OtherWisz Creative Corporation is the award-winning design team led by Mark and Jill Wisz. Founded in 2000 as a sole proprietorship, OtherWisz Creative initially served local Buffalo companies with identity design packages and brochure websites. Incorporating in 2004, the studio expanded services to include exhibit design, to specialize in custom-designed, content-driven websites, and to include exhibit design as well as branding and marketing services to large, international businesses.
OtherWisz Creative specializes in logo & brand identity. We offer a full range of services in brand development, company naming strategies, and logo design. From small start-ups to large international corporations, we have worked to develop company brands with unique and memorable identities.
We are also a leader in custom website development. As one of the first brand touchpoints to customers, a website is a primary source of a company brand message; it should address your customers and no one else’s. We will never use cookie-cutter solutions to represent your business online.
From stationery to brochures, and catalogs to advertisements, OtherWisz creates the tools necessary to market successful businesses: pocket folders, product sellsheets, postcards, posters, packaging, and apparel. Our design team will help promote your company’s brand message effectively and dynamically.
OtherWisz Creative can also work big! Outdoor marketing – including billboards and buses – or interior environments, such as trade show booths and exhibits for temporary and permanent displays, or company reception areas and public spaces give an opportunity for your company wants to make a large scale impact.
OtherWisz Creative designs the ideas to successfully market your company.
The branding process begins with asking targeted questions of your company stakeholders.
Our process includes brand audits, competitive reviews, and positioning studies.
Listening to your customer’s needs helps you to define your company message.
Your brand is not finite.
It is the organic response to your company message that only evolves with your input.
With 30 years experience in the design profession, 20 of which focused on internet development, Mark Wisz was an early proponent of pursuing Internet communications as a valuable marketing tool. Those years in the design trenches included publishing the independent, local street ‘zines Sign O’ The Times and Slack magazine.
It is Mark’s creativity, experience and vast knowledge of design production that provides OtherWisz Creative with the balance to successfully design big solutions. Mark is also currently teaching Identity Design @ The University of Buffalo as an Adjunct Instructor.
Known for her attention to detail, Jill has been exploring environmental design solutions for over twenty years. As Creative Director, Jill’s role at OtherWisz Creative is primarily in the investigative, research and development stages of marketing solutions.
A solutions designer, Jill Wisz enjoys the investigative nature of design, putting the problem solving techniques of her architectural studies to use exploring the creative nature of usability and design process.
Athena is a recent graduate from SUNY Fredonia. While in school, Athena spent her time exploring the possibilities of design, and focusing on her love of print by creating books, posters, and logos. She spent her first few months post grad working as the resident design intern for the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts, were she designed and fabricated signage for their galleries and events. She also had the opportunity to work closely with the marketing department to create both print and web advertisements.
Athena enjoys cooking, hiking, and making books. She is always looking for opportunities to be creative and learn something new.
Allison is a recent graduate from Villa Maria College. During her time in school, Allison explored various areas of design including print, digital, branding, and more.
She became very involved in web design during her senior internship. For her senior project she explored visual branding with a combination of web, E-commerce, and print design. In her free time Allison enjoys attending concerts, watching horror movies, and spending time with her friends and family.
Originally from Rochester, Michelle now calls Buffalo her home since attending the University at Buffalo. As a student, she was involved in multiple on campus graphic design internships for the college. Michelle developed a special interest for print from these creative experiences and became even more intrigued about how various media visually communicates.
Upon graduating, her thesis that experimented with lenticular imagery earned her the opportunity to do a second installation at the University’s Project Space Gallery. Michelle later went on to be a Marketing Associate for UB Center for the Arts. There her primary responsibilities included the promotion and design of upcoming UB Center for the Arts events.
While not designing, Michelle enjoys cooking and the many adventures with her dog.