Ashton Brown

Digital Design & Marketing

Ashton BrownHello,

I’m am a digital designer and marketer with over 20 years of experience. My focus is on designing websites and creating graphical marketing assets. I bring a data-driven and user-centered design approach to all projects.

In my career, I ran an agency for 10 years building websites for small businesses. I’ve also worked for many years in larger corporations such as Xerox, Dun & Bradstreet and WP Engine.

I currently split my time living between Austin, Texas and Tamarindo, Costa Rica. I take select consulting work, run my personal sites and work as a design contractor for WP Engine.

From My Blog

My Favorite Web Design Tools of 2015

By Ashton | May 5, 2015

I’ve been building websites for small businesses for over 15 years and am always optimizing my tool belt. My goal is to analyze the users/customers and build a website using best practices for visitor engagement and conversion. There’s no reason for complex setup and technical issues when building a standard website in this modern age …

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Career, Skills and Future Plans

By Ashton | April 22, 2015

What Brought Me Here Raised in a home of graphic design influence and the privilege of having some of the first Macs around the house it’s no surprise I’m where I stand today. I took my high school’s 2 year immersive AV course using news room quality equipment. Then though the Art Institute of Dallas’s …

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Notes from Presentation on Interview Hacking

By Ashton | September 26, 2013

Great presentation by Travis McCutcheon of Leap for Mankind at the Lean User Experience Austin meetup titled Interview Hacking. Lots of good tips and a DIY work flow for interviewing. Here are my notes: