We are all in.

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. Meet the Fins:

We work nimbly. Because as much as we adore branding, our planet needs action not months spent hmming 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.

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

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

Rebecca

Rebecca Tall Brown

Senior Brand Strategist

Macoe

Macoe Swett

Associate Creative Director

Beibei

Beibei An

Senior Designer

Morgan Clark

Morgan Clark

Account Manager

Chiao Huang

Brand Designer

Emma O'Regan

Graphic Designer

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 leading professionals in PR, digital marketing, media buying, and production.  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. 

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:

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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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Rebecca

Rebecca Tall Brown

Senior Brand Strategist

Champion of fully-realized brands + strategies that work. Aims to land brands at their full potential and have fun in the process.

Enneagram:

3

Driven & Collaborative
Theme song:

Music

Erick Sermon
  • Grew up in a plant nursery complete with farm animals.
  • Instructor at SDSU, where I’m a double alum (BS in marketing, MBA)
  • The most morning person you’ll ever meet — pops up like a piece of toast out of a toaster. 7a meetings, anyone? Anyone?

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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

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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Chiao Huang

Brand Designer

Crafting unique experiences through design.

Enneagram:

3

Positive Attitude & Go Getter
Theme song:

Freedom

Kygo
  •  I grew up in a scuba diving family. I cried underwater when I failed my test when I was 10. Getting water out of your mask is one of the test categories. Yes, I got my license in the end.
    • I used to train to ride horses. One time, I got stepped on by a horse and I screamed, but forgot to push it away. My toe was ok tho.
    • Used to want to be a fine art artist but instead doing murals as side hustle nowadays.

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Emma O'Regan

Emma O'Regan

Graphic Designer

Turns clients’ visions into designs that are creative, cohesive and compelling while keeping all the little details in mind.

Enneagram:

6

Caring & Methodical
Theme song:

This Must Be the Place

Talking Heads
  • Gets excited about nicely designed labels, cheap sunglasses, and new book smell
  • Youngest of 3, with a big gap between the oldest and me, my go-to revenge was stealing one shoe. Not the pair, just one.
  • Drawn to design because of the power in visual communication

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