The Northway Group

Meet Olivia Lamont

Olivia is currently a CEO with the Northway Group. Olivia chose the Marketing & Design program because she has always been a fan of art and wanted to find a way to make a good career with drawing. The strengths that Olivia has is that she is good at taking charge when it is needed and can motivate people to help them become better designers. Olivia’s favorite part of the Northway Group is the variety of clients with different types of design requests.

In 10 years, Olivia would like to be running her own business in Minnesota. Olivia’s favorite decade of design is the 1970’s because the colors are vibrant and she enjoys the floral designs. She has two favorite fonts, Bevas Neu and Amper Sans. Olivia likes to stick to the simple and modern design trends. Olivia likes to use Illustrator because it is vector based and she can use it alongside other programs. Her favorite emoji is the crying laughing face.

The Northway Group is happy to have Olivia on the team!

Meet Josh Miller

Josh is currently a design lead in the Northway Group. Josh chose the Marketing & Design program because he likes to solve problems creatively and is a very visual person. Some of Josh’s strengths are that he is good at visualizing art and creating different designs. Josh’s favorite part of the Northway Group is the team experience it gives each of the students.

In 10 years, Josh wants to move and work at a great job. Josh likes the outdoors and feeling alive. With being an outdoorsmen Josh enjoys the badge look to his designs, he likes bold likes and shapes with simple colors. Josh’s favorite font is Summit Rounded Heavy. The 1980’s and 1990’s are his favorite decade trends because of the bold lines. Josh likes to use Illustrator because it is a natural feeling of drawing on the computer and it is accessible with the other programs. His favorite emoji is the thumbs up or the crying laughing face.

We are thankful to have Josh’s skills, positive attitude and willingness to share his knowledge!

Meet Daniela Muniz

Daniela is a second year student and a creative in The Northway Group. She chose the Marketing and Design program here at SCTCC because she enjoys to design and draw. One of Daniela’s strengths is being able to come up with many different ideas! Her favorite part of being in The Northway Group is seeing how an agency operates.

In ten years, Daniela wants to be living in Minnesota and working for a good company. The 1950’s was her favorite decade for designs. She doesn’t have a favorite design trend because each client she works on is different and she likes to incorporate the specific style of design the client wants. Daniela likes easy-to-read fonts and also likes to add in some fun fonts, as well. Adobe Illustrator is her favorite software to use because she can easily come up with drawings to show clients. Her favorite emoji is the “okay hand” symbol.

We are excited to have Daniela in The Northway Group this year!

Meet Jordan Zirbes


Jordan is a CEO & second-year student in SCTCC’s Marketing and Design program. He chose this program after doing a short time-lapse video for his job and having it turn out to be a big success. Jordan likes the marketing side of things and also playing into his strengths of coming up with ideas for other people. Jordan’s favorite part of being in The Northway Group is getting to sees his fellow classmates succeed. He likes to watch as people grow from doing a small design to potentially having something on a billboard.

In 10 years Jordan sees himself having a steady marketing job somewhere in Minnesota, so he can remain close to his family. Jordan has an energetic personality and is good at making people laugh. When it comes to designs, he likes the 1940s and 1950s. The war had motivated designs around those times and he finds them fascinating, although Jordans favorite design trend is going with more of a modern look. He likes boldface fonts and uses Illustrator because it is easy to use and easy to use alongside other programs. His most used emoji is the winky face.

We are grateful for Jordan’s leadership and his designs!