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Hiring: Digital Designer

_________ WHO WE ARE  Iron is a design agency specializing in brand strategy and aligning website experiences with their brand and company goals. We are a small yet efficient team that creates beautiful and functional brand deliverables.  We are problem solvers expressing solutions through creativity. We believe building a brand requires an understanding of its

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Hiring Front-end Developer

About Iron Iron is a design agency specializing in brand strategy and aligning website experiences with their brand and company goals. We are a small yet efficient team that creates beautiful and functional brand deliverables for modern local businesses, the occasional corporation, and higher education programming. Our creative process embraces the beauty of iterative collaboration

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Hiring Summer Interns

It’s that time of year again: #thattimeiworkedatiron season. Perfect those pixels and send them over for consideration as our 2018 summer intern. As part of Iron’s intern program, interns will get to develop design concepts, present ideas, and produce final production artwork for some of our real-world projects and clients. They are expected to contribute to the research

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November Recap

November Recap Summit For the past 3 years we’ve had the privilege of branding Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Summit, an inspiring all-day conference held in New York City’s Times Center. This event brings together the most relevant entrepreneurs of today who share their stories and give insight to hundreds of startups, investors, and busy bodies with brilliant ideas. With 2017’s Summit

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Branding for the Entrepreneur

Branding is a tool that can be utilized in so many ways, and at pretty much every milestone of a business’ journey. Good strategic branding will round out the unfinished edges of your consumer-facing business with exciting and thought-provoking exercises that are valuable for anyone, but especially startups. It pushes you to define the soul

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Materials Matter

Materials have always been communicators. We subconsciously translate the feeling of touch into distinct impressions. In other words, materials stimulate our senses and spark an emotion, or even revive a memory. This brings us to the question of whether or not the materials you are using for a printed project are communicating the right message, and

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Internship Recap: Kevin Zampieron

This past June, Kevin packed his bags and hopped down the road from Rochester Institute of Technology to join the Iron team as our 2017 summer design intern. As part of the program, our interns work on real-world projects along side us, present their progress during internal critiques, adopt our tight deadlines, and enjoy all

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Brews and Brands – Part 2

7 Things to Keep in Mind When Branding Your Beer Chances are, creating brands was NOT why you decided to create a craft brewery in the first place. You are a master at creating great beers, after all. But, good brand design is great at letting your product sell itself on the shelves, so you don’t

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Brews and Brands – Part 1

How To Get Your Beer Brand Started Over the years, as we’ve helped clients in the craft brew industry build their brands and take their brews from tap to retail, we’ve identified a few decision points that seem to arise periodically in our process. As the craft brewing world continues to grow, we felt it might

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Create Upstate Recap

If you’re a creative and you weren’t at Create Upstate this past weekend, you should definitely be suffering from fomo. And if you aren’t, you can safely diagnose yourself with it now. Create Upstate is not only a celebration of upstate New York’s best agencies, freelancers, and projects, but it’s also a conference that brings

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