UI / Visual Design
I created my first website in 1993. I have been working professionally since 1997. I have over 10 years of experience in UI / Visual design.
Responsive design is the future of the web. I have about 4 years of experience with several projects involving responsive design.
Photography is a new love of mine. Learning more everyday. Olympus EM1 was my first real camera. Now I use the Canon 5D Mark III.
I have held the position of Art Director for over 5 years at four companies – Agency.com, Bleu22, Spike Radio and Citro Studio.
“ The only way to do great work is to love what you do. ”
– Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)
My Expertise Spans Over 10 Years
I have been fortunate to work with amazing clients from Sony, Disney, VISA, Virgin, NBC, Energizer, Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Reebok, Casio, TV Guide, Playboy and many more.
Film and Television
I have art directed and designed many film websites from Shrek 2 to Cat in the Hat to Mr. & Mrs. Smith. I have worked with FOX, Paramount, Dreamworks, and other studios.
Early on in my career, I had the opportunity to design and program countless video game websites. I have worked with Activision, Namco, Midway, Epic Games, and others.
I was the lead designer for Guthy-Renker for many years. I designed the main brand websites for Guthy-Renker from Proactiv, Meaningful Beauty, WEN and Sheer Cover.
I have 4 years of experience in direct marketing. I have designed landing pages, emails, banners, and yahoo logins for Proactiv, Meaningful Beauty, X-out and Triverex.
I had the opportunity to work for Kaiser Permanente for almost a year. I worked on two large projects involving redesigns of the websites and other smaller projects.
Some Fun Facts About Me
Featured Work I've Completed For My Clients
"Mark is one of best creatives I have worked with, he is extremely professional and he always comes with the best solutions, very knowledgeable in UI/UX and user trajectories. Mark has a great sense of aesthetics and gives impeccable designs, I would work with Mark anytime given the opportunity."− Andres D'Aleman, Sr. Design Manager at Guthy-Renker
"Mark was a pleasure to work with at Kaiser Permanente! He is attentive, receptive to innovative ideas, and adds a refreshing perspective to projects. His background in development gives him a distinct advantage at creating realistic and feasible designs. To top it off, he’s a team player who is always willing to put in the extra hours to ensure quality designs are delivered."− Heather Linn, Interaction Designer at Kaiser Permanente
"Mark Lee is a gifted, precise designer with the ability to change up style and look and feel depending on the brand. During my time at Guthy-Renker, Mark and I worked hand-in-hand to redesign our key branded sites including Proactiv, Meaningful Beauty and Chaz Dean. Mark designs elegantly while focused on functionality and usability. He also takes direction well. As passionate as he is about his work, he understands that all designs need editing and tweaking. It was a pleasure to work with Mark and I highly recommend him."− Beth Hettig, Senior Manager of Web Production at Guthy-Renker
"Mark is an excellent designer, a true expert in digital design, and a master of his design tools. He is a team player, has a strong design sense (wide portfolio) and a voice that holds an authoritative opinion. He is hard working and prepared to go that extra distance in pursuit of delivering a great product. I highly recommend him."− John Horniblow, Director of Production and Content development at Spike Internet Radio Inc.
"Mark had a habit of exceeding my expectations anytime we worked together on new business initiatives. His ability to research, understand, and architect brand-centric creative executions was second to none. As we worked together on projects for Sony PlayStation, THQ, Activision Blizzard, and Square Enix, Mark humbly showed off his skills and versatility with every piece of creative he put his stamp on. Any brand or creative agency would be blessed to have a rare talent like Mark Lee!"− Shawn Leonard, M.A., Field Account Executive at MarketBridge