MacKley is the user experience (UX) design director at Beaconfire RedEngine. His experience blends the art and science of graphic design, seeking balance between the two. Prior, he worked as an associate creative director for Walgreens, as well as UX design lead at Crate and Barrel. Mackley is active in the design community with memberships in UXPA, TDC and AIGA – having served as a mentor leader for AIGA’s mentorship program. He also is passionate about typography and font design, and is endlessly doodling letterforms during meetings. He will serve as the judge of the fall 2015 Senior Graphic Design Awards.