Duke Houston

informed design
for ui/ux and
visual communications

tell the right story well

Drawing on 30+ years of experience in creative direction, visual design, UI/UX design, copy writing, and information architecture, I craft visual communication platforms that tell good stories. They’re told online or in print, as website, digital interface, collateral, or video. No two are the same, but all share the same goal: tell the right story well.

To find the right story line for your project, first I learn about your company, its culture and values, your products, your target audience, and what they like. Then I look for the path that intersects these elements and harmonizes with each of them.  That’s the line of informed design—on-brand, on demand, where form follows function, and aesthetics fit audience.

Please browse my portfolio of projects, then get in touch.  I’m here to help you tell the right story well.

technical proficiencies

Strong skills in concepting, designing and readying assets for digital and print media, and photo-compositing.  Grid, typography, color, story.

  •  Photoshop
  •  InDesign
  •  Illustrator
  •  Acrobat Pro

10 years experience concepting, designing and producing motion graphics for digital and video

  •  Premeire
  •  GRASP

Thorough understanding of creating speaker-supported and interactive decks

  •  Powerpoint