At PocketMaps, we believe in great design, concise compact strategies, and creating a rewarding, exciting and memorable experience for you and your customers / visitors. As a result of this everyday we get the pleasure of working directly with fortune 100, 500 and 5,000 companies, Chambers of Commerce, business associations, design firms, local publishers, hotels, colleges & Universities to name a few. Get to know each of us below. If you're in the Savannah or Atlanta, Ga area give us a shout, we'd love to meet you.

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Mark

Managing Member & Co-Founder

Mark and his short haired American Dingo, Blue have lived in Savannah for ten years. As a small business owner, renovating historic properties and more recently launching PocketMaps. As a total foodie, Mark & Michael developed the Grab 'n' Go Guide to help Chambers of Commerce and business associations earn revenue from non-member dues.

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Michael

Design Co-Founder & CTO

Starting his education studying architecture at Texas A&M, Michael finished his degree at SCAD with a BFA in Visual Communications. These two experiences exposed him to a wide berth of inspirational design principles that he now applies to the design of digital and print materials for PocketMaps. He lives in Atlanta but also loves the Rockies, all things Apple, photography, and working as an entrepreneur.

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Jorge Montero

Advisor / Mentor

Jorge has 22 years of experience as a graphic designer, illustrator, and educator. He earned his MFA from the University of Iowa and currently serves as a professor at SCAD, previously teaching throughout Europe, South American, Africa.

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Qian Sun

Graphic Designer & Illustrator

A New Yorker who originally hails from Shanghai, Qian Sun is a multidisciplinary designer and a self-proclaimed curious adventurer. For the past decade, her work in branding, environmental graphics, and conceptual design has earned her numerous accolades, including recognition in TDC, HOW Magazine, Graphis and The Die Line. Prior to establishing herself as an independent consultant in 2016, Qian served as senior designer for Pentagram Design, collaborating directly with the firm’s partners and leading large-scale projects for clients such as Pepsi Co, the Hudson Yards, GSK, and many more.

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Steve Zimmerman

Graphic Designer

Steve graduated from SCAD with an MFA in Graphic Design. With a focus on web design and development, he is now located in San Francisco and is the Senior Product Designer at Twitter.

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John Carrington

Photographer and distribution

John, a freelance photographer and photojournalist with more than twenty years of experience, has contributed to a wide variety of newspapers, trade journals and books. He graduated with a BFA in Photography from SCAD.

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Shawndra Russell

Copywriter

Shawndra lives in Asheville as a freelance copywriter, live event expert, and social media strategist for small businesses. She graduated from Marshall University with a MA in English and recently published her fourth book.

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Kayla Frith

Graphic Designer

Kayla Frith is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a BFA in Communication Design and a minor in Fine Art Photography. Raised in Louisiana, she has since relocated to start her journey in Portland, Oregon as a freelance Graphic Designer. Kayla loves spending her free time traveling to new places and exploring the great outdoors with her film camera.

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Wendy

Office Greeter

Wendy loves her job. She always has a great attitude is always waiting for you at the door. In her spare time, she loves to nap and dreams of chasing squirrels.

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Blue a.k.a Frisky Dingo

Foot-warmer / office security

The best hug-giver in the office, Blue is a joy to have around. Always nearby, he'll keep you company throughout the day. All he asks is for the occasional belly rub.