About Us

 

VisualQ is largely me: the Baltimore-based graphic communicator Rob Rhinehart. My portfolio is a mix of work done while at former employers, freelance work, and work I sold directly during my 6 years as a sole proprietor.

But VisualQ can also be a small team, with low overhead and an agile process. If a project needs specialized resources, it gets them. If it needs a highly skilled developer, the final code will reflect it. I have built enough relationships during 25 years in the business to find people to get the job done right the first time.

It always has to start with a great idea. But in the evolving world of digital delivery, the ability to execute on that idea can involve lots of moving parts. I possess a wealth of experience on both the creative and technical sides of the business, which is brought to bear on every project.

This unique combination of capabilities results in successful launches of complex brand campaigns and digital solutions that work. Over the 25+ years of my career I’ve helped clients navigate the ever-changing world of online opportunities: from their first steps onto the Internet back in the 90’s to today’s massive online presences and virtual storefronts. I can the provide the how and the what to rebrand your business, or enable your current brand to reach new audiences.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Brand & Web Design Director
Mindgrub Technologies, LLC
2015-Present

Creative & Technical Director
4Thought
2007-2015

Creative Director / Owner
VisualQ
2001-2007

Senior Art Director
Gr.8
1997-2001

Senior Art Director
Elliott Van Deutsch
1994-1997

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Branding & marketing
  • Web design & development
  • Information architecture/wireframing
  • Print design
  • Advertising
  • Animation & video
  • Writing
  • SEO & site analytics
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Javascript
  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • After Effects
EDUCATION

Bachelors in Graphic Design with a minor in Computer Art from UMBC. Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 1994.

AWARDS

My work has been awarded a District Two Addy plus several Art Director’s Club recognitions. It has been published in Print magazine and multiple design anthologies. But the most rewarding thing is hearing “thanks” from my clients.