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I’m a visual communicator and problem solver. Through design, I create more meaningful, measurable connections between organizations and their audiences.

EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE

With style, wit, and a little chutzpah, I craft narratives and design experiences that elevate, influence, and drive action.

Visual Design & Art Direction
UX & Web Design
Marketing Campaigns

Brand & Creative Strategy
Identity System Development
Content Strategy & Production

Project & Process Management
Stakeholder Collaboration
Team Building & Mentorship

PROJECTS & PARTNERS

After a decade of learning the art of brand building at agencies, I’ve spent the past several years helping organizations design and implement creative frameworks, campaigns, and experiences.

Explore the work.

Amazon
Abbott Labs
Bitdefender
The Buckler 
Dolby
Genentech
Greystar

John Buck Co.
Kimpton 
Laramar
Mavenlink
Mauge
Mila Chicago

CREATIVE APPROACH

My style is collaborative, rooted in research, and informed by a deep understanding of design best practices and user behaviors. These are some of the big ideas that drive my work:

Stick with Strategy

I see how pieces fit together and work to align efforts with objectives. I believe clarity of purpose paves the road to success.

Build Bridges 

My work is about uniting perspectives. I work across layers, advocating for design, fostering consensus, and channeling collective wisdom into strategic solutions.

Design with Heart

I ground my work in the needs, feelings, and experiences of users. I create with a conscience and strive for outcomes that uplift.

Embrace the Unexpected

Change is what inspires. I champion the unexpected, challenge assumptions, and build trust by way of simplicity and delight.

WHAT COMES NEXT

I believe in the power of we over me and am always open to new opportunities, collaborations, and friends. Let's get to work.

Send an email or find me on LinkedIn.

Kris Poorbaugh is a designer and creative champion.
He's currently open to partnerships, projects, and pizza. 

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Kris Poorbaugh is a designer and creative champion. He's currently open to partnerships, projects, and pizza.

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