Mike has a range of creative experience including branding, icon design, layout & packaging, as well as both hand and digital illustration. He has experience servicing small businesses & non-profits, to high profile companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Saint Michelle Wine Estates. Mike has recently entered the world of children's publishing. His debut title Little Elliot, Big City is due for release in Fall 2014. Resume

Illustration

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  • Little Elliot, Big City. Available September 2014.
  • Spread from Little Elliot, Big City, coming to a bookstore near you Fall 2014
  • Speranza, pencil & digital
  • Pink Box, pencil & digital
  • Blossoms, pencil & digital
  • Blizzard, pencil & digital
  • Monday Matinee; pencil & digital
  • I Know, pencil & digital
  • Snow White
  • SCBWI bulletin cover featuring Ricky Raccoon
  • Afloat, pencil & digital
  • Little Dragon (commission), pencil & digital
  • Feast, pencil & digital
  • How It Was & How It Could Have Been
  • Espionage; pencil & digital
  • Behind the Veil, pencil & digital
  • Mabel McNabb and the Most Boring Day Ever: "Rats!", pencil & digital
  • Mabel McNabb and the Most Boring Day Ever: "Look out below!", pencil & digital
  • Mabel McNabb and the Most Boring Day Ever: "Like two orange fried eggs", pencil & digital
  • Today's Lesson, pencil & digital
  • Katie y Rafa, commissioned portrait, pencil & digital
  • Windows Live: dynamic theme banners, pencil & digital
  • Amazon: Illustrations for Kindle Fire Intro screens, pencil & digital

Logos, Icons & Infographics

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  • Amazon: icon for Kindle FreeTime
  • Amazon: logo for Kindle FreeTime Unlimited with variant
  • kindle fire HD: icon refresh
  • Amazon: menu icons for Kindle FreeTime
  • Sundog: identity, business cards, and promo
  • The Sundial Group: identity for novelty geocache retailer
  • Varta identity system
  • Chao Dao: identity, package concept & package illustrations
  • Queer Getting Married - identity for gay wedding invitation business
  • Heather's Flowers & Gifts: identity and business cards
  • Shift.net identity for tech conference
  • Design Code Works, identity for software development company
  • Geocaching: Geocaching Live icon design
  • Groundspeak: Geocaching celebrated it's 10 year anniversary by throwing a block party outside Groundspeak headquarters, and aptly named it HQ10. The project included logo design and signage.
  • Identity for Rainbow Bingo featuring Sylvia O'Stayformore
  • Identity for Jinkx Monsoon, performer and winner of Ru Paul's Drag Race season 5
  • Identity for Robbie Turner, performer
  • Map of integrated bus routes for Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood
  • Tudor Family Tree: the goal was to clarify and increase flow, icons display gender and color illustrates royal bloodline
  • Capital Group: internal communication infographic

Digital Illustration

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  • Windows Live: dynamic theme banners
  • Microsoft: illustration for internal communication
  • Microsoft 7: Device Stage Backgrounds
  • Redesign of Bourne Identity poster: based on an actual scene, the goal was to invoke the isolation and mystery of the film
  • Redesign of Bourne Supremacy poster: based on an actual scene, the goal was to invoke the isolation and mystery of the film
  • Redesign of Bourne Ultimatum poster: based on an actual scene, the goal was to invoke the isolation and mystery of the film
  • Queer Getting Married: Ding Dong Da DOMA's Dead, celebratory promotional piece
  • Geocaching.com: site graphics
  • Groundspeak.com: site graphics
  • "Ade", promotional illustration for performance venue, digital
  • "Maxine", promotional illustration for performance venue, digital
  • "Honey", promotional illustration for performance venue, digital

Print

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  • Fremont Fair: poster featuring hand type and illustration
  • French Macarons recipe layout, personal project
  • Geocaching: Brand Book: design and illustration
  • Geocaching: Block Party poster
  • Geocaching: collateral
  • Geocaching: Event Booth
  • Queer Getting Married: "Victor Victoriana" wedding invite suite
  • Queer Getting Married: "Gazette" wedding invite suite
  • Queer Getting Married: "Till Death Do Us Paw't" wedding save the date
  • Queer Getting Married: "Wheel Love" wedding invite suite
  • Queer Getting Married: custom save-the-date
  • Queer Getting Married: promo, design & illustration
  • Washington United for Marriage / Equal Rights Washington: auction poster
  • Social Outreach Seattle: public safety announcement, poster design & illustration
  • Camp Ten Trees: 2009 Tee
  • Cover redesign for King Lear: the use of cut paper reflects theme of division and separation within the play