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brand developer, marketer & leader

Hi there! I'm Derek Swanson. I'm a 

based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I love discovering what is unique about your company and developing solutions to grow business.


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Brands I've Worked With

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About Me

I'm a Minneapolis, MN-based creative that has helped brands create unique solutions to expand their business through creative direction and marketing.

Currently, I work with brands all over the country creating through a variety of mediums.  This includes brand development, video marketing, event production, social media content creation, and photography.

After creating on the side for 4 years, in 2009 I started my own business working with agencies and brands in various roles.

From 2010-2013 I worked with the amazing crew at Capture as a cinematographer, post-production editor and motion designer.

In 2020 I founded Ninth Street, an indoor soccer park and coffee shop serving the culturally diverse neighborhoods in Minneapolis.

I've worked with startups to Fortune 500 companies.  Small boutique agencies to 10,000 member churches.

Hmmm...what else would you like to know?  Send me a note and let's grab a coffee to talk more!

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