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We are all in.

Our branding agency scales your impact through storytelling.

By “all in,” we mean our work is dedicated to the support of sustainable brands and the people behind them. You care about the planet. We care about your brand.

Let's Make Waves

Sustainability is a broad term that we define as anyone saving our planet, one scalable solution at a time. Whether that’s clean energy technology, carbon reduction, regenerative products and solutions, innovative recycling or composting, or something too rad to put into a category, we’re here for it.

They say the way you do one thing, is the way you do everything. Your brand building should be sustainable, too. 

Consider us high impact with low waste. And here for the long haul.

We work nimbly. Because as much as we adore branding, our planet needs action not months spent humming over colors and fonts.

We bring the best solutions forward by getting to know our clients and thinking critically in their best interest.

We thrive on collaboration, honest conversations, and a good world-changing concept.

The Fins

We’re a female-led company that celebrates diversity, and seeks to work alongside other amazing folks in the space who bring unique perspectives. 

Jen Derks

CEO/Creative Director

Jess Winet Williams

Director of Ops + Talent

Macoe

Macoe Swett

Associate Creative Director

Beibei

Beibei An

Senior Designer

Morgan Clark

Morgan Clark

Senior Account Manager

Katie Mack

Katie Mack

Account Manager

Carly DeMento

Carly DeMento

Content Strategist + Copywriter

Evan Shulman

Evan Shulman

Brand Strategist

Join the Fins

The Fins are a no-nonsense creative team of strategists, designers, and brand managers who believe a good brand is at the center of a good business. We believe in meaningful work, true life balance, and showing up as our authentic selves. 

Explore Opportunities

Fresh partner collabs

We specialize in brand work, and love to collaborate with other talented professionals. It takes all of us, working together to change the world. A group of thoughtful, passionate creatives are on the other end of this form. We’d love to hear from you.

Let’s Collaborate!

 

Values we live out

Transparency

We are “clear is kind” communicators, design-thinkers, and strategic partners who hold an open posture for collaboration. 

Best Interest Disruption

We have hard conversations if we honestly feel it will enhance the end result, egos aside.

Positive Intent

We stay positive in the face of challenges, and assume positive intent in all of our communications.

Human Connection

We believe in the power of human connection. Our work in brand strategy and design all point back to the ability to connect with each other on a human level. 

Rise by Lifting

We support each other internally and externally, with the understanding that we don’t rise unless we all rise together. 

Memberships

We believe in small steps and mighty impact. Here are a few organizations we participate in to become better community citizens and caretakers of the planet. 

1% for the planet
Offset Climate Certified logo
Business for Good logo
Califorinia green business network san diego region

Explore the deep end

We care deeply about sustainability branding, graphic design, industry trends, company culture, and more. Dive into the minds of our team on the Four Fin blog, The Deep End.

Work with us.

Are you ready to make waves with the Fins on your side?

We're Hiring.

Project Manager

We’re a woman-owned company seeking our next Fin. We welcome diversity of race, culture, thought, and lifestyles. You don’t have to surf, but if you want to learn, we’re here for it. You do however have to love details and perfectly organized file libraries. 

Jen Derks

CEO/Creative Director

Leads the sustainable growth of Four Fin through value-driven and healthy alignment of the team, clients, and partners.

Enneagram:

3

Pragmatic & Ambitious
Theme song:

Work It Out

Jurassic 5 & DMB
  • Ravenous, multitasking one day, complete focus the next.
  • Has won awards but prefers winning gratitude.
  • Paints her intentions for each day with a cup of coffee and soft tunes. Kidding. Has two kids. Tries to remember to eat.

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Jess Winet Williams

Director of Ops + Talent

Runs the business + systems operations of Four Fin and cultivates an engaging workplace culture for the Fins.

Enneagram:

1

Idealistic & Integrous
Theme song:

Brightest Lights

Lane 8
  • Starts each morning with an iced coffee and theSkimm.
  • Biz-wiz + culture-love gained from years at Apple and studying social psych.
  • Activities include live music, locomotion fitness, and chasing the sun.

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Macoe

Macoe Swett

Associate Creative Director

Leads projects with strong creative concepts, creating new brands and up-leveling existing brands with cutting-edge designs.

Enneagram:

7

Flexible & Agile
Theme Song:

Cats and Girls

Superpitcher
  • Racked up over 20 years of experience in the design world.
  • Has also worked as a design instructor, bartender, DJ, and yoga teacher.
  • Was once offered a lead role in a Bollywood movie (spoiler alert: turned it down).

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Beibei

Beibei An

Senior Designer

Finds that unique expression of a brand and brings a cohesive experience to the digital world.

Enneagram:

5

Insightful & Curious
Theme song:

Mr. Curiosity

Jason Mraz
  • Voraciously explores to feed her creativity and imagination.
  • An Empath who follows psychology to better understand people.
  • Enjoys long beach walks, sunset watching, and her eclair indulgence.

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Morgan Clark

Morgan Clark

Senior Account Manager

Supporting the magic of making waves. Taking care of our clients and making sure our talented team has everything they need for creating amazing work!

Enneagram:

3

Ambitious & Goal-Driven
Theme song:

Cloudy Day

Tones & I
  • As a young kid, I used to hold family meetings, agenda and all… my parents say one of my early words was “orgize”. Safe to say I found my true calling in a career!
  • I’ve lived in San Diego for 7 years, yet I’ve never been to Mexico.
  • I have a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do.

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Katie Mack

Katie Mack

Account Manager

Fosters meaningful relationships between team members and clients to ensure projects exceed all expectations. 

Enneagram:

3

Driven and Adaptable
Theme song:

Mountain Sound

Monsters and Men
  • When I get stressed, I rearrange all of the furniture–wherever I am. Wonder what the hotel staff thought? 

  • I love to cook, and nothing makes me happier than sharing a meal with all my peeps. Just don’t ask me to do the dishes.

  • My to-do lists have to-do lists.

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Carly DeMento

Carly DeMento

Content Strategist + Copywriter

Wordsmith, strategist, and overall language ninja.

Enneagram:

5

Curious & Inventive
Theme song:

Americans

Janelle Monae
  • Give her a snack and she’ll love you forever. This is one extremely food motivated human. Tacos, cheese n crackers, and dark chocolate are all accepted forms of currency.
  • She once traveled around the world by herself in less than three months. Her favorite places on the planet (so far) are Chiapas and Sicily. 
  • Her first word was moon.

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Evan Shulman

Evan Shulman

Brand Strategist

In order to make big waves (and have fun riding them!), helps craft a solid, substantive, (super bad) soul of a brand.

Enneagram:

7

Fun-loving & versatile
Theme song:
Rüfüs du Sol (Lane 8 Remix)
  • Proud 90’s U.S. Space Camp Graduate where I got as close as I was gonna get to my kid aspirations of being an astronaut. Now super happy to be an Earthonaut (like you).
  • For fun I read wikipedia articles, watch youtube explainers, and look up the etymology of words, often leading to waaayyyy too many tabs open in my browser.
  • I’ve DJed on an art car at Burning Man. My “theme song” is what got the vibe going. 

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