John Emmert

Key Associate, Art Director

John is a valuable Forge Key Associate. In addition to being a strategic and creative conceptor, as well as a true craftsman of tasteful art direction and design, John’s a visual thinker who understands business, and who creates work to engage customers on a human level to improve results for businesses.

Early training at The Museum School and Pratt Institute led to working with major agencies around the country, including seven formative years at Hal Riney & Partners in San Francisco.

Outside Interests: Proud husband, and a father to two amazing kids, John has a drum kit in the background of his ZOOM calls that we’re all very excited to see him play one day.


“Well done is better than well said.”

Benjamin Franklin