Jesse A. Millard is a Tempe-based writer. He currently works as a web content strategist and writer at Insight Enterprises. Jesse is also pursuing his Masters in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership at Arizona State University. Previously, Jesse worked as a journalist covering the Phoenix metropolitan area. He’s written for several publications, including Az Business, AZRE, the Phoenix Business Journal and The Arizona Republic.
Jesse grew up in Arizona and has lived here his entire life. He enjoys the challenge of developing exceptional user experiences by using his strategy, copy writing and collaboration expertise. Each project involves a diverse team of stakeholders, designers and writers and Jesse finds it a privilege to work with such an amazing team.
In his master’s program, Jesse is exploring the relationship between art and community. He’s exploring many topics around design thinking, social entrepreneurship and public policy. Through his program, Jesse aims to create a literary platform that enables non-traditional writers to share their stories to an audience that wouldn’t normally explore literary experiences.
As a practicing writer, Jesse focuses on many topics in his free time. He loves to talk about speculative futures and ennui through his writing. Jesse writes a variety of fiction topics, including narratives and science fiction. He also enjoys thinking about video games and the important stories that have been and can be explored through that medium.
Through past jobs, Jesse has gained a breadth of experience behind the camera as a still and video photographer. He can edit both photos and video.
Jesse has also been known to create a few clay bodies on the wheel and hopes to build a clay studio in his home one day with his partner. He also enjoys to backpack, hike, bike ride and fly fish.