Chip Brown

Maker of Neat Things | 614-397-3578 | Fayette County, OH



Proficient with HTML 5, CSS, Javascript/jQuery, PHP/MySQL, AJAX/JSON, Responsive Design, UI/UX design including site maps and wireframes. Well versed in Object Oriented Programming concepts and design patterns.


Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver. Experienced with web design, print design and multimedia animation and familiar with various forms of traditional animation, story boarding, and video.


Knowledgeable in the theoretic and practical applications of the photographic medium, both digital and wet photography. Familiar with studio setups and lighting.


Modeling and sculpting with a variety of materials and processes, including various types of clays, sculpy, epoxy putties, foams and more. Familiar with multiple part molding processes and life casting.


Leatherwork, blacksmithing, welding, woodworking and some experience with 3D printing, electronics and programable microprocessors.

Work history

  • Chip Brown Art

    Columbus, Ohio

    Freelance multi-media design/development

    May 2001 - Present
    I've done work for sole proprietors through large corporations, including Motorola and IBM. Projects include UX/UI, web design, software development, multi-media animation, illustration, one-on-one and group training.
  • Brown Cow Art

    Columbus, Ohio

    Owner, Hand made leather goods

    Aug 1999 - Present
    My seasonal business is targeted primarily to renaissance festival and celtic heritage venues. I produce and sell (with my team of minions) handmade leather goods including belts, book covers, bags and purses through clothing and accessories. Most of my products are centered around hand tooled designs and a proprietary embossing process that uses dies created directly from hand tooled masters so that the pretty stuff can be affordable without losing the feel of the hand-tooled original.
  • inVentiv Health

    Columbus, Ohio

    User Interface Designer

    Feb 2014 - July 2016
    I was part of their “Temp Team” doing contract work on a project by project basis, focusing on functional documentation, site map design and layout, wire framing and functional prototyping.
  • Ohio Distinctive Software

    Columbus, Ohio

    Multi-Media Game Designer/Developer

    Feb 2003 - June 2014
    I was responsible for the concept, design and development of multi-media interactive games, developed primarily on the Flash platform. I was also in charge of internal web design, development & maintenance, including the development of a PHP/MySQL based application to manage the creation of HTML based e-mail marketing letters. I was also responsible for print design of labels and promotional materials.
  • Micro Center Education

    Columbus, Ohio

    Multi-Media Instructor

    May 2001 - January 2002
    I taught one- and two-day seminar classes on how to use various software applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver and After Effects.
  • Mills/James Production

    Columbus, Ohio

    Illustrator & Multi-Media Presentation Designer

    February 1999 - April 2001
    My job started off making PowerPoint presentations not suck, primarily with consistency of design and hand drawn spot illustrations & graphs. It quickly evolved into more complicated multimedia presentations using Macromedia Director. This was also my first introduction to programming, when I needed to make the pretty stuff actually work!


  • Columbus College of Art and Design

    August 1995 - May 1999
    Columbus, Ohio
    B.F.A. in time based media studies
    G.P.A. of 3.5
  • Archbishop Moeller High School

    August 1991 - June 1995
    Cincinnati, Ohio