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Born and raised in Minneapolis, I escaped the -30° winters and now reside in a more verdant Seattle. I’ve worked in the creative industry for over 10 years crafting visual design and branding systems.

T.J. Besaw




2017 to present

Amplexor, International | Art Director

2014 to 2017

Sajan, Inc. | Senior Designer + Brand Manager

2011 to 2014

Bluestem Brands | Interactive Designer
2008 to present
Freelance Designer | Graphic + Web Design
2007 to 2009
A.J. Forliti Photography | Production Specialist


Viterbo University | B.F.A in Graphic Design with an emphasis in Illustration
Minneapolis College of Art & Design | Continued education course on InDesign
Seattle’s School of Visual Concepts | Advanced Typography


2017 to present
AIGA Seattle – Changemakers Series | Committee Member, Liaison & Volunteer

Things I love

Live music | Gardening | Tacos | Dogs that look like their owners | New places | Magnolia trees | Hummingbirds | Cops (The Show) | The International Space Station | Marrakesh | Distance Running | The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan | The Golden hour | The Rosie Project

Please write me an email if you have any questions as I’d love to hear from you. Thanks for your time.

Thank You for being here 🙂