Kristin Merbach


I am a web & graphic designer, currently working for Sonnax Industries. I create clean designs and code for websites, as well as beautiful graphics and layouts for print.


  • SASS & CSS
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • JQuery


  • InDesign
  • PhotoShop
  • Illustrator


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Sonnax (New)

  • Managed the redesign process from intial usability tests onwards
  • Conducted card sorts with stakeholders, company staff and outside users to determine structure and necessary changes
  • Designed the responsive, fluid site in the browser using SASS and and completed the front end development
  • Created over 175 interactive SVG graphics
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Sonnax (Old)

  • Redesigned the Sonnax site from the old, outdated style to a transitionary design.
  • Maintained the part database, entering new parts.
  • Designed landing pages for the product lines, as well as any other landing pages required.

SmartShell Flyer

  • Two-page, 4-color flyer
  • Created in InDesign

BorgWarner Friction Ring Catalog

  • Eight-page, 4-color booklet
  • Created in InDesign
  • Also designed and coded an associated landing page.
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Bonding Friction Rings

  • 4-page, 4-color article
  • Created in InDesign

Vacuum Test Guides

  • These 2-to-10 page guides are used by transmission rebuilders to help locate the source of problems
  • Created layouts and graphics for interactive PDFs in PhotoShop & InDesign
  • Also, designed associated landing page for guides
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Torque Converter Catalog, Vol. 7

  • This 700 page black and white comprehensive torque converter catalog included over 200 torque converter exploded views, detailed reference figures, and more
  • This catalog was layed out in InDesign, with associated graphics created in PhotoShop and Illustrator
  • This project also included a CD version of the catalog, for which I designed the labeling

Adirondack Psychiatric Associates Site

  • Designed a calm, usable site, including selecting color scheme and designed new brand identity
  • Built using SquareSpace
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Adirondack Psychiatric Associates Branding

  • Designed a new logo and branding palette for Adirondakc Psychiatric Associates
  • Created the logo in Illustrator
  • Logo was used for new letterhead, buisness cards and website

Mainely Voices

  • Unselected logo design for an acapella group
  • Created the logo in Illustrator

Opposite of Small Talk Site

  • Opposite of Small Talk was my (now-defunct) freelance site
  • Designed in the browser using CSS3 and HTML5

Opposite of Small Talk Business Cards

  • Opposite of Small Talk was my (now-defunct) freelance site
  • Four-color, two-sided cards were designed in Illustrator & PhotoShop

M. Jules Aedin

  • Custom Wordpress Theme
  • Designed and coded.
  • No longer online

BeeSpi Poster

  • Tradshow poster for NADA Scientific
  • One of a series of posters done for an annual tradeshow
  • Designed in PhotoShop

Print Portfolio

  • This 8-page portfolio highlights my print design