Project 7 has named Scott Patt as its chief creative officer, effective Jan. 2, 2012. Patt worked within the Nike Inc. family from 1997 to 2011
In his new position, Patt will be in charge of directing and stewarding Project 7's comprehensive brand vision within the consumables landscape. He will report directly to Tyler Merrick, founder and chief executive officer of Project 7.
“Scott is one of the most talented creatives working with lifestyle brands today. Design, packaging and story are key elements of our brand,” said Merrick. “Bringing someone of Scott's caliber to oversee creative will allow us expand the impact of our 'products for good.'”
At Nike, Patt had a
diverse and notable career across multiple disciplines in Footwear,
Apparel, and Brand Design and Nike's affiliate companies. Most recently,
Patt was vice president of art for the surf lifestyle brand Hurley. From 2005 to 2010, Patt was a force in the revival and success of the Converse brand where he was creative director of footwear.
Concurrently, since 1999, Patt has been a successful visual artist exhibiting his work worldwide from New York City, New York to Tokyo, Japan. Patt has a bachelor's of art from Penn State University and studied painting at the Barnstone Studios in Copley, Pennsylvania.
Founded in 2008 by Tyler Merrick, Project 7 makes everyday products for good and is committed to 'changing the score' by making a significant, measurable difference in the lives of people all over the world through the purchase of its everyday products including sugar-free gum and mints, organic fair trade coffee, bio-bottled water, eco-T-shirts and branded apparel. For every purchase of a Project 7 product, the company makes charitable contributions to organizations dedicated to serving seven areas of need in the world â€“ Feed the Hungry, Heal the Sick, Hope for Peace, House the Homeless, Quench the Thirsty, Teach them Well and Save the Earth.
Project 7 encourages consumers to help make a tangible difference by purchasing Project 7 products, volunteering their time and educating others. To learn more about Project 7 or to purchase Project 7 merchandise, visit www.project7.com. You can also become a fan of Project 7 on Facebook and follow @Project7 on Twitter.