Christopher Norris
  • 47 Maple St. #319
  • Burlington, VT 05401

  • chris@cr-norris.com
  • 617-483-3761
Info

    Chris Norris is a graphic designer and strategist with 7+ years experience working as a creative partner across brand, publication, and digital design projects. With a focus on the intersection of technology, art and design his work includes non-profit, mission-driven, community organizations and academic institutions in addition to collaborations with various design agencies and studios.

    From 2015 to present, he has worked as a co-founder to shape Alder Studio, a practice that supports this ongoing design work. Alder works with businesses and organizations to produce and manage design projects, events and social activations to create a more vibrant future.

    Recently, he is working alongside Jonathan Harris and Jasmine Parsia to shape the design circle within Mosaic, a technology focused construction startup.

    He lives and works in Burlington, Vermont.


Select Experience
  • Mosaic, Design (2018-Present)
    A technology focused constrction company based in San Francisco, Phoenix and Vermont. Working to shape a multi-disciplinary design team with focuses including visual design, creative strategy and direction.

  • Alder Studio, Co-Founder (2015-Present)
    A multi-disciplinary graphic design studio connecting art, environment, culture, and technology. Responsibilities include creative direction, project strategy and business development.

  • Moran Plant, Creative Director (2014-2017)
    In an effort to redevelop a historic coal plant responsibilities included leading design projects including creating of a custom fundraising platform, community engagement events, and production of fundraising materials.

  • Fuse Marketing, Designer (2012-2016)
    Responsible for design development of both internal and client projects including Amazon, Mountain Dew Skateboarding, etc. Executions include print production, product design and marketing collateral.

  • Signal Kitchen, Designer (2010-2014)
    For the 250-person music venue and media production company, I led development of the brand for the live music venue as well as directed design for special projects including custom branded content and events.


Select Collaborators
  • Vermont Council on Rural Development
  • Green Mountain Power
  • Vermont Public Radio
  • Vermont Gas
  • Solidarity of Unbridled Labor
  • Fuse Marketing
  • Burlington Electric Department
  • Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
  • Signal Kitchen
  • Richard Erdman Studios
  • New Moran Inc.

Proficiencies
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • After Effects & Premier Pro
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Github

Education
  • BA Graphic Design – Champlain College 2012
  • Honors including 2011 & 2012 Excellence Awards