About Me

/ Designer
/ Father & Husband
/ Outdoorsman

My name is Marcus Edvalson. I’m a freelance designer, entrepreneur and family man. I live and work in Los Angeles, California, but serve the needs of companies and startups everywhere. Designing and perfecting product experiences has been a passionate pursuit of mine for the past 12 years. I'm also a cyclist, backpacker, runner and all-around lover of the outdoors.

I'm the co-creator of OpenLandLow Orbit, Return Job, and Tiny Keeps.

Hire Me:


/ Design
/ Consulting

Product, Web, Interface, Mobile, Responsive, iOS, Identity, Brand. I design for every platform and every medium. I emphasize usability and user-focused design. My field of work also extends to identity systems and campaigns.

Concept, Strategy, Experience, Tone, Vision, Development. In addition to getting my hands dirty with design, I also bring 12 years of experience working with a wide variety of projects, and can provide guidance of developing a product or brand.


/ Los Angeles, CA
/ marcus@hellomarcus.com
/ Twitter


/ Fine folks I've worked with

I've been incredibly fortunate to have worked with a lot of talented and successful companies over the years.

Partial Client List
Google, Pinterest, The North Face, Pando Daily, Fullscreen, Red Bull, The L.A. Times, USA Today, Frequency, Dell Computers, Logitech, ABC Networks, Target, Merrill Lynch, Anheuser-Busch, Men's Wearhouse, Cool Hunting, Viking River Cruises, Core Performance, Sea World, Bacardi, Cingular, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Toyota, Boost Mobile and Warner Brothers.


/ Nice things people said

Scott Rutherford

CTO, Red Bull Sound Select
Marcus is one of the rare breed of designers who manages to combine an innate awareness of product and user experience with cutting edge design and a dash of pragmatism. On top of that whilst always being the consummate professional he is friendly and a pleasure to work with.

Jay Stakelon

VP Product Design, Fullscreen
Since 2007 I've been working with Marcus on everything from branding to visual design to product and UX. He's got incredible design intuition and executional chops to match, and he's an absolute joy to collaborate with.

Sean Porter

Creative Director, Grail
Marcus is a solid creative visionary and his execution skills are top-tier in the industry. He thinks of solutions to problems from all angles choosing the most intuitive and elegant approach. He's a special, rare breed of tech entrepreneur that can take an idea from conception to visual realization in about a weekend.