I’m DJ, a Creative Director & Brand Strategist based in Orange County, CA. I collaborate with visionary brands and partners to bring inspired ideas to life.


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I have 20+ years of experience in the digital space working on clients ranging from the Fortune 8 to bootstrapped startups. 

July 2022 – Present
Chief Brand Officer • Elevo
November 2020 – July 2022
Executive Creative Director • DBM Group
CLIENTS: BJ’s Brewhouse, AAA, Anthem, Pieology
March 2018 – Present
Freelance Creative Director
CLIENTS: Kashi, Molina Healthcare, Covered California, Beaming Wellness
October 2017 – April 2018
Creative Director • Sandbox
CLIENTS: Abbott, American Express, John Deere, UnitedHealthcare
July 2012 – October 2017
Creative Director • ymarketing
CLIENTS: UnitedHealthcare, Pepsi, Yamaha, Hair Club, Optum
October 2011 – July 2015
Founder • Grimes Creative Group
CLIENTS: Del Taco, O.N.E. Coconut Water, Naked Juice, PacSun, Izze
June 2011 – December 2011
Creative Director • IMW Agency
CLIENTS: Avocados from Mexico, Balboa Yacht Club, Denso, Sunkist
July 2010 – June 2011
Creative Director • The Phelps Group
CLIENTS: Panasonic, Public Storage, ZPizza, EZ Lube
October 2006 – April 2010
Art Director • Doner
CLIENTS: Amazon, Del Taco, Expedia, Experian, Mazda, Minute Maid,


Reach out if you’d like to discuss a project or find out how we might be able to collaborate.

[email protected]

(714) 604-5149

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