser, Liberty Mutual and the Massachusetts State Lottery.

  • Led teams of designers, copywriters and other art directors, responsible for delivering projects on time and under budget
  • Collaborated closely with senior creatives, account executives and strategic planners to deliver creative work that fit within the larger, integrated campaign

Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Arts: Film, Television, Animation - Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
Associate of Arts, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia WA
User Experience Certification (UXC), Nielsen Norman Group, February 2017