As 5280’s Creative Services Director, Kent Odendahl is tasked with art direction for all aspects of the magazine not pertaining to the editorial product. This includes conception and execution of magazine advertisements, any special sections or specialty publications as well as design for 5280.com. He oversees a design team responsible implementation of all 5280 brand standards for sponsorships and marketing initiatives and creates unique visuals for5280 hosted events. Prior to 5280 he was a Senior Designer for the Denver Newspaper Agency’s in-house Design Group where he developed comprehensive ad campaigns for both the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News and it’s clients. Kent holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Colorado State University. Kent is a Colorado native and lives in Denver with his wife and two daughters.