Meet the band.

Wild and holy. Small, yet mighty. Mutually, satisfyingly weird.
Joshua Mitchell Joshua Mitchell

Joshua Mitchell

Founder

Joshua has 13 years in digital marketing driving conversion-focused design with certification in micro expressions. He ran a startup, MissPivot, which focused on social dynamics and human behavior. His clients have included Delivra, DyKnow, Subaru, Pizza Hut, New Line Cinema, Compendium Blogware. At Design On Tap, he focuses on business development and optimizes user behavior and conversion.

Joshua Mitchell Joshua Mitchell
Joel Smith Joel Smith

Joel Smith

Founder

Joel has 12 years of leading and designing web and mobile experiences for businesses and running a startup called ShoutNow. His clients have included Delivra, DyKnow, JCPenney, Klipsch, LocalMind, and Neustar. At Design On Tap, he leads our website and application UX projects, creating and implementing design and research processes.

Angela McElroy Angela McElroy

Angela McElroy

Client Operations Manager

Angela McElroy is the Client Operations Manager at Design On Tap. Prior to joining the team at Design On Tap, Angela graduated from Herron School of Art & Design with a B.F.A. in Visual Communication while working at a local photography studio as a production artist. Post-graduation, she worked for a nonprofit as a publication designer before finally finding her home with Design On Tap.

Angela McElroy Angela McElroy
Krista Ward Krista Ward

Krista Ward

Lead Interactive Designer

Krista is responsible for UI design and interaction design. She has a B.F.A. in Visual Communication from Herron School of Art and Design. Krista is experienced working within collaborative team environments, including working side-by-side with UX/UI, development, content, marketing and multimedia team members.

Daris Strickland Daris Strickland

Daris Strickland

Lead Developer

Daris, Design On Tap Developer, launched his programming career in 2013 and found his spot at Design On Tap in February of 2017. He specializes in CSS, HTML, PHP, and Javascript. Daris focuses on Front-End Web Technologies and User Experience.

Daris Strickland Daris Strickland
Allison Smith Allison Smith

Allison Smith

Developer

Allison Smith obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from The Art Institute of Indianapolis in Graphic Design. Post-graduation, she began her career as a Graphic Designer. When Allison joined the team at Design On Tap, she transitioned her skills to her new position as a Front-End Developer.

Aaron Wilson Aaron Wilson

Aaron Wilson

Interactive Designer

Aaron recently graduated from the Herron School of Art & Design at Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis (IUPUI) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication Design in 2017. He launched his career with Design On Tap in July 2017 as an Interactive Designer.

Aaron Wilson Aaron Wilson
Zack Baker Zack Baker

Zack Baker

Motion Graphics

Zack Baker works as Design On Tap’s Motion Designer. He specializes in After Effects, Cinema 4D, Photoshop, Premiere, and Audition. After obtaining a B.S. in New Media and Informatics from Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis (IUPUI), Zack began his Motion Design career in 2011. He later joined the Design On Tap team in May 2016.

Susan Franklin Susan Franklin

Susan Franklin

Sales

With over 15 years of sales & marketing experience at web & SaaS technology companies, Susan has worked at start-ups, high-growth firms, and established companies. This varied background provides Susan with a unique mix of business and creative talents that she brings to each interaction. Her natural curiosity drives her to seek the outcome best suited for each client.

Susan Franklin Susan Franklin
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