Studio

A studio designed for success.
Flower Press Creative Studio is an award-winning digital product design and engineering studio founded in 2001. Our female-led studio employs a small team model to develop deep and lasting partnerships with clients. We strive to service digital products over the evolution of the offering and brand so our clients and their end-users achieve the results they are looking for.

Your Digital Product Design Studio

Our team is comprised of professionals from diverse backgrounds with senior-level experience in the planning, creation, and management of digital products. Many of our team leads have worked together for over a decade to bring the best digital product solutions to our clients.

Account

Amy King

Amy King

Project Manager

Amy King, Project Manager, works closely with our design and engineering teams to keep projects on track. Amy is also tasked with content writing and strategy design for websites, apps and marketing materials. Amy has worked in both internal and external communications for over 10 years. She has brought a customer-focused approach to a variety of organizations, from restaurants and retail stores to public libraries and art museums. Amy has a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Southern Oregon University.

User Experience Design

Khaiersta English

Khaiersta English

Founder & User Experience Design Lead

Khaiersta English, Founder & User Experience Design Lead, handles UI/UX design, product design and creative direction. She works with our design team to create custom, branded user interfaces, websites and applications that are clean and functional. Khaiersta received her BS in Advertising and Marketing from the University of Oregon. She has a background in traditional advertising and user experience design. Her corporate clients have included Real Simple, Time, Inc., SurveyMonkey, Visa and Disney. She has held full-time positions at Nike, Harry & David, Zazzle and the Trada Group in San Francisco.

Eric Baldoni

Eric Baldoni

User Experience Designer & Sr. UI Engineer

Eric Baldoni, User Experience Designer & Sr. UI Engineer, works closely with our visual design team to execute pixel-perfect responsive websites and applications. Eric works in HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Javascript, React/Gatsby, Lightning, and Wordpress. He received his BFA in Graphic Design from Boston University and has worked as an Art Director, Designer and UI Engineer. Eric has been building websites for over 20 years and executes complex, responsive UI builds with attention to detail, ensuring that they perform properly on all supported devices.

Visual Design

Natalia Hertzog

Natalia Hertzog

Visual Design Lead & Sr. Visual Designer

Natalia Hertzog, Visual Design Lead & Sr. Visual Designer, works closely with our design and engineer teams to help craft unique brand identities, user interfaces, websites and applications. She has been designing creative solutions for over 15 years. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Trained in traditional Swiss print design, she worked for many boutique ad agencies that expanded her work into interactive digital platforms. She's worked one-on-one with start-ups and corporate companies to help bring their visions to fruition.

Laura Sherman

Laura Sherman

Sr. Visual Designer

Laura Sherman, Sr. Visual Designer, works closely with our Creative Director to craft unique brand identities, user interfaces, websites and applications. She has been designing creative solutions for over 15 years. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from Northern Arizona University, along with a BA in French. Her corporate clients have included Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, Stanford Hospital, and Oracle. She crafts smart, unique design solutions across a range of disciplines. She thrives in an engaging, forward-thinking, and international culture.

Engineering

Matt Rabe

Matt Rabe

Engineering Lead & Sr. Software Engineer

Matt Rabe, Engineering Lead & Sr. Software Engineer, works with the dev team to architect and develop software solutions and applications using primarily JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, PHP, Laravel, React, Vue, and Angular. He is skilled at planning custom applications and websites with future growth in mind. Matt has worked extensively with a wide variety of open source tools and APIs, and collaborates with the open source community. Matt studied Computer Science at the University of Oregon. He has been building websites, applications, and custom software for over 20 years.

David Brixius

David Brixius

Sr. Software Engineer

David Brixius, Sr. Software Engineer, creates custom software using JS, Angular, and React, based on project and business requirements. Dave is skilled at taking complicated business requirements and designing solutions that are robust, efficient, and profitable for customer businesses. Dave has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, with a minor in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and has been writing software professionally for over 10 years.

Jake Faulhaber

Jake Faulhaber

Sr. Software Engineer

Jake Faulhaber Sr. Software Engineer, His background includes working with Bank of America, General Motors, the United States Marine Corps, and at small Silicon Valley companies. He works with many technologies, including PHP and JavaScript, MySQL and Postgres databases, and AWS services and on-premises hardware. With a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science,Jake has over twenty years of technology experience, from software design and coding, to hardware installation and support, and everything in between.

Andrej Sovanek

Andrej Sovanek

Software Engineer

Andrej Sovanek, Software Engineer, works closely with our Senior Software Engineer & Engineering Team Lead to build complex web and mobile applications. He is skilled in crafting high-quality code and ensuring that the features requested are well-constructed. Andrej operates as part of a larger engineering organization and brings value in his review of PRs, discussions of larger system design and technical research. Andrej has a background in engineering holding previous roles at Software-Nation.com, Rovicom Solutions and Xola. Andrej works primarily in PHP, MySQL, Typescript, React, and Angular. In total he has over 15 years of software engineering experience and has proven to be a valuable member of the Flower Press Creative Studio Team.

Liang Huang

Liang Huang

Software Engineer

Liang Huang, Software Engineer, works closely with our design and engineering teams to build complex web applications. He is skilled in planning out creation of high-quality code, reviewing PRs, and contributing to system designs across the organization. Liang has a background in engineering holding roles at Disney Interactive, Yahoo!, Balluun and Gratitude Publications, Inc. Liang works primarily in PHP, MySQL, Typescript, React, Python and Vue. In total he has over 20 years in software engineering experience and has proven a valuable member of the Flower Press Creative Studio team.

Quality Assurance

Alexis Carey

Alexis Carey

Quality Assurance Lead & Sr. QA Engineer

Alexis Carey, Quality Assurance Lead & Sr. QA Engineer, works closely with our design and engineering teams to test complex web and mobile applications from end-to-end. Alex logs issues and reproduction steps for the engineering and design teams and verifies fixes and adjustments. A background working with HTML5, CSS3 and JS helps her spot and troubleshoot issues across devices and browsers. She has worked as an Avionics Technician, a Team Manager, and a Junior Web Developer. Alexis has worked with web technology and end-user satisfaction for over 15 years.

Travis Brackney

Travis Brackney

Quality Assurance Engineer

Travis Brackney, Quality Assurance Engineer, provides quality assurance and testing for web and mobile applications with a special focus on automated End to End and API integration testing. He has over 15 years’ experience in the tech industry with full time positions at Nintendo, Microsoft, and Nordstrom in roles ranging from helpdesk, live site operations, incident response, and infrastructure engineering & dev-ops. He enjoys troubleshooting complex problems, automating manual process with code, and using his tech skills to help people. He has a degree in Psychology from Washington State University.

Designed to delight. Engineered to impress.

Welcome to the heart of our design and engineering process, where innovation happens. We work in a collaborative environment where problem solvers come together to plan, design, build and launch high-quality digital products. We strive to solve customer problems through our design and engineering solutions, and we have the privilege of working with innovative technologies every day.

Earning and keeping clients over the last 20 years has not happened by accident. Our studio is focused on solving customer problems and ensuring that our end product is simple and easy to use. Each digital product we create is designed to delight the end-user through clean interfaces, smooth interactions and well-engineered features. Our digital products use the latest technologies, and they are built to last. We work with clients to enhance and maintain their products after launch. We also work on marketing plan development and sales funnel strategies to help onboard new customers.

Delight the customer, keep the customer.

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