Tim Basilica is an experienced strategic design consultant with almost two decades of experience in brand identity, visual design and communication, and environmental design. As a manager at Emergent Method, he is focused on providing creative strategy for clients across various industries including lifestyle, hospitality, government, technology, infrastructure, healthcare, and finance.
Prior to joining Emergent Method in 2021, Tim most recently led the brand and marketing strategy for Engquist Development — a regional real estate developer with market-leading residential and mixed-use properties throughout the southeastern U.S. During this time, he also led the redesign of the Level Homes brand — one of the largest and most recognizable homebuilders in Louisiana.
Tim began his career as an Art Director with Publicis Groupe in New York, eventually serving as the lead creative director for a wide variety of global pharmaceutical product launches. After returning to Louisiana, he became Vice President of the Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to Smart Growth urban planning. At CPEX, he played an integral role in the brand and messaging strategy for the several mission-driven advocacy organizations including the Southern Rail Commission and the Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Print Journalism from Louisiana State University. In his spare time, Tim serves as a founding partner of Aeria Investments — a real estate development partnership that focuses on residential and infill, mixed-use properties in south Louisiana.