Tyler Lagalo

Visual Designer / Creative Director

Chicago, IL, USA
Designer, director, and brand builder hailing from Michigan and working in Chicago. Experiences include fortune 50 sites, customer-facing applications, company re-brands, and many other creative and unique projects. Over ten years experience working in a variety of different industries, alongside developers, marketers, writers, executives, and fellow creatives around the world.

Work Experience

Avanade

Senior Visual Designer

October 2017 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States

The 4North Project

Creative Director / Co-Founder

January 2018 - Chicago, Illinois, United States

Venture6 Studio

Creative Director

- Built and lead internal company brand. This includes logo/identity, print materials, flyers, social media graphics, and trade show assets.
- Provided design & development groundwork for Venture6studio.com. Worked with team to improve marketing visibility, search engine optimization, and optimal visual representation.
- Collaborated and presented to clients using wire frames, sketches, mood boards, illustrations, and low-fidelity prototypes.
- Provided visual designs, marketing materials, illustrations, presentations, and other creative assets for external clients.
- Provided vision, direction, and creative assets for both external client and internal videos.
July 2015 - October 2017 Michigan, United States

Dow Chemical

Digital Designer

- Created, collaborated, developed, and offered guidance for Dow's brand and presence, including external & internal projects for Dow and all Dow markets
- Designed interactive wire frames, rapid prototypes, and user flows for a variety of websites and applications
- Collaborated with a variety of departments and external agencies on large-scope projects, including complete redesigns, portals, and product finders.
- Worked alongside Office of the CEO and created detailed presentations in a timely manner for stockholder and company events
- Served as a point of contact for Dow + Olympic partnership identity and brand assets, along with working on the partnership's digital presence
June 2009 - July 2015 Midland, Michigan, United States

CMS Internet

Front-End Developer

June 2007 - June 2009 Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States

Education

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Animation, Branding, Creative Direction, CSS, CSS, CSS3, Freehand, Front-End Development, Graphic Design, HTML, HTML5, Interaction Design, InVision, Presentations, Sketch, Trade Show Kiosks , UI Design , UX Design, Visual Design, Web Design, Web Design, WordPress,