FRCH Welcomes Five Team Members
CINCINNATI, OH FRCH Design Worldwide welcomed five new hires to its large format, department stores, and specialty architecture studios.
FRCH's Large Format Studio gained two new team members, Erin Hood and Melissa Chrin. Hood will be the newest Graphic Designer in the studio, joining after a short stint as a freelancer. She graduated from UC DAAP, earning a bachelor's degree in graphic design. Through school and beyond, she has worked with the Environments Group, Lippincott, WD Partner, Landor Associates, Kraemer Design & Production, and Chiquita Brands. She also owned and operated her own freelance company called 1017, through which she helped individuals and non-profits brand identities, websites, and marketing templates.
Melissa Chrin has been hired as the New Business Development Manager in the Large Format Studio. Chrin is an Ohio State University graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in marketing. Her prowess for leading, developing, and executing campaigns, and managing business relationships has grown through her experience with many design, marketing, and branding agencies such as Integrated Marketing Solutions, Visiting Physicians Association, Engaugem J&R Coordinating, and Interbrand Design Forum. These prior experiences will inform Chrin's new position with FRCH.
The Department Store Studio added Carol Osterbrock and Allison Schmid to its team, Osterbrok is the newest Resource Designer in the studio and has a storied past with key clients such as Macy's Lotte, Liverpool Department Stores, and smaller specialty stores. Osterbrock is a thoughtful and innovative designer with a keen eye for selecting and researching materials.
Schmid joins the Department Stores team as a new Interior Designer. She graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Human and Consumer Sciences and a major in interior architecture, Schmid brings immense talent to the team. She has worked with Luxottica Retail, Plug Smart, The Kennedy Museum of Art, and Associates Museum Planning/Exhibit Design before coming to FRCH.
FRCH's Specialty Architecture Studio adds Caitlin Terry to the team as a Project Coordinator. Terry is a graduate of Columbus College of Art & Design, where she earned a bachelor's degree in interior design. She has honed her design skills through experiences with a diverse group of companies including Interiors Plus, Limited Brands, Broadway + Thresher, and most recently, C&W Custom Woodworking.