Principal & Interactive Director
- Greater Boston Area
Michael Austin's Overview
- Principal & Solution Architect at Create + Conquer
Michael Austin's Summary
Michael has over 15 years of experience in the web/interactive industry and has worked with a wide range of local and national clients including Harvard University, Northeastern University, Cricket Lighters, MIT, and Marie Claire. He works directly with prospective and existing clients, as well as service partners, analyzing all levels of web development needs, establishing short and long-term goals and initiating a work plan to suit the project. Michael specializes in solutions for small to large businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. With a degree in Computer Science, Michael understands the technology behind an effective website.
Specialties: Web Applications, Illustration, Design, Flash, Photoshop, Business Relations, Typography, web 2.0, Branding and Identity, Internet Technologies, Computer graphic design, Graphic design jobs, professional web design, advertising, brochure design, business card design, company logo design, creative design, custom website design, illustration, printing, Flash Animation, Interface Design, Database Development, Internet consulting, Corporate Identity, Blog Design, Word press design
Michael Austin's Experience
Principal & Solution Architect
Partnership; 1-10 employees; Internet industry
January 2010 – Present (4 years 4 months) Salem, MA
Our goals are simple; create forward-thinking work and build strong partnerships with our clients.
Every website should tell your story and get strangers to convert into prospect. With our team of strategists, designers, and developers we are ready to help your next project succeed. With constant communication, you will feel as if we are working side by side.
With over 15 years of interactive design experience, I will become your first point of contact for all your design and development needs.
It has and always will been my goal to help stay within budget and deliver on time. Contact me if you are looking to start a new website, application (web/mobile), UX/UI project, marketing campaign, branding, or if you're just looking to increase your online footprint.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry
January 2009 – January 2014 (5 years 1 month) Boston Ma
With over 10 years of interactive design experience, I will become your first point of contact for all your design and development needs.
Helping you kickstart your project within budget is my number one goal. Contact me if you are looking to start a new website, application (web/mobile), marketing campaign, branding, or if you're just looking to update your current website and brand.
My duties include: User Experience strategy, Interactive Direction, Account Management, Marketing, and Solution Provider.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Financial Services industry
2010 – February 2011 (1 year)
Owner and Director.
Michael Austin Productions
June 2008 – August 2009 (1 year 3 months)
Michael Austin Productions is a small company I put together for me and a few freelance friends. Over the past year we have done many different types of jobs from web design, Myspace design, and internet consulting.
C.O.O / Creative Director
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry
July 2007 – July 2008 (1 year 1 month)
Director of IS
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LTM; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry
July 2000 – March 2002 (1 year 9 months)
Michael Austin's Honors and Awards
Best Shopping Website // Phoodeez.comThe Web Marketing Association
- January 2013
Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association's annual WebAward Competition has been setting the standard of excellence for Website development. Independent expert judges from around the world review sites in 96 industries. The best are recognized with a WebAward which helps interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies, and their best work to the outside world. The WebAward Competition is the premier award recognition program for Web developers and marketers worldwide. WebAward, the first being in 2007. The Top Agency Award is given to recognize the consistently outstanding development going on at interactive firms.
Telecommunication Standard of Excellence // Interactions.netThe Web Marketing Association
- January 2013
Non-Profit Standard of Excellence // warriorprotection.netThe Web Marketing Association
- January 2012
Outstanding Website // Suffolk University AdmissionsThe Web Marketing Association
- January 2012
Michael Austin's Publications
The Web Designer's Idea Book Volume 2
Authors: Michael Austin
Michael Austin's Skills & Expertise
- Web Design
- Web 2.0
- User Interface Design
- Web Applications
- Branding & Identity
- Account Management
- Manage Client Relationships
- Online Marketing
- Web Development
- Graphic Design
- User Experience
- Interaction Design
- Logo Design
- Creative Direction
- Social Media
- Website Development
- HTML 5
- Corporate Identity
- Web Marketing
- Information Architecture
- Mobile Applications
- Building Relationships
- Web Analytics
- Google Analytics
- Web Project Management
- User Experience Design
- Digital Strategy
- Email Marketing
- Interactive Advertising
- User Interface
Michael Austin's Education
Michael Austin's Additional Information
computer graphic design, graphic design jobs, graphic design portfolio, professional web design, advertising, brochure design, business card design, company logo design, creative design, custom website design, illustration, internet marketing, e-commerce, printing, Custom Web Design, Flash Animation, Interface Design, Database Development, Internet consulting, Ecommerce Shopping Carts,Corporate Identity, Blog Design, Word press, word press design,
- Groups and Associations:
- Honors and Awards:
Cool Homepages 2008 , FWA 2009
Contact Michael for:
- consulting offers
- new ventures
- expertise requests
- business deals
- reference requests
- getting back in touch