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11 / 19 / 18

Jarin Simon Joins Solve As Junior Art Director

Solve has hired Jarin Simon as Junior Art Director. Simon joins Solve fresh out of school from Creative Circus in Atlanta with a passion to design, craft and create. Her work has a fresh visual energy and her creativity stretches beyond expected boundaries, coming to life in her paintings and the furniture pieces she crafts. “Love the enthusiasm, breadth and hunger we get from Jarin. We’re super excited to have her join the team,” said Eric Sorensen, Solve Managing Creative Director. When asked about moving from Atlanta to Minneapolis in November, Jarin said, “I’m not coming for the weather.”


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11 / 12 / 18

Solve Hires Hope Mueller As Account Manager

Hope Mueller has joined Solve as account manager. Previously, she led day-to-day activity on Syngenta and Thrivent at Martin Williams. The Minnesota native was a communications major and gender studies minor at The College of Saint Benedict. An avid traveler, Hope studied at University of College Cork, Ireland and has visited over 15 countries. “Our clients expect a culturally connected partner who can help their business thrive. We look for diverse experience and social awareness in the people we hire,” says Solve Account Director Rachel Madden. “Hope’s experience and worldview make us stronger,” she added.


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11 / 05 / 18

Mackenzie Heide Joins Solve As Studio Production Designer

Solve has hired Mackenzie Heide, who joins the agency from ICF Olson where she worked in the graphic design department on brands including Amtrak and Smucker’s. The Wisconsin native received a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Passionate about photography and painting during her free time, Mackenzie has illustrated a children’s book and considers herself a visual storyteller. “Mac is a rockstar who brings an unrivaled work ethic and strong eye for design to our team,” says Solve Senior Production Designer, Emily Allison. “We couldn’t be happier to have her on board.”


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10 / 31 / 18

Solve Awarded Silver In 2019 Graphis Advertising Annual

Indian Motorcycle Print Campaign Honored Among World’s Best

The Indian Motorcycle “Set The Standard” brand print campaign from Solve has been awarded Silver by Graphis, The International Journal of Visual Communications. The Graphis 2019 Advertising Annual presents the best advertising campaigns of the year, selected by judges from hundreds of entries submitted from around the world. The Silver award is the just the latest recognition for the “Set The Standard” campaign, which was also recently featured in the 2018 Communication Arts Design Annual. “We’re extremely flattered to have our work recognized among the very best creative done in the world this past year,” said Sean Smith, Solve Executive Creative Director/Partner.


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10 / 29 / 18

Solve Hires Patrick Foulks As Senior Connection Strategist

Patrick Foulks has joined Solve as senior connection strategist, with a resume that spans 8 years on both the agency and client side. Having worked on brands including Target and Mutual of Omaha, the University of Minnesota graduate brings a depth of digital media knowledge to the agency. “We’re pleased to have Patrick join our team,” says Solve President Corey Johnson. “He’ll play a key role in furthering the data-driven insights we can bring our clients to amplify their real-time success in the constantly changing media landscape,” he added.


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