In the end, it turns out that McKensie and almost exactly split the difference between the next best case for each of us. Perfect solution, right? Best of both worlds for both of us, right? So, why am I still trying to convince myself?
*Note: I'm not currently accepting freelance gigs--building Purpose Portfolio has me pretty much at capacity :) Thanks for your interest, and feel free to drop me a line if I can help find the right designer for your project. `sj