Meet Our Newest Team Member Andy Jansma

Graphic designer Andrew Jansma

Meet Our Newest Team Member Andy Jansma

Welcome New Team Member

Meet Andrew Jansma, our lead visual designer! He’s our newest Xoil team member, and a great addition at that.

Andy is joining us as a Kendall College graduate, where he earned his BFA in graphic design.

Andy is talented, funny, a natural design stud, enjoys fitness activities, camping, watching movies and paddle boarding in his spare time, and like most of us creative heads he requires a fresh cup of coffee in the morning to get him going. He’s a man of mystery and power, whose power is exceeded only by his mystery.

Interested in learning more about Andy?

QWhere are you from originally?

A: I grew up near Grand Rapids, I’m a Michigan native.

Q: What activities fill your weekends?

A: Traveling, hanging out with friends, watching sports 

Q: Favorite quote?

A: “Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” – E. F. Schumacher

Q: First three song songs on your favorite playlist?

A: (1) The White Stripes – The Air Near My Fingers, (2) Spoon – The Underdog, (3) Fleet Foxes – Your Protector

Q: What initially drew you to Xoil?

A: I was drawn to Xoil as an alternative to the stuffy design firms in town. I wanted to be excited to come to work every morning in an environment that encourages creativity. The dog friendly office is also a plus.

Q: What interests you most about this industry?

A: I like Graphic Design because its such a broad field. There is an infinite number of careers in such a broad field which means that I can jump between different interests and not get bored. I also like Graphic Design as it is something I can be passionate about. I couldn’t go into an accounting job and get excited about filling out spread sheets, but I can get excited about good, thoughtful design.  

Q: What is your favorite travel destination?

A: Southern California

Q: Favorite craft beer?

A: White Hatter from new Holland Brewing Compay.

Welcome to the family, Andy!

Interested in joining the Xoil Design team?

Email us your resume and a link to your online portfolio to [email protected]!

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