George A. Dansie, Jr
George Dansie is the president of Marketing By Design, Inc. MBD, is an elite marketing and design company specilizing in creative development, art direction, marketing, public relations and internet marketing. The Marketing By Design core value is that appropriate design and marketing, that is based on good information will build business.
George’s love for the arts began while in elementary school. He was exposed to computer graphics while in High School and knew that is what he wanted to do for his career. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1989 and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in design.
George began his professional career at KSL-TV, in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1985. He worked for KSL for 13 years until 1998 when he decided to give his full attention to Marketing By Design, Inc. At KSL he worked as Broadcast Designer, Senior Broadcast Designer, and Art Director. George worked on award winning projects for both print and video. Some of these are 1986 – Outdoors with Doug Miller; 1994 – Utah Business Show; 1994 – Sportsbeat Sunday; 1996 – KSL Weather with Mark Ubank; 1997 – Outdoor Expo; 1997 – Holocaust; Utah Remembers (award winning documentary); 1998 – Quake Zone Documentary (received Telly Award for best Graphics); Once upon a Dinosaur (award winning Documentary); 1998 – KSL TV News Set, the 1986, 1988, 1992 & 1996 Election Coverage, Shop Talk, Take 5 For Kids, and Show Me the Title, to name a few.
Other awards include; 1992 Distinguished Service Award, KSL TV, The Bronze Plaque for “Wing and a Prayer”, Telly Awards in 1995, 1997 & 1999, 2002 Addy Award, and three additional Telly awards in 2003, and one in 2005 for the ProTeam Way marketing video.
George has served countless hours volunteering his time and talents. In 1982 through 1984 he served a full-time mission in Cleveland, Ohio for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Among proselytizing, he also served in the mission office for eight months as the Public Communication Director, producing presentations and designing collateral materials for the mission. He actively serves in his church, the “Boy Scouts of America,” and in the community. Recently, George served on the Riverton Preservation Board in 2000. He has donated his design services over the years to organizations that he believes in, including The Coral Arts Society of Utah, Mormon Arts Festival, Incredible Journey Arts Foundation, United Families International, Miss Riverton Scholarship Pageant, and the Riverton Arts Council.
As a designer, George has a passion for producing visual communications that inspire, uplift, and help his clients build business.
Lyndy graduated from Weber State University with a B.A. in Dance Performance and a minor in Business Multimedia. During her college years, Lyndy performed and choreographed in WSU’s Dance Company “Orchesis”.
After college, Lyndy attended the American Dance Festival (ADF) as a video intern where she filmed and edited ADF’s orientation video and archived all the dance classes. In the fall of 2013, Lyndy co-founded the modern company “Junction Dance” where she performed in pieces choreographed by Tawna Halbert and Rod Rafael and edited two Dance-for-the-Camera videos.
Her multimedia career began with an Interdisciplinary Project with Foursite Film Studios, where she co-directed, and co-choreographed a Dance-for-the-Camera “Unveiled”, winning the “People’s Choice” award from the Salt Lake City Arts Festival. The past four years Lyndy has expanded her multimedia skills with Marketing By Design, Inc in video editing, web admin. and graphic design. This past year, Lyndy edited two videos that took Bronze in their respective categories in the 35th Annual Telly Awards.
Jonathan Gracey is an artist and designer living and working in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has a BFA from the University of Utah. He and his wife have two kids and one dog.
James Dansie’s love for videography started in high school when he became the Audio Visual Officer as a part of his school’s student government. In this role he was responsible for a vast number of school videos including highlight films for team sports, presentations for assemblies, and school public service announcements.
Two weeks after graduation James took a brief pause from film making to become a United States Marine. During his training James learned the importance of hard work, dedication, and discipline. After completing all of his training James was stationed at Camp Williams in Utah as a reservist.
Eager to once again begin a career in film production, James started working for Marketing By Design as a Video Editor and Videographer. In August of 2013 James was out sourced to Tahoe Films LTD. to work as a videographer for the NBC Sports show Eye of the Hunter. It was there where he was able to learn from experienced filmmaker Tom Opre. James was able to travel all over the world: France, Sweden, Africa, Canada, Alaska, and Mexico. While working with Tahoe Films, James was part of the production team for commercial shoots for companies such as Warn and FNH Guns.
Web Designer 3D Modeling. Lorin is a front-end web-designer and has background in HTML and PHP. Lorin also created 3d models that were used in the Telly Award winning Utility Specialist Carpet Care training video for ManageMen.