About 2017-12-14T18:08:29+00:00

Hit Us Up. We’ll Do Your Brand A Solid.

Digital Hive Mind is a full-service advertising, design & content development agency. We offer a comprehensive array of creative services including web development, branding, graphic design, photography, video production, content marketing and advertising strategy.

At its core our mission is to develop vehicles that generate positive impressions and deliver measurable results. We believe in a simple recipe for success – cultivate lasting relationships and do good work with good people. We thrive on the adventure that each new partnership brings, the creative problem solving process, the opportunity to immerse ourselves in a new industry, technology, or product, and the satisfaction of delivering.

Hit Us Up.
We’ll Do Your Brand A Solid.

Digital Hive Mind is a full-service advertising, design & content development agency. We offer a comprehensive array of creative services including web development, branding, graphic design, photography, video production, content marketing and advertising strategy.

At its core our mission is to develop vehicles that generate positive impressions and deliver measurable results. We believe in a simple recipe for success – cultivate lasting relationships and do good work with good people. We thrive on the adventure that each new partnership brings, the creative problem solving process, the opportunity to immerse ourselves in a new industry, technology, or product, and the satisfaction of delivering.

Jason Farris

Co-Founder & Creative Director

Jason is the founder and creative director of Digital Hive Mind. He holds a B.F.A. from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) and began his career as a designer and illustrator in 1994. Jason’s work has been published by Billboard, Maxim, The Los Angeles Times, The Harvard Crimson, and Disney. Jason has enjoyed working with a number of prestigious brands including Delta Air Lines, International Paper, Nabisco, and SC Johnson. He has led branding efforts and provided art direction and design for clients including Philip Morris, Playboy, Rockford Public Library Systems, RPM International, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Erin Salisbury

Co-Founder & Director of Communications

As Digital Hive Mind’s managing partner, Erin oversees the firm’s administrative and day-to-day operations and manages select Client Services, including research, strategy development, project scheduling, and media planning & buys. She has 10+ years of agency experience crafting strategic messaging to support clients’ advertising goals. Erin has a B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University where she also held a post-graduate position providing technical writing consulting services to the College of Engineering. Erin went on to hold key roles in Logistics and Contract Administration with NewellRubbermaid’s global transportation department prior to partnering with Jason Farris in founding Digital Hive Mind.

Don Hatton

Director of Client Services

Don holds a B.S. in Operations Management & Information Systems from Northern Illinois University and an M.B.A. from Webster University. He has worked with a multitude of companies developing, implementing, and managing strategies to position them as leaders in their respective industries. Don has guided companies to better understand and expand on key differentiators, then leverage those to support growth and increased profitability. His extensive supply chain experience and knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing lends itself exceptionally well in working through processes to develop creative marketing campaigns and impactful branding solutions. 

Jason Farris

Co-Founder & Creative Director

Jason is the founder and creative director of Digital Hive Mind. He holds a B.F.A. from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) and began his career as a designer and illustrator in 1994. Jason’s work has been published by Billboard, Maxim, The Los Angeles Times, The Harvard Crimson, and Disney. Jason has enjoyed working with a number of prestigious brands including Delta Air Lines, International Paper, Nabisco, and SC Johnson. He has led branding efforts and provided art direction and design for clients including Philip Morris, Playboy, Rockford Public Library Systems, RPM International, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Erin Salisbury

Co-Founder & Director of Operations

As Digital Hive Mind’s managing partner, Erin oversees the firm’s administrative and day-to-day operations and manages select Client Services, including research, strategy development, project scheduling, and media planning & buys. She has 10+ years of agency experience crafting strategic messaging to support clients’ advertising goals. Erin has a B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University where she also held a post-graduate position providing technical writing consulting services to the College of Engineering. Erin went on to hold key roles in Logistics and Contract Administration with NewellRubbermaid’s global transportation department prior to partnering with Jason Farris in founding Digital Hive Mind.

Don Hatton

Director of Client Services

Don holds a B.S. in Operations Management & Information Systems from Northern Illinois University and an M.B.A. from Webster University. He has worked with a multitude of companies developing, implementing, and managing strategies to position them as leaders in their respective industries. Don has guided companies to better understand and expand on key differentiators, then leverage those to support growth and increased profitability. His extensive supply chain experience and knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing lends itself exceptionally well in working through processes to develop creative marketing campaigns and impactful branding solutions.