Professional Recommendations

Think of this as my Yelp page.

Allen Fazio - Chief Information Officer at Word & Brown

'Art is a multiplier - not only does he deliver quality solutions but his positive attitude has an impact on those he works with and on the entire department. Always going the extra mile Art will quickly make a difference on your team.'


Linh Huynh - Vice President IT Enterprise Services at Word & Brown

'Art is an experienced, qualified and talented Information Architect. He is an innovative thinker and continually brings creative ideas to the table. He understands how to present information in way that is easily consumable and is proficient at adapting to the needs of the audience. He is well trained in his interactions with the user community and skilled at extracting the data necessary to produce effective results. He is one of the most motivated employees I’ve had the pleasure to work with. He brings a level of enthusiasm to his job that few can. He has an amazing attitude and consistently looks for ways to add value. He is one of those employees that can always boost morale during challenging times. Given the opportunity, I would not hesitate to work with Art again.'


Angela Moran - Senior Vice President, Information Technology at Word & Brown

'I worked with Art on several projects requiring UI/UX redesign and Art did not disappoint. His many years of experience enabled him to look at the redesign from an entirely different lens. His recommendations to streamline and simplify the user experience were invaluable. I would definitely recommend Art when UI/UX capabilities are needed as he is very competent and a pleasure to work with.'


Scott Diehl - Vice President of Product Management at Word & Brown

'I have had the good fortune to work with Art on a few User Interface and User Experience projects where we refined our website's core functionality in quoting insurance. Aside from being enjoyable to work with, Art offers unique insights into the world of the user and allows the team a broader perspective on ways to approach web design and layout to achieve the greatest effect. His work is of high quality and he operates within the finer details to ensure that our site's visitors had the best access to the many features and functionality we wished to empower them to use.'


Polly Neves - Vice President, Marketing at Word & Brown

'The first thing you need to know about Art is he's so much fun! And while that's one of many positive and wonderful characteristics, it is important because he's great on a team.

I worked with Art on many projects requiring his UX expertise. His background as a creative director also helped him not only work to give marketing both quantitative and qualitative information, but in a way, that made sense to those left and right-minded individuals on the team.

What I loved most about working with Art was his thoughtfulness. He's disciplined and takes extraordinary effort into understanding his role on a project and really digging in and exploring how customers think, feel, react, and ideally how they'll react by something we're doing to provoke engagement.'


Aaron Watts - Senior Supervisor Technical Lead at Word & Brown

'Art truly has a passion for analytics and human behaviors, and in trying to understand why users react the way they do to our products and services. He is a great advocate for the user and always wants to back up his recommendations with real, useful data. In addition to an impressive skill set, Art is also a pure pleasure to work with. He is highly adaptable to a changing environment and took on new responsibilities with a smile and an excellent attitude. He is the consummate team player. In the years we worked together, I also found him to be an excellent and enthusiastic teacher, and learned a lot from him.'


Orlin B. Goode - Web Operations Manager at ESRI

'Art is one of the most talented individuals I've had the pleasure to work with. His knowledge of user experience and use of related technology is incredible and he's always researching new trends and emerging ways to engage users. Art is the source for new technology and I've learned a great deal from him.

Art has the talent, passion, and perspective it takes to map out the various inputs leading to effective and interactive design. He has an excellent work ethic, and truly values personal and professional relationships.'


If you made it to this point I am encouraged. You now know more about the impact I have on projects and what I bring to the table. Let's talk about what I can do for you, 1.714.357.7578 Art Zippel.

Art Zippel

Laguna Niguel, CA


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