Casey DarrAs you may have guessed, my name is Casey Darr. I am a graphic designer and front-end web developer.
Education and Career
I have been working on websites, print materials, and videos for over 7 years. My education in the field began when I took a beginning graphics class during my last semester at Allan Hancock College in 2007. At the time, my plan was to major in Information Systems, however, I found graphic design to be a better outlet for my interest in computers. I transferred to California State University, Chico in the Fall of 2007 to major in Communication Design.
My education at Chico State introduced me to many different areas related to multimedia and communication including photography, web design, video production, script writing, copy editing, and sound design. I earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Design in the winter of 2009, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
After graduating, I began working at a local FOX Broadcasting affiliate, KCVU FOX20-TV. The position gave me an opportunity to sharpen my skills as a designer, developer, and video editor. Most of the work featured on this website was created during my time at the station.
I currently worked for an organic, gluten free cracker company called Mary’s Gone Crackers as a Technical Designer. I was the team lead on the website redesign of Mary’s corporate site and I play a key role in the company’s packaging activities.
My beautiful wife Sara and I were recently married near Bidwell Park. I am originally from Santa Barbara County where I grew up and attended high school in Lompoc before moving to Chico to attend CSU-Chico in 2007.
One of my first career aspirations was to become a sportscaster. I have always loved the idea of getting paid to talk sports. Sports is one topic of conversation you can always count on me for input. I am the acting commissioner of a family and friends Fantasy Football league that just completed its fifth year. Sports that I personally enjoy are golf, disc golf, and bicycling. Riding my bike under the canopy of trees through Bidwell Park on the way to downtown is one of the best things about living in Chico.