Kodi Seaton boasts a unique balance of creative and technical proficiency, coupled with a strong background in print and design. Kodi has helped small businesses, startups and non-profits develop brand identities and marketing strategies, leading them toward long-term vision, and strengthening their messages across platforms.
Kodi has served as a graphic designer to clients of various industries, including Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Commission, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, NDC Partnership, Economic Club of New York, the Council of Urban Professionals, RARE Steakhouse, the Urbanworld Film Festival and the 43 Alumni for Joe Biden super PAC.
In 2014, during his time at the Pew Charitable Trusts, his illustrative work on children’s nutrition was retweeted and promoted by retweeted by then-First Lady Michelle Obama.
In April 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History acquired prayer candles Kodi designed as part of their Rapid Response Collecting Task Force.
Proceeds from the candles raised thousands of dollars for organizations such as World Central Kitchen, the CDC Foundation, Operation Ward 57 and D.C. Safe. The materials will join long-standing existing collections documenting past epidemics and pandemics, as well as other national crises such as the Great Depression and the Sept. 11 attacks.
His professional background also includes social media strategy, as well as project and brand management.
In addition to graphic design, Kodi is also an accomplished singer, blogger and health enthusiast, profiled by PEOPLE Magazine, Extra, The Insider, the Huffington Post and Fitbit. His varied background also includes appearances in print campaigns and commercials.
Born to a family of advocates and activists, Kodi continues the tradition by volunteering and fundraising for various political, environmental, and social causes. He serves as a “big brother” for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, a mentor and admissions coordinator for Out in Tech, and an advisor to aspiring teen artists in his home state of Delaware.
Kodi has a bachelor’s degree in Interactive Multimedia Design and Communication from Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware.