Michael Silber
Rockville, Maryland, USA

I am a digital content creator.

My personal brand statement: Creative and efficient solutions for maximum results.

Family, food, and fitness are also a big part of my life when I’m not working.


January 2011 – Present

Director, User Experience. March 2015 – Present

Leadership / Managerial: Proactively mentor and support my team to deliver simultaneous solutions for an array of different projects. Projects range from simple one page flier to designing and developing a CMS for our corporate website. Collaborating with my team and other departments to facilitate organizational goals. Oversee participation with venders to keep projects on task, on budget and on schedule.

Brand Management: Re-imagined the NACDS Foundations brand based on a new set of directives. Created the logo as a timeless mark that can stand on it’s own or accompanied with the name text. Supporting the logo with a color scheme that creates dimension and gives enough variety to support the various needs of a website hierarchy. Using color and style to create consistency across all collateral supported by a custom built online responsive style guide.

Content Creation & Strategy: Develop and foster new content to be applied across multiple communications channels. Creative content lives seamlessly with a project or our brand as it evolves in new ways based on the progression of technology advancements.

Research & Development: Spearheading the task of researching, learning and implementing new technology to better serve our members and industry to ensure a competitive advantage. Integrate new techniques to streamline the in-house work flow in an effort to maximize task efficiency and man power.

Digital Designer. January 2011 – March 2015

Designer / Developer: of responsive and modular websites. Usable, modular and responsive websites & web applications to support the goals of our initiatives. Introduced mobile and responsive websites to the organization to stay relevant in the association world. From start to finish I spearheaded a custom build CMS driven event schedule to be maintained on a daily basis by the meetings department. Additionally I created graphics for stage back drops, video and print material.

Photography: Utilized the skills I learned from a life-long hobby to tell help tell stories, create engaging marketing pieces and document high profile people & events.

Interface Multimedia
April 2007 – March 2009

Interactive Designer.

Successfully coordinated and executed interactive design projects from concept through completion. Worked closely with the largest residential and commercial builders in the metro area to provide marketing assets for their new properties. Projects included, flash animations & interactive maps for websites and touch screen kiosks, website design, front-end HTML development, email marketing and logo design. The highlight of my time at Interface Multimedia was designing websites for HGTV’s Dream Home and Clark Construction.

2000 – Present

Freelance Designer / Developer.

Typical late night life style of a freelancer focusing on designing logos, business cards, social media pages, and wordpress websites. I worked onsite at NACDS  from 2009 – 2010 before I was brought on as a full time employee in 2011.


Google Certificates

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)

Supervisory Management Certificate

University of Maryland College Park
2002 – 2006

BA, Studio Art.

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
1998 – 2002

AA, General Studies.

Ongoing Education

LinkedIn Learning, SkillShare, Udemy, Coursera


Photoshop 95%
Illustrator 90%
Sketch App 75%
Photography / Painting 65%
Figma 50%

Additional Skills: Adobe, Spark AR, Figma, CapCut, MS Office 365, Power Bi, WordPress, Shopify, Blender 3D, User Experience.

Gear: iPhone, iPad, iMac, MacBook Pro, Canon 70D, Sony a7S, GoPro Hero 9.

Clifton StrengthsFinder

Strengths are the unique combination of talents, knowledge, and skills that every person possesses. People use these innate traits and abilities in their daily lives to complete their work, to relate with others, and to achieve their goals.

I took the assessment, learn my strengths by reviewing my Clifton StrengthsFinder results. Survey completion date: 08-19-2015
The description and definition content in this section is sourced from Gallup.com

My top 5 strengths:

People who are especially talented in the Futuristic theme are inspired by the future and what could be. They inspire others with their visions of the future.
People who are especially talented in the Individualization theme are intrigued with the unique qualities of each person. They have a gift for figuring out how people who are different can work together productively.
People who are especially talented in the Responsibility theme take psychological ownership of what they say they will do. They are committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty.
People who are especially talented in the Significance theme want to be very important in the eyes of others. They are independent and want to be recognized.
People who are especially talented in the Strategic theme create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, they can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.