Hello! I'm Ryan Underwood!


I am a Visual Designer and Art Director living in Chicago. Currently, I’m working in the Mortgage arena.

As an enthusiastic and multidisciplinary designer I approach problems with intelligence, research, and experience.

Specializing in branding, web design, interface and front-end development I conceptualize and create designs with a clean and reductive voice. I am currently looking for Remote Freelance projects for clients that need thoughtful, and well-crafted branding, web design, and marketing materials.


Work Experience

Perl Mortgage

Art Director and Developer

  • Conceptualize and create User Interfaces and Experiences for mobile/web applications, and upcoming web redesign projects.
  • Conceptualize digital and printed marketing materials for both internal and external facing clients.
  • Manage web content through Wordpress CMS
  • Develop front end HTML/CSS for internal and external websites and events utilizing JS plugins as well.
  • Design and implement email marketing strategies.
  • Develop new strategies and products to be implemented in the digital loan process.

Frey Design Group

Senior Designer

  • Through Creative processes conceptualize, design, build, and deploy branding, websites, email campaigns, and presentations for various clients and industries.
  • Utilize HTML/CSS/JS to develop webpages, emails, and touch tours in a web environment.


Senior Designer

  • Design for internal clients for events, advertising, and publication layouts for a variety of magazines, newspapers, and digital media.
  • Lead animation for a digital multimedia, and video news stories.
  • Design advertising for external clients for small businesses to be used in a variety of publications.


Junior Designer

  • Development of branding, web design, and marketing materials for Real Estate Developments and Automotive Clients.