NK announces the addition of an Operations Manager and Senior Graphic Designer as we continue to grow along with our client base – Building Brands by Design.
“At NK, every decision we make is about continuing to serve our clients at higher levels as we help them adapt and exceed in today’s marketplace,” says Tyler Smith, Vice President / Principal of NK. “Our people are the heart of who we are and, on that note, we are thrilled to welcome two new employees who are positioned to expand our reach with exceptional talent.”
Lindsay has nearly 15 years of experience in senior-level agency operations, client services and marketing strategy – with an accomplished track record leading agency performance standards and marketing program management in tandem with large-scale strategy development and multi-channel marketing activations. Her work has spanned both agency and client-side environments; most recently as Marketing and Content Manager at Gordon Food Service, where she was instrumental in leading the internal marketing services department in launching a North American omni-channel marketing program. In a previous role with NK, Lindsay was the Director of Account Services and operated as the principal strategic planner on the agency’s anchor accounts. In addition to foodservice marketing experience, she has worked on high-profile brands such as Heinz, Betty Crocker and 3M. Lindsay is a graduate of the University of Iowa Journalism and English colleges.
A passionate and skilled artist whose work truly stands out in the creative space, Kellie was previously lead creative at Grand Apps in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Having worked in startups, small businesses and corporate brands such as Meijer Corp., her skillset is diverse and adaptable – with the common thread of translating sheer creativity into effective, working solutions. Digital design, art direction, brand development, fashion photography and illustration are a few of the varied job responsibilities she’s handled with ease. Kellie graduated from the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan.