Michael Branigan, partner
Never hesitant to get his hands dirty, Michael will dig into resource materials, learning from every detail. From there, he runs. Michael leads the way in the search for projects, manages design and production, and is responsible for the creative avenue taken. Michael has been heavily involved in science communication for over a decade and is frequently commissioned by research institutions and science organizations around the world.
Matt Stone, partner
A strategist, problem solver, and technical cartographer. Matt finds his way through his projects via meticulous attention to each element in play. Focused primarily on interactive projects for colleges and other institutions of learning, Matt is responsible for the planning, creative direction, and management of Sandbox’s interactive arm. With two decades of experience working and collaborating within educational communication strategy, Matt is adept at finding solutions that harmoniously integrate within existing infrastructures.
Brad excels in the building of new systems and finding the best technical solution. He’s also the calm after the storm. A creative technician, Brad brings clarity, coherence, and consistency to Sandbox’s identity creation, branding, and design.
A pillar of Sandbox for over a decade, Aaron is the problem solvers’ Bodhi tree, the solution generator, the humble expert who ensures the highest levels of quality. With technical and artistic skills that will forever compete for supremacy, Aaron maintains a leadership role in all things Sandbox.
In the high-design realm of Sandbox, having a professional who can manage the finances and solve administrative problems is a necessity beyond comparison. With a background in textile design, Sandy has become the studio’s ballast, dependable to the end.
Bringing a fresh perspective into the studio, Colleen is our newest addition to Sandbox. She has the ability to keep her sea legs while navigating projects of varying size and complexity. Colleen contributes to blue sky creative while also getting her hands dirty in the making of all things print and digital.