I'm a graphic designer in Kihei, Hawaii
I help entrepreneurs, small businesses, marketing coordinators, and creative directors develop effective graphics that solve their marketing and educational problems.
As a graphic designer, I help clients develop marketing materials to grow awareness about their business online, and I support each customer with their specific visual needs for their organization or project. I offer an extensive range of graphic design services, including:
Logos & Identity Visuals
Animations & Motion Graphics
Social Media & Print Advertisements
Infographics & Slide Deck Presentations
Environmental Site Plans, Drafting Details & Renderings
Educational Documents – White Papers, Annual Reports, Brochures & Case Studies
Digital Marketing Deliverables – Webpage/Social Media Graphics & Email Newsletter Templates
Depending on your specific need, I tailor all design work towards communicating a solution, while maintaining your graphic guidelines and aligning the final deliverable to your intended audience.
Client's I've Helped
BlueBottleBiz, Slack & Company, SpendCast, Rossella, Placement Analytics, SilverBull, HostPapa, Switch Digital Search, FounderDay, Exact, Caterpillar, Chessman Wealth, BankMobile, PayActiv, Goby, Capgemini, Outdoor Design Group, Spiceworks, Thalamus, TrainingMate, Research Hive, Pegasus, McAllister Quinn, LoanDepot, EDF Energy, American Cancer Society & more.
Websites, Logos & Renderings
Squarespace websites provide a quality web-presence with no coding hassles. For your business or project, you need a high-quality, responsive website that functions properly across all internet browsers on desktops, tablets and mobile devices. Squarespace allows you to easily update your blog, helping you easily improve your SEO with fresh content.
Logos & Identities
Your logo is how people will recognize and spot your business online. It's the small visual that becomes memorable as you continually market, and is how your business can stand out on busy social media feeds. In the digital landscape, your logo must be flexible and designed to be sharply read at various scales and in abstract formats.
Renderings & Drafting
Whether you have a land development, software idea or construction proposal, you need drawings drafted accurately, drawn to scale, and rendered to present your idea to your audience with clarity and efficiency. Combining Adobe and AutoDesk software, your site plan, development proposal and digital ideas can be illustrated into effective presentations.
Infographics, Animations & Marketing
Slides & Infographics
You can provide clarity to your customers using infographics and slide presentations. With these mediums, you can take the reader from your topic, into a pain point, into your solution, the benefits, validation and guide the reader into performing your call to action to take the next step towards becoming a customer or client using your business.
The expectation for video content is growing in demand across all industries, and your business will need to utilize motion graphics to benefit your marketing efforts in the future. Creating explainer videos, short animations, educational films, and video presentations allows you to connect with your audience in a convenient, memorable and effective manner.
Business marketing materials and ad hoc design requests are needed by entrepreneurs, SMBs and corporations. From email templates, brochures, social media ads, flyers, cover art and other visual needs to support your marketing – graphics can be illustrated into a cohesive style, strengthening your visual appearance across your marketing platforms.
Chris creates attention grabbing infographics, presentations, logos, UI layouts and environmental renderings that animate ideas to life. Since 2005, Chris has been a freelance creative professional helping entrepreneurs, small businesses, and creative agencies illustrate their complex concepts into persuasive, easy-to-understand visuals.
Helping clients define a visual language that they can use in their marketing starts with Chris studying his client’s current business, competition and understanding their goals. Using his research, Chris then continues through the design process utilizing his copywriting, illustration and animation skills to draft compelling stories and visuals that transcend cultural and language barriers.
With over a decade of experience as a freelance creative, Chris’ book “Designer Aloha: How Graphic Designers Can Hire, Help and Fire Clients” is an ebook to help rookie designers and freelance creatives understand how to interview clients, improve their presentation delivery, and learn how to kindly distance their new business from toxic relationships.
Chris is an independent professional who also owns and operates a scuba diving business in Maui, where he educates new divers on ocean life and conservation. He is a long-time advocate for animal welfare and plant based living. He invests his time cooking vegan meals, gardening and volunteering every Saturday morning at the Leilani Farm Sanctuary for rescued and abandoned animals.
Chris graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Landscape Architecture where he became efficient in delivering design presentations and working in graphic software. Currently he manages all projects in Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk programs, where he produces client work on a weekly turnaround schedule.
#WIP Happening in the Studio
Follow Chris on Instagram to see videos and pics of work in progress, curated graphics from traveling, and a behind the scenes look at a small design studio in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, helping clients around the globe.
Learn How Design Helps Your Business
Read Chris's blog to learn how marketing, education, branding and advertising blend together using infographics, animations, illustrations, copywriting, storytelling and graphic design.
Every project is unique. Please fill out the adjacent form, and tell me about your current marketing needs, struggles and where you're having difficulties educating your customers. Once I know more about your general project needs, we can set-up a time to talk, dive deeper into your business goals, and develop an affordable bid and efficient schedule to finish your project in a timely manner.
Call: (808) 219-3336