Blind Welcomes Digital Director Ben Burns

Blind expands its team to serve its growing client needs in the digital marketing space.

Ben Burns is a brand strategist, an award-winning designer, and an expert in user experience. As the Digital Director of Blind, he oversees the intersection of design and technology in all client work.


Ben brings with him a specialized skillset and deep knowledge to compliment Blind’s offerings:

  • Brand strategy
  • E-Commerce strategy
  • User experience design
  • User interface design
  • Digital customer acquisition
  • Digital marketing
  • Search engine optimization
  • Social media management
  • Content strategy

Before joining the team at Blind, Ben founded Burnt Creative, a brand experience agency in Richmond, Virginia. He also served on the executive board of the Richmond AIGA chapter as Vice President.

He received his BA in Media Arts with a focus on New Media from the University of South Carolina and a Masters Certificate in Cyber Security from Armstrong Atlantic University. Since then, Ben has enjoyed working with brands like DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, AMC, TBS, (Olympic) Team USA, Laika, and Hyatt among several exciting startups.

Ben is a veteran, serving five years in the Army National Guard, earning the rank of Sergeant. In a brief intermission from the creative sphere, he also spent a few years chasing drug dealers as a decorated Narcotics Agent with a multi-jurisdictional narcotics agency.