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I’m an in-house design leader who helps focus, differentiate and grow your business.

For me, design is about solving the right problems. “Pretty” is a bonus.

I believe that simple is great but useful is better.

Phobias include sand, feet and Victorian architecture.

For over a decade I’ve helped build brand platforms and visual identity systems internally. It’s very different from working on the agency side. Being on the ground, I have the privilege to see what works and what doesn’t on a daily basis. I’ve also gained a lot of experience making business cases for using design as an approach to solving real problems. Overall it has made me a more strategic and thoughtful design professional.

Here are some examples of how
I problem solve with design.

mail@kirkalanjohns.com
I live in Washington, DC.
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