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About

I am a practicing graphic designer and entrepreneur with a forward-thinking approach to communicating through the tools and methodologies of good design. While I am a life long student of design, my passion for digital has led to a genuine focus on ux design, web, animation and interactive experiences. I relish dynamic typography, creative coding, time based/motion graphics, data visualization, visual literature and design authorship.

Education & Research Interests

Research interests include design theory and pedagogy, design entrepreneurship, semiotics, ethnography, and technology. Current research topic includes the design of augmented and virtual reality experiences that teach social skills to those diagnosed with high functioning autism.

MFA, Digital Arts & Sciences, University of Florida
BFA, Graphic Design, University of Florida

Quick Bio

Ron currently serves as Engagement Director at UNION and Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Jacksonville University. His award-winning career includes work for Discovery Channel, No nonsense, Mack Trucks, HGTV, Volvo Trucks, Fox Sports, Zynga, NAPA Filters, NFL Network, Regal Boats, Duke Energy and Dr Pepper.

Ron holds a BFA and MFA from the College of Fine Arts at the University of Florida and served as Adjunct Professor in the VCU design department. He is a frequent speaker at design symposiums, juror for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, Juror for CSS Awards, a member of the Gator100, an organizing member of TEDxCharlotte and an executive member of SoDA, the Digital Agency Society. Ron is also member of the Theme Entertainment Association and currently serves on the board of AIGA Jacksonville.

Contact

I'm always interested in meeting new folks and hearing about the next challenging project. The best way to connect is via email:

 

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Recognition

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Florida is my home. It's highly likely you can find me in St Aug Beach or a coffee shop in the Orlando.