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What We Do

Our focus is on software products and the experiences they collectively create.

Design Research

Design Research

We uncover consumer behaviors, motivations and preferences. Design research provides insights to inspire, inform and validate our design.

Experience Design

Experience Design

We design interaction models, task flows, visual components and user experience prototypes to create a cohesive ecosystem experience.

Design Realization

Design Realization

We produce detailed UX design specifications, visual design assets, and provide design support to guide engineering through implementation.

We help companies bring the right products and services to market, faster and smarter.

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We work across industries, platforms and devices.

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Financial Services

Financial Services

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Enterprise Software

Enterprise Software

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Circa Application, Download on the AppStore    Circa Application, Download on Google Play
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Entertainment

Entertainment

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Consumer Software

Consumer Software

Retail & Fashion

Retail & Fashion

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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

About Us

Our team is diverse — our common denominator is a passion to create positive impact
through design.

 

Collin Cole

Collin Cole

Founder & CEO

Collin is a 28-year veteran of the digital design industry. At carbon12, he oversees all aspects of the company’s strategy, operations, and client delivery. Collin’s professional experience includes multi-disciplined leadership roles in strategy, design, technology and business operations. Collin previously founded the digital practice at frog and led global teams for 19 years.

Nitin Gupta

Nitin Gupta

Managing Director

Nitin is a creative leader responsible for carbon12 in Asia. He has extensive global experience building and leading teams that design and develop high quality, branded products and services. Nitin previously led research and design teams for frog, Motorola and Ford in the USA and India.

Neal Larkin

Neal Larkin

Program Management Director

Neal is responsible for client relationships, delivery process, and the program management discipline at carbon12. He leads complex program engagements and works to ensure smooth delivery, operational efficiency, and lasting client partnerships.

Valerie Gomez de la Torre

Valerie Gomez de la Torre

Design Director

Valerie brings a wide range of skills that include research, strategy, and software design. She leads client engagements and oversees design delivery. Her background includes senior positions at top agencies, such as frog and Schematic, and UX roles at software and social media product companies, such as Mass Relevance and Spredfast.

Maxim Avramenko

Senior Designer

Andrey Bekh

Designer

Michael Cetaruk

Creative Lead

Tridib Das

Designer

Dipto De

Designer

Amanda DeVay

Associate Creative Director

Igor Dzhemesiuk

Designer

Scott Forrest

Business Development

Ananya Garg

Designer

Rob Gary

Senior Designer

Nilanjan Ghosh

Senior Designer

Tanaya Joshi

Designer

Surjmani Laishram

Designer

Oxana Malyukhina

Office Coordinator

Meenal Mandil

Designer

Betsy Martinez

Office Manager

Dmytro Nikolaienko

Designer

Erin O’Quinn

Designer

Anton Pikhorovych

Designer

Sanika Sahasrabuddhe

Designer

Jinita Shah

Senior Designer

Shavak Tanwar

Designer

Carl Sieber

Principal Designer

Ashish Singal

Senior Designer

Nata Smirnova

Designer

Joanna Stater

Senior Operations Manager

Akshataa Vishwanath

Senior Designer

Constantine Zuev

Senior Designer

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We collaborate closely, deliver design more completely, and help companies bring innovation to market.

Collin Cole, Founder & CEO

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At C12, you'll work directly with top creative talent, without the layers of agency overhead.

Nitin Gupta, Managing Director

Carbon is a key ingredient for human life. It's a reminder to us that we are designing for real people.

Valerie Gomez de la Torre, Design Director

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Our Partners

 

 

Social Innovation Partner

Saaf India's mission is to create innovative and sustainable waste solutions for India’s public spaces and to inspire and educate citizens to care for India's natural environment.

Technology partner

ikuramedia bring apps to life, creating engaging experiences that customers love, with a lean approach from concept to the App Store.

© 2016 carbon12 creative. carbon12 is a strategic cooperation between carbon12 creative USA, LLC and carbon12 creative India, LLP.