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I work at the intersection of a variety of creative disciplines and have led projects for brands of all sizes across a wide spectrum of industries. 

I am most excited when the worlds of product, service, and experience collide to create amazing, human-centered outcomes that are as honest as they are beautiful.

The creative process is messy, generally non-linear, and riddled with unknowns. But we can all solve problems and we can all envision something better.

 

Piercing through the fuzzy front end into a space of collaborative future thinking takes a strategic approach and an experienced guide.

A design generalist with remarkable specialty

Chris Livaudais

I am a multi-disciplinary designer and creative director based in San Francisco, California.

 

Giving Gravity is about making real what once seemed impossible.

Helping teams and brands navigate uncertainties

Brands I've worked with include

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Design Competencies

Research & Insight

Service 

Strategic

User Experience 

User Interface 

Brand

Environmental 

Experiential

Futures / Speculative

Graphic 

Industrial / Product

Industries Served

Architectural

Automotive

Building & Construction

Consumer Products

Corporate Consulting

IOT

Food & Beverage

Retail

Methodologies Mastered

Journey Mapping

Narrative & Story

Rapid Prototyping

System Mapping

Qualitative Research

Wireframing

Concept Validation

Concept Visualization

Data Visualization

Design For Manufacture

Ethnography

Group Facilitation

Creative Leadership

Bringing vast depth of experience in guiding cross functional teams of designers, engineers, programmers, corporate stakeholders, and end-users through the design process, I thrive in enabling people to create their best work.

Strategic Vision

With the ability to switch readily between micro-detail or macro-system implementation at any point in the creative process, I can help teams understand how design fits into a larger ecosystem of brand, service, or experience.

Complexity Simplified

Through facilitated workshops or one-on-one sketch sessions with members of my team, I flourish where complicated challenges demand a structured approach and well considered design solutions.