Rob Rusnak

Rob Rusnak

Design, Development, Strategy

California, USA

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I am a designer who can code, and I love to create… especially new ideas and inspired solutions for interactive experiences, branding, and creative content.

Strategic thinker, multi-skilled professional, and award-winning information architect and developer with keen talents for creative clarity and problem solving. Anchored by broad experience and successful background in design, marketing, and publishing.
Work History
  • December 2009 - Present

    UI Designer and Marketing Director

    MikroScan Technologies, Inc.

    User interface/experience planning and design for medical device applications; strategic and tactical marketing, planning and execution. Web, design, content, and development, print collateral, event marketing, product development, et al.
  • March 2006 - Present

    Associate Director

    Vincent Burkhead Studio

    Strategic and creative consulting for VBS and its clients for user experience, interface design, information architecture, web development/design, WordPress theme development, content, search engine optimization, branding, marketing, communications, and copy writing/editing.
    - Concurrent with full-time positions
    - Also known as Do Creative San Diego

    - We Build San Diego (winner of Interactive Media Award)
    - Horizon Foods: Ne-Mo's
    - Magnolia Organics
    - Canine Genius
    - Profile Tree
    - Biotality (winner of Interactive Media Award)
  • 1996 - Present

    Independent Consultant

    various clients

    Delivering a variety of consulting, design, development, information architecture, communications, and marketing services for various clients (concurrent with full-time positions):

    - More Cabbage (many clients/projects)
    - Vincent Burkhead Studio / Do Creative San Diego
    - E-Band Communications
    - Inner Strength Yoga & Healing Center
    - Debra Hodgen Wellness
    - HealthBase Solutions, Inc.
    - Quality Medical Sales & Rentals
    - ISO Integration
    - LightPointe - Wireless Systems
    - Light and Love Yoga
    - Dave Ameika Pottery
    - Blue Planet Studio
    - Geographic Planning C
  • June 2005 - October 2009

    Marketing Communications Manag

    Trango Systems

    In addition to hands-on Web/UI design, front-end development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), writing, and graphic design, also managed and coordinated all marketing functions including press releases, other public relations communications, brand management, content creation/development, campaign creation, lead generation, and events, including managing vendors for production of Web, print, and event campaigns.

    Started as a Senior Graphic Designer/Web Developer, and was promoted Sep. 2006.
  • September 2001 - June 2005

    Art Director / Senior Designer

    Phoenix Publishing, Inc. (DBA: Transport & VIP Int

    Designed and directed creation of all visual communications including the redesign of existing brands/publications and fresh designs for the launch of new brands, publications, and Web sites. Milestones include more than 5 new logos, 5 Web sites, new print magazines, 3 E-newsletters, trade show brands, promotions, large format graphic signs, printed and digital collateral, and E-mail marketing campaigns.

    Started as Lead Designer, and was promoted in Oct. 2002.