We design tools
for professionals.®

Crafting products with lasting relevance for influential brands.

We believe great tools cultivate meaningful experiences that can improve our working and living conditions. And we’re guided by the principle that functional should also be beautiful and enjoyable.

For over 15 years we’ve relied on building trust and collaborative relationships with our clients. When you start with a foundation of empathy, every project ends with a product that works for everyone—and looks beautiful too.

Tactile is made up of industrial designers, interaction designers, graphic designers, and engineers. Through research and strategy, we create sought-after products and experiences that matter.

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Tactile Design Process Article

Our process for product development has empathy at its core.

We specialize in designing tools for trusted professionals. Professionals that do the kind of work that continually improve people’s lives. To do our work well, we’re committed to research above all else. Function First… Always. That said, functional should also be beautiful and enjoyable.

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Person profiles
Research
Flow Chart
Exploration
Graph
Refinement
Checkmark
Integration

Guided By Core Values

Our process is built on this foundation.

 

Purposeful

Great products and experiences keep a user’s intention in focus. Making people’s lives better means delivering meaningful solutions to real problems.

Approachable

Relationships matter most. When we build upon a layer of trust, we can focus on making great work, not ulterior motives.

Collaborative

We do our best work together. That means filtering lots of ideas away from egos and into something bigger than what we can build alone.

Inclusive

Different perspectives create a foundation for quality work. We celebrate diversity of culture and character as a driving force for innovation.

Objective

We check our egos at the door. Our clients know their customers better than we do. This frees us up to rely our own expertise to help balance client goals with customer needs.

Sustainable

We strive for lasting, not landfill. We deliberately pursue work that delivers long-term value over commercial value alone.

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Who We Are

Zebrick
Roach

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Christie
Tarazon

UX Designer

Mike
Beckman

Senior Industrial Designer

Jonah
Griffith

Design Director

Jeff
Ladwig

Design Manager

Rich
Hanks

VP of Design

Carson
Massie

Industrial Designer

Adam
Weisgerber

Senior Industrial Designer

Keisha
Weber

Marketing Director

Nate
Grubbs

Senior UX Designer

Austin
Porter

Principal Industrial Designer

Aaron
Piazza

Design Manager

Ben
Mabry

UX Designer

Josh
Kornfeld

President & Founder

Marcus
Pape

UX Director

Matt
Harvey

Senior Graphic Designer

M-Jo
Baker

Accounting

Austin
Clark

Industrial Designer

Nick
Ricci

UX Designer