1999-2016 Ross Brown Design
The past decade has been an amazing time for creative and technology industries. I have been fortunate enough to be able to spend the past decade helping people and businesses communicate to their respective audiences. Check out just a few of the projects that I have had the great privilege to help design and develop
2002-2012 The Mint Decade
Over the past decade, from time to time, I have had the great fortune to work as a freelance Designer, and Digital Media Consultant for the The Mint Museum in Charlotte, N.C.. If you haven’t had a chance to visit either of The Mint Museum locations, please do so. The Mint Museum has two locations
2006-2009 The AOA Years
Adams Outdoor Advertising, for those who may not be familiar with their work, is the third largest U.S. out-of-home media company. With over a dozen markets around the country, I was fortunate to work with a special blend of creative individuals from sales, management, operations, and creative departments all over the country to produce some of the best out-of-home creative in the country.
2005-2006 The Year with EP
My time at Elberson Partners was short but oh so sweet. Just as we were starting to produce some truly great work, the partners got an offer they couldn’t refuse from Wray Ward. Just take a look at some of the great work that was produced in that short time.
2002-2005 The Bolt Group
Upon returning to Charlotte from NYC I began working as a freelance designer. One of the firms that I had the good fortune to assist with was the extraordinary design firm, the Bolt Group. The Bolt Group has a history of developing needle-moving, game-changing, flat out awesome products and brands for a wide variety of
1999-2001 The FB years
Originally Gips Balkind, and later Frankfurt Gips Balkind, by the late 90’s and early 00’s Frankfurt Balkind was a global integrated branding powerhouse. They provided total or complete design, advertising, web development, and marketing solutions for national and international clients. Located in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, I joined Frankfurt Balkind’s New York office during the height of the dot com boom.
I was very fortunate to attend the North Carolina State Uuniversity School of Design, now College of Design, during the explosive period that gave birth to the plethora of graphic design and interactive media fields that exist today. The Graphic Design program at the time was headed by Andrew Blauvelt, and was modeled after the Bauhaus movement with a more modern digital twist. Among the top accredited programs in the world at the time, I was fortunate to learn from some of the foremost designers from both coasts and Europe.
1997-99 The ESS years
My next stop in the world of design and advertising was working at an extraordinary agency by the name of Elberson Senger Shuler. I joined as an intern working first as a production assistant and then as a Jr. Art Director while I finished my degree in graphic design from North Carolina State University. After graduating from North Carolina State University, I spent a short time as a freelance Art Director at Elberson Senger Shuler before moving to New York City.
1995-97 The LKM Years
My introduction to the world of advertising and design came through Loeffler Ketchum Mountjoy as part of a high school internship. For several summers, and just about every holiday during my first two years of university, I would return to Loeffler Ketchum Mountjoy and assist with whatever I could.