You Will Love Our 15 World-Class Designers Who Have Collaborated With These Companies

 

Our World-Class Account & Design Team

Vicki Jewell – Account Manager

  • Creative and Sr. Account Manager with 25 years experience working with Fortune 100 companies
  • Loves graphic design and always strives for client satisfaction
  • Lives on California Central Coast taking in the scenery, outdoor activities and, of course, wine tasting
  • Passion for decorating, good food & wine, movies, and travels to Mexico

Nicole Ruiz – Project Manager

  • Knows the marketing side of the business having been in brand management with a large, successful company.
  • Has a great record of success as a project manager at two very fast-paced, large companies.
  • She brings great understanding and insight to every project. She is smart (University of California, Santa Barbara graduate) and resourceful.
  • She does all this and raises two great kids with her husband in central California.

Joe Visola – Senior Design Consultant

  • Longtime leader of the Gallo Winery’s creative services team of over 50 designers.
  • A long record of breakthrough designs that have consistently won in the marketplace.
  • Also a very gifted designer of new packaging shapes and forms– holds multiple patents.
  • Consistently provides the big picture perspective that makes a very positive contribution in the biggest projects.

John Trudeau – Graphic Designer

  • 20 years of design experience
  • Specializes in consumer products packaging
  • Has worked across industries including automotive, entertainment and food service
  • Lives in SoCal with his wife, 2 sons and French Bulldog Kiwi
  • On the weekends John can be found on his motorcycle, coaching his son’s baseball teams or camping with his family

Kirk Visola – Graphic Designer

  • Diverse designer with over 15 years experience in print, web, packaging, and illustration
  • Big time people person
  • Worked with variety of clients including Chevron, E&J Gallo Winery, Purina, Dole, Motorola and Safeway
  • A lover of food, wine, comics, coffee, video games, soccer, graphic design, family, graphic design, and, oh yeah, graphic design
  • Currently collaborating with his daughter to illustrate “Gum and Turkey” – a series of stories she created in her early childhood.

Thomas Anderson – Graphic Designer

  • Can’t live without sushi (learning how to make it). Concerts, tattoos, animals, big trucks, camping, and the beach (Santa Cruz/Hawaii)
  • NorCal. born in the 408, residing in the 209
  • Married father of 4 kids, 3 dogs, and 3 cats
  • Has worked with lots of exciting companies including Apple, Adobe, Symantec, and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
  • It’s design in the fast-lane, it’s his state of mind. What state are you in, you might need to get out of the way

Jenny Grass – Graphic Designer

  • 8 years graphic design and production experience
  • Has worked with brands including Nike, Nordstrom, Target, Yakima & Lucy Activewear
  • Loves to illustrate and create her own patterns
  • Self-described crazy cat lady
  • Lives in New Mexico, but a Montana girl at heart

Ariel Villasol – Graphic Designer

  • Over 20 years of graphic design success specializing in packaging and identity design at firms like Landor SF, Primo Angeli and Addi
  • Respected creative director at Gallo
  • His designs strive to create concepts which are strategically on target and communicate the brand’s essence in a memorable and engaging way.

Heidi Devereux – Graphic Designer

  • If it has ink on it or a pixel in it, she has done it, including photography, photo editing, illustration, print and product design, web, trade, packaging, etc
  • 30 years working with non-profit and charity organizations
  • Born and raised in Northern Washington
  • Home is now Renton, WA with boyfriend, son and two dogs Nelly & Maggie

Jordan Visola – Graphic Designer

  • Valley girl from California
  • Has a teenage daughter and twin boys – patience is a virtue
  • Loves developing client relationships and making sure their needs are met
  • SJSU Alumni (go Spartans!)
  • Can be found at most times with the following… laptop, chai latte, iPhone

Jen Black – Graphic Designer

  • 15 years of design experience including print, packaging, and web
  • Worked as a designer for a wide range of companies including large advertising agencies, small boutique design firms, and in-house design departments. Clients range from small non-profits to the largest winery in the world
  • Fast and efficient worker with high attention to detail. Can handle an abundance of work and works well under pressure.
  • Lifelong animal lover and advocate for animal rights. Started volunteering with animal rescue groups a few years ago in her spare time
  • Lives in Petaluma, CA with her husband and their two rescue cats. They enjoy wine tasting, exploring beautiful Sonoma County, and traveling to exotic destinations around the world