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We build brands and experiences to help clients define their identities.

We work with cultural institutions, startups, and multinational corporations alike — to transform them with a focus on purpose, clarity, meaning, and emotion.

 

We design intelligent brand identities that often signal a new direction. This includes tone of voice and expression, digital and physical interactions, design systems, collateral for launch, and ongoing brand stewardship.

 

 

The Team

We are an independent team of creatives

John Clark
Co-Founder, Creative Director

John is known for creating strong, impact-oriented design with an emphasis on clarity and defined purpose. He believes that a pragmatic and highly iterative approach to the design process allows Team’s clients to see how thoughtful design can have an immediate effect on an organization's motivations, message and culture.

 

John specializes in identity design and brand systems, digital experiences, and design for built environments. He’s led teams around the world while developing award-winning identities and creative work for a range of clients including Google, YouTube, and Absolut.

 

He received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with an emphasis on brand identity design.

Amy Globus
Co-Founder, Creative Director

Amy brings an emphasis on emotion, connection and meaning to Team’s work, where she excels at building depth and cohesion into a brand’s identity. She believes that prioritizing these sensibilities allows clients to unlock unforeseen opportunities, generating brand value while developing rich and durable relationships with their consumers and customers. 

 

Amy is also a successful visual artist whose practice focuses on immersive, multimedia installations that explore the gap between the human experience and the natural world. Amy has exhibited her work at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The New Museum and the MIT List Visual Arts Center. 

 

Prior to co-founding Team, she developed award-winning brand identities and interactive work for Lexus, Vodafone, and Red Bull.

 

Amy holds BFA degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University and an MFA from Columbia University.

Isadora Tang
Strategy Director

Isadora leads Team’s brand innovation projects, where she uses an insight-driven and human-centered approach to help organizations develop customized creative solutions to complex business problems.

 

Her globe-spanning career has included extensive experience with clients developing new products, brands, services, business models, and in-house innovation capabilities.

 

She has a BA from New York University and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.

Samantha Kassay
Creative Producer

Samantha thrives on working with ambitious clients aiming to do something new and different. She’s an accomplished Creative Producer with a background in managing the development and delivery of exceptional creative work. 

 

Before joining Team, Samantha was a producer at Walt Disney Imagineering, where she managed the design and production of themed attractions for Tokyo Disneyland.

 

She received her BA in Art History from Barnard College.

Devin Sager
Associate Creative Director

Devin’s passions lie in visual identity systems, experience design, and brand transformation.

 

Devin previously worked at Bruce Mau Design and has been with Team for four years.

 

He received an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design from Cambrian College and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design Strategies from Institute without Boundaries at George Brown College in Toronto.

Nicole Wang
Senior Designer, Motion Graphics

As a senior designer and motion graphics expert at Team, Nicole develops design systems that bring visual identities to life in compelling, unexpected and impactful ways.

 

Nicole was born in San Jose and raised in Taipei, Taiwan and previously worked at BatesMeron Sweet Design in Chicago.

 

She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) with an emphasis on Visual Communication Design.

Aida ElBaradei
Senior Designer, Motion Graphics

Aida is a multidisciplinary designer with expertise in designing visual identity systems.

 

Originally from Cairo, Aida worked at Pentagram with Michael Bierut, MSN, and Champions Design prior to joining Team.

 

She received her BA in Integrated Marketing Communications from the American University in Cairo and her MFA in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art University.

Mark Wolfe
Designer, Motion Graphics

Mark is a motion graphic specialist focusing on how expert storytelling can be used to solve a wide range of design problems.

 

Prior to Team, his freelance work included stints at Virtue Worldwide and the creative technologist studio, DE-YAN.

 

Mark has a degree in Graphic Design from Shillington School of Graphic Design, New York.

Ioan Butiu
Interaction Designer

Ioan is a digital designer focused on building compelling online experiences and flexible design systems.

 

He is originally from Romania and holds a Bachelor of Design from the University of Washington.

Jiayue Li
Independent Design Consultant

Jiayue Li is the Co-Founder & Creative Director of New York and Istanbul-based design and film consultancy: Oniki. Her passion lies in creating narratives using graphic design, illustration, and art direction. 

 

Jiayue is a graduate of the College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University in Shanghai, and the MFA Design Entrepreneurship program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. She created illustrations for renowned magazines globally, and her work has been recognized by prominent publications.

Sabri Akın
Independent Design Consultant

Sabri Akın is the Co-Founder & Creative Director of New York and Istanbul-based design and film consultancy: Oniki. His work focuses on branding and communication design. He aspires to create strategic, relevant, and compelling design solutions.

 

Sabri is a graduate of the BFA Visual Communication Design program of Bilgi University in Istanbul and the MFA Design Entrepreneurship program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. He worked with prominent clients and companies globally; his work has been recognized, published, and exhibited by numerous organizations, publications, and exhibitions worldwide.

Aleksander Hamid
Designer, Independent Contractor

Alek is a designer specializing in conceptual and spatial applications for Team’s clients. 

 

In his previous experience, he tackled complex problems across different industries for previous clients including Warby Parker, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Hauser & Wirth. 

 

Alek received degrees in Design from Lasalle College in Jakarta, Indonesia and Communication Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

Stewart Stone
Brand Communication

Stewart specializes in helping Team’s clients develop new content and communications strategies.  

 

His previous work includes executive roles with Vice and Red Bull, and he continues to consult for culture-driven brands and media companies. 

 

Stewart has a BA in Anthropology and Linguistics from Reed College.

“Team is a team of originals: they excel at generating creative ideas
and compelling visions, and implementing their elegant designs with impressive
thoughtfulness and attention to detail. Where they really stand out, though,
is in customization: their work is based on a deep understanding
of the values of their audience.”

— Adam Grant

Clients

A few of the companies we're proud to call partners

Our clients range from influential leaders of industry to visionary contemporary artists. It’s this unique mix that keeps our approach fresh and our design solutions unexpected.

Strategy

We believe in the right amount of strategy. From consumer insights to testing, our design solutions are validated by research, not mired in it.

Research and insights

Creative workshops

Strategy and positioning

Innovation

Brand Identity

We collaborate with clients to define their stories and create impactful, flexible, and enduring brands.

Naming

Brand voice and tone

Brand architecture

Visual identity

Brand toolkits

Digital Media

We bring brands to life on screen through interactive design and dynamic motion graphics.

User experience

Web and mobile design

App design

Social media toolkits

Animation and video

Experience

Off the screen, we concept and build immersive extensions of our clients’ brands.

Experiential design

Conference design

Event production

Built environments