Learn more about me

UX/UI & Graphic Design, Product Design and more

I'm passionate about creating evocative graphical experiences and products that bring joy. That often involves music.

  • Age: 36
  • Website: www.bjorndorn.com
  • City: Thousand Oaks, CA USA
  • Education: Moorpark College
  • Certification: Agile Scrum Master
  • Email: brandon.frenzel@gmail.com
  • Freelance: Available

Experienced designer with over 17 years experience in UX/UI, Print, Motion Graphics, 3D Artwork, app development, audio plug-ins and editors, and web design. I also have over 5 years experience working in product planning, design and management in Agile workflows. I have, and continue to wear many hats and excel when collaborating cross-functionally with engineering and marketing. I am primarily a T-shaped visual designer with expertise in cross-platform user experiences.

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Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Xd100%
Product Design & Management95%
Trade Show Experience90%
Agile Methodologies90%
C++, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JSON75%
Music Performance, Audio Engineering, Video Production80%
Maxon Cinema 4D65%
Git, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, XCode, Visual Studio75%

Ask me about (My Interests)

DIY Guitar Pedals

Laser Engraving


Smart Home Automation

Guitar and Bass

Electrical Engineering


Home Servers

Space, Physics and Science Fiction

Home Brewing

Metal and Rock Music

Video Games




Films & Movies


Never Standing Still

Professional Experience

User Experience Designer

2019 - Present

Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc. ( Line 6 | Ampeg ), Calabasas, CA

  • Artwork design, direction and execution of product artwork with an emphasis on compliance, software UX/UI design, and previsualization for new product designs across three brands.
  • Worked interdisciplinarily with product managers, development teams engineers, and marketing.
  • Key contributor to Metallurgy, DL4 MkII, Catalyst, and HX series products.

Product Owner

2014 - 2019

Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc. ( Line 6 ), Calabasas, CA

  • Lead teams to design, develop and bring to market products such as Spider V, Powercab, Helix Native. Collaborated with Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Software Development departments.
  • Conducted user interviews, artist interviews, focus groups and market data analysis.
  • Worked Trade shows such as NAMM, Music Messe, LA Amp Show, AES (NY).

Graphic Designer

2010 - 2014

Line 6, Inc., Calabasas, CA

  • Designed user interface and 2D graphics for the first touch screen mixer, Stagescape M20d, AMPLIFi and Firehawk products.
  • Contributed to the design language of the Helix product line, which was later mimic'd by the industry. Named the “Helix” product.

Graphic Designer | Intern

2008 - 2009


  • Developed Illectual Property for a Video Game / Movie Agency
  • Developed skills in branding, typography, digital artwork.

Flash Programmer

2009 - 2010

Digital Imagination, Westlake Village, CA

  • Designed and developed interactive web sites for bio-medical, radio, musicians, restaurants and night clubs.

Graphic Designer

2007 - 2010

HWDS & Associates, Westlake Village, CA

  • Designed print and web-based publications for Metrolink, Kasier Permanente, and other municial goverments.

QA Technician

2008 - 2009

THQ, Calabasas, CA

  • Gained valueable insight into the triple-A video game industry.

Team Member

2005 - 2008

FedEx Kinkos, Thousand Oaks, CA

  • Honed my skills in graphic design and print production.


Art, Design, Multimedia, Computer Science

2006 - 2011

Moorpark College

Beginning as a Computer Science major, I learned to code. Switched to a Multimedia Design major, studying graphic design, art, video post-production, 3D modeling and animation.



2020 - Present

BFG Devices - Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

  • I build custom boutique guitar pedals, amps and devices to explore DIY pedal building, brand creation and learn electronics, further my skills in product design.
  • I blog about my creations at bfgdevices.com


2011 - 2016

Nekrogoblikon - Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • EP - Power
  • Album - Heavy Meta
  • 3 International tours
  • 2 U.S. Tours
  • Collaborated on a home brewed beer

Design & Audio | Freelance


  • Designed electronic press kit packages, promotional materials, clothing and merch, websites, audio players
  • Ran front-of-house audio for a start up music venue, noteable metal musicians



Lithium Dawn - Los Angeles, CA

  • Live performances in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
  • Live studio recordings, Edited Music Videos for 3 songs.


My Services

User Experience and Interaction Design

Prototyping, Wireframing, Flow. Applications and Web design.

Graphic Design and Illustration

Check out some of my digital paintings in the portfolio.

Product Design & Management

I've designed several products and led teams as a product owner.

Branding and Identity

Logo Design, Brand Typography, Style Guide Creation.

Print, Packaging and Collaterals

Craft Beer labels, artisinal laser etching, silkscreened clothing.

Code and Tech

I've been known to code a few features on my own to get the job done.

I've also developed and hosted this page from my home server.

Video Editing, Motion Graphics, Post Production

Check out some video and post production works in my portfolio.


My Works

  • All
  • Software
  • Guitar Pedals
  • Products
  • Art
  • Credits

The following photos represent some of the awesome products I have worked on over the years.

Line 6

Metallurgy: Doom

Line 6

Metallurgy: Modern

Line 6

Metallurgy: Thrash

Line 6

Catalyst Amplifiers

Line 6

Powercab | Active Guitar Speaker Systems

Line 6

Spider V MkII | Guitar Amplifiers

Line 6

Helix Native Plug-In

DIY Guitar Amplifier


DIY Guitar Pedals

Hydra Delay

DIY Guitar Pedals

Moon Chorus

DIY Guitar Pedals

Phase Runner

DIY Guitar Pedals

Fog Gate

DIY Guitar Pedals

Doom Machine

DIY Guitar Pedals

200G Smart Switch

Beer Label

"Estus IPA"

Beer Label

"Smooth Talkin' Stout"

Beer Label

"Hop Goblin"

Beer Label

"Invasion Imperial Pale Ale"

Album Art

The Known Strangers - Worth Saving

GPU Backplate



"House Saunders"


"Witchy Women's Weekend"


"System Monitor"


"BFG Devices Business Card"


"Personal Business Card"



Audio Recordings and Engineering

All product names and/or trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.


Contact Me

Social Profiles

I'm not big on social media, nor impact on society, but I do like to share instas of my projects, my dog and my artwork.

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