Tilden is where people, brand and culture collide. We are at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Silicon Alley. We are storytellers and brand builders blended with human-centered designers, technologists and VC.
We are a culture of making things.
Tilden is a creative design innovation strategy agency studio collective. Well, we aren't really into defining who we are but we certainly love what we do. Simply, we are a creative agency focused on working with smart, passionate, creative people on interesting and meaty challenges. We like to deep dive into brands, get dirty in the numbers and logistics and processes, re-imagine experiences and build IDs from scratch because the limit is never too far to push.
meet our team
A unique group of designers, thinkers and makers, who love meaty challenges and getting their hands dirty with client to solve them. Get to know the people who define our business and lead our projects.
Mikki Glass - Founder and CEO - Mikki has more than 24 years of branding and marketing experience working with high profile brands including Charter, NBA, Stanley Healthcare, Estee Lauder, McCormick, Pepsi, Canoe and
Colgate Palmolive. She is an expert in developing new brands, consumer research, brand positioning and guiding design. Her core belief is that you must always be working from the inside-out and the outside-in – finding brand truths and uncovering the insights needed to deliver the right message at the right time to the right audience.
Kurt Kretten - Head of Design - Kurt oversees all creative development for Tilden. As head of design, Kurt generates creative insights and brings big brand ideas to life across all media and touch-points. He oversees a range of strategic initiatives focusing on brand vision, technology, innovation and positioning. Kurt’s passion lies in creating unforgettable brand expressions and a unique visual language across all media. He has helped bring new innovations from J&J, Merck, Stanley Healthcare, Bioventus, Yahoo, Sylvan Learning, Rite Aid, MasterCard, NYC DOT and Optimum to life. He has led global design initiatives for Sonos, Intel, Benjamin Moore, Hershey’s, Pillsbury and Snapple.
Ryan Radcliffe - Senior Strategist - Ryan completed his BS in Computer Science before earning an MBA with a double major in Information Systems and Marketing. Resolute and deliberate, he has a programmer-oriented approach to problem solving tempered by a creative marketing background. Ryan places a high value on
the right balance of client input, data and intuition, allowing him to grasp the big picture without letting minute details slip by.
Marco Santini - Senior Strategist - Marco’s expertise lies in his ability to create actionable strategies for clients both large and small. His background is a combination of content strategy development and research cultural anthropology. He has experience building communities and platform strategies in a wide range of industries including spirits, pharmaceuticals, automobile, tourism, technology, finance and engineering. This allows him to work seamlessly in considering multiple mediums and the channels required to reach target audiences.
work with us
Junior Designer - We are seeking a Junior Designer, but only a designer who never stops pushing the limits. A designer who doesn't brag about the things they have done, or the places they have been. We want our designers obsessive about making things work not just look great. We demand a love of type and color and tone and design, and in making ideas beautiful and most importantly connect with people. They are constantly absorbing ideas and inspiration from everywhere and can't wait to share it. If you have ever thought about one day changing the world, we would love to have you at Tilden.
get in touch
214 W 29TH ST
New York, New York 10001