Design that helps people and digital stories that inspire.

Modern Animal is about challenging norms and doing work that we're impressed by for clients we believe in.

We don't have a permanent office or set hours, so we can work intensively on projects at a lower cost without compromising quality. Our clients are Benefit Corporations and other cause-driven organizations. We constantly hone our observational and design skills through travel, cross-training and experimental projects.

Our Services


Identity design
Marketing strategy
Web design/development
Social media management
Project management
Copywriting
Logos and brand collateral
PR and media placement
Event planning
Creative direction
Crowdfunding and fundraising

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Nathan Meffert

Lead Design Thinker and Principal

Nathan’s career arc has been intensely interdisciplinary. He has done field research on the mammals of North America and amongst indigenous societies in both North and South America, has taught ecological design to landscape architects, farmers, and urban planners, and has applied and developed design thinking as a discipline for business innovation in the manufacturing sector.

You can read Nathan's full bio here or catch up with him at the links below.

Jordan Gallant

Account Executive and Co-Founder

Driven by a desire to bring people together around shared passions, Jordan uses marketing as a tool for connection and community-building. She has contributed to the visioning, development, and implementation of online and offline marketing strategies for healthcare, tech, and non-profit organizations.

Read more about Jordan's professional journey here or connect with her by clicking on the icons below.

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We love what we do


Modern Animal is a tiny army of hybrid thinkers—our strategists can use Illustrator, and our designers can make a spreadsheet. Here are three recent examples of our work with for-profit clients like Mitsubishi Materials Corporation and non-profit clients like Habitat for Humanity.

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Contract manufacturing business model design and website for Mitsubishi Materials group company RFM, Inc.

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Media plan and digital promotion for Habitat for Humanity's Kalamazoo, Michigan (US) location.

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Business model design, promotional plan, and web/graphic design for digital startup, Basin: Great Lakes

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