Team

 

The members of Praxis have collected with the sole goal of bringing our client’s vision to life. Our team comes from a diverse range of industries and fields: with experience ranging from film to infographics, and 3D printing to 3D modeling, our team is equipped to bring your world to reality.

We’ve worked with organizations like Betaworks, Lenovo, Intel, Dell, Wired, and Bloomberg.

Whatever your vision, our team will work with yours to bring your world to life in the most immersive way possible.

 
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Lindsay Poe

Copywriter

As a brand storyteller, Lindsay positions brands through the development of clear and compelling content. Her duty and passion intersect when she is able to give life to a brand through the art of storytelling. She works with local businesses, along with corporate companies such as Lexis Nexis and Circle K. Find more of her work at her company website, North Oak Media.

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Walter Cole

Drone Videographer

Walter Cole is an FAA Part 107 licensed Drone pilot and videographer, specializing in aerial imagery, 360 video, 3D models, elevation models, and high resolution 2-D Orthomosiacs. Since gaining his license, Walter has worked on projects for companies like McAdams, Fonville Morisey, Carolinas IT; agencies such as the R+M Agency; and organizations such as Wake County Public Schools.

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Nicholas Sailer

Founder/Creative Director

Nicholas began his career winning Best Picture and Best Director at the world’s largest student film festival, and went on to have his work screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012. After studying screenwriting in Prague, Czech Republic, and working in Brooklyn, New York, he moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where he worked as the Chief Creative Officer at Betabox for several years, before moving on to start Praxis. 

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Sam Cox

Graphic Designer

Sam has worked in New York City for Mirko Ilic Corp, Little Fury, and Two Twelve, where he fell in love with infographics. Sam also produces and directs documentary projects, and has traveled widely across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Outside his work, Sam studies and performs improv comedy. Find more of his work at his company website, Diagram Office.

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Saad Syed

Cinematographer/3D Designer

Saad has experience shooting and editing commercial, short, and feature-length films, along with multiple years of experience in animation. Over the past few years, Saad worked on agency projects for companies like Intel, Dell EMC, Samsung, Sandisk, and HP. Saad's focus is hard-surface concept design and 3D art for games and film. Find more of his work at his website, here.

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Brian Saar

Motion Graphic Designer

Brian has produced motion graphic  design and animation work for companies such as Merck, Intuit, Philips, Biogen, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, and Adwerx. Brian guides every project through an iterative process that ensures clarity and technical excellence in every frame. Find more of his work at his website, here.

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Flynn Gniadek

Praxis Coalition Intern

As a hardworking Fashion and Textile Management senior at North Carolina State University, Flynn expresses visual creativity with CAD through precise and artistic projects. Having past experience in the film industry as being a background extra for The Longest Ride, Max Steel, The Red Zone, and Six, as well as a primary role in a UNCW short film, Baby Oil, her major and experience offer fulfilling work results for client needs. Working for companies in the past, such as Swim Szn and Salty Babe, she has expanded her practice in social media marketing and graphic design. 

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Taylor Woolridge

Praxis Coalition Intern

Taylor is a senior at NC State in the College of Textiles. After spending her junior year working abroad in Paris, she found a passion for traveling and storytelling. Taylor enjoys producing content for her blog and experimenting with new writing and design techniques. She is ecstatic to join Praxis to grow her skills within editing, business strategy, and design.