I help companies and organizations meet their communications objectives using design as an end and a means. Whether the goal is launching a brand, crafting a campaign or designing an experience, my clients rely on me to help them work through the problem and discover targeted and unexpected solutions.
A VERSATILE DESIGNER WHO HELPS TRANSLATE CONTENT INTO CONNECTIONS
I wasn’t built to be a subject matter expert — and that’s exactly what makes me a strong designer. My love of learning and appetite for new ideas make me a natural connector. I thrive on open-ended questions and helping clients untangle situations like:
HEARTS AND MINDS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT DESIGN SOFTWARE
There’s no download link for empathy. No curiosity filter. No plug-in for tenacity. And even though we all have tools for design literally in our hands, there is no substitute for experience with the process.
“Adam was a real creative catalyst on our team at Periscope. He’s a very collaborative creative thinker… I could always count on him to explore a range of unique solutions to a problem, supported by both compelling creative and solid strategic rationale.”
— Matt Miller, VP/Group Creative Director, Periscope
“From the beginning he demonstrated his value as a creative partner and problem solver … he kept the project moving along a consistent path… he took creative leaps to address unforeseen issues and offered solutions…. Adam was easy to work with and he brought a breadth of experience that you just don’t find in a lot of designers.”
— Carol Osterhus, Owner, Clear Marketing Strategy
“Adam focuses on the message trying to be conveyed and weaves that into the design so the result is attractive and meaningful.”
— Jessica Kohen, Public Relations Manager, Minnesota Historical Society