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Joe Gillespie

Joe Gillespie

Joe Gillespie is a graphic designer specializing in new media and is based in London, UK. From 1996 to 2005 he published Web Page Design for Designers, a site dedicated to the more creative aspects of Web design. He also designs screen fonts such as the classic MINI 7

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Geoffrey Hoesch

Geoffrey Hoesch

Geoffrey is a SEO Consultant based in Baltimore, MD.

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Eileen Mullin

Eileen Mullin

Eileen runs a New York based computer school for families. She has written five books on XML, Internet services and graphic design. Previously, as vice president of global HR Internet Strategy for Merrill Lynch, she oversaw human resources Web sites and applications for the firm worldwide. Before that, she served as program director, content programming for ibm.com, where she managed all interactive content for IBM\'s corporate Web site. She can usually be found holding a laptop, her cute toddler son, or sometimes both.

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Rob Jones

Rob Jones

Rob received a BS in Computer Science, but was always more interested in graphics so he combined the two by working in Visual Effects for film. This lead to working with some the most creative software firms in the world, including Wavefront, SGI, MetaTools (the guys who created Kai\'s Power Tools) and Square LA. It was at these companies that he learned that software could either be fun and enjoyable or extremely frustrating to use, and decided that his future would be designing interfaces. Before founding Two Sides Design with Theresa Neil, Rob worked for the past 7 years as an Interface Designer. His most recent employer was Frog Design, where he worked on desktop, mobile and web applications for clients like HP, Alltel and Network Solutions. Rob is also a Private Pilot and loves to drive his 1983 Fiat Spider.

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Shawn Blanc

Shawn Blanc

Shawn Blanc works full-time with a ministry and does excellent print and web design. He currently resides in Kansas City with his gorgeous wife and their two green couches. He drinks coffee uses Macs all day long. Shawn also publishes his own blog at shawnblanc.net

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Jason Beaird

Jason Beaird

“Jason the Designer Man”, as one of his coworkers once called him, dual-majored in graphic design and digital media at the University of Central Florida. He currently works as a designer for Cyberwoven , a website company with a robust and savvy affection for their clients. When Jason isn‘t designing websites, he enjoys talking to others about designing websites, which led to a few well-received articles, and eventually a book: “The Principles of Beautiful Web Design”. Jason has a knack for explaining aspects of design that are often thought of as intuitive, and his experiences working alongside programmers help him to relate to the left brained masses.

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Susan Ottwell

Susan Ottwell

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Niels Matthijs

Niels Matthijs

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Mike Cherim

Mike Cherim

Mike Cherim is a freelance accessible web developer living and working out
of Nottingham, New Hampshire (USA). Mike's primary website is
http://green-beast.com, but he also has several other web properties such as
the well-known Accessites.org and GrayBit.com among others.

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Kyle Mueller

Kyle Mueller

Birthplace: Eugene OR


Other Articles: "How to hire and work with a graphic designer"

Bio:  Kyle Mueller is the principal and creative director at MUELLER design in Oakland California. Over the 11 years of running his design studio, he has cultivated brand vitality for clients such as Wind River, McKesson, Heller Ehrman, Facebook, APL, Nintendo and Boeing. When not at the design studio, he escapes to his home recording studio to compose, record and mix music.

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Chris Reynolds

Chris Reynolds

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