Meet our Team

Designers, Thinkers, Entrepreneurs

Greatness is in the power of the details, the little things in life that matter most. In design, that translates to a drive for cohesiveness- in the curve of a line, the way a typeface makes you feel and the intentional mix of colors used to bring a design to life and give it emotion. In life, those same details make up who we are.

THE BOSS

Hi, I’m Amanda. Founder. Creative Director. Innovator. Strategist. Product Creator. Human Creator. Brand Farmer;  I love creating something and watching it grow.

THE STRATEGIST

Hey, I’m Hamza. Corporate world exec turned entrepreneur. I know first hand what it’s like to take hold of your own destiny. I love sports, cars and have a need for speed.

Marketing & UX Design

Hi, I’m Sandy. I live on coffee, sugar, and anime. I am a problem solver and stickler for the details. On my bucket list: skydiving, deep sea diving, and writing and illustrating a fantasy novel.

Social Media Guru

Hello, I’m Jaclyn. I LOVE Instagram, Snapchat and anything social media related. I am an avid lover of music. I enjoy all different types of music from Metallica to Lana Del Rey.

Data & Operations 

Wasap, I’m Jake! I’m a tech geek and decided to pursue Computer Science. But designing is always a passion of mine. I enjoy working on cars, reading comics, and sleeping 

Design & Social Media

Hi, I’m Ashley! I was born and raised in New York but now I’m here in Connecticut! I love illustration, photography and of course…food 

Design & Marketing

Why hello there, I’m Matt! I was born and raised in Bridgeport, CT. My hobbies besides designing are comic books, photography, and playing video games.

Graphic Designer

Hey, I'm Zani! I was born and raised here in CT and I love hiking, cereal, and prefer my coffee iced.

& OUR DESIGN TEAM
IN TRAINING

The Newbury Rain family also consists of many Junior Designers, Interns and even a Seasonal Crew that help during our busiest seasons.

MEET OUR BRANDS

We’re a unique agency because not only do we help brands grow, but we also create them. We're entrepreneurs like you, who understand how important design is for a company.

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History & Accomplishments: Over ten years ago PaperRamma started as a design shop on Etsy since then we've expanded the brand to be one of Etsy's top sellers ranking in the top 1% out of 1.9 Million shops and moved from Etsy to our own independent eCommerce website. 

 

Innovation, products that sell and knowing what our market wants is what makes PaperRamma so successful.

 

About: PaperRamma's innovative client-designer partnership takes personalization to the next level. We pair each order with a personal design Guru, a real person who works with you one on one to customize your art. Every order is unique and has a personality of its own.

 

UNDERSTANDING & SUCCESS

Through PaperRamma we've successfully launched and tested thousands of new products, this gives us real-time first-hand knowledge of what design-oriented clients are looking for. We know just the right words, colors and trends that keep clients wanting more.

History & Accomplishments: Kudo Banz made it all the way into "The Tank" and was one out of 40,000 brands to be chosen in Season 10, 2019 to pitch in front of the sharks at ABC's Shark Tank. 

 

Kudo Banz' award-winning innovative product concept (winning 10 industry awards) plus strong branding and brand story are what ultimately caught producers attention and America's hearts. Since airing, Kudo Banz captured the market with its detail-obsessed branding and is now a household name. 

 

About: Kudo Banz, a company created by Newbury Rain's founder, Amanda Naqvi is an innovative positive parenting product. It works like a sticker chart but goes on a child's wrist so it is always in sight and in mind. Parents have Fit Bits™️ and Post-it™️ notes as a reminder of their goals, Kids have Kudo Banz as reminders for good behavior!

DISCOVERY & CHALLENGE

Bringing a completely new product, in a new category to market isn't always easy. Newbury Rain mastered the art of storytelling, brand details and brand education, bringing life and story into Kudo Banz. From character development to pitch decks we know how to get the attention of America. 

Greatness is in the power of the details. In life, those same details make up who we are.

THE NEXT LEVEL

As designers, we have a unique point of view-- perfection. We don't accept anything less. From pixels to color gamut we understand what clients are looking for and deliver nothing less.