A craftsman of delightful experiences.

Hello! My name is Ryan, and I’m a craftsman of delightful experiences. I am a graphic designer, art director, illustrator, and UX enthusiast. So, that's what I do, but who am I? Well, if I was going to make a Venn diagram to describe myself... oh wait, I did!

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So, why those three people? Well, with Steve Jobs I share a love for beauty, simplicity, and craftsmanship. With Mr. Rogers I share a love for delighting others, empowering them to be their best selves, and I believe that telling meaningful stories can change the world. And Alan Watts and I share a love for philosophy, exploring the deep mysteries of the universe, and we both have excellent facial hair.

I have sixteen-years of experience in graphic design focusing on art direction, web design, UX design, app design, and brand creation and development. I’m also an illustrator, and in my spare time I love designing characters. I’m not a jack of all trades, though. What I am is a craftsman who’s highly skilled in empathy, creativity, simplifying complexity, and other lateral skills that support a huge range of tasks and roles.  

If you have a project you'd like to work with me on, a role in your company you think I'd be excellent for, or just think we should know each other, please reach out!

Ryan M. Weisgerber

ryan@ideaswithheart.com

 

My Design Process

The results I create are simple and elegant, but the process of getting there is quite complex and powered by sharply focused intention. Check out the My Process page for insight into how I think, and what it’s like to work with me (spoiler alert: it's delightful). :)