BENTFORKZ

AUTODIDACTIC METADESIGNER

ETHAN WRIGHT–MAGOON

With over 25 years of experience, I specialize in UI/UX design, custom WordPress themes, and nonprofit branding – including logo design. Currently, I'm focused on mobile and desktop app design, crafting user-friendly and impactful digital experiences for colleagues at HDR, Inc.

DESIGN

UI/UX Design
Print + Production
Environmental Design

CODING

WordPress Development
PHP / HTML / CSS / MySql
TailWind / JS / WCAG

CONTENT

Photography
Copywriting
Build/Fabrication

BRANDING

Visual Identity
Marketing + Analytics
Communications

STRATEGY

Appreciative Inquiry
Results-Only Work
Design Thinking

APR98 – NOW

Bentforkz, LLC

Designer + Founder

RIO RANCHO, NM

JUN20 – NOW

MIT – MA. INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

UX / VISUAL DESIGNER

Cambridge, MA

MAR22 – NOW

HDR, Inc.

SENIOR UI / UX DESIGNER

REMOTE | ALBUQUERQUE, NM

DEC20 – MAR22

NORTHROP GRUMMAN

WEB SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

REMOTE | ALBUQUERQUE, NM

MAR18 – JUN20

I20 WILDLIFE PRESERVE

DIR. OF DESIGN STRATEGY

Midland, TX

FEB09 – SEP12

BATES COLLEGE

DIR. OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY

Lewiston, ME

NOV12 – MAY14

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

UX / VISUAL DESIGNER

SYRACUSE, NY

JUL07 – AUG15

BRIGGS ADVERTISING

SENIOR DESIGNER + DEVELOPER

BATH, ME

AUG04 – MAY06

KEPWARE TECHNOLOGIES

DIR. OF MARKETING COMM.

NEW GLOUCESTER, ME

FEB00 – JUL02

VIRTUAL DESIGN, INC

ART DIRECTOR + DEVELOPER

PORTLAND, ME

I20 Wildlife PreserveMIDLAND, TX

Hopmonk TavernSONOMA, CA

Esker CreativeALBUQUERQUE, NM | PORTLAND, ME

Give Black FoundationDIABOLO, CA

Moonlight BrewingSANTA ROSA, CA

Wayfare Learning CommunityKAMPALA, UGANDA

GreenLeaf ExpressVANCOUVER, BC

Somo Mountain VillageROHNERT PARK, CA

Running On OmCAMBRIDGE, MA

Maine-Dartmouth Family MedicineWATERVILLE, ME

Bates CollegeLEWISTON, ME

TramutoPorter FoundationOGUNQUIT, ME

Syracuse UniversitySYRACUSE, NY

CP Thornton GuitarsSUMNER, ME

Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizen’s CouncilBROOKLYN, NY

TheamUSABRUNSWICK, ME

Scantic River GuitarsDURHAM, ME

International Appalachian TrailMATANE, QC

EDUCATION

Lyndon State College • Bachelor of Arts
Major – Graphic Design, Communications
Minor Study – Biology, Meteorology, Literature

TECHNOLOGY

• Figma, Nova, Visual Studio
• WordPress, PHP, CSS, JS, DevOps, Agile, GitHuib
• Slack, Facebook, Instagram, MailChimp, Podcasting

PERSONAL

• Biking, trail running, photography, citizen science
• Environmental psychology, humanitarian design
• Homebrewing, unschooling, xeriscaping

READING

Raising Free People, by Akilah S. Richards
Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Mindfully Green, by Stephanie Kaza