What We Do

An identity speaks volumes about the business behind it. As your most valuable asset, what does your brand say about you? ZoCo can help your business refresh and refocus, defining who you are and who you aspire to be.

  • Brand & Identity Systems
  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Positioning
  • Brand Launches
  • Storytelling
We merged modern & historic for differentiation.
We developed a narrative for a digital health company.

What sets us apart is our ability to understand your business challenges and opportunities, translating this information into design that connects you with your customers and elevates your brand.

  • Print Design
  • Pitch Books
  • Annual Reports
  • Signage & Banners
  • Campaigns & Presentations
We strategically fused brands to deliver a kick-ass pitch.
We showed the achievements of a prestigious academy.

ZoCo extends your brand to the digital realm with interfaces and interactions that drive your business. We’ve helped startups to Fortune 50 clients execute holistic digital solutions that are simple, scalable, and intuitive.

  • Website Design
  • Digital Product UI/UX
  • Optimization
  • Digital Marketing
  • Video & Animation
We help build (and sell) the American dream.
We cut to the chase with digital strategy.

ZoCo prepares brands for what’s next by crafting digital products on the edge of their market. As a forward thinking team of strategic problem solvers, we help brands identify opportunities for disruption and build solutions to incite change, transformation and growth.

  • User & Market Research
  • Customer Journeys
  • Prototypes & MVPs
  • Engineering & Dev
  • Launch Strategies
We changed the game with a reimagined product.
We’ve worked on twelve top secret projects and counting.

What Makes Us Awesome

1

Thoughtful

We believe design should be intentional—crafted around research and strategy to deliver value for your business.

2

Adaptable

Our core team is trained to be nimble—which means we can work at any scale to fit your project needs.

3

Supportive

We enjoy building long-term, genuine relationships with our clients. We are your brand advocate—but also your advocate.

4

Collaborative

We work seamlessly with internal teams and strategic partners because we know the best results come when multiple minds and points of view collide.

5

Transparent

We prefer candid conversations over mysterious jargon. Our mutual honesty and respect will drive the project forward.

6

Fresh

With our diverse projects and backgrounds, our team has a unique talent for blending past experiences into each project for innovative solutions.

The Team

Lacey Picazo
Founder + Principal

Lacey worked for several agencies and brands before founding ZoCo as her perfect blend of a small startup culture and challenging but fun work.

I was a high school drum major.

Who am I?
Lacey Picazo
Founder + Principal

I love naps (and am a narcoleptic).

Who am I?
Lacey Picazo
Founder + Principal

I learned how to snap at age twenty-five.

Who am I?
Lacey Picazo
Founder + Principal
Sarah Davis
Account Director

Sarah has 7+ years experience managing digital projects. When she isn’t working, Sarah is a devoted dog mom, who always finds time for a good beer and the occasional video game binge.

I'm a two-time duckpin bowling league champion.

Who am I?
Sarah Davis
Account Director

I'm currently saving money to buy a farm (...or island).

Who am I?
Sarah Davis
Account Director

I won a National Co-Ed Cheerleading Championship.

Who am I?
Sarah Davis
Account Director
Andy Hellmuth
Account Manager

Don’t let the beard and his relaxed nature fool you—Andy is as serious about helping our clients create top-notch work as he is about craft beer and soccer.

My mom used to be a nun.

Who am I?
Andy Hellmuth
Account Manager

I’m an Ohio high school state soccer champion.

Who am I?
Andy Hellmuth
Account Manager

I've been to 5 of the 7 continents.

Who am I?
Andy Hellmuth
Account Manager
Audrey Filimon
Account Manager

With 4+ years experience, Audrey believes with open communication, dedication and initiative anything’s possible. In her ideal world wine would be free and calories in cupcakes wouldn’t count.

I'm a former teen jewelry catalog model.

Who am I?
Audrey Filimon
Account Manager

I played a love expert for a college television show.

Who am I?
Audrey Filimon
Account Manager

My uncle once worked with Slash.

Who am I?
Audrey Filimon
Account Manager
Andrew Bromwell
Design Director

Hailing from the Deep South, Andrew is on a life-long quest to discover and create. Whether he’s collaborating with clients or illustrating his next children’s book, you’ll always find him hard at work.

I’ve been to more than 350 concerts.

Who am I?
Andrew Bromwell
Design Director

I’m a self-published author.

Who am I?
Andrew Bromwell
Design Director

In another life I would have been a Cher impersonator.

Who am I?
Andrew Bromwell
Design Director
Hannah Greene
Designer

A Columbus native, Hannah’s skill set includes design research, UX design, data analysis, and eating all the donuts.

I am a figure skater.

Who am I?
Hannah Greene
Designer

I broke my nose during a marching band competition.

Who am I?
Hannah Greene
Designer

I own a pair of wooden Dutch clogs and a matching costume.

Who am I?
Hannah Greene
Designer
Josh Walz
Designer

Josh is quite the contradiction. He’s a young, tech geek with the heart and soul of an old man. If he’s not at work, you’ll probably find him at home working.

I am a certified Apple Genius.

Who am I?
Josh Walz
Designer

I have been to Disney World over 90 times.

Who am I?
Josh Walz
Designer

My dog was struck by lightning… And lived!.

Who am I?
Josh Walz
Designer
Sara Riedel
Designer

Hailing from Cleveland, Sara’s here for the design, the people, and the marginally better weather. Catch her after hours listening to podcasts or exploring nature.

I designed a patch for a real NASA mission.

Who am I?
Sara Riedel
Designer

I am an ordained minister.

Who am I?
Sara Riedel
Designer

I can speak a full sentence in Simlish.

Who am I?
Sara Riedel
Designer
Jason Tiberio
Designer

Jason is a User Experience and User Interface Designer with a background in print design. Punk music, beers, and bicycles are a surefire way to his heart.

I have twin sisters.

Who am I?
Jason Tiberio
Designer

I've bowled a perfect 300.

Who am I?
Jason Tiberio
Designer

I once road my bicycle from Pittsburg to Washington DC.

Who am I?
Jason Tiberio
Designer
Ryan Wilson
Designer

The world’s sleepiest designer. Whenever he’s not working, you can find him watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, reading historical nonfiction books, or taking naps with his cat Bug.

Lover of 60/70's country music.

Who am I?
Ryan Wilson
Designer

Pigeons are my favorite animal.

Who am I?
Ryan Wilson
Designer

I make my own beef jerky.

Who am I?
Ryan Wilson
Designer
Katie Riccardella
Designer

A passionate designer with a last name you’ll never remember how to spell. Katie believes the secret to design is an abundance of daily snacks and an excessively early bed time.

I've illustrated two Children's books.

Who am I?
Katie Riccardella
Designer

I taught myself sign language.

Who am I?
Katie Riccardella
Designer

I ran my phone over with my car.

Who am I?
Katie Riccardella
Designer
Katrin Ibe
Executive Assistant

Katrin has been a virtual assistant for 4 years. When she’s not glued to her computer, you’ll either find her on the beach or in a dungeon casting spells and battling monsters.

I believed in Santa until 6th grade

Who am I?
Katrin Ibe
Executive Assistant

I'm terrified of porcelain dolls

Who am I?
Katrin Ibe
Executive Assistant

I used to be a local radio station DJ

Who am I?
Katrin Ibe
Executive Assistant
Josh Whitt
Relations Manager

Josh is passionate about being surrounded by great people with ambitious goals and a desire to make an impact in the world. He is an OSU wrestling alumni, so watch yourself.

I have a theoretical math degree.

Who am I?
Josh Whitt
Relations Manager

I have full sleeve tattoos.

Who am I?
Josh Whitt
Relations Manager

I pronounced "amen" wrong in a movie that never came out.

Who am I?
Josh Whitt
Relations Manager
Roscoe
Office Superpup

Woof.

I am wary of all delivery people.

Who am I?
Roscoe
Office Superpup

I love long walks on the... anywhere really.

Who am I?
Roscoe
Office Superpup

I have been a dinosaur almost every Halloween.

Who am I?
Roscoe
Office Superpup

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Our Friends

We work with some really great people, who collaborate strategically as an extension of our core team. This enables us to have the perfect resources to fit each challenge.

Wondering what we’re really like? Try imagining the best person you’ve ever met, then multiply that by 14. Mix in bad puns, a little sass, and a love of dogs. Maybe you should just visit us and find out for yourself. Check out our Insta @zocodesign

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