We design and develop digital brand experiences for web and mobile users.

We spent over a decade, helping businesses and organizations solve problems and improve their products, services, and systems through a human-centered approach.

Urban Emu focuses on quality and innovation with every project. We integrate clients’ business goals into design strategies and visual solutions that result in successful outcomes. We are passionate for intelligent, rapid and sustainable creative solutions.

Our team values a balanced understanding of usability, interaction, and visual design.

Our Core Team

Patrick Kesler

Chief Executive Officer, Principal

Tim McCleary

Chief Experience Officer

Peter Bleickardt

Chief Technology Officer

Alyssa D’Urso

Senior Designer

Ken Buraker

Chief Creative Officer

Dana Lebed

Senior UX/UI Designer

Tom DeLorme

Chief Operating Officer

Brian Califano

Associate Creative Director

Hayden Lausell

Marketing & Creative Writing

Craig Phares

Lead Mobile Developer

Patrick Keenan

Web Developer

Alexander Fox


Shaelyn Frecon

Project Manager, PMP

Richard Hoffman

Senior Project Manager | Data Analyst

Brandon Tilley

Senior Software Engineer

Kyle Harter

Video and Animation

Joe Mastey

Senior Software Developer

Justin Provenzano

Senior Designer

Jennifer Thorp

Communications Director | Project Manager

Maggy Giunco

Director of Client Engagement

Will Langley

Senior Developer

Stephanie Peduto

Account Support

Pattie Yu (theYucrew)

Senior Strategic Communications Director

Mark Farrell

Director of Operations

Val Sopi

Front-End Developer | UI/UX Designer

Lindsay Michael

Design Director

Mike Melli

Lead Software Engineer

Jessica Renna

Senior Designer

Steve Newman

Senior Art Director

Interested in joining our team? We’re always looking for talented individuals.

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Our Process

Research Becomes Insight

Through intensive design research and strategic analysis, Urban Emu analyzes requirements, consumers and competitors, so that our vision is tightly aligned with business objectives.

Insights Become Ideas

We produce a range of design concepts to address the client’s challenge. We translate requirements, craft the user experience and design for rapid growth.

Ideas Become Functional

We process designs and build them for reality, facilitate testing, tweak to perfection, and launch. We then evaluate performance, act on results and iterate.

Functional Become Reality

We maintain and report success of the delivered product. With a celebratory pat on the back, we cherish our relationships and strive to offer the best product and service there is to offer.

Working With

Contact Us

We are a team of product strategists, UX/UI designers, and software engineers that create innovative user experiences to improve and transform businesses.

We love to hear about ideas big or small. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us regarding your project.

Email: hello@urbanemu.com
Phone: 732.749.0435

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Contract Number: 47QTCA20D003Z