The Dynamic Team of Atomic Idea

No big box here. No cookie-cutter production. We’re small by design. It keeps things personal, and your costs down. We know you need results. We understand the game. With both corporate and agency experience, we bring the Atomic advantage to the field.

From initial strategy to make an idea happen, we collaborate with you to deliver powerful creative you will be excited about.

Leadership Team



Duane has spent his career in marketing and advertising, both on the client and agency side. He enjoys being a liaison between the creative and client side, always seeking to deliver sound strategies backed by solid creative. Duane provides strategic and creative direction for Atomic Idea’s clients. He enjoys forging strong client relationships, truly becoming a partner for his clients. The satisfaction of seeing a client excited about creative and impressed with the results is what drives him.
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Duane successfully completed two courses in 2021 with Marty Neumeier the author of “The Brand Gap” and Andy Starr the co-founder with Marty of Level C brand workshops. The workshops included 40+ students from over 16 different countries. It was an intense two weeks of instruction, discussion, group collaboration, and presentations. The goal of the Level C Masterclasses is to provide a mastery of brand with a deep dive into modern brand-building disciplines, definitions, and methodologies. Masterclass Brand Specialist is designed to give you a clear view of the entire brand chessboard, and the fundamentals to navigate the shift from marketing to mattering. Masterclass Brand Strategist focused on Differentiation, understanding the brand’s competitive advantage combining strategy and storytelling.


Keith Durbin is a Designer and Art Director with expansive experience bringing brands to life with insightful design. In his dynamic and full career, he’s designed for major brands such as Amazon, REI, Verizon, Pearl Izumi, Land Rover, Thule, Sephora, Vans, Marriott Hotels, and many more. His expertise includes graphic design, physical product and packaging design, industrial design, trade show, print management, material discovery, and creative strategy. Keith’s designs are like trees: they’re unique, beautiful, and pretty much everywhere. If you’ve purchased a gift card from Walmart, Keith probably designed it. If you’re an NHRA drag racing fan, Keith designed and printed the eye-catching wraps that adorn the cars. If you’ve flipped through Denver Broncos Magazine, Keith brought it to life as the Creative Director.

Keith’s passion for his work has created these opportunities, and each experience has prepared him for the next one. He believes that form always follows function, and that strategic, sensible thinking is the foundation of great design. It’s this fundamental approach that has allowed him to build such an impressive body of work. He even has his own action figure. Keith takes inspiration from all over, but especially enjoys mid-century modern design, vintage camping equipment, and the outdoors. Despite his extensive experience, Keith Durbin still approaches each new project like it’s his first: with passion, care, and a whole lot of imagination.

Support Team


Jed Bradshaw enjoys designing easy-to-use websites. He has continued to hone his skillset after teaching himself the trade while attending Florence High School. Specializing in Wordpress, Jed has found success with search engine optimization (SEO), HTML/CSS, website hosting, and all things geek. He explains hard to understand technical concepts simply. Jed has the experience of serving small, medium & large organizations for 15+ years. He enjoys listening & communicating. He believes in rapid iteration, bold ideas and high standards. His passion is helping others find solutions using the digital tools of today.


Marie is a data-driven social media marketer. She believes numbers tell a story and is passionate about using current marketing data to inform future content strategy. Before joining the Atomic Idea team, Marie helped develop and execute social media content for a small finance firm and a global ed-tech company. She enjoys creating engaging copy and compelling graphics that tell the brand's story – all while infusing the latest social media trends. Marie holds a BA in Communication from the University of Colorado Denver.


Kevin is our swiss army knife, an experienced project manager and producer that wears many hats at Atomic Idea. Duane and Kevin worked together at two previous agencies and Atomic Idea is thankful to have him on our team. Kevin handles project management, timelines, and production teams — always ensuring that we are on budget and meeting the client’s expectations. Kevin has a great work ethic and delivers superior client service. His skillset is vast, with a BS Degree in Marketing and an Associate Degree in Video and Music production.


An award-winning communications professional with deep experience in strategic public relations, marketing communications, internal communications, project management, social media, event planning, and journalism. Kurt is an expert in creating and implementing strategic public relations plans and tactics.


Jay is an accomplished product manager, user experience designer, and front end developer. For the last 20 years, he has spent his time crafting experiences that deliver measurable business goals while at the same time engage users. Jay puts emphasis on client relationships, always striving to deliver exceptional results while balancing the best use of technology.


Taylor is a graphic designer and digital illustrator. He uses his years of experience and education in photography, art, and composition to craft simple yet refined digital designs that meet the needs of the client. From production art to detailed storyboards Taylor always works hard to take the client's vision and put it to paper. Taylor is a great asset to the Atomic Idea team.


Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Leo is an Emmy and Telly award winning motion graphics animator and designer. He brings 15+ years of motion graphics experience, working with advertising agencies, production companies and private industry to the Atomic Idea team. Leo has worked on projects ranging from broadcast commercials to documentaries to feature films giving him an experienced approach to motion graphics design. Duane and Leo worked together at the same agency 22 years ago and have been friends, colleagues and golf buddies ever since!
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Paul Anderson is a creative copywriter with a dynamic background in marketing, education, publishing, and writing. He’s taught English and writing in university and high school classrooms in Chicago, Seattle, Italy, and Denver, and has worked for literary outlets in New York City and Seattle. In his time as a copywriter, he’s quickly established a reputation for consistently delivering powerful copy and concepts that move readers to meaningful action. Whether writing a four-word ad tagline or a long-form technical paper, great writing—writing that moves—is always Paul’s standard.

His goal as a copywriter is to help you discover the authentic voice, story, and message that will quickly engage your target audience, hold their attention, and move them to action. Aside from a perfect mountain bike trail, a truly great novel, or a seventh ring for the Chicago Bulls, few things are more exciting to Paul than a new writing project. He's thrilled to learn more about yours.


Erica is a talented videographer and video editor. She has over 14 years of experience working on a wide variety of projects, including corporate videos, online videos, broadcast commercials, feature stories, promotional videos and live video productions. She holds a BA degree from Hastings College in Broadcast Journalism as well as a BA in Business Administration. Erica works closely with Duane and Keith to create compelling and engaging videos for Atomic Idea’s clients.


Alyssa is a talented graphic designer, who understands the need to be strategic and practical. She always works towards creating visuals that meet the brand standards and goals of the client. Alyssa is passionate about graphic design and enjoys the entire process from ideation through production. Alyssa also brings a knowledge of technology and a strong grasp of the digital world as our millennial.

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200 Union Blvd, Suite 200
Lakewood, CO 80228


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