Benjamin Franklin

last updated 4/24/2018

General Information

Experience

Principal and Creative Director - Yank and Limey Inc

Adjunct Faculty In Communication Design - Washington University

Affiliations

Adjunct Faculty Member - Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

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About Us - Yank & Limey

Benjamin Franklin
Principal and Creative Director 50+ Years Combined Experience Benjamin Franklin Ben has over 23 years of experience producing award winning work. A native of Nottinghamshire, England, he studied in the UK and began his career with one of London's leading corporate design studios. His career has since been divided between London and St. Louis. In 2009 Ben founded Yank and Limey, a firm that specializes in building brands and developing online and offline marketing materials. Ben has produced work for companies such as Monsanto, Zimmer Holdings, McCarthy Construction, S.M. Wilson, Mackey Mitchell Architects, Job Centre Plus, London Pensions Fund, Data Research Associates, Tripos, Huntco Steel, the United Way and many more.

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contact   |   yank and limey   |   strategic branding, design and marketing

Benjamin Franklin
President and Creative Director c. 314 803 5422 ben@yankandlimey.com

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benjamin franklin   |   yank and limey   |   strategic branding, design and marketing

Benjamin Franklin
President and Creative Director Ben is the Limey, but was also naturalized as a US citizen in 2009. Given his name it was only right he become a citizen. He has over 16 years of experience producing award winning work that include AIGA and ADDY awards and numerous publication entries. A native of Nottinghamshire, England, he studied in the UK and began his career with one of London's leading corporate design studios. His career has since been divided between London and St. Louis. Ben conceived Yank and Limey in the early 2000s and let the concept percolate for many years whilst building a comprehensive business plan that outlined every facet of the company. In march 2009 Yank and Limey was incorporated and soon after Ben began working with Paul Gassett, a life science client from the 1990s. Ben also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Washington University St. Louis teaching typography at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Ben has produced work for companies such as Gray Design Group, Shaughnessy, Monsanto, McCarthy Construction, Agilent Technologies, S.M. Wilson, COCA, Mackey Mitchell Architects, Zimmer Holdings, Job Centre Plus, London Pensions Fund, Tripos, Pricewaterhousecoopers, Huntco Steel, the United Way and many more. In this evolving technological world Ben enjoys nothing more than sitting face to face with a client and generating business in a traditional way. He welcomes the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your project needs.

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