Mitchell Ringness

Mitchell is a Graphic Design major with a focus on photography and digitally-created elements from UMD, and we’re ecstatic to have him on our team!

“I became enamored with photography and Adobe Photoshop towards the final years of my high school career. I found that the ability to be able to create things that were new and separate from this reality really hooked me, and I ran with it – I’ve been obsessed ever since.”

What do you hope to learn / accomplish at PVA? 

Most of what I know about graphic design and advertising has been focused on the creation side of things. I would love to learn more about the professional and business perspective, and to become a more confidant designer in general.

What are some of your favorite hobbies? 

I am very passionate about my photography and photoshop-rendered art, and have also begun delving into wedding photography lately, so that usually keeps me fairly busy! I also love exploring Duluth and the outdoors with my lovely lady by my side!

Any pets?

We have a high-energy, sweetheart golden retriever – Bella, and a feisty little black cat – Zya!

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?

Teleportation for the win! Being able to go explore the world and go from one place to another in the blink of an eye would be amazing! The possibilities of what you could do in just one day would be literally endless!


Pearson & von Elbe offers internships year-round. We are looking for innovative, talented, and motivated interns to be a part of our team. Our internships are designed to give students real-world experience, help build a working portfolio, and are constructed with the student’s specific interests in mind. We provide hands-on experience in advertising, graphic design, digital marketing, and agency services. Please fill out the form below if you are interested in working with us.

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