This week we are really going behind the scenes...or, in this case, screens.
Our talented designers are a huge part of the printing process. They go above and beyond to create some pretty awesome designs for any occasion. So, we wanted to introduce you to one!
Name: Jack Sandstrom
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Job Title: Designer
Q: How did you first learn about SxS?
I Have had friends who have worked here for nearly 5 years
Q: Before working at South by Sea, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
I did roofing for my dad's construction company for most of my life growing up....and working on a roof in Seattle is NOT FUN.
Q: How has SxS helped you in your career development?
since i've been with south by sea, I Have taught myself how to use the adobe creative suite. SXS has really allowed me to gain a better understanding of design, as well as the tools & fundamentals within the creative suite.
Q: What do you find the most challenging at work?
One of the more challenging aspects of this job is Being able to create designs that are stylistically well-done, while also maintaining efficiency.
Q: What do you like most about your work?
I get paid to draw everyday!
Q: What has been your favorite project?
I really enjoy Getting to do re-designs of designs from our archive & making designs from scratch during slower business periods.
Q: If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?
1. iPod with unlimited battery & playlist
3. book on meditation
Q: If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it?
Jack Sandstrom: Perpetually Torn Between Pizza and Tacos
Q: Any random facts you could share with us?
I've created music (rappng & singing) for almost a decade, now. My artist name is "Jack Sandstrom" and you can check out my music on social media. I'm Also a very big believer of Sasquatch...although I've never had an encounter.