I create solutions to people's problems.

I'm a frontend developer, designer, and storyteller.

My name is Austin Ban, and I live in the rolling mountains of Joelton, TN. In everything I am part of creating, my goal is to spark joy in both the users and my collaborators.

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4+ years of experience in a growing startup.

I have spent over 4 years working in the fast changing environment of a tech startup. Crystal Knows is a technology based around personality types that aims to enable users to better understand themselves and others. In the time I have spent there, we have undergone extremely rapid change, teaching me to pivot quickly and plan for the unpredictable future.

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Mobile app development for Android and iOS.

A task I undertook was to build the mobile app version of Crystal Knows for both Android and iOS. This app has averaged 4.5 stars with 150+ reviews across both platforms.

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Freelance projects that span the spectrum.

Over the years, I have worked with a variety of clients to meet an array of needs. This work with such a diverse cast has taught me the importance of communication, and working closely with the clients to ensure they get the ideal end-product. This includes scratch built sites, as well as several made using site builders, such as Shopify, Squarespace, Wordpress, etc...

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I'm super glad you're here! Here are some fun factoids about my past and present self so you can get to know me a little better.



  • Custom Knives 
  • Over-engineered trivia
  • Homesteading
  • Bouldering (rock climbing)
  • Backpacking
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Let's make something beautiful and empower others to tell their story.

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