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 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.

Leadership Team

Khaiersta Flowers English

Founder &
Product Design Lead

Khaiersta Flowers English, Founder & Product Design Lead, handles the studio’s product design and creative direction. She works with our design and engineering teams to create apps, websites, and web apps that are clean and functional. Khaiersta received her BS in Advertising and Marketing from the University of Oregon and her MBA LEAD Certificate from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She has a background in traditional advertising and user experience design. Before starting the studio, she held full-time positions at Nike, Harry & David, Zazzle, and the Trada Group in San Francisco.

Michael English

Owner & Head of Engineering

Michael English, Owner & Head of Engineering, leads the engineering team for the studio. Michael works closely with our product and engineering leads to define appropriate technical solutions and ensure engineering resources are available to handle the work. Michael received his BS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and his MS in Computer Science from Oregon Health & Science University. Michael brings 25 years of software engineering experience to the studio, including 13 years of engineering management. For the last 18 years he has worked at Google in a variety of domains such as Ads Quality, Supply Chain Automation and Cloud Security. Most recently, Michael was a Senior Staff Engineering Manager leading a team of 50 engineers for the Google Cloud Platform.

Amy King

Sr. Project Manager

Amy King, Sr. 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.

Matt Rabe

Sr. Engineering Lead

Matt Rabe, Sr. Engineering Lead, 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.

Andrej Sovanek

Engineering Lead

Andrej Sovanek, Engineering Lead, works 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.

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 20 years of technology experience, from software design and coding, to hardware installation and support, and everything in between.

Eric Baldoni

Sr. UI Engineering Lead

Eric Baldoni, Sr. UI Engineering Lead, works closely with our visual design team to execute pixel-perfect responsive websites and applications. Eric works in HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Javascript, React/Gatsby, and is a full stack WordPress developer. 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 25 years and executes complex, responsive UI builds with attention to detail, ensuring that they perform properly on all supported devices.

Natalia Hertzog

Visual Design Lead

Natalia Hertzog, Visual Design Lead, 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.

Alexis Carey

QA Engineering Lead

Alexis Carey, QA Engineering Lead, 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.

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Flower Press Creative Studio is looking for experienced consultants to join our growing team. To view current opportunities, visit our jobs page.

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