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I started in the industry back in 1999. I started off working for a few different full-service ad agencies, then moved on to some specialty web shops. In 2004, I took the plunge and started Elevate where we focus on helping companies go further faster through Brand Communication & User Experience Design.
I've always been passionate about Design. Even as a young kid, I would wake up with my Dad at 5am just to draw. My passion for drawing, art, design only increased throughout my formative years and into college as I discovered Design proper and the principles therein. That passion still wakes me at 5am today.
I believe Design has the power to change the world. Good design, especially design for good, has the power to transform history.
The mantra — Design on Purpose
It's been said...
"Jake is one of those rare talents that understands that there is a business purpose behind what we do. His brilliance lies in the effortless way he answers those needs with work that is compelling, great-looking, and effective. I couldn't give a hardier recommendation to anyone."
By Fellow Creatives
"Jake’s creativity and forward thinking amazes me. He is a great collaborator and problem-solver that continually strives to provide the best possible experience in a interactive/web project for both the client and end user."
Creative Director, Disney
"I'm continuously suprised by Jake's skill and speed at which he can turn an idea into a design. He is a fantastic designer and one of the best that I have ever worked with."