When client projects and goals require expanded expertise, Terri partners with other talented thinkers to enhance her company’s offerings. Each member of this Talent Pool is an independent professional who brings years of experience working with organizations in diverse industries.
This flexible approach enables us to assemble a team of specialized experts to address specific client needs, without the expense or complexity that often burdens larger firms. Clients receive targeted support from leading professionals with exceptional talent and highly focused knowledge in branding, user experience, communication design, and international ecosystem development.
Brigette has been called an architectural designer, a UX researcher, a design strategist, and an experiential producer. As a self-described “untangler of problems,” Brigette brings her years of architectural training coupled with a strong sense of logic and aesthetics. She honed many of these skills while working at Google for three years on a variety of spatial design and packaging projects. She deploys them to help organizations such as the NYC Department of Education and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago arrive at optimal, creative solutions.
One of the Pacific Northwest’s most talented designers and illustrators, Leslie’s work has been featured in such diverse settings as corporate brochures, massive ferry billboards, and the set of the award-winning television show, Grey’s Anatomy. Leslie builds beautiful and smart client websites. She also creates illustrations for advertising, editorial, and product licensing that have a fresh, friendly appeal and a modern style. Leslie has worked with clients large and small, from Apple and Kaiser Permanente to nonprofits and individual creatives. Leslie’s portfolio can be seen on her website.
Mandy Terc, PhD
With degrees from Princeton and Harvard and a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan, Mandy brings academic insights to real-world settings in customer experience design and international partnerships. Mandy is the rare professional who is both fluent in Arabic and has entrepreneurial experience – a powerful combination that enables her to guide clients in the nuances of negotiations, business development, and ecosystem creation in the Middle East and other international settings. As a skilled anthropologist, she brings valuable insights to our work in customer experience and engagement.
Jess Mott Wickstrom
Jess is cofounder and principal of Silver Egg Studios, a design firm that traveled throughout the United States for five years in a 1969 Airstream. She provides graphic design and web services to businesses, nonprofits, and creative professionals. Jess is a master at clarifying content, creating persuasive one-sheets, and elevating PowerPoint presentations from mundane to compelling. Her clients span the realms of corporate (Bosch), nonprofit (The Ravi Shankar Foundation), and creative (Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival). She also serves as a consultant for the Taproot Foundation which supports social change organizations through pro-bono design and marketing. See Jess’ portfolio on her website.