We’ve been around the block and walked in your shoes up and down it.
Our team hails from agencies spanning boutiques and behemoths and everything in between. But we’ve also spent time on the inside building and running client-side teams, managing P&Ls and living with vendor solutions that didn’t match the business need. We built our team with that 360-degree empathy. Look below to see their faces.
Partner Experience Strategy & Research
Colin brings the voice of the user into everything we do – from the early stages of strategy to pressure testing completed designs and ensuring delivery of effective and measurable solutions.
Partner Experience Design
Matt's job is to keep things simple. He'll sketch, prototype, test, then sketch some more until something compelling and usable arises.
Partner Creative Direction
With a passion for creating simple, usable, and engaging user-centric experiences, Glenn leads the creative and design of each project refining the detail of every user interaction.
Vice President Head of Technology
With a formidable history of innovation and successful software delivery, Steve works tirelessly to evolve development methodology, nimble creativity and a rock solid repeatable process.
Vice President Engagement Lead
Jennifer leads the shaping and sizing of projects and then her team shepherds the plan while keeping a tight connection with the internal and external teams along the way.
KC bridges the gap between UX and visual design, ensuring that a simple, intuitive experience is always paramount.
With an eye for the aesthetic, Patrick deftly finesses pixels into tight, intuitive, and compelling brand experiences.
Diving head first into the fray, Emily brings order to chaos. Her steady and thoughtful nature guides the most complex engagements to success.
Kristen skillfully weaves together the what/who/where/when into a coherent plan for the teams to march against.
Alyssa skillfully leads projects from start to finish, using her experience and knowledge to guide the team through even the most challenging assignments.
Development & Integration
Deep technical knowledge and unwavering empathy for the user drive Michael to help us translate our prototypes and visual designs into beautiful, accessible, and bulletproof user interfaces.
Being a former UX designer, Elena pays particular attention to the most minute details while building high-performance responsive websites and products.
Travis plays the dual role of traffic cop and private investigator as he assures the quality of all the code that passes through ZD.
Join the Team
Got the chops to build something great? Show us. Shoot us an email. Send some examples. We're always looking for talented folks to work with.
Our Extended Team
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Development & Integration
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