Meet the Team: JC Thompson

Creative Lead

Pondering the curve of a serif or the angles of a bike frame is only a sampling of the nuances JC considers on a daily basis. His role at SmithBates is creative problem solving with brand strategy, logo design and identity visioning sprinkled in for good measure – all with the client in mind.

An Oregon native, JC has a few decades of experience developing inspired design solutions. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Advanced Visual Design and has put that plus other experience to work, developing creative solutions at SmithBates for nearly 12 years.

More JC stuff …

Favorite way to spend time:
conceptualizing and making

Hidden talent:
guitar improvisation

Guilty pleasure:
sushi

Favorite spot on the planet:
45th parallel north

Most famous celebrity encounter:
Neil Patrick Harris

Favorite quote:
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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