No prima donnas here, just some hard-working types who want to make you look good and provide quality services at a fair price. It’s our special ingredient.
Kurt Kruse is a visual communications professional who strives in making it happen for his clients. For over 25 years, Kurt has built relationships with customers, friends, and non-profit organizations by providing advertising/marketing, web, print, video, and marketing services. Kurt’s philosophy for his clients’ projects is to provide the right amount of form and function to help achieve their goals, while working in the most efficient way possible. When Kurt’s not working, he’s thinking about it!
Howard is an experienced and passionate graphic designer, illustrator, web designer and developer who’s worked with a wide variety of project scopes and budgets. He understands the value of clear, consistent branding and messaging. He’s experienced with HTML, CSS, audio/video, and interactive media. He’s a veteran with content management systems such as WordPress, e-commerce, SEO and social media. He’s also an accomplished artist, designer, conceptual 2D and 3D illustrator and animator with broad experience creating many types of visual communications. Howard enjoys all things tech, spending time with his family, being active and trying to get out of his office chair at least once an hour!
Sara’s background in organizational marketing strategy and execution has given her extensive experience with outbound and inbound marketing, including lead generation, marketing campaign development and strategy, copywriting, website development, brand identity, customer experience, social media and content marketing, public relations, event planning, and project and team management. Her true love is content development, from blogs to website copy to white papers. When Sara’s not working on your marketing project, she’s likely wandering a hiking trail with her family, but usually within cell range.
Design & Production
Bryan is a strategic, multidisciplinary visual communications professional with an eye for innovation and pixel perfection. He’s worked the gamut of clients and although his skill set is vast, Bryan’s greatest expertise revolve in the worlds of web design, e-commerce, brand identity design, content creation and print collateral. His greatest wish is to combine his knowledge and experience in these areas, to deliver the best creative and up-to-date design for clients. Bryan loves spending time with his family and children and is officially known as the office “nice guy”.
Amado is an application architect with over 15 years of full stack web application development. He develops custom built web solutions utilizing tools that power and interface with a customer’s back-end systems.
Jake is a design and marking professional who specializes in both print and web. Since graduating from Michigan State University in 2010, he’s helped multiple businesses with strategic inbound marketing and design projects. Jake provides a variety of important technical and creative skills when deadlines loom and is dedicated to helping create happy clients.
Digital Marketing & E-Commerce
Bringing over 15 years of digital marketing passion and knowledge from working with and implementing high performing B2C and B2B e-commerce storefronts (including back end pick, pack, and ship operations) brand websites. Thrilled to assist with several revenue generating initiatives and success stories (some struggles too) for clients seeking to grow their business through various digital marketing channels including but not limited to online product selling, SEO and PPC. Experienced with small to large venture startups as well as established brand names.
Web Development & Security
977 Ada Place Drive SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546