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We are a team of creatives with a strong background in design and branding principles, aesthetics and strategy. We are proud of our reputation of high-quality work and our loyal client base.

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Robby Poore

Robby was born in Chapel Hill and grew up in the mountains of New Mexico. He received his BFA in painting, drawing and printmaking from UNM in Albuquerque. His design career has spanned from concert lighting to games, gig posters, trade publications and high-end studio design. For the past 20 years he worked for the UNC School of Government serving as a graphic designer and later, as Design Manager. He ebulliently joined UNC Creative in 2022. His many alter egos include father of twins, garage rock guitarist, college radio DJ, screen printer and documentary film subject.

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MacKenzie Henry
Project Coordinator

MacKenzie joined the UNC Creative team as Project Coordinator in summer 2022. Prior to UNC, she worked for 11 years as a Producer and Project Manager in branded and commercial video production. When not coordinating design projects with the team and various UNC clients, she is with her family finding ways to be outdoors or enjoying a family movie night. Hiking, gardening, swimming and visiting family in Maine are her favorite activities.

Alyssa Stepien
Alyssa Stepien
Art Director

Alyssa was born and raised in New Jersey, where she attended Montclair State University. She worked as a book cover designer in New York City before moving to North Carolina in 2011. She has been with UNC Creative since 2013 and, in addition to art direction and brand management, enjoys working on branding and web projects. In her free time she volunteers and fosters with a local dog rescue to help find homes for abandoned pets.

Andrew Jacobs
Andrew Jacobs
Senior Designer

Andrew received his BFA from Georgia Southern University. Before joining UNC Creative, he worked in the agency industry, designing campaigns and identities for brands across the nation.

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Sharon Chung
Graphic Designer

Sharon is a native North Carolinian and received her BFA in Graphic Design from NC State University. After graduating, she went to New York City to pursue a career in designing consumer products and worked with brands such as Disney, Mattel, and Lisa Frank. She discovered a love of working with the community and using design to bring value to messaging in higher education, eventually leading her to UNC in 2022. Outside of work, she loves painting, theology, and spoiling her two poodles.

Donna Marlette
Donna Marlette

Donna was born and raised in Texas. She is a graduate of the Bryan School of Business at UNC-Greensboro. Donna has been with UNC Creative since 2011, where she does the accounting and provides customer service to clients. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, spending time with family and friends and volunteering in her church and community.

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