Peppermill’s Fall Internship Program

June 27, 2017, By Jennifer Culpepper

It’s just the start of summer, but we’re already thinking ahead to Fall. Sure, the cooler temperatures and changing leaves are great, but we’re most excited for our future Fall intern! Throughout the last few years, The Peppermill Projects and Brand Joint Internship Program has grown and evolved. Each semester we seek out an aspiring Graphic Designer who is passionate about design and looking for real-world branding experience. [SEE FULL POST]

Spring Intern: Molly Stallings

February 28, 2017, By Jennifer Culpepper

Molly joins us for an internship during her very last college semester before graduating from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County this upcoming May. There, she majors in Visual Arts with a Concentration in Graphic Design. Molly is calling the Peppermill Projects office home until the end of April, where she’ll assist our creative team with promotional projects and real-life client work.

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Junior Graphic Designer Job Opening!

January 11, 2017, By Jennifer Culpepper

Annapolis’ top boutique branding and graphic design agency Peppermill Projects (and its sister company, Brand Joint) is hiring again! This time we’re looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to join our team. We’re searching for an intelligent, creative, typography nerd who wants to grow with us, do amazing design and share our love of Netflix Originals and Friday happy hours. [SEE FULL POST]

10 Questions to Help Build Your Brand in 2017

January 11, 2017, By Jennifer Culpepper

The new year brings new changes and challenges to any business, small or large. Now that we’re into the first few weeks of 2017, it’s likely you have thought of some New Year’s resolutions for yourself and for your business. We challenge you to nix the cliche resolutions (though there’s nothing wrong with a gym membership!) and create tangible goals. Resolutions are easily broken, but goals are achievable and provide you with something to work towards.

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Speak to Your Target Audience Without Jargon

October 12, 2016, By Jennifer Culpepper

When you create messaging or content for your potential customers, it’s easy to assume that your audience understands the context or has some background knowledge of your industry. Every industry has their own terminology and jargon that outsiders might not understand — especially when it comes to healthcare, banking or any other service-related business. Reading articles, brochures or websites can become overwhelming and intimidating. When consumers struggle to understand what your company is telling them or if the messaging seems pretentious, it may be off-putting and they might lose interest. [SEE FULL POST]