Mark is a Founding Partner and serves as the studio’s Creative Director. Mark possesses the innate ability to lead teams and guide the creative process, as well as contribute as a hands-on team member - designing and creating many of the projects at Zero. Mark has over a decade of experience, working at large traditional advertising agencies, small digital design firms and in-house in publishing companies. Mark currently serves as a jury member on industry-leading organizations Awwwards.com and CSS Design Awards. Mark is writing this bio about Mark and it makes him feel funny. He’s had the privilege of leading, mentoring and learning among diverse teams—resulting in some amazing and award-winning creative and experiences. Mark has worked with a variety of notable clients ranging from major household names like Google and Conde Naste to startups and small businesses. All of which presented interesting and challenging problems to solve. Mark strives to make fresh and innovative work that actually works and have as much fun as possible during the process.
Joseph F. Delaney III
Joseph is a Founding Partner and the Managing Director at Zero. Coming from a background of strategy, user experience, and technology, their passions lie in delivering contemporary products. They've been working in the agency world in NYC for over 10 years with previous gigs at Wondersauce, Area 17, and Canvas.
Joseph is always looking for new and unique challenges for emerging brands, business models and human behavior. Coupled with their passion to achieve contemporary and human-centered design experiences, they enjoy the service aspect of working with individuals and brands. Joseph has built his career on servicing clients to empower their values and achieve an enjoyable & collaborative working experience. They excel at crafting unique problem-solving processes that are suited to the challenge at hand while staying grounded in empathy for clients and users alike.
Lastly, Joseph is a firm believer in achieving an enjoyable and open process with their internal teams in order to fully realize progressive work.
Chelsea is a Partner and Creative Director at Zero. She has a diverse creative background having worked as an art director and designer in the worlds of design, advertising and event marketing. Prior to helping launch Zero, she led design for digital advertising and video on the digital team at Hillary for America in Brooklyn, New York; the campaign to help elect Hillary Clinton as the next president of the United States.
She cares about human-centered design and using empathy as a tool for design and business. Chelsea has traveled around the United States to speak about her experience designing for a political campaign and the importance of design in creating change for the better.
Chelsea grew up in the midwest and graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design with a BFA in Communication Design. She is a part-time faculty member at Parsons School of Design and is currently serving as the President of AIGA NY, where she collaborates with an incredible group of volunteer board members to serve the New York design community.
About Zero Studios
Zero is a digitally-native branding agency with offices in New York and Milwaukee. We specialize in building brands and digital experiences.
Current and Past Clients
Banded Brewing Co.
Canal Street Market
Clark St. Mercantile
Concord Music Hall
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Red Sand Project
Stones Throw Records
The Democratic National Convention