- Name: Ken Zirkel
- Location: Southeast Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island
- Phone: (401) 481-5869
- Nationality: United States
I specialize in designing and building websites, developing content strategy, crafting brand identity, and measuring web analytics. I am also skilled at print design and photography.
Miles biked (2016)
Photos taken (2016)
UI & UX Design
WordPress theming & development
Brochures, posters, packaging
Branding and identity
Prepress file preparation
Attention to detail
Training / Mentoring
Web DeveloperMarch 2017 to Present
Website design and development in WordPress. Website architecture. UX design. Social media consulting.
Web Communications Specialist
Brown UniversityMay 2015 - March 2017
Designed, built, managed, and supported websites for University top-level website and for academic and administrative departments. Created custom wireframes and graphic designs for department websites. Built website architecture and UX design. Performed strategic analysis of website content strategy. Evaluated website analytics and success metrics. Held training sessions about website best practices, writing for the web, and software usage to staff and faculty. Designed and built artwork for department web sites, web banners, and Brown homepage. Originated social media presence for Brown University. Received Excellence Award for Innovation, 2014. Received Excellence Award for Service, 2007.
Ross-SimonsNovember 2004 - May 2005
Photographed jewelry for online sales on official Ross-Simons retail website.
Johnson & Wales UniversityMay 2004 - November 2004
General graphic design and production of brochures, direct mail, posters, etc.
Bates College, Lewiston, MaineOctober 2000 - August 2003
Provided web support for academic and administrative departments in a national liberal arts college.
Freelance Designer1998 - August 2000
Performed a wide variety of freelance web and print design and production tasks in the New York metro area.
The Sloan Group, New York, NY1993 - 1998
Print graphic design and production for boutique NYC design house.
Bachelor of Arts1988
School of Arts and Sciences
North Carolina State University
Master of Graphic Design1993
College of Design
WordPress WordCampMay 2017
For WordPress users. Portland, Maine
For higher education web professionals. Memphis Tennessee
New England Regional Conference2016
For higher education web professionals. Holyoke, Massachusetts
Content strategy for higher education
For higher education web professionals. Portland, Oregon
NE Regional Conference2014
For higher education web professionals. Providence, Rhode Island
For higher education web professionals. Milwaukee, WI
For higher education web professionals. Austin, Texas
An Event Apart2009
For people who make websites. Boston, Massachusetts
An Event Apart2006
For people who make websites. New York, New York
PSRI2008 — present
Photographic Society of Rhode Island
Organization for higher education web professionals.
- PRINT DESIGN
- WEB DESIGN