Our Story

We are in the business of building better brands. We’ve been doing it for over 25 years for clients all across North America. We use our expertise and long history in design to influence everything we do. Our team of experts is passionate about our craft and we consistently invest our time and skills into making everything better than it is when we first encounter it.

  • ONE TRIBE, ONE TEAM

    We are on a mission together.
  • WORK TO LIVE

    We believe in life first. Work hard, play hard, rest hard.
  • DELIGHT

    We strive to create work that will delight our clients and their customers.
  • OWN IT

    Every team member owns a part of our story, and is accountable for making it successful.
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE

    We strive to keep everything simple. Simplicity = Clarity.
  • STAY CURIOUS

    Ask questions. Then ask more questions.
  • ADAPT

    The world around us is always changing. We adapt and exceed.



THE NK CREW

Keepers of talent. Selectively sized to foster meaningful connections.

Sandy Klein

Sandy Klein

President / CEO
Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith

Vice President / Principal
Jason Julien

Jason Julien

Creative Director
Kito Jumanne-Marshall

Kito Jumanne-Marshall

Client Services Director
Andrea Wilson

Andrea Wilson

New Business Director
Karen Williams

Karen Williams

Quality Control Director
Mandy Richards

Mandy Richards

Associate Creative Director
Daryl Crall

Daryl Crall

Account Director
David Winclechter

David Winclechter

Project & Packaging Specialist
Randy Vanderlaan

Randy Vanderlaan

Brand Strategist
Randon Chisnell

Randon Chisnell

Senior Interactive Designer
Nathan Richards

Nathan Richards

Account Manager
Melissa Lindsey

Melissa Lindsey

Account Manager
Lisa Bowsher

Lisa Bowsher

Production Artist
Jonathan Henderson

Jonathan Henderson

Production Artist
Sue Sobeck

Sue Sobeck

Business Manager
Rich Swenor

Rich Swenor

Graphic Designer
Kimberly Bender

Kimberly Bender

Associate Account Mananger
Katie Sherburn

Katie Sherburn

Administrative Assistant
Natasha

Natasha

Always Top Dog
2005-2017

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Our own Tyler Smith explores the importance of intentional design in the latest @269Mag: 269mag.com/downloadstwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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The NK team mixing it up at the Mix Launch event at @arcadiaales #MIXswmi #TeamNK
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NK's Tyler Smith explores the importance of intentional design in the latest issue of 269 Magazine. #TeamNK #NKnow
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We swear this is a presentation about social media. #smwkzoo2017 #Bells
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The social networking is going down at the Kalamazoo Social Media Week kickoff. #smwkzoo2017
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Exploring the mysterious paths that wind behind the NK office. Where do they lead? #TeamNK #agencylife
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