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Taylor Vanden Hoek

Software Consultant & Designer, Grand Rapids

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I enjoy digging into the details, rolling up my sleeves, and working alongside Atomic’s clients and the team to create great software solutions that work for the people who use them. With a focus on human-centered design, I take a thorough approach to ensuring decisions made today align with both the user and business needs in the future.


Since graduating with a Bachelors in Visual Communications from The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg in 2006, I’ve worked with startups, non-profits, design agencies, and in-house teams to create meaningful experiences.

In my free time, I love to travel near and far and experience culture wherever I am. I find joy doing archery, sailing, reading a book, and simply spending time with friends and family.

Papers and Presentations
Awards, Conferences, & Groups
  • MidwestUX Event Experience Lead, October 2019
  • Beer City Code Attendee, June 2019
  • MidwestUX Attendee, October 2018
  • Design Week Portland Attendee, August 2018
  • AIGA West Michigan Vice President, 2015 – 2017
  • AIGA West Michigan Weekend Blitz Chair, 2012 – 2015
  • AIGA West Michigan Leadership Retreat Participant, May 2012 & 2015
  • RailsRumble 3rd Place, October 2013
  • AIGA West Michigan Executive Board Member, 2011 – 2013
  • LogoLounge Published Identities, 2010 – 2014

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