Brandon J. C. Fuller

Brandon is responsible for managing the strategic development, content generation, and implementation of effective, industry-leading websites and digital communications. He also provides authoritative technical and creative consultation and support to University departments and units in the areas of web publishing and related digital technologies. Brandon additionally supports annual digital marketing and advertising efforts with analysis of analytics, outcomes, and recommendation for changes in web design for future programs.

Brandon joined the web team in 2017 as a Digital Content Strategist, and was primarily responsible for UI/UX development across the University’s website. He played a major role in the site’s new look and feel that debuted in 2018. Brandon also designed long-form features for the University’s homepage, including the award-winning series “Why Hip Hop Matters,” “Playbill,” and “Stories of the First Amendment in Action,” and spearheaded visual design and creative development for the launch of TEDxURI in 2018.

Brandon has a varied history working in academia. He is a Senior Fellow at the URI Coastal Institute where he currently serves as a podcast producer and print designer for the STEEP Superfund Research Program, having previously written publications on climate change and science communications. His web experience prior to URI includes UI/UX development for the University of Hartford, where he played an integral role in their library’s transition to a modern open-source management system beginning in 2009.

Outside of the department, Brandon is a freelance graphic artist, coastal ecologist, photographer, and musician. He is an independent ecological consultant for the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council and other entities in the New England region, where his research focuses on tracking the recruitment and spread of marine invasive species. A URI alumnus, Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science in marine biology, with a minor in jazz studies, and a Master of Environmental Science and Management in conservation biology.