OUR CORE TEAM
Meet the Dynamik Team members that lead our projects
FCSI, NCARB, CEO (CHIEF EXPERIENCE OFFICER)
Melanie Corey-Ferrini, the founder of Dynamik, has a wide range of unique and relevant expertise providing innovative thinking for each and every project. With ever-changing trends and consumer demands, projects require new approaches unique to each project. Melanie’s talents as an experience creator and design planner, facilities and real estate strategist, project manager and architect with over 15 years of experience in multi-faceted projects provide clients a “go to” partner on all phases of a project – from idea through implementation. Melanie has worked with clients looking to create unique spatial adventures in culinary, retail, hospitality, and collaborative spaces. Melanie’s passion for understanding the markets that she works in by attending conferences such as Menus of Change, Re-Think Food, and other culinary and retail conferences, provides high-level expertise based on industry, market, demographic, and locational data. Working with clients to understand and create a solid business case through data-driven design and collaborating with globally minded team members to create a “dynamic” solution is what ignites Melanie’s passion.
VICTORIA GENISE ARTHUR
EXPERIENCE DESIGN DIRECTOR
Planning | Strategy | Project Management | Design | Architecture | Construction
Creating successful food and retail experiences from concept through launch, Victoria manages project teams as well as unique solutions meeting a client’s goals for highly flexible and innovative spaces. Victoria has a BA and MBA from Gonzaga University and her M.Arch from the University of Oregon.
ARCHITECT, CREATIVE DESIGNER
Concept Design | Planning | Strategy | Project Management | Design | Architecture
Dave spent most of his life pursuing creative interests - music, art, photography. Deciding to leave college, join a band, and be a working guitarist in the '90's Seattle music scene was part of what led him back to architecture and design. Returning to college in architecture was a natural outlet for his creative energy. He approaches each project with a full enthusiasm for discovery, creativity, relevance, and measures success by the achievements of his clients. Experience design is translating ideas and feelings into meaningful spaces that inspire - and that's the goal with each creative project he's involved in.
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT EXPERT
Operations | Management | Food Service | Design | Furnishings | Sustainability
Garrett has 20 years in food service equipment specification expertise including a background in: operations, management, sales, design and consulting. Garrett is with JLR Group who works on Restaurants, Casinos, School Districts, Universities, and healthcare. Garrett uses his diverse background & experience to help execute efficient kitchen design for a long-lasting food service operation.
Interactive Design | Strategy | Branding | Graphic Design | Murals | Technology
Jake has been instrumental in creating brand guidelines, logos, environmental graphics, and artisan flair in all projects he touches. By preparing the 3-D renderings for client visualization, as well as menu, signage, and art design, Jake overlays the experience elements onto projects. Jake is also a renowned muralist and artist integrating his creative energy in spaces throughout the west. He diligently creates designs that contribute to the experience of your product. He creates multiple design iterations to ensure the final design is successful for our clients.
Marketing | Animation | Videography | Design | Technology
Alex brings a combination of online marketing savvy and digital media creation to Dynamik Space. Through careful analytics of data and trends, he optimizes and delivers strategic marketing campaigns. He creates clear, stylish and memorable content by pulling from his experience in STEM education, design, and fine art. He is also a design-software power user and can jump in on any project or technical challenge. Alex holds a BFA from James Madison University.