Octavia J Gilmore is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Atlanta based Creative Juice, an award-winning creative agency. Originally from New Jersey, Gilmore was first introduced to graphic design at the young age of 14, where she knew one day she would start her own agency. Gilmore obtained a Bachelor of F ine Arts in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta. At the age of 23, Gilmore took the leap of faith and launched Creative Juice. Gilmore is proud to run a millennial, minority, female-owned agency.
Courtney is a designer from the DC Metro Area with a passion for design solutions tailored to her clients needs. Following her studies at Savannah College of Art and Design, where she obtained a B.F.A. in Graphic Design, she’s worked on national and international campaigns for Coca-Cola, AMC Theatres, Apple and many others. When she’s not fully immersed in a design project, Courtney has a passion for all things cooking and beauty and even serves as a professional makeup artist for occasional photo shoots and events.
Danielle is dedicated to understanding and solving problems, and communicating clearly to all stakeholders. Her role is to maintain open lines of communication between Juicers and clients, as well as managing all project timelines and deliverables.Prior to joining Creative Juice, Danielle managed operations at a niche design shop. She has a passion for visual communication, and is excited to use her strong organization and analytical skills to enhance the Creative Juice client experience.When she’s not facilitating the goings-on at Creative Juice, Danielle can be found frequenting Atlanta-area breweries with her wife, losing games of Scrabble, having existential debates with her nearest and dearest, or diving into the newest release on Netflix. She’d love your suggestions on what series she should watch next.
Graphic design began as a hobby for Anna but in high school she realized she could turn it into a career. She graduated early and was admitted into the Visual Communications program at Illinois Institute of Art in Schaumburg, then the Columbia College Chicago. Anna decided she would further her education and career by pursuing and completing her Master of Arts in Design Management. With Creative Juice, her role as brand strategist is to help clients solidify their message and organize it into concise words and actions. She offers a laser-sharp focus on branding, graphic design, design management, and a fresh perspective for all projects she is part of. Design and branding aside, Wilder is driven by her innate curiosity of all things in and beyond our world, a foodie at heart, enjoys being outdoors, and loves animals - especially cats.
Natasha is a process driven office manager who has a background in administration. Natasha graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a B.A and a Master’s in Administration. Natasha is a positive juicer who enjoys seeing happy clients and all things creative. Working hard to deliver stellar customer service and client experience. Natasha’s responsibility includes AP/AR, customer service, proposals and making sure customers stay as juicy as possible. In her spare time, she enjoys scientific research, exploring with family, traveling, blogging, and trying new restaurants.
Jenni Renas is a designer and creative from Metro Detroit and the current design intern at Creative Juice. She is studying to receive a B.F.A. in graphic design at Savannah College of Art & Design and is in her senior year of school. As the design intern, Renas works on social content, blog posts, and email notifications. She loves creating fun, interesting work and is dedicated to making things that are unique and different. As much as she loves Illustrator & InDesign, Renas enjoys tactile projects and a break from the screen, at times like these you can find her eating (most likely), sketching, or digging around at thrift shops.
Taylor is a Designer at Creative Juice who enjoys helping brands with identity, print and digital design and design that's functional, accessible and has a lovely form. After graduating from the Art Institute of Atlanta and volunteering with AIGA ATL, Taylor decided to take her design expertise to the next level and joined the Juicers. When she's not working on an identity system or sorting out a website’s visual design, she soaks up design inspiration from her surroundings — nature, architecture, lectures and workshops and even sweets.
Donny is a service-driven Account Coordinator with a passion for self-improvement, sales and the intricacies of business and marketing. A proud ATLien, Donny believes that we do our best work when we love what we do, where we do it, and with whom. And she loves working with the innovative minds at Creative Juice in beautiful Atlanta. As a teen she accidentally fell in love with writing while journaling her way through challenges and is now, many moons later, pursuing a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Entertainment. When she’s not handling AP/AR, delivering juicy customer service and creating proposals at Creative Juice, she’s watching Netflix (According to her professors, it’s considered homework.), clumsily learning yoga, coaching single moms in self-care, or mentoring girls with issues of self-esteem.