Meet the team
Barton (aka Rick) established R Squared in 1992 after several years at honing his craft as a designer with Phoenix based design firms. During this time, he has gained in-depth experience in virtually every aspect of creative design, development and execution. Rick has successfully managed hundreds of design and marketing projects, helping companies across a wide range of industries.
|Rick Richardson||Owner/Creative Director|
Debbie has over 20 years experience as an Executive Assistant and Corporate Secretary, as well as 7 years of Customer Service management. She strives to provide customers, vendors, management, and staff with the highest level of support, while paying special attention to details and timelines.
|Debbie Simpson||Office Manager|
Josiah has over 7 years of experience as a designer in both agency and freelance roles. His work encompasses branding and identity, web and digital design, as well as print marketing and advertisements. He has a passion for giving clients a compelling visual identity to help connect their business, product, or organization with the public.
|Josiah Duka||Lead Graphic Designer|
Emily previously interned for R Squared in 2018 and later joined the team after graduating with her Master’s degree in 2019. She has worked as a graphic design assistant under Arizona State University. Her work with Arizona State University includes making promotional products, event advertisements and annual reports. Emily is also an experienced photographer for events and portraits.
|Emily Hanaoka||Graphic Designer|
Allie is an Arizona State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in visual communication. With four years of freelance experience, R Squared hired her part time due to her dedication, adaptability, and conceptual skills. She has now been at R Squared for over a year, designing an array of collateral materials as well as creating marketing concepts from the ground up.
|Allie Kandas||Graphic Designer|