Bobby Martin

Bobby Martin


Founding Partner, OCD | The Original Champions of Design


BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; MFA School of Visual Arts, MFA Design

professional experience

Bobby is founding partner of OCD. The Original Champions of Design is a branding and design agency in New York City. Prior to founding OCD, Martin developed brand experiences from the inside out while leading internal design teams at Nokia and Jazz at Lincoln Center. In 2003, his work for the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York, first developed as his graduate thesis at SVA MFA Design, won a grant from Sappi “Ideas that Matter.” Martin has spoken about design at numerous conferences, served on the Board of Directors of AIGA/NY.


Friends of the High Line, Girl Scouts of the USA, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Museum for African Art, Nokia, National Basketball Association, Studio Museum in Harlem

honors and awards

AIGA365, Art Directors Club, Brand New, D&AD, HOW, Print, Sappi "Ideas that Matter," Type Directors Club