Hi, I’m Kyle Thacker. I believe in nudging things forward — thoughtfully and intentionally. Asking ‘what if’ as often as possible, constantly challenging standards, and experimenting endlessly.

Experience

Jun 2016 to Present

Senior Product Designer & Art Director

Bench Accounting

Senior Product Designer on all client experience. Working with cross-functional teams on product, brand, and business initiatives. Work includes bench.co, web, and mobile apps.

Art Director & Team Lead for the Brand team. A mix of direction, management, and hands-on work. Working with every facet of the company to build a strong experience all the way from ads, to sign up, to the product itself.

Jun 2014 to Jun 2016

Product Designer

Bench Accounting

Designer for both product and brand. Worked and led the execution on re-envisioning our product experience, and our brand story.

Sep 2012 to Jun 2014

Freelance Designer

Designer for various startups and smaller businesses, building new websites, digital experiences and interfaces.

Education

2008 to 2012

BA, Interactive Arts & Technology

Simon Fraser University

A focus in Design, studied a wide range of subjects from graphic to industrial design. Graduated with Distinction.