Bobby C. Martin Jr.

Founding Partner

Bobby C. Martin Jr. sets the relentless standard of design and vision for the agency he founded, with Jennifer Kinon, in 2010. He has partnered with a wide range of clients such as Amazon, Apple, Dartmouth College, Girl Scouts, MTV, the National Basketball Association and The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Martin recently illustrated his first children’s book “Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter” (Tilbury House). In 2020, he was featured in the renowned design publication, Eye Magazine’s iconic 100th issue.

He has lectured about brand identity around the world, sat on numerous awards juries, and has been a special guest on Design Matters, Design Observer and NPR’s Studio 360. Martin served as a board member of AIGA/NY from 2006-08, and currently sits on the Type Directors Club board of directors.

In 2017, Fast Company named Bobby one of the Most Creative People in Business. Champions Design was also named one of the 30 Most Important Companies in Design in 2019.

Bobby Martin has won numerous international awards from the AIGA, Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, D&AD, and the TDC, among others. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, and earned an MFA from the School of Visual Arts where he currently serves on the faculty.