Creative Round is a full-service agency specializing in creating and executing effective marketing campaigns. We present our clients with comprehensive strategies to reach their goals. We provide the information necessary to message their target markets, the channels to do so, and optimized messages. Using online and offline strategies we are able to move the audience toward our clients’ goals.
James brings 15 years of development and design experience to the team. Having launched successful marketing campaigns for everyone from local businesses to multiple Fortune 500 companies, James has provided the engine for all kinds of campaigns. As the Creative Director, Creative Round benefits from his rare combination of expertise in design, programming, marketing, and information technology.
Over the last five years, Peace has managed and developed campaigns to increase grassroots voter involvement, to draft candidates to run for US Senate, to promote California’s Proposition 14 (the Non-Partisan Primary Initiative), and to reach out to otherwise ignored and disenchanted voters. A graduate of UCLA with degrees in Economics and Philosophy and a law degree from the University of San Diego.
Mike is a perfectionist and really really good looking. He brings over 10 years of experience and an uncanny attention to detail in graphic design, web design, frontend development and SEO. Mike also brings a good amount of levity to the office. In his free time he draws, works on classic cars, and plays guitar. Mike is not one to get comfortable in one spot, always suggesting a new idea, or a new technology.
Throughout her career, Jane involved herself in politics through government relations in Sacramento and with a position at the San Diego Office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Focusing on the growing importance of online communications in the political sphere, she brings her experience and knowledge of social media trends and strategy to the Creative Round office.
Ian brings a background in demographic and geographic analysis to the team. Ian’s undergraduate work has involved project design and data management for both the City of San Diego and the San Diego Lifeguards. Ian has taken part in short-term community development projects for organizations like the International Rescue Committee as part of a research analysis team where he collected primary field data for presentation to local officials. Ian continues to volunteer for local environmental and costal organizations in his free time. In the office, Ian maintains, organizes, and packages data.
Born on a French Island in the Indian Ocean, Lucas has had the opportunity to study in various countries while pursing his law degrees from Sydney to Paris before landing in San Diego to graduate with a LL.M from the University Of San Diego School Of Law. Lucas brings his knowledge of international relations and foreign policies, research skills as well as more European perspective to the Creative Round office.
Alex has a rich background in Political Science with an emphasis in political theory. His B.A. from SDSU informs his critical thinking skills which are essential to analyzing and solving complex problems. Additionally, Alex has spent time in Washington D.C. as an integral asset, both lobbying Congress for a civic engagement campaign and developing government reference materials for Congressional Quarterly Press.
Michael is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He has a habit of dedicating attention to detail when it comes to writing and projects. He was a Project Administrator for a client that experienced overwhelming success during the 2012 election season. His work was not limited to writing content, but extended to social media outreach and event attendance to conduct interviews and research.
Mike was born and raised in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Over the years, he has called many places home, from Mexico City to Madrid to Alaska. His favorite hobbies are dog photography, basketball, and seeking out San Diego’s best fish tacos.
Emma is a Pittsburgh native with experience in law, real estate, social media, and public relations. She enjoys many activities including running, rock-climbing, snowboarding, and being a social butterfly.
Terri is a world traveler with a passion for open discourse, self-determination, and the power of story telling. A graduate of UC Berkeley with a degree in Political Economy, Terri is also a photographer, music blogger, activist, and pizza enthusiast.
Shawn helps manage IVN.us, a client of Creative Round, from his satellite office in Texas. A native of the Lone Star State, he studied Philosophy and HIstory at the University of North Texas and spent years in Texas grassroots politics. Shawn has experience in freelance writing, journalism, editing, and audio/video production. He enjoys good music, good company, intellectual discourse, and values independent thought and objective truth.