Stephen Callender, Designer in Austin, Texas, United States
Stephen Callender

Designer in Austin, Texas, United States

Member since January 17, 2019
Stephen designs brands, software applications, and IoT hardware solutions in Austin. His variety of experience comes from founding and running a design and PR agency and also launching two tech startups – one a consumer interactive video app and the other data-driven solutions for airports and airlines. Stephen is a team player, eagerly takes on responsibility, and is always up for doing things differently and breaking the mold.
Stephen is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Vice President of Product Management

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Worked directly with airports and airlines to develop understandings of their needs for passenger motion analytics and transferred that knowledge into our product offerings.
    • Designed new UI/UX for software products that assisted in improving operations for airports and airlines.
    • Managed multi-month enterprise projects to ensure high-quality product delivery.
    • Maintained, nurtured, and grew customer relationships.
    • Managed the development and release of an enterprise travel data API offering.
    • Designed decks that communicated product value to executive-level stakeholders at new and existing corporate customers.
    Technologies: Internet of Things (IoT), LiDAR, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD)
  • Founder, Director of Branding

    2012 - PRESENT
    Stellar Impeller
    • Took a calculated risk and quit my job to start this design and public relations agency.
    • Became a Squarespace specialist to better serve clients and rapidly design and develop websites.
    • Developed a full client roster and were hiring employees in the first year.
    • Developed a team over the next 2+ years to design brands, websites, and other materials for Fortune 100 companies, trendy local restaurants in Austin, and pro bono work for nonprofits.
    • Acquired new business and managed new and ongoing client relationships.
    Technologies: Jira, Trello, Asana, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Advertising with a minor in Marketing
    2005 - 2009
    Ball State University - Indiana

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