> David Puketza

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Had the privilege of working for/with:

Google, Starbucks, Amazon, Warby Parker, SONY, HP, Stephen Colbert, Oprah Winfrey, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Starbright Foundation, HBO, Chase, Credit Suisse, Target, Chevron, David Bowie, KISS.

Skills

UX/UI 100%
Branding 100%
Copy writing 80%

Me
I deliver design that is strategic, emotive, and gratifying. Recently worked as 'Art dept. of one' at major non-profit - DonorsChoose.org. There I was given complete design oversight, responsible for everything from UX, UI, brand stewardship, prototyping, managing contracted designers, generating original copy, to launching products, gift cards, all while interfacing with a stellar list of partners - Oprah, Google, Starbucks, Warby Parker, Bill & Melinda Gates, and Steven Colbert. A published writer, I enjoy generating narrative copy that enhances the visual experience. I have sold art for green money, exhibited in small galleries and was granted my first artist in residency last year. And for a few action-filled months I worked as a pvt. detective in Oakland, CA and actually had to ask: "Have you seen this man before?" (They inevitably hadn't)

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"Dave had a transformative impact on our website top to bottom, as well as our brand and physical working environment. His design and product work delivered $275 million to classrooms in need!"

Oliver Hurst-Hiller, CTO & Head of Product at DonorsChoose.org

"Dave provided art direction for essential marketing materials that ranged from an on-air segment on The Colbert Report to numerous campaigns including Oprah’s final ‘Favorite Things’ installment. His design and copywriting always exceeded our team’s expectations."

Katie Bisbee, CMO at DonorsChoose.org

"He makes the creative process feel effortless, when it's anything but that."

Alan McGee, Co-founder & CMO of Sharewave.com

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