Marketing by Design | Creative Design & Marketing Solutions

About Marketing by Design

We Measure Our Success by Your Success!

Marketing by Design Agency (MBD) focuses on design, marketing and advertising for a variety of small business clients. WE understand that outstanding design is the first component of successful marketing. A focused strategy for marketing, with an eye on budget, can boost a business’s bottom line. MBD can provide a comprehensive and cohesive action plan to promote your business across both online and print platforms gaining the most traction for optimal results.MBD is located at the foot of the imposing and beautiful Wasatch mountain range near Park City, Utah. But our scope of clientele reaches from the sun-drenched Pacific to that great metropolis to the East. So we have experience in a variety of markets and industries.

We look forward to finding out about your next project and working with you to achieve success.

“In Business There is No Finish Line. The Race is On!”

Behind the Scenes

It takes a steady hand on the tiller.

A career in design and marketing has been a great personal journey. It started many years ago with a graphic design reproduction job. I was fortunate enough to visit the inner sanctums of the biggest ad agencies’ Los Angeles while delivering the prints I was working on daily. That experience inspired me to attend UCLA Extension for Visual Communications and subsequently Computer Graphics certificate programs to become a graphic designer.
I started that career as a production artist for one of the largest direct mail marketing companies in the United States. But while there, I had my eye on a finding a position at an advertising agency — my dream vocation. I was amazed when I was hired after my initial interview at a Los Angeles-based Westside advertising agency. Initially, employed as an associate designer, then promoted through senior designer, art director, and finally, Director of New Media. I remained there for nearly ten years servicing a wide variety of clients from real estate to entertainment. I was then recruited to a competing Los Angeles agency to start up their online division. I remained there through the great recession in 2008 and then as freelancer servicing the agency’s clients after they closed their doors in the downturn.
Now, I am marshaling that experience into Marketing by Design, with a small and dedicated team, to serve your marketing and creative needs.

— Robert Franssen / Creative Director and Founder


UCLA Extension: Design and Arts

  • Visual Communications
  • Computer Graphics

Work Experience

United States Sales Corporation
Position(s): Production Artist > Associate Designer

The Weston Group
Position(s): Associate Designer > Senior Designer > Art Director > Director of New Media

RAP Communications
Position(s): Director of New Media

Connect Media
Position(s): Senior Designer / Web Developer

Marketing by Design Agency

Creative Director / Owner


Best Logo: Orleans – 1998 Élan Awards
Best Website: The Weston Group – 2001 Élan Awards
Best Website: Brookfield Homes – 2003 Élan Awards

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