If you’ve ever wanted to know a little more about the A-Team, here’s your chance. Each month, we will be highlighting a different agency team member. This week we are helping you get to know our resident goofball and words of affirmation officer, Creative Director, Aaron.
Describe your role at Anderson in 10 words or less.. GO!
“I am the good idea enthusiast and circus ringleader.”
What’s your go to productivity trick?
“Iced lattes and ’80s punk rock.”
What led you to this career path?
“I always had an affinity for designing things and putting things together. I started college as an architecture student, then switched to industrial design. That led me to graphic design, then to art direction, and now creative direction.”
If you could add one thing to the office what would it be?
“A drum set in a soundproof room. I guess that’s two things. So maybe just a soundproof room to start and we can add the drum set later.”
What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
“My dad said “Don’t be a slacker.” Stuck with me”
Who inspires you?
“The Flying Wallendas. Trapeze artistry seems hard.”
What are you passionate about?
“Food. Specifically, homemade Italian food. I love it so much.”
What is your favorite thing about this career field?
“The creative process. It’s messy and frustrating and unpredictable. But when you uncover an idea that doesn’t totally suck, it’s very rewarding.”
Favorite place in Arizona? In Phoenix?
“Uh, anywhere I can bring Benny.”
What’s one thing you learned recently?
“The definition of canoodling. Apparently, I had been using it wrong.”
What is your guilty pleasure?
“Poutine, there’s just something about gravy and fries.”
Last but not least, what is your favorite thing about ANDERSON?