What makes Ascedia special? Our people! Every week, we'll introduce you to a member of our team so you can get to know us a little better.
NAME AND TITLE
Frank Connelly – Director of Creative Services
MY TYPICAL WORKDAY
It varies from day to day. I am involved in all phases of work from business development to strategy to production. I lead a team of four designers and six interface developers so most of my time is spent making sure they have what they need to be self-sufficient.
HOW I CHOSE MY CAREER PATH
I didn’t have a strong desire to be a starving artist and figured graphic design would be more lucrative.
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING AT ASCEDIA
Bachelor of Fine Arts -- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
HIGH SCHOOL MASCOT
Husky or Junk Yard Dog – depending on the sport.
Made cotton candy at the Wisconsin State Fair.
BEST PIECE OF CAREER/PROFESSIONAL ADVICE I'VE RECEIVED
Don’t eat lunch alone.
Connor MacLeod, also known as the Highlander.
FAVORITE MILWAUKEE HANGOUT
The Milwaukee County Zoo.
LAST BOOK READ
Knots. A book about tying knots.
PERSON I'D MOST LIKE TO MEET (LIVING OR DEAD)
Married to someone named Lisa who spawned two female earthlings, Sophia and Ruby.
WHAT I DO IN MY SPARE TIME
Cut wood and hammer nails into it.
MOST MEANINGFUL ACCOMPLISHMENT
Miraculously escaped death for 41 years so far.