Growth takes calculated risk. A willingness and courage to think different. By aligning Big Idea strategy, identity-driven design and online technologies—your organization can gain its competitive edge. Re-invigorate why your organization exists. Make it easier to do business with you. Embrace today’s technologies. Return on Experience® delivers powerful results for organizations just like yours.
Ask great questions. Track the competition. Talk to your customers. Focus on innovation. WMDG conducts member assessments, positioning and digital strategies to roll out your brand in vibrant ways across all media.
Strategy is the blueprint for building value, preference and loyalty. You’d be surprise at what we can reveal from the outside looking in.
Image is (almost) everything. Be visible. Be distinctive. Be recognized. WMDG develops total communication programs to drive organizations forward. Brand identity, naming, tagline, print communications, websites, social — the heart of all relationships.
Design engages your customers with a consistent, compelling communication system that simplifies the complex and manifests your unique brand.
We don’t just talk tech. Content management systems, AMS conversions, website overhauls, operational web applications, SEO. If you’re looking to recapture lost revenues, retain customers and grow market share—make technology work smarter.
We align communication channels, including best-in-class technology platforms to grow your brand and make it easy for staff to maintain.
Communication moves people. We plan, design and build communication programs in print, online and everywhere in between.™ They inform. They transact. But most of all, they emote. When we distill it all down—engaging work tells a story. Yours. WMDG takes business analytic (left brain) couples that with creative “what if” (right brain) and then something wonderful happens. Insights & truth that engage.
Great clients lead to great work. Over 10 years, 50 branding programs and hundreds of technology implementations we know this. An unrelenting desire to innovate, improve with design and streamline with technology. Growing your business by the numbers drives us. There’s something very right about 1+1 being so much more than you and us. Your success is ours too.
You’re only as good as the company you keep. WMDG believes in developing our people to be the best at what they do. So your organization can be the best at what you do. We learn. We teach. We read. We publish. At the intersection of commerce and communication—we’ve cultivated a group of inspired artisans that stay at the leading edge of brand development and technology solutions.
Passionate. Smart. Innovative. Just a few words that describe WM Design Group founder Warren McKenna. With more than 15 years experience in strategic communications and marketing planning, communication design and integrated marketing development, Warren asks clients and the WMDG team to do more. To be more.
Warren’s tailor-made strategies and 360-degree marketing communications directly support associations’ strategic planning, critical goals, and plans of action thus enabling increased financial return and increased performance. Your association is a business. Good experience design is good business.
A BFA in Design from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA in Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Warren strives for making pieces tell the whole brand story.
Elizabeth’s favorite question? “What should the experience be?” It’s the first thing she asks when looking at new communications or innovative technologies. She ensures WM Design Group’s communications and technology solutions ‘feel’ like our clients’ brand. Following a user-centered design approach, Elizabeth marries business objectives with user needs. Relationships. Ours with you. Yours with your customers. On brand and on target.
With 15 years of experience in digital strategy, marketing and integrated user experience design, Elizabeth is passionate about building immersive brand experiences. Online. Offline. All the time.
A BA from Lake Forest College with distinguished honors in English Literature and French. When not coming up with new ways to tell our clients’ stories, Elizabeth is cooking, reading and catching butterflies in her garden with her 2 daughters and 2 dogs.
New trends. Innovation. Dynamic and cool. These are the things that Sandra wants to incorporate into our client's websites and online experiences. Her biggest strength is bridging the gap between visual design and technology at WM Design Group. She enjoys experimenting with different styles and looks to develop effective communication design solutions. Sandra appreciates smart, simple and memorable work.
Interested in sending us an RFP? Want to explore a career with WMDG? Curious about a client case study? Drop us a line and let’s talk about what you want to accomplish. It’s amazing when you put passionate, smart people together.
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