Grace Purton-Long

Senior Designer

BCI Communication Design (QUT), CertIV BM (RMIT)

Grace is a talented designer with a particular interest in digital storytelling and immersive design.

Originally a front-end developer, Grace is a designer with a penchant for problem-solving, big picture thinking, and presenting concepts in clear and methodical ways. She is passionate about user interface design and micro-interactions. Her career highlights to date include helping Red Cross Australia launch its Lifeblood brand into the digital space, and modernising and reinventing Vanguard Australia's digital look and feel.

When she's not designing, she likes playing guitar, singing loudly while doing chores, gardening, and kayaking on the Maribyrnong River. She also likes to escape to greenery in the middle of nowhere whenever possible.

Quick facts about Grace

Favorite emoji

🐛

Star sign

♋ Cancer

Chinese zodiac

🐇 Rabbit

Inspired by

Paul Stamets, mycologist, researcher and entrepreneur, for his groundbreaking research in the field of fungi and medicinal mushrooms, and the uncovering of ways that fungi can help people and the planet. 

Fun fact

One of Grace's convict ancestors founded the first brewery in Melbourne.