mark t. farmer, principal designer
With over 15 years of experience as a graphic and interactive designer, Mark applies a unique combination of design skill and business savvy to his work as founder and principal designer for MT Farmer design | strategy. This combination allows him to effectively translate business goals into creative solutions—solutions that are imaginative as well as bottom line-focused.
Mark's experience includes developing strategic design solutions for some of the largest companies in the world as well as small businesses and start ups. He's worked with giants such as AT&T, Chase, S.C. Johnson & Sons, The Capital Group and JB Were & Sons (now Goldman Sachs JB Were). He's also helped small firms like C Squared Strategy and The Marvin Group LLC use effective design to grow into successful, established companies.
Prior to founding MT Farmer design | strategy, Mark was a founding member of the strategy group at Plural, Inc. (now Dell Professional Services) and head of the company's creative services group. In this position, he led both design and strategy teams for major financial and B2B clients. Prior to joining Plural, Mark was vice president of client solutions at Macquarium Intelligent Communications in Atlanta and a staff designer in Perkins + Will's Atlanta office.
Mark has spoken extensively across the US on interactive and design related topics and has had articles published in several trade publications. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology.