Rietje Gieskes

Brand Perfect Tour – speaker

Associate Design Director

Landor Associates, New York

In 2006, Rietje Gieskes rejoined the New York office of Landor Associates as an Associate Design Director, specializing in corporate identity, brand identity and packaged goods. Her previous work experience includes four years at both Landor and Interbrand. She has completed successful programs for a wide range of internationally known brands and clients, including Leviton, Advertising Educational Foundation, Verizon, Jane Goodall, Gatorade, Aquafina, Pepsi, Tropicana, Entenmann’s, Kraft, Royal Ahold supermarkets, Starbucks, Novartis, Schering-Plough, John Wiley & Sons, Smirnoff and Verbatim. Her responsibilities include managing a team of highly talented designers as they move from project brief to final implementation, as well as managing relevant external design resources (illustrators, hand letterers, photographers) and presenting finished work to clients. Rietje (pronounced re-cha) was born in Enschede, The Netherlands. She received a BFA from Syracuse University with a major in Communications Design. She resides in New York City, and in her free time, she writes and illustrates children’s books and greeting cards.

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