Joe Bergantine


Joe Bergantine is an independent experience design consultant, working with startups to utilize design thinking to discover, create, and bring to market new products and services.

Handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana. Established 1983.

Independent Projects

Design and development of a Cribbage board iOS App for the iPhone and iPad the design of which emulates the act of pegging on a physical board.

Contributions to open source signal processing projects in the Python language: SampEn and PyEEG.

Open source Django web applications including a contact form, robots.txt generator, a variety of templatetags and an events calendar.

Open source programs for the user experience design community including a script to conduct a 5-second usability test and another to create a clickable website for client presentations from a series of static comps.

Design of Specials Board and Birds of Paradise, two very popular color schemes highlighting code syntax for the Panic Coda text editor, both of which were officially included by Panic Software in the 2.0 release. I have since ported them respectively to Apple Xcode and Sublime Text.

Portfolio Highlights

Agency Work

GetLost in Montana sticker on top of the Beartooth Pass in south central Montana.

Montana Office of Tourism Get Lost Web and Mobile application. Designed and developed at MercuryCSC in my role as Interactive Producer. I conceived, pitched and managed the design and development of a massive Web and mobile application campaign intended to drive in-state tourism mobilized by guerilla marketing, social media, and crowd-sourced data.

Clarisonic Skin Care brush in the original white color alongside Clarisonic Skin Care brush in the pink color, multiple brush heads, cleansers and serums.

Clarisonic website. Designed and developed at OC|Brand in my role as Interactive Director. I lead the development of the website, supporting e-commerce platform, and earned media marketing materials in the build-up to the featuring of the Clarisonic Skin Care Brush on Oprah’s Favorite Things, the company’s expansion into multiple product offerings, and the internationalization of distribution into the United Kingdom and Australia.

Schnee's Powder Horn Sportsman Collection marketing brochure.

Schnee’s Powder Horn. Designed as part of my role as Graphic Designer at Thibeault Studios. I lead and provided much of the the art direction, layout, and visual merchandising for the annual Schnee’s Powder Horn domestic mail-order catalog as well as graphic design of the supplimental marketing and in-store merchandising materials.

Case Studies

For short-term freelance or project work including…