Welcome to the Family!
We are pleased to welcome three new team members to the Trent Creative family. Bailey, Tyler and Rachel will assist us in our continued mission of unmatched support for clients while committing to our philosophy of corporate social responsibility. With a wide variety of experience, these three understand the importance of community and the impact of local business while also possessing experience in large corporate settings building brands while adhering to their strict standards. As our team grows, we are also adding more services…stay tuned! Please help us say hello to Bailey Knudsen, Tyler Brown and Rachel Williams.
Bailey Knudsen has a passion for anything vintage and darkly humorous and holds a BFA from the College of Creative Studies. After graduation, she moved to NYC working as a graphic designer for Rolex. After about three years of the big city life, Bailey moved back to the Midwest and currently serves as an art director at Trent Creative.
When she isn’t drawing, she can be found daydreaming of far-away places, making a dress or furtively searching for a brand new screen printing machine. She also enjoys traveling, the outdoors, entomology and cooking.
Professional Experience: 4 years
Hobbies: Drawing/painting, Knitting, Sewing, Reading
Favorite Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Favorite Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Top of My Bucket List: Go to New Zealand
Fun Fact: I've flown a plane before
Tyler Brown holds a degree in Illustration from the College of Creative Studies. Graduating in 2015, he largely focused on 3D modeling and game art in the latter part of his college career. Following graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to work for Activation Blizzard as a Game Tester and freelanced at a mobile game company as a Texture Artist. Brown then moved to New York City securing a position at Rolex as a Production Artist then Graphic Designer. Tyler returned to Michigan first working at Tespo as a graphic designer and currently serves as an Art Director/Project Manager sharing his services with CMO and Trent Creative.
Outside of work, Tyler enjoys playing guitar, hiking, creative-writing, concert-going and gaming. He is a self-described “low-key adrenaline junkie” and loves all things darkly-humorous and nihilistic.
Professional Experience: 3.5 years
Hobbies: Guitar, Photography, Hiking
Favorite Movie: Whiplash
Favorite Food: Cold Pizza
Top of My Bucket List: Pilot a helicopter
Fun Fact: I go by my middle name; my first name is William
Rachel Williams comes to us from the world of athletics marketing and media-based communication. She holds a BA and MA in Communication from Oakland University and served as the graduate assistant for athletics marketing; assisting in event coordination, social media marketing and project management. Rachel currently serves as the Digital Marketing Manager at Trent Creative.
She has a passion for Downtown Rochester and Detroit as well as any and all coffee. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys playing music, songwriting, exploring around town and cheering on her favorite college sports teams, the Golden Grizzlies.
Professional Experience: 3 years
Hobbies: Reading, Playing music, Watching Oakland University sports
Favorite Movie: Love Actually or any Harry Potter film
Favorite Food: Hummus and Pita
Top of My Bucket List: Go to Paris
Fun Fact: I've written a song for a movie