SPOTLIGHT: Designer - Jack Sandstrom

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!


Meet Jack!


                                                      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
2. machete
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.


Well, that's all we have for now.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know a little bit about one of our designers.

stay tuned for more "Spotlight" posts coming soon!