I’m Kirk Mueller,
Designer, Builder, and Former Principal & Director of Digital at Studio Mercury

A multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial director of digital with over ten years of experience in a digital-first approach to brand development, brand identity, new product technology, publications, mobile/tablet apps, websites, video content, and cross-channel campaigns.

A multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial director of digital with over ten years of experience in a digital-first approach to brand development, brand identity, new product technology, publications, mobile/tablet apps, websites, video content, and cross-channel campaigns.

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Gather Journal

Beautiful in print. Beautiful in digital.

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Martha Stewart

From print to digital.

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West Elm

Unified digital design.

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NARS Cosmetics

Agile digital partnership.

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Garden & Gun

Re-imaging an iconic southern brand.

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MyGQ

Save, share, collect, shop.

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Sotheby's

Past, present, and future auctions.

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Selected Works

Hand-selected works.

Brands I've Worked With

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ABOUT ME
I’m Kirk Mueller – designer, builder, and previous partner and director of digital at Studio Mercury.

At Studio Mercury, I produced comprehensive award winning brand identities, campaigns, and digital products that spanned multiple industries and platforms. As co-founder and director of digital at Studio Mercury, I oversaw the creation of digital identities, translation of brands throughout their digital projects, and manages all aspects of projects from start to finish between multiple stakeholders, designers, and development teams. I wrote, pitched, and presented proposals that allowed our studio to compete and win projects with $500k budges. I lead both creative and development teams of between 5-15 people, all while working on multiple projects (usually between 8-12 concurrently). I lead branding and strategy sessions for all of our new clients. I’m a passionate leader with success in building, mobilizing, and developing cross-functional teams of strategists, designers, programmers, directors and photographers.

While pursuing my Masters at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), I developed a healthy skepticism of the role of technology in our lives. He believes the integration of technology should be purposeful and well thought out and applies this ethos to my work.

Sometimes when I’m tired of looking at the screen, I’ll hand-print wallpaper or hack Nintendo cartridges. Working with my hands helps fuel my inner maker.

I currently live and work in New York City.

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You can reach me at: h[email protected]
LinkedIn or Instagram.

You can reach me at: [email protected]
LinkedIn or Instagram.

kirk-profile

You can reach me at: [email protected]
LinkedIn or Instagram.

You can reach me at: [email protected]
LinkedIn or Instagram.

You can reach me at: [email protected]
LinkedIn or Instagram.