We know that the key to any successful business is people. That’s why outstanding service and commitment on each project is our priority. You can trust us to be honest, knowledgeable and reliable.
Kim Shaeffer, Principal
Born and raised in Southern California, Kim embodies the region’s “work hard, play hard” mantra. Known to haunt the studio well past midnight, she also embarks on personal challenges – like the time she biked solo up the Northern Coast in downpour rain. Passion and drive are what keep her going.
She began her career in the printing industry over 20 years ago, managing high profile accounts for a boutique shop in Santa Monica. Her clients included the entertainer Ray Anthony, the Candle Corporation and Kaufman & Broad. Her passion for high quality, effective creative led her to her lifelong passion – having her own design agency. That passion led her to the renowned Napa Valley where she saw opportunity and a great life experience. designthis! was founded.
She had her own voice in terms of strategic thinking and creative expression, and her moxy in pitching “out of the box” thinking and a strong “can do, will do” attitude resonated with new clients. “We are focused on creating multi-faceted campaigns that best suit our clients’ individual needs. I believe we can help any business achieve success with thoughtful, effective marketing solutions.
Today, Kim manages creative direction, new business development, agency marketing, print and account management.
Amy Predmore, Principal
Over 20 years ago, Amy had her first experience designing for a worldwide audience while producing an international gymnastics newsletter. That experience sparked a lifelong career of using varied media to develop branding experiences. Always passionate about technology, Amy took a job with TDK Mediactive in Los Angeles, where she became an associate producer of digital media software, working for accounts, such as Universal Studios, MGM/UA Family Entertainment, and DC Comics.
Always passionate about technology, after founding designthis!, Amy turned her focus towards the newly emerging web platform. Amy takes great pleasure in helping clients navigate the ever changing, always challenging, online landscape. “For the design industry, the web opened up a whole new world of branding opportunity. I am fascinated by how design and technology influence each other, and how we can put it to best use for our clients.”
When not immersed in the virtual world, Amy works on new business development, provides creative direction for team members, manages accounts and is involved in the daily business and marketing of the company.