At On Brand Designs, we create scroll-stopping designs for female entrepreneurs that make you say out loud, "ooo, I love that!" My obsession is transforming YOUR ideas while keeping you 'On Brand'
Kim Russo stands as the visionary force behind On Brand Designs, an exclusive design studio nestled in the vibrant heart of Charleston, SC. As the Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer, she not only shapes visual experiences but also empowers her clients and team.
Kim is also the creator of ‘The Profitable Brand Designer’ course teaching creatives how to switch their mindset from freelancer to entrepreneur and create a profitable design business.
She began her career working for top packaging design agencies in NYC after getting her degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in packaging design. In 2018 after spending her entire career in corporate, Kim decided she was ready to make a bigger impact on a smaller scale. She left the “Big Apple,” and started On Brand Designs, which launched in September 2018. Kim moved to Charleston in 2020 and has been focused on growing her business ever since.
Her areas of expertise include brand strategy, brand identity, website design, print graphics and packaging design. She loves creating scroll-stopping designs for female entrepreneurs that make you say out loud, "ooo, I love that!".
When she is not busy working, Kim enjoys crafting, painting pet portraits and laying on the beach or by the pool with her friends and family.
Katie is a speaker, coach, social media manager, college adjunct professor, and nonprofit strategist. Katie Blomquist uses her current success story as the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Going Places to teach others how to create impactful messaging and navigate the media and social media for maximum fundraising results while creating their own successful nonprofit.
Katie has been featured on the Steve Harvey show, ABC world news tonight, nightly news with Lester Holt, and many more. She uses her incredible insight to help other leaders create an impact in their communities.
Her own story began as a title 1 elementary school teacher who believed all children have a fundamental right to joy. In the fall of 2016, Katie created an incredibly successful gofundme campaign to get all 650 underprivileged children in her school a new bike. The campaign went viral, leading her to raise over $80,000 in three months. In just 4.5 Years, Katie has raised over $600,000 for going places so they could provide 2,520 children with a new custom bike, lock, and helmet.
Katie is passionate about helping others more effectively define their story and use social media to create a platform that drives people to action.
Krista Anne Go is an architect and graphic designer with over five years of experience in the design industry. As an architect, she has handled residential, commercial and interior design projects, and as a graphic designer, she has managed clients from branding to content creation. Because of her architecture college degree, she slowly learned to develop a strong desire for branding and graphic design, which led to her passion that eventually became a profession: being a graphic designer. She loves what she does for a living and believes that the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Felmarie graduated from La Salle University and was a physics teacher by profession, however fell in love with doing admin tasks. She has a sharp eye for detail and is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining consistency throughout the entire organization. Dogs have a special place in her heart.
Grace Porter is a recent graduate from College of Charleston, with a bachelors of science in marketing. Originally from Orangeburg, SC.
Nina Kelley is a marketing and communications professional at On Brand Designs with experience in client relations, graphic design and branding, social media management, event management and more. Always a team player, Nina enjoys developing strong relationships, both professionally and personally, and collaborating to find the perfect marketing and branding solutions for companies on any scale — from local boutiques to large publicly-traded corporations.
Nina graduated from East Carolina University with a BSBA in Marketing, and continues to further her education to keep up with the latest trends and strategies. She lives in Charleston, SC with her husband, Brett, and their two dogs, Charlie and Millie.