Partner / CEO
Andrew Nicholas is the founding partner and CEO of Pixel Parlor. He’s devoted to helping brands and organizations tell compelling, innovative stories through websites and online marketing, with intuitive visual hierarchy. Prior to running a graphic design studio, Andrew got to know the fashion and performing arts worlds though positions at Macy’s, J.Crew, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, focusing on leveraging the newest web technologies to best convey the organizations’ messages. His playful, illustrative style has been seen in online and print campaigns throughout New York City & Philadelphia, as well as on global websites.
Jenn Richey Nicholas
Partner / Creative Director
Jenn has extensive experience working in high-profile design studios that specialize in pushing the boundaries of multi-disciplinary sustainable design. Her experience stretches from intricate books to large scale environmental graphics for cities, not-for-profits, education, and cultural institutions. She has had the honor of working on the design teams for the New York City 2012 Olympic Bid, the recent redesign of the National Mall in Washington D.C., as well as noted films, dozens of architecture and planning proposals, and even a shrine to Richard Branson.
Jenn currently provides creative direction for Pixel Parlor, engages with the community on a variety of design and philanthropic initiatives, and consults with clients on strategic brand solutions in innovative fields.
Lisa joins the Pixel Parlor team with 7 years of agency experience in Manhattan prior to relocating to Philadelphia. She’s worked with a variety of clients including corporate, healthcare, technology, aviation and small business.
Her project management and client services skillsets compliment her design talent with identities, websites, and print marketing.
Lou is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator, & front-end developer. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Tyler School of Art, and has been working in the industry as an Art Director & Front-End Developer. He provides a unique perspective on design, and the ability to take a project from a sketch to development and launch.
Rob has a passion for problem solving, front-end development, and WordPress—although he can build on nearly any modern web platform. His portfolio of work comes from his experience in digital agencies and his background in UX, as well as his BFA in Graphic & Interactive Design from Temple University Tyler School of Art.
Jason spent his formative years in the Midwest working construction and learning the value of craftsmanship. Specializing in identity and illustration with a focus on interactive design, Jason creates websites that are both aesthetically pleasing and beautifully functional.
Grace Young Eun Chi
Grace is a creative thinker, hopeful explorer, and graphic designer. She received her degree in Graphic Design from Drexel, and has done work for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Academy of Natural Sciences, and other institutions.
Marli is a graduate of The University of the Arts with a B.S. in Industrial Design, with 3 years experience in a wide range of design fields. Her attention to detail and love for the creative arts has helped her excel in both project and production management of various types, including retail design, branding, and print production.
Our mission is to provide unique, sophisticated design solutions while maintaining the utmost attention to detail. We strive to provide exemplary customer service and build strong, lasting relationships with our clients.
More heads are better than one
Our team believes that a process of close collaboration with the organizations and businesses we work with is essential to successful projects. While we aim to provide informed and considered design advice, we will never assume the role of dictating design to a client (unless requested). We feel design is the most successful when there is key stakeholder involvement, transparent discussion, and a common vision.
It’s easy to forget that fun can be the secret ingredient for exciting and evocative design and for nurturing positive, long-standing relationships. We pull inspiration from outside of our studio walls, and bring new ideas back to incorporate into daily work.
While we work hard, we make sure to take the time to smell the roses, plant tomatoes, cook, bike, paint, photograph, draw, and experience.
Sustainability & Social Responsibility
We love the earth and our community. We find that making the world a little better is achievable through seeking collaborative efforts with those who also value both environmentally and socially sustainable practices.
It is easier to sleep at night knowing that we’re doing our best to help facilitate great organizations through communicating their amazing efforts to the community and the world. We take time to select the best materials and methods to assure that the final design solution is sustainable, elegant, efficient, and affordable.
The majority of our team walks, bikes, or takes public transportation to work each day. We give back to local charitable & civic organizations, and also support woman & minority-owned businesses and alternative business practices that support underrepresented populations.