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Michael Long

San Francisco Bay Area

Michael has spent the last 20 years creating lasting brands at top design firms, ad agencies, and now his own firm Transit Creative. Running a small design shop has given him a chance to perform many roles, resulting in a deeper understanding of what teams need and how to best collaborate. His primary focus is informing and guiding the creative process.

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On-demand, expert advice.

Areas of Expertise

  • Brand Identity

    What does your brand stand for? What does it look like? Sound like? What is its spirit animal? I can help you answer these questions and more. You'll find your unique voice in order to move forward confidently. Whether the project is a simple logo refresh, a comprehensive graphic standards guide, or a massive image library, I can help guide you through the process.

    • Marketing and Sales
    • Branding
    • Logo
    • Branding
    • brand development
    • Corporate identity
    • Design Services
    • Graphic design
    • Visual design
  • Digital Design

    There are a lot of moving parts in a digital world. From sleek app interfaces to static banner ads to online video, I can help guide you through the digital design landscape. I can help answer questions about design strategy, building visual asset libraries, and campaign integration.

    • Marketing and Sales
    • Online marketing
    • Web design
    • Online advertising
    • online marketing
    • Video
    • User experience
    • Wireframes
  • Integrated Campaign Development

    A good idea works everywhere. That's the true test of any marketing campaign. Statistics show that multiple points of contact with your customers has a compounding effect on awareness and response. I can help you develop a creative campaign that works across varied channels like online ads, email blasts, billboards, and convention halls. When all cylinders are firing, it's a beautiful thing.

    • Marketing and Sales
    • Advertising
    • Ad campaign development
    • Creative development
    • Integrated advertising
    • Ad concept development

My Interests

Health Sectors
Medical Devices, Digital Health, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals


  • Owner & Creative Director

    Transit Creative | March 2015 - Current


  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    B.F.A. | Graphic Design | 1990 - 1995