SCOTT T. WERLEY
Multidisciplinary Creative Design Professional

Pacific Northwest + West Coast, US

Scott Werley, Creative Designer

Professional Summary

Advanced designer with proven UI/UX web development, graphic design, branding, SEO, and accessibility experience seeking full-time position with a progressive, culture-driven organization to create sustainable design solutions.

12+ Years of Design Industry Experience Serving Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Startups  ✧  Entrepreneurs  ✧  Firms  ✧  Brands  ✧  Industry Professionals

Representative Clients

Technical Skills

Front-end Responsive Web Design and Development (WordPress CMS: HTML, CSS, SASS, PHP)
E-Commerce/Webstores (WooCommerce) and Payment Processing (Gravity Forms, Stripe)
Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator, Photoshop)
Logo Identity Design, Branding Questionnaires/Development, Style Guides, Rebrands
Typography Research and Pairings (Web and Print Applications)
Content Creation (Custom Post Types, Portfolio Entries, Copywriting, Raster/Vector Graphics)
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - Best Practices, Auditing, Content Strategy
Web Accessibility Standards, Auditing and Compliance (WCAG 2.2)
Site Analytics: Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Tag Manager
Site Optimization Best Practices (Google's Page Experience Update, Summer 2021)
Email Marketing (Mailchimp): Campaigns, Templates, Website Signup Forms and Modals
Social Media/Press Integrations: Instagram Feeds, Twitter Feeds, Press Mentions
Web Hosting and DNS (GridPane, Kinsta, WPEngine, Siteground, Cloudflare) 
Internet Applications: Coda, Trello, Slack, Airtable, Nightwatch, Moz, Rank Math
Google Workspace Applications: Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Hangouts, Drawing, Keep
Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Audio/Visual Applications: Ableton Live, Logic Pro, GarageBand, Audacity, iMovie, Wacom Tablets
DSLR Photography, Post-processing (Lightroom/Photoshop), Photo Books, Archival Prints
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows
Browsers: Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge

Personal Skills

Small Team Experience (Grit, Accountability, Leadership, Critical Thinking, Resourcefulness)
Exceptional Work Ethic and Discipline (Self-starter, Problem Solving, Time Management)
Strong Interpersonal Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
Relationships Focused (Team-oriented, Culture-building, Inclusion)
Project Management (Research, Organization, Content Planning, Documentation)
Community Engagement (Collective Agency, WeWork Custom House, NextSpace SF)
Knowledgeable of Industry Trends (Subcultures, Design Patterns, Layouts)
Nature-oriented (Amateur Mycologist, Fungi Identification, Urban Gardening)
Myers-Briggs Personality Type: Assertive Architect (INTJ-A)

Passion Projects

Gravity Mission - Band Manager and Co-Founder, Artist, Lyricist (2011-Present)
Patternmind - Solo DJ Project (2020-Present)
PDX Game Night - Founder and Communuity Manager (2016-2019, 2021-Present)
GAIA BROS - Manager and Co-Founder, Collaborative DJ Project, Blogger (2015-2019)

Organizations

Collective Agency, Member (2019-2020)
WeWork Custom House, Member (2016-2019)
Oregon Mycological Society, Member (2016-Present)
Cascade Mycological Society, Member (2016-Present)
NextSpace San Francisco, Member (2013-2016)
Dallas Society of Visual Communications, Member (2010-2012)

Accolades

Clutch - Recognized as a Top San Francisco Web Design Firm (Razorfrog, 2017-2019)
The Manifest - Placed on List of The Best Logo Design Consultants in the World (Razorfrog, 2019)
UpCity - Local Excellence Winner in San Francisco (Razorfrog, 2019)
UpCity - Rated #7 on Top 20 Web Designers List for Best B2B Services Providers in SF (Razorfrog, 2018)
Design Companies Ranked - Listed as #3 on their "Best San Francisco Bay Area Web Design" List (Razorfrog, 2018)
10 Best Designs - Named #18 in Leading Website Development Firms Nationwide (Razorfrog, 2017)
10 Best Designs - Named One of the Top 10 Best Web Design Firms in San Francisco (Razorfrog, 2017)
Yelp.com - "People Love Us On Yelp!" Award (Razorfrog, 2014-2017)
Mayor's Award for "Impeccable Website Design and Development Services" For Small Businesses (Denton, TX, 2012)

Education and Honors

BA, Graphic Design & Photography - St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI (2005-2009)
Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List (Every Semester, 2005-2009)
St. Norbert College Trustees Scholarship (2005-2009)
Jeanne M. Godschalx Art Award (2009)
Solo Student Photography Exhibit "Jellyfish Sea" (2009)
Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award (2009)
First Place, SNC Annual Student Juried Art Show (2009)
Contributing Juried Show Artist (2007, 2008)
Creative Director of Campus Radio Station, Freelancer (2007-2009)