Reactive Canvas is a name for my work and field. I’m a designer based in Austin, TX who specializes in digital products. I partner closely with startup teams, brands, and entrepreneurs to design and launch new experiences. Explore what I offer to see how we can work together.
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Explore layouts and scenarios using iOS, Android, or web design patterns in wireframe format.
Sketch sessions
Flow Maps
hands-on design exploration with the goals of defining the visual and creative aspects of a digital product.
Creative Direction
UI Mockups
Brand Identity
Motion sprints includes a mix of animation tools to create engaging interactive prototypes.
Motion Videos


Over the past 15 years I’ve worked with a variety of companies to launch apps, websites, and interactive experiences. I’ve taken startup clients to Seed and Series A rounds, and have also worked with fortune 500 companies. My work blends creative and technical while keeping business goals, market viability, and communication in mind. I see design engagements as a collaborative effort with teams who can rally together over a common goal.


“Ben is one of the most professional designers we have worked with to-date. His attention to detail, accurate project forecasting, and consistency in execution make him the perfect fit for a company looking for an expert designer.“
Ben Mones
Founder, Fama.io
“Ben has a perfect blend of startup pragmatism and an eye for user-centric mobile design that makes him great to work with!“
Roj Niyogi
Founder, HomeBit.co
“Ben's insights into the user and his design expertise helped us launch our first version of the website in a timely manner.“
Vinit Modi
Founder, Campusly


Do you also do programming?

For larger initiatives I work with a development partner or a client's internal team. I do offer CSS/HTML snippets to carry design over to development for accuracy, however I do not work on production code.

What tools do you use?

I'm well versed in Photopshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and Omnigraffle. I also use After Effects, Principle, and sometimes Animate(Previously Flash) to create prototypes and motion videos.

What size and type of companies do you work with?

I work with companies who see the value in collaboration and the design process, and are willing to invest in shipping great digital products. The size or type of company isn't as relevant, although I usually fit best with organizations who can move and iterate at a fast pace.

How expensive are your services?

My costs are mid-range and I bring 15+ years of design experience to the table. I also can offer discounts for small startups or retainer scenarios. Feel free to email me to discuss your project in detail, and I'd be happy to follow up with a quote and rate.

Do you take on projects with equity?

Yes, in some cases I do. If the business and team is the right fit, then I can offer a mixed cash/equity package.


New Business

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