Burton has 20 years experience as UX Director, Art Director, Project Manager and Designer in a wide variety of settings, including data analytics and visualization, branding, music, retail, and financial services. As User Experience Designer, he has been an integral member of teams dedicated to innovative, user-centered applications that break new ground, while following best practices. Burton has also been Art Director in the music industry, designing projects for Amos Lee, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Al Green, Willie Nelson, and more. In December 2009, JazzTimes listed two of his album covers among 10 best of the CD era.