Hey there, I am Rian Morgan
Designer, Artist, Consultant, Entrepreneur
I help businesses resonate and stay memorable to their current customer base while exposing their business to potential customers to improve their growth. I do this by creating marketing strategies, advertisements, branding campaigns, print pieces and standards compliant websites for desktop and mobile experiences that are in line with the clients customer base while standing out from their competitors.
Specialties: Adobe CS, Marketing Strategies, Branding, Usability, Illustration, Photography
I live and work in Grand Rapids Michigan with my family and enjoy going to baseball games, living by the lakes, good conversation with friends, fiction, effortless design and learning by doing.
LocationGrand Rapids, MI
MFA – Kendall College of Art & Design @ FSU2004 - 2008
A nationally prominent institution recognized for leadership, innovation, and excellence in visual art and design. Kendall College of Art & Design is located in Grand Rapids Michigan. I was on a Fellowship with KCAD-FSU where I studied Drawing, Digital Media, and Audio Production. I also was an Adjunct Professor for the Fine Arts Drawing Department while I was studying for my degree.
BFA – Kendall College of Art & Design1997 - 2002
A nationally prominent institution recognized for leadership, innovation, and excellence in visual art and design. Kendall College of Art & Design is located in Grand Rapids Michigan. I was awarded the Studio Excellence award for Fine Arts upon graduation. I also was accepted to the National Drawing Exhibition in Hilo Hawaii that year.
Graphic Design 85%
Creative Direction 65%
Wordpress CMS 80%
Partner / Design Director2015 - Current
Left Right Boom Left Right Boom is designed to bridge the gap between freelance creatives and full-blown marketing agencies. We are poised to target small and medium sized businesses that can't afford to work with an agency but need more than a contract designer. Left Right Boom is more than a smart, good-natured service for our clients. We provide hip, affordable, professional workspace for creatives. We are the place in West Michigan where like-minded designers, writers, search experts, developers and illustrators come to share and grow in the new economy.
Co-Owner / Senior- Partner2011 - Current
Stage1Design.com (print and web design, marketing, brand consultants)
Creative Director / Co-Owner2000 - Current
Paperdoll Boutique located in Rockford Michigan.
Senior Marketing Manager2010 -2015
Hugh Griffith - Keller Williams Realty of Grand Rapids
Assistant Professor of Drawing2008 - 2009
Kendall College of Art & Design: Instructed introductory to advanced drawing and figure drawing for the Fine Arts Department.
Adjunct Professor of Drawing and Digital Media2004 - 2012
Kendall College of Art & Design: Instructed introductory to advanced drawing and figure drawing for the Fine Arts Department. Also instructed Intro to Digital Media classes for the Digital Illustration Department.
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- Grand Rapids, MI
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