Designing digital products by focusing on human goals

I work with multidisciplinary project teams to create innovative, easy-to-use and stunningly designed user interfaces and products. I design clean, functional interfaces that allow users to understand and interact with the content while never competing with it.

Nissan Personalization Studio Tablet & Touchscreen Applications
  • Client: Nissan
  • Role: IxD, Design
  • Owner: DCI-Artform
Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Tablet Application Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website Nissan Accessory Touchscreen Application & Website

Top

Top

Jambox Touchscreen Application
  • Client: Best Buy / Jawbone
  • Role: Design, IxD
  • Owner: DCI-Artform
Jambox Mini Jambox Big Jambox Mini Red Jambox Mini Blue Jambox Mini Black Jambox Mini Gray Jambox Music Jambox Music Playlist Jambox Video Game Jambox Movie

Top

Detailing Platform & Website
  • Client: AbelsonTaylor
  • Role: Design
Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website Detailing Platform & Website

Top

About

My name is Chris Mickschl, an interactive design director and visual UI designer. I have been designing for screens for over 10 years, with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies.

I'm currently a Design Director at DCI-Artform, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, where I lead a team of interactive/ui and motion designers. DCI-Artform is global retail marketing company based out of Milwaukee, WI.

Prior work experience includes interactive and design industry leaders Razorfish and VSA Partners, in addition to consulting with Critical Mass.

In addition to my day job, I am a principal and founding member of BlueCity LLC. Read about us on Wired.com.

Client List

  • Abbott Labortories, Inc.
  • Allen Edmonds
  • Allstate
  • Best Buy
  • Chick-fil-A
  • CME Group
  • Discover Card
  • GE
  • GM
  • Harley Davidson
  • Hyundai
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson

 

  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Lowes
  • MasterCard
  • Michelin
  • Nissan
  • Northern Trust
  • State Farm
  • Subaru
  • The Conference Board
  • Wells Fargo
  • Whole Foods
  • Xerox

Specialties

  • Visual interface design - touch, mobile, web
  • User-centered interaction design
  • Design leadership and mentoring
  • UI storyboarding
  • Functional design
  • Interactive prototyping
  • Motion graphics