Brand & Identity

Brand Strategy, Identity, Logo Design, Brand Refresh, Tagline, Core Values, Messaging

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in the background,
making things happen.

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Print Design

Layout, Production, Packaging, Environmental & Wayfinding
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Digital Design

Layout, Websites, UI / UX, Social Media, Photography, Paid & Organic Search
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Video, Animation, Motion Design, Photography, Audio, Campaigns
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Television, Radio Advertising, Media Buying, Media Strategy
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Brian Barnes

Brian graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a BBA in promotions management. Brian joined MidFirst Bank’s marketing department and managed creative services for its western Oklahoma offices. Later, he served as creative director for a la mode, inc., the nation’s largest real estate software developer. He founded Ghost in 2004.
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Jennifer Combs

Chief Operating Officer
Happy to utilize her extensive industry knowledge wherever she can, Jennifer is an integral piece to the Ghost puzzle. With more than 20 years of financial management and operational experience, she leads our company operations by keeping us on time, on budget and efficient. She joined Ghost in 2013 and loves her informal title of Office Mom.
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Matthew Pickett

Chief Creative Officer
Matthew is the leader and driver of Ghost’s creative team and reputation. He received his BFA in graphic design and art history from Oklahoma State University, and joined Ghost as a graphic designer in 2004. Since then, he not only leads our creative team with passion, but he also sets the standard of excellence in branding and design for Ghost.
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Bethany Scott

Senior Account Director
Having worked within the communications and design industry for the last 10 years, Bethany brings to Ghost an expertise in client relations and creative development. With a background ranging from magazine publishing to event planning, Bethany’s ability to understand a client’s vision and goals in order execute a creative strategy ensures success for all projects she manages.
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Samantha Marcus

Account Executive
Samantha Marcus is a seasoned account executive with a keen eye for detail. She loves being in the marketing and design industry as it is fast-paced and always evolving, giving her the opportunity to engage with clients in new and meaningful ways. Dedicated to helping others, Samantha is committed to being an effective communicator, ensuring every step of the project aligns seamlessly with the client’s goals.
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Shanda Biggs

Director of Web Development
With nearly 20 years of experience in the marketing and business world, Shanda brings to Ghost a treasure chest of experience and ideas. Having always been interested in the tech side of marketing, Shanda added coding to her skillset and has since led multiple design and digital marketing teams. She believes a collaborative approach to design and development is an essential part of any creative department.
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Ryan Kirkpatrick

Art Director
Ryan is a multi-disciplinary designer specializing in user interface design and motion prototyping, as well as logo design and brand strategy. He brings with him more than 15 years of experience in corporate, in-house, non-profit, and agency settings. His work spans many industries and includes clients from Midwest corporations to Silicon Valley startups to notable athletes in the NBA.
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Fletch Zaragoza

Art Director
A transplant from Denver, Colorado, Fletch has a BFA in Illustration from Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. Fletch has an uncanny talent for icons and illustration and can regularly be found drawing characters in his notebook. His ability to create intricate line work and eye for color composition has impressed every client he has worked with. He and his wife Sarah have two children, a daughter named Arden and a son named Archer.
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Nick Robinson

Front-End Developer
With a varied career spanning both in-house marketing and agency-driven work, Nick has extensive experience in both graphic design and web development, making him a perfect fit as a front-end developer. His goal with web projects is to create a symbiotic relationship between both design and development, with the end goal of creating a “don’t make me think” user experience.
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Joe Moore

Motion Designer
Focused on overseeing projects from the concept through final delivery, Joe is an enthusiastic team player ready to contribute to every project. With over 10 years of industry experience, Joe has an impressive skillset that includes 2D animation and motion design, character animation and frame-by-frame animation. He has been sought out to work with top brands including SnapChat and Hermes.
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Sarah Cermak

Graphic Designer
Sarah is a strategy driven designer with a background in journalism and strategic communication. This experience leads her to approach her design through a lens of telling a story which will resonate with the target audience. Sarah loves working with clients who are interested in the big picture, and she is always considering how each design component fits into their brand. Building out a visual identity with that strategy in mind is the foundation to her success. 
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Patrick Hanscom

Motion Designer
Having a background in both graphic design and motion design, Patrick is an experienced animator and designer, specializing in 3D motion graphics. With the constantly evolving world of animation, Patrick continuously strives to learn new techniques and tools to expand his creative skillset. In order to create quality motion graphics, Patrick prioritizes an attention to detail, which helps create a level of realism which wouldn’t otherwise be achieved.