How Do I Hire The Right Visual Communications Or Design Company To Help Me Market My Business?
It starts with rapport and the portfolio. Can you work with this designer? Are they in sync with you? Does the look of their portfolio and client list match your expectations? Can they demonstrate knowledge and experience? If you feel good about the answers to these questions, you've probably found the right designer.
What makes About350 unique in a sea of design companies?
Personal consultation and service are the nucleus of our core values. We believe it is the best way to truly understand a client's needs, and provide the best possible results. Because of this, most of our clients have been with us for years.
Whether your brand is big or small, a mature sequoia or newly sprouted, About350 can work with you to visually articulate and market your company's product, goal or process.
Need an idea, direction or concept? Sometimes a client doesn't know what they want, or for that matter what they need. Let us consult with you from the infancy of your project. With our creative consulting services we can offer ideas, provide direction, or just brainstorm with you.
To find out more about our combined experience with brands of all sizes, and our commitment to serving our clients, let's talk!
Most of our clients have been with us for years.
Many since the beginning.
Eric is a marketing communications industry veteran with 20 years of experience creating everything from traditional printed marketing materials, corporate identity systems, and video graphics, to websites and user interfaces. After graduating from Kent State University's Visual Communications program, he gained valuable industry and global brand experience working as a designer and art director for an interactive advertising agency in Akron, Ohio. Toyo Tires, BFGoodrich Aerospace, General Electric, Davey Tree, Corning Fiber Optics, Sherwin Williams and The Pro Football Hall of Fame were just a few of the brands with which he worked.
In 2001, he formed About350 Visual Communication + Design to provide well-priced, high-end design solutions and close personal service to his clients. Since then, he has added Anheuser Busch, SeaWorld, Sesame Workshop, The Ritz Carlton, Dirt Devil, Hoover, Little Tikes and Things Remembered to his resume.
After stints in St. Louis and Philadelphia, Eric settled About350 in historic Hudson, Ohio while still maintaining clients in those cities, as well as others around the country.
Julie Ann's diverse background ranging from studio art and art history to music, marketing and product development adds a unique and valuable skill set to About350. Her strengths in creativity, problem-solving, communication and customer service help our clients achieve success.
With 18 years of experience in theme park entertainment, she has acted as Vice President of Merchandise for the Busch Entertainment Corporation at Sesame Place and has extensive knowledge in strategy, design, marketing, retail and product development with global brands such as SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Anheuser-Busch and Sesame Workshop.
At the Akron Art Musem, Julie Ann oversaw all public relations and marketing initiatives leading up to the opening of the highly publicized Coop Himmelb(l)au-designed building addition. From working with local and international media to overseeing the new brand identity system launch, Julie Ann handled all aspects of communications and creative during this exciting time of change in the museum's history.
Perhaps most importantly, Julie Ann has an innate sense of quality customer service. From both the vendor and client sides of the table, she knows that respect and strong relationships in working with clients on any projects achieve the best results.
If it is in print, we can design it. Brochures, catalogs, stationary, sell sheets, rack cards, mailers, postcards and more. Check out our portfolio for some examples of our work.
Web Design & Development
With 20 years of website design and development experience under our belt, About350 can design and develop your website from scratch or work with what you have to create a great user experience for your visitors.
Google AdWords & Paid Search
As more consumers move their dollars online, so do advertisers. Where will your business show up in the search? About350 can setup and maintain your Google AdWords or Bing Ads account, ensuring they find you!
SEO & Content Marketing
Can potential customers find your business online? About350 can write your content, optimize it for search engines and keep it fresh. We know what search engines like. We will get you found!