Brand & Experience Design

Building sticky brands. Creating thoughtful design. Delighting your most important users. We make digital experiences extraordinary.

By applying an in-depth analysis of markets, trends, insights and audiences, our brand experts and digital strategists work closely with your team to identify your firm's unique purpose, positioning and promise to create a brand essence that truly speaks to its identity.

Our UX and UI strategists design a digital experience by thoughtfully structuring your digital assets to align user needs with your firm's business goals. Using best practices and a strong understanding of ever-evolving technology, our team will help create a unique user experience design for all of your digital touch points.

By understanding the motivations and behaviors of your most important audiences, we craft digital experiences that make a lasting impact. Combining best practices, fresh trends and user-tested designs, we deliver concepts that perform and evolve over time.

Our front-end designers and developers work closely together to create thoughtful interactions in order to delight users by merging creative design with technical implementation. We believe it's the little details that truly make a difference in your digital experiences, so our teams work tirelessly to implement the latest and most impactful digital interactions. 

Meet the Team

  • Jessica DeJong Creative Director

    Jessica is One North’s Creative Director, collaborating with clients to deliver interactive solutions, including creative strategy, website design concepts and brand development. In addition to bringing an artsy edge to everything she makes at One North, she also specializes in procuring the best cat GIFs to spread around the office.

    • If I were a vegetable: I would be a bhut jolokia (ghost pepper) because it’s the closest vegetable I could find to HOT SAUCE.
    • Favorite color: Maize. 2nd favorite color: Blue.
  • Nate Denton Creative Director, Experience Design

    Nate is One North’s Managing Director of Creative Services, responsible for delivering strategic interactive experiences to clients. Something you may not know about Nate: he performed stand-up comedy with the same group as comedy rockstar and SNL cast member, Fred Armisen.

    • If I were a vegetable: I'd be Corn, because I keep it poppin’.
    • What you wanted to be when you were little: A Creative Director at a Digital Agency in Chicago. Or a rapper.
  • Hannah Green Art Director

    As Art Directorr at One North, Hannah designs thoughtful, engaging and visually stimulating digital experiences. Leveraging her collaborative partners across pillars, she delivers innovative concepts that push her clients creatively and function seamlessly across all devices and platforms. 

    • Last thing you geeked out about: My tomato plant at home finally producing purple heirlooms… only to be destroyed by a tree rat (i.e. a squirrel) shortly after.
    • Favorite Chicago spot: It’s a toss up between Wrigley Field, my apartment rooftop or anywhere that serves a great dirty martini with bleu cheese-stuffed olives.
  • Ryan Haskell-Glatz Front-End Developer

    As a Front-End Developer, Ryan is responsible for the implementation of specified features designed with his team. Through collaboration, he helps provide efficient and effective solutions through skillful technology implementation practices.

    • Favorite movie quote: “You keep using that word … I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, Princess Bride
    • Favorite Chicago spot: Wicker Park
  • Heather Henry UX Strategist

    As a UX Strategist, Heather develops relationships with clients to better understand their problems, goals and user needs to create solutions that will support their business objectives. She strives to bring an understanding of people, their needs and motivations to intelligent design solutions by balancing creative design thinking with research and data.

    • If you were a vegetable, what vegetable would you be and why? Corn. It's delicious and can be used in so many different ways, sweet or savory! 
    • Spring, summer, fall or winter? Summer!
  • Rene Hernandez Front-End Lead

    Rene is a Front-End Lead at One North, ensuring client satisfaction through visually appealing web pages and digital design. An avid tomato-lover, Rene enjoys taking care of his tomato plant when he isn’t coding away amongst his fellow FEDs.

    • Favorite movie quote: "Get to the choppa!" - Arnold Schwarzenegger, Predator
    • Favorite breakfast food: Vegetable skillet with eggs over-easy (the hashbrowns can make or break this dish).
  • Kevin Lilienthal Front-End Developer

    As a Front-End Web Developer, Kevin builds custom user interfaces, engaging user and interactions and awesome web animations. With over 8 years in the web industry, Kevin knows how to keep a pulse on modern trends as well as using intelligent best practices.

    • Favorite movie: Dark Knight
    • What did you want to be when you were little?: I once sent a letter to the tooth fairy to turn me into spider man instead of leaving money. I also wanted to be a rock star. Both of those things seem incredibly inconvenient now.
  • John Reglin UX Strategist

    As a UX Strategist, John helps clients align their digital goals, analyze the current state of their digital presence and make recommendations on how they can strengthen their presence in alignment with those goals. John’s passion for analytics and problem-solving help him create compelling and effective digital experiences for his clients.

    • What did you want to be when you were little? Professional soccer player
    • Super power you wish you had: Time travel

  • Dylan Salisbury Brand Strategist

    Dylan has a passion for insight discovery and visual storytelling. As a Brand Strategist at One North, his aim is to increase the value of the identities of organizations by helping to recognize and express their brand essence and value in more creative, effective and defined ways.

    • Fun fact: I have two dogs.
    • Favorite hobby: I really enjoy photography.
  • Ryan Schulz Managing Director, Experience Design

    As Managing Director of Brand and Experience Design, Ryan Schulz is responsible for making sure clients’ true character is represented in everything his team does: messaging, brand, user experience, visual design and front-end experiences. With more than 15 years in brand consulting, he helps clients break through the sea of sameness that plagues the world of professional services. 

    •  Favorite color: Greenish
    •  Favorite breakfast food: Breakfast tacos
  • Jimmy Tsao Front-End Architect

    Jimmy is a Front-End Architect with advanced experience in both web development and technical consulting. He solves problems for our clients through appealing web pages and digital design.

    • Favorite season: Spring because everyone is happier once winter is over.
    • Favorite breakfast food: Ham, egg and cheese on a croissant.
  • Alexa Tuskey Front-End Designer & Developer

    As a Front-End Designer & Developer at One North, Alexa creates innovative and engaging digital designs for clients and One North marketing materials through creative insight and cross-department collaboration. Alexa brings an open-mind, an unbeatable attention to detail and fearless creativity to her role at One North. She enjoys being able to help her clients tell their story by interpreting their vision and bringing it to life within functional and creative designs.

    • Fun fact: I did my senior thesis on the evolution of hip hop music.
    • What did you want to be when you were little: The President of the United States

Meet Technology

Building lasting foundations. Designing ecosystems. Protecting your assets.

One North Interactive 
222 North LaSalle St, #1500
Chicago, IL 60601

+1 312.469.1740