Web development, design, and branding to generate more leads for your business

Mallow Cat is the work of Lise Bengson, a web developer and graphic designer who bounces around fluffy marshmallow clouds to deliver thoughtful and innovative design and code.

Web developer and designer versed in building effective web properties

From Nov 2015 – May 2017 I was a contract developer at Avalara, maintaining and expanding their web presence, with a focus on in-house lead capture solutions involving JavaScript, PHP, and backbone.js development.

From 2011 – July 2015 I was a graphic designer and web developer at ExpeData and MyScript. During my time there I held a key design role in the global redesign and rebrand for both MyScript and naturalForms. I designed, coded, and maintained their multitude of web sites which included working remotely with an international team to coordinate and meet goals within consistently demanding deadlines.

In 2014 I co-founded M I N T Collective, an interdisciplinary artists collective and gallery/event space located in Columbus, Ohio focused on young and emerging artists, MINT has curated gallery exhibitions showcasing both regional and international artists from all over the world as well as hosting artist talks, educational workshops, and providing event spaces for the growing Columbus electronic and DIY music scenes. MINT continues to produce groundbreaking work within Ohio and across the country.

Over the 2010-2011 school year I worked as the graphic designer at Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability. Responsibilities included designing promotional materials for local and on-campus events that helped to raise awareness and create positive environmental change.

Education

Ohio University Athens, OH
2009-2011
Graduated Cum Laude | GPA 3.69
BFA in Graphic Design

Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH
2006-2008
GPA 3.68

I am also a founding member of the Ohio University AIGA student chapter and have received several honors and awards, including having two books accepted into Alden Library’s Special Collection at Ohio University, and a piece in Sinclair Community College’s permanent collection.