David Putney is a UX consultant at Cantina. Before joining the agency, he spent about 20 years in the media business at newspapers in Michigan, Chicago, the Caribbean, Virginia and, most recently, Boston. His chief role was as a print designer, and he also dabbled in reporting, editing and illustration. David was also the cofounder of a daily newspaper startup in Virginia and later worked as an internet content producer. He has been interested in computers and software since he was a teen, and built his first web site in 1999. While at The Boston Globe, David designed and helped launch news verticals BDCwire.com and Cruxnow.com, among other web projects.