Our Team

Founder, Lead Art Director

Michael Forrest 

Michael is an award winning Art Director / Designer, Instructor, Husband, Father and Friend. His creative talents and insights have been sought after by some of the biggest brands and design firms in the United States.

Michael’s 13+ years of experience has allowed him the opportunity to create a wide variety of creative assets for brands like Facebook, Cheerios, Florida Hospital (now Advent Health), The New York Yankees, The WNBA, The NBA, Savage Race, Verizon Wireless, and The Disney Institute.

Account Director

Jason Moore

Jason loves being apart of quality concepts and ideas that add value to the people and places around them.

His high regard for brand, physical spaces and collaboration have helped the foundational growth of various local initiatives and startups, including West Elm Local, Downtown CREDO, The Heavy and Lake Fair Lane.

Contributing Art Director

Greg Perkins

Greg has worked as a multi-disciplinary designer and creative director for over a decade and has had the privilege of partnering with a wide of range of clients - both large and small.  

His aim is to leave his ego at the door and believes in listening to the ideas and desires of his clients and partnering with them to help those ideas come to life.

Contributing Designer + Developer

John Wilson

Over the past decade, John has worked in a variety of internet-based ventures—from small-town web shops to larger startups. This has given John a wide array of experience that allows him to both design and develop world-class internet-based experiences.

John lives with his wife and two children in the lowly Gulf Shores region of Alabama. When he’s not on a computer, he’s either out on a tennis court or in the backyard with his son and daughter.
Contributing Brand Strategist

Kirk Rhodes

Kirk has spent the last fifteen years designing and creative directing in Orlando, working with large and small teams to create and sustain brands and campaigns of all sizes. He’s worked with brands like Florida Hospital (now Advent Health), YMCA, Northland Church, and Mavie Cosmetics.

He loves taking deep dives, researching and discovering the best methods of communicating and engaging with a wide range of clients and their audiences.

Your Name Here

We are currently seeking an intern with interests in branding, brand systems, typography and print design.

If you think you got what it takes and are interested, please send us a message with samples of your work to hello@thisiscounter.com