Howes Design Service


Get To Know Me:

Who is Benjamin Howes?


I was born in Lancaster, Ohio a year before the Berlin Wall came down.  The son of naturalist and a graphic designer, I was homeschooled and raised right outside the woods where I learned to draw, think, play music, and create.

After graduating from Ohio University, I moved to Columbus to take a job with a small software company.  Ever since then I have been honing my craft and working with some of the coolest cats in town.  I spent the last two years in a senior design role that also saw me overseeing project management and environment production duties.  Now I'm independent and creating for people and brands I love. 

My wife Perrie and I own a home in the Forest Park neighborhood of Columbus.  We enjoy eating all over the city as well as running, cycling, and hiking. I also play bass and guitar and am always building my record collection. We also hired a Cockapoo to be our guard dog. Her name is Juniper.




Ohio University
B.S. in Visual Communications, 2011

Selected Clients:

• Waze
• Safelite AutoGlass
• Wolf's Ridge Brewing
• Serif Creative
• GradLeaders (then called MBA Focus)
• Loose Rail Brewing / Harvest Moon Craft Kitchen
• John Rush for State Representative
• Lifepoint Church


A Visual Noise-Maker:

Innovative, problem-solving, funny, easy to work with, competent, and creative.  These are some of the words that come to clients minds if you were to inquire about me.  

As an 8-year veteran of graphic design, my responsibilities have included:

• Logo and brand identity design.
• A full-spectrum of design for print (reports, brochures, books, music albums, etc.).
• Brand implementation across multiple collateral and channels.
• Online marketing and custom email templates.
• Streamlining UI/UX for customer facing websites.
• Social media post scheduling and strategy.
• Content creation for web and social media.
• Copywriting for marketing and product end use.
• Search-engine optimization.
• Website wire-framing and development.
• Research and brand strategy.


Get in touch:

So now that you've taken some time to get to know me, I'd love to hear from you!  Chances are, you and I would be a great fit and the only thing left for us to do is get in contact.  I am open to any and all questions and inquiries.

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