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Verified Expert Brand Designer: Milkinside

Gleb Kuznetsov refuses to settle for less. After spending years leading product design for startups and corporate clients, Gleb started a boutique branding agency, Milkinside, that helps clients translate new technologies into useful products. Gleb and his team of experienced creators are committed to serving the end user, which is why they love taking products from zero to launch. Their services are expensive, partly due to their expertise in product development, motion graphic design and anima...
Tags: Startups, TC, Design, Marketing, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Branding, Brand Strategy, Personnel, Gleb, Gleb Kuznetsov, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Milkinside, Jacob Hvid Stockholm Sweden


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Phil Weiner

As a former entrepreneur turned independent designer, Phil Weiner gets the startup life. He often describes himself as a second co-founder for his clients, unafraid of 2AM phone calls and prepping pitch decks for investors. He’s a “full stack” creative director based in Oakland, CA with a passion for tackling cultural tension. Learn more about why design runs in his blood, his branding philosophy, and more. On his ideal client: “There are certain values that we have to have in line. The number...
Tags: Startups, TC, Washington Post, Linkedin, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Lucy, Branding, Ny Daily News, Don, Phil, London UK, Oakland CA, Brand Strategy, Personnel


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Kristine Arth

After spending a decade working at international design and branding agencies, Kristine Arth launched her own independent branding agency called Lobster Phone last April. Since then, she’s launched 22 brands under her unofficial tagline “I don’t sleep.” Lobster Phone, however, is all about creating iconic brands with bold personality, which Kristine passionately delivers to her clients. We spoke to Kristine about her branding philosophy, the story behind the name Lobster Phone, and why she loves...
Tags: Startups, TC, San Francisco, Tech, Chicago, Talent, Hiring, Columbia, Kristine, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Kristine Arth, Lobster Phone, Julián Ríos Cantú México City Mexico Co


Verified Expert Brand Designer: The Working Assembly

The Working Assembly began as a side hustle. Jolene Delisle and Lawrence O’Toole juggled full-time jobs while collaborating on projects for startup clients, and they eventually realized there was an opportunity to help companies with branding, marketing, and advertising. In the past four years, TWA has grown from a team of two to a team of twenty in NYC’s Flatiron district. We spoke with Creative Director and Partner Jolene Delisle about their start, their new initiative 24-Hour Assembly—a ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Lawrence, Zola, Flatiron, TWA, Personnel, Lawrence O Toole, Michael Wayne, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Working Assembly


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Ramotion

Ramotion is a remote branding and product design agency that has worked with Bay Area tech startups since 2014. While they typically do branding for funded, fast-growing startups, Ramotion has helped companies ranging from Bitmoji’s early brand identity to Mozilla’s rebrand. We spoke to Ramotion’s CEO Denis Pakhaliuk about their iterative approach, his favorite branding projects and more.   Ramotion’s branding philosophy: “We are a big fan of starting small: designing a small package...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Mozilla, Talent, Hiring, Branding, Bay Area, Personnel, Bitmoji, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Ramotion, Denis Pakhaliuk, Kevin Sproles Austin


Google Cloud, McDonald’s big tech acquisition, and motivating an engineering team

Our live conference call on Google Cloud Next Last week at its conference in San Francisco, Google Cloud unveiled a bevy of new features, and we also got to hear for the first time from its head honcho, Thomas Kurian . TechCrunch was on the scene, with enterprise editor Frederic Lardinois and enterprise reporter Ron Miller covering all aspects of this major conference. They conducted a live conference call with Extra Crunch members last week. In case you missed it, we’ve posted the transcript...
Tags: Google, TC, Uber, San Francisco, Tech, Mcdonalds, CircleCI, Lucas Matney, Bessemer, Greenberg Traurig, McDonald, Ron Miller, Frederic Lardinois, Douglas Rushkoff, Google Cloud, Adam Fisher


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Lake Buckley

In 2017, Lake Buckley turned down an in-house role at Patagonia to launch her freelance design career in a 400 sq. ft studio in Brooklyn, NY. Since then, the RISD-trained designer and art director has helped founders bring their mission-driven brand to life. We spoke with Lake about why she chose to become an independent designer, what makes a successful client collaboration, and what projects she’s most proud of (hint: one of them involves fig wasps). Why she likes working with founders: ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Patagonia, Talent, Hiring, Lake, Brooklyn NY, RISD, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Lake Buckley


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Mark Forscher

After leading design teams at Code and Theory, ABC News, and Newsweek Digital, Mark Forscher retired his managerial hat and decided to start his own creative studio called Under After in 2008. His natural interest in technology coupled with his background in branding and product design, makes him an obvious collaborator for founders looking to launch their company. We talked to him about his creative process, some of his favorite branding projects, and more.   Mark’s branding philosophy: “...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Nike, Talent, Abc News, Hiring, Mark, Parsons, MFA, Personnel, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Mark Forscher, Newsweek Digital


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Character

Character is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this year, and this SF-based branding and design agency has a lot to be proud of. Founded by Ben Pham, Tish Evangelista, and Rishi Shourie, Character has helped startups like Doordash, Glint, Molekule, and many others, launch their companies into the world. We interviewed co-founder Ben Pham about Character’s early days, their commitment to collaborating with mission-driven founders, and why relationships define who they are and what they do as a ...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, California, La, San Francisco, Tech, Talent, Hiring, Gary Friedman, Personnel, Ben Pham, Verified Experts, Brand Designers, Ben Pham Tish Evangelista, Rishi Shourie Character


Brand is more than meets the eye

Emily Heyward Contributor Share on Twitter Emily Heyward is the Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer at Red Antler, the leading brand company for startups and new ventures. Emily works closely with founders to develop purposeful, strategic visions for their business idea and has led branding efforts for top companies such as Casper, Allbirds, and Brandless. Editor’s note: This guest post is a part of our latest initiative to ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Electronics, Entrepreneur, Tech, Nike, Editor, Casper, Talent, Hiring, Startup Company, Product Management, Branding, Emily, Brand Strategy


Verified Expert Brand Designer: Red Antler

In 2007, Emily Heyward, JB Osborne, and Simon Endres began their own entrepreneurial journey began and they left their corporate jobs to start a brand design agency called Red Antler. They not only believed in the power of branding to drive growth and scale, but they also wanted to work exclusively with startups. Since then, Red Antler has become an industry powerhouse designing and launching brand identities for companies, like Casper and Brandless, into the world. We spoke with Emily, Red Ant...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Tech, New Zealand, Casper, Talent, Hiring, Emily, Personnel, Red Antler, Emily Heyward, Verified Experts, Yvonne Leow, Brand Designers, Emily Heyward JB Osborne


Should you hire an in-house designer or a contractor?

Katherine Gustafson Contributor More posts by this contributor For Basecamp, brand identity and product development are all about the customer How to develop a brand identity system (like Intercom) Editor’s note: This post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-stage companies — nominate a talented brand designer you’ve worked with. During a de...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Author, Designer, Editor, Linguistics, Graphic Design, Talent, Hiring, Red Hat, Product Management, Branding, Contractor, GRAMS, Personnel


Three keys to cultivating an effective product development culture

Scott Tong Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Tong is a startup advisor and entrepreneur in residence at IMO Ventures. Previously he was head of product design at Pinterest, co-founder at IFTTT, and principal designer at IDEO. Follow him @ScottTong on Twitter. Editor’s note: This guest post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-sta...
Tags: Amazon, Energy, TC, Column, Design, Technology, Pinterest, Articles, Tech, Culture, Editor, Talent, Usability, Product Management, Branding, User Interfaces


Help TechCrunch find the best startup brand designers

A strong brand is a key part of building a successful company, and that doesn’t just mean coming up with a logo or corporate slogan. It can include brand identity and narrative, and various strategies that help your company come alive in the eyes of your customers, including product user interfaces and experiences (and yes, logos and slogans). It’s “the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or servic...
Tags: TC, Tech, Seth Godin, Verified Experts, Brand Designers