Kelsie Ryon



My name is Kelsie Ryon.


Who Am I?


I am a designer of sorts—a melting pot of branding, print design and web design; sprinkled with all things digital, and topped off with Front-End Web Development. I’m a dog lover, experience seeker and a collaborator who constantly seeks to learn, share and grow. 





B.F.A. Graphic Design
The University of Akron
Graduated May 2013


Print Design

Web Design

Email Marketing & Campaigns

Mobil App Design

Branding & Identity

Front-End Web Development

Digital Ad Campaigns

Client Engagement


User Research


Contract Senior Designer
Flourish Agency
Cleveland, Ohio
December 2016 to July 2018

Pro-Bono Designer
GO Girls Support
Since May 2019

Presentation Designer
90 Seconds TV
May 2017

Graphic Designer
UberEats & Sony
January - February 2017

Web & Graphic Designer
Bristols6 & Nippies
March 2016 - February 2017

Graphic Designer
Messina Design Studio
May - September 2016

Senior Designer
Buff Bake LLC. & OH! My Spice
March 2015 - April 2016

Graphic Designer
Ongoing since 2015


Web Developer
The Portland Trail Blazers
Portland, Oregon
Since July 2018

Digital Art Director
FKQ Marketing + Advertising
Tampa, Florida
July 2017 to September 2018

Graphic Designer
Dextro & Sinistro
Solana Beach, California
February 2016 to July 2016

Graphic Designer
HereNOW Creative
Portland, Oregon
September 2015 to February 2016

Lead Brand Designer
Papa Murphy’s International
Vancouver, Washington
January 2015 to September 2015

Senior Graphic Designer
Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts
Hudson, Ohio
November 2013 to January 2015

Junior Art Director
Level7 Group, LLC.
Strongsville, Ohio
May 2013 to November 2013




Art & Creative Direction

Experience managing multiple clients & multiple designers, client engagement & meetings, collaborator & explorer.

Digital Ad Campaigns

Capabilities in HTML5 banners, static display ads on multiple industry-used platforms, large-scale ad deployments, and mid-level animation.

Social Media

Content creation and creative support, scheduling and utilizing third-party content platforms, analytics, and long-term social account maintenance.

Professional Mentorship

Budding creative? Looking for help to make your portfolio and resume stand out from the rest? Reach out to me directly for more information!

Branding & Identity

Brand awareness campaigns, ground-up brand identity creation or refresh, brand book and style guide creation or refresh, secondary brand elements.

Email Marketing

Custom and templated email capabilities, experience with multiple CMS platforms, and campaign collections.

Web Design

Custom and templated web design, Mobile-First approach with multi-platform design tactics, Drupal, Wordpress, SquareSpace and more.

Print Production & Design

Capabilities in packaging, brand collateral, promotional materials, retail environments & displays, multi-scale print campaigns, & publication design.



Want to learn more?