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Skidmore is a strategic creative studio. We help organizations grow through expert brand strategy and design. Our approach is thoughtful, collaborative, and rooted in real business goals.



  • Branding Experts
  • Strategists
  • Writers
  • Designers
  • Producers
  • Illustrators
  • Creative Directors
  • Photographers
  • Midwesterners

  • Food & Beverage
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Cultural Institutions
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Amusement Parks
  • Sporting Goods
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Novelty Goods
  • Food Nonprofits

  • Discovery & Research
  • Audience Insights
  • Brand Strategy
  • Positioning
  • Visual Identity & Logos
  • Naming
  • Voice & Messaging
  • Copywriting
  • Product Packaging
  • Branded Websites
  • Photography Direction
  • Illustration

Our team

Amanda Aubin Producer

Amanda
Aubin

Producer

Kacha Azéma Executive Creative Director

Kacha
Azéma

Executive Creative Director

Janet Edwards Accounting

Janet
Edwards

Accounting

Peter Fezzey New Business

Peter
Fezzey

Business
Development

Alissa Kline Strategy Director

Alissa
Kline

Strategy Director

Shawn McConnell Design Director

Shawn
McConnell

Design Director

Mark Ostach Account Manager

Mark
Ostach

Account Manager

Drew Patrick Owner President CEO

Drew
Patrick

Owner & President

Alyssa Smith Copywriter Strategist

Alyssa
Smith

Copywriter & Strategist

Sierra Soleimani Strategist

Sierra
Soleimani

Strategist

Kelsey Sugg Junior Designer

Kelsey
Sugg

Junior Designer

Erica Tedesco Designer

Erica
Tedesco

Designer

Lauren Terey Operations Director

Lauren
Terey

Operations Director

Eric Wilson Junior Designer

Eric
Wilson

Junior Designer

Ellen Yee Senior Designer

Ellen
Yee

Designer

The studio

We were founded in Detroit over 60 years ago where we’re still learning, growing, and working hard to create beautiful things.

Downtown Detroit City Skyline
My Team Desk Sign Ellen Yee Office Desk Stanley Office Dog

Core values

01

Be creative.

In all things we do.

02

Challenge.

Ourselves, each other, and our clients.

03

Team.

Work together. Be humble. Extend grace.

04

Enjoy.

Share positive energy and gratitude.

05

Integrity.

Do the right thing.

06

Communication.

Speak openly and candidly.

07

Details.

Details. Details.

Let's get to work.

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