Lucas is a freelance designer, illustrator and animator. He breathes life into every project through delightful details, motion, interaction, and illustration. Originally from Kansas, Lucas has worked in studios & agencies across the Midwest. His work has been recognized by the Dieline, Design USA Packaging Awards, and The Design Kids. Lucas earned a BFA in Visual Communication from the University of Kansas.


Designer at BBG
February 2018 – July 2019 — Chicago, IL

Contract Designer at Grip
April – September 2017 — Chicago, IL

Motion Design Fellow at Studio Science
Summer 2016 — Indianapolis, IN

Design Intern at Carpenter Collective
2015 – 2016 — Kansas City, MO

Resident at Future Partners
Summer 2015 — Half Moon Bay, CA


University of Kansas
Design BFA — Visual Communication 
Art History Minor
3.8 GPA — Graduated May 2016


Interview with The Design Kids
Work selected in TDK Awards 2016
Outstanding Senior: First Annual ‘Think Wrong’ Award
Work recognized in Behance Student Show
Senior Portfolio selected in 2016 DSVC
Work featured in 2015 & 2016 DSVC
Designer & Planner for KU Design Week 2015 & 2016
Design USA Packaging Awards

Work featured in The Dieline’s “Concepts We Wish were Real”
Top 10% of design class
Member of KU Prototype 2012–2016
Member of AIGA since 2015