Team Studio Launches in Portland, Oregon

New design studio combines strong brand thinking with thoughtful craft to create impactful narratives and experiences

PORTLAND, Ore., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Team Studio ( today announced the formation and launch of their new design studio. Led by Jeff Meakins and Eric Weckert, Team combines strong brand thinking with thoughtful craft to create impactful stories and experiences of all kinds for clients.

Collaborative Approach to Brand
"We chose the name 'Team' to represent our collaborative approach to every challenge—internal or client-facing," said Jeff Meakins, Executive Creative Director. "We rely on each individual to bring their unique background, skills and passions to the table to solve problems. We know success comes from everyone working together."

Formula of What Works
With a wealth of combined experience in design and brand experiences, Meakins and Weckert have seen firsthand what it takes to run a successful studio. "We recognize that we do our best work when we intelligently align with a brand and then create impactful narratives and experiences," said Weckert, CEO. "Regardless of the client, by combining these two elements we can create relevance and impact."

Team works with their partners to establish a solid brand foundation, considering the business needs and how different audiences interact with their brand. Team delivers this strong strategy across a variety of touchpoints including storytelling, design systems, content creation, retail and environments, activations and product design. Team values itself on being eager, spirited and notably, humble. "No one wants to work with a pretentious, inflexible studio," said Meakins, "at the end of the day, we adapt our approach to each project—allowing us to create relevant, smart work that impacts our clients. While no two projects are the same, we pride ourselves on the ability to bring together multi-talented teams able to deliver the best possible work."

Team Seeking Talent
Team is growing their Portland presence and is looking for experienced, thoughtful, independent multi-talented makers and problem solvers. Those interested should bring passion, courage, world-class craft and problem solving skills. Team is seeking to fill various roles within visual design, interaction design, strategy, writing, client services and project management.

About Jeff Meakins
Jeff Meakins has over 14 years of experience in brand design, having spent time at various design agencies both in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California. As Creative Director, Jeff has led interaction and visual design initiatives for clients in various industries including sports, entertainment and consumer goods. He believes that great design is a team sport, requiring key contributions from a multi-disciplinary staff alongside clients in order to make the work impactful.

About Eric Weckert
In addition to being a founding partner of Team, Eric Weckert is an entrepreneur, business strategist and founder of Drive Marketing Group in Portland, Oregon. This full-service branded merchandise and creative services agency was recently named among the fastest growing companies in the state. Weckert has also spent time in various business development capacities at both Yahoo! and Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. Weckert believes that in a chaotic, noisy marketplace, holistic branded experiences cut through the noise.

Media Contact: Tom Briggs, Team Studio, (503) 303-8499,

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