Upstate NY — Branding agency 29 Design Studio continues to expand its team with the addition of James Lewis Van-Vorst as Art Director.

James brings more than ten years of experience in design to the growing agency, as well as a Bachelors of Technology, Electronic Marketing and Publishing from the State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill. His previous experience includes working with international business including General Electric, as well as smaller agency experience with Elevation Ten Thousand based in Albany, NY. James is also the current president of the Capital Region Advertising Federation.

James, like founder Maureen Ballatori, has a connection to the agriculture industry. James and his wife, Emma, live on a family farm in the Albany, NY region. In addition to their similarity in background and family values, James was drawn to the small and nimble branding and marketing agency for its strategic design focus.

“I like that the firm partners with people and businesses that align with their strengths and truly cares about the success of all of their clients, big or small,” James said.

“With James’ experience in smart marketing, strategy and thoughtful design, I knew he’d be a strong addition to the team,” Maureen stated. “James is a talented designer and he’s able to see the larger picture with great strategic foresight.”

James joins Maureen, Art Director Courtney Carroway, and Digital Strategist Jennifer Gyuricska, as well as a talented team of skilled professionals that the studio proudly partners with to create strategic branding, marketing and design for 29 Design Studio’s clients.


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For more information on this growing agency, please contact Jennifer at 506-999-0926.

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29 Design Studio Welcomes James Lewis Van-Vorst as Art Director