Why Choose DJ?
At Damen Jackson, our package solutions are unlike other design agencies, because of our unique approach that starts with the consumer mindset. This strategic effort connects the brand messaging directly to the wants, needs and desires of your audience. The result is a powerful first impression and a meaningful connection between brand and consumer, ultimately leading to stronger brand loyalty.
Meet The Team
Founder and President
As our Managing Principal, Ron is committed to ensuring the strategic objectives and brand goals of clients are clearly defined and articulated. Ron's unique ability to identify connectioons between seemingly obscure concepts helps create differentiation for our clients' brands.
Vice President & Account Lead
Karen is an innovative and creative business executive. Her extensive branding, strategy and packagin experience provides our clients with a broad perspective of the opportunities they can explore. Karen believes in cultivating long-term relationships with out clients, as it aligns with her philosophy that, "people want to work with those they like and trust".
Tyler began his career journey as a design intern with us, and has grown into a seasoned professional. Tyler's talent shines through in the award-winning identity systems he's built for our clients. He loves using creativity to solve strategic brand challenges, defining brand communication and telling brand stories across many activation modes.
Designer & Project Manager
A hybrid role is perfect for Kelsey – she wouldn’t have it any other way. Our native chameleon is able to instantly switch from designer to planner; leading one of our biggest accounts from a chair within their walls. Kelsey is also active in expanding our agency reach beyond our Chicagoland roots.
Katie’s maturity and capability help keep our wheels firmly on the track daily, even as multiple deadlines and client requests hit like a 77th level Asteroids bombardment. Katie has a keen eye for detail, a clear vision for timelines and a strong sense of compromise, which leads our team to successful completion of work on time and on budget.
Bookkeeping and Administrative Support
Victoria is the bedrock of the business, conducting the behind-the-scenes operational tasks that keep the agency humming on all cylinders at all times. Victoria Her cool, wise gaze greets us every morning, keeping all of us reassured that everything is going to be just fine. V’s time away is dominated by her four-legged baby, Thor, the world’s coolest dog.
As a true lover of graphic design, Ricardo remains an avid student of the craft, always seeking new inspiration in colors, typography and layout. His clever application of different techniques and form often surprise and delight our clients with unexpected, yet effective, design solutions. Aside from his passion for design, Ricardo loves food, family and celebrations.