JM Designs is a full service design group that can help you creatively with all types of projects. We have been designing since 1994 – specializing in, but not limited to, print media as well as electronic media. We have experience directing photo shoots, on-set advising during commercial video shoots, printer press-checks, designing corporate identity packages, brand development, image manipulation and color correction.
The marketing and design skills at JM Designs are a result of extensive work experience and a drive to constantly push for quality. At JM Designs we continually look for ways to develop new skills and incorporate new technologies for possible future campaign strategies. We have the ability to carry out tasks with both speed and attention to detail through a meticulous desire to deliver perfect results.
- ADVERTISING – Digital and Print Advertising Campaigns
- ILLUSTRATION – Floor Plans, Site Plans and Logo Designs
- LAYOUT – Magazines, Brochures, and Identity Packages
- WEB DEVELOPMENT – WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, HTML, and Flash
- HTML AND CSS – E-mails and Landing Pages
- UI DESIGN – Smartphone Applications and Web Apps
13 Stitches Magazine is a Punk Rock Webzine featuring Concert Photography, Band Reviews, and an Online Concert Calendar. This website accepts reader contributions and has several premium add-ons. There are random YouTube videos from the 13 Stitches Magazine YouTube channel, Photo Galleries, Band Reviews / User Reviews, Event Calendar, Pinterest Feed, Facebook Feed, Twitter Feed, and Author Bios.
moment | M is the website for the Self-Serve Mobile Advertising software that features Real-Time Bidding for both Agencies and Direct Marketers. This website is fully responsive and features Parallax scrolling. It also has several premium add-ons. There is a Full-Time Mobile Menu, a Blog, Contact Forms / Database, Social Media Feed, Landing Page and a Sign-Up Page.
ExactaMedia.com is a media company website that has been designed and developed for different viewport sizes. This website features a video cover that transitions with a 3D effect to the website content. There are animated icons and Social Media Links for Pinterest / Facebook / Twitter. The Contact Form features a Google Map.
CrossFit714.com is where members can visit everyday to see what the new WOD (Workout Of the Day) is. The website is fully responsive so it is viewable on any viewport size. This website features a full width scrolling showcase, a YouTube Video Overlay for first time visitors, a running Blog that has all the WOD's, Links to CrossFit Affiliates and Websites, Trainer Bios, iFramed Zen Planner scheduling, Beyond the Whiteboard results posting, Meal of the Day Feed, Facebook Feed, Facility Photo Gallery, Contact Page with Form and Google Map.
This is the official website for the South Coast Magazine print publication. The website is fully responsive so it is viewable on any viewport size. This website has a fixed width layout and incorporates a background image. Advertisers can brand the background image as well as have prominent banner ads on each page. Some of the unique features of this website include a fully functional class registration, Social Media Feeds, and a Calendar. There is also a scrolling ticker that displays recently posted articles and news items.
Analytic Media Group
This website is fully responsive so it is viewable on any viewport size. It has a fixed width layout and incorporates a background image. Some of the unique features of this website include a well developed SEO strategy.
Analytic Media Group
This website is fully responsive so it is viewable on any viewport size. It incorporates a background large background image with a Ken Burns Effect. Some of the unique features of this website include the animations, the beautiful imagery used throughout (while maintaining good load speeds), the featured videos, and the speedway motorcycle with pop-up details.
This website is fully responsive so it is viewable on any viewport size. Some of the unique features of this website include the use of forms, the animated/responsive U.S. Map with individual State links, the animations, the Search Optimized content, the video feature, and the Blog.
About JM Designs
California natives, the JM Designs studio is headquartered in San Clemente. John Mairs earned a degree in Design from California Polytechnic University, Pomona while staying active in Academic and Social programs. Recently, John Mairs has completed his MA in Communication Arts – Public Relations and Advertising, graduating with Distinction.
Art classes, art history, drawing concepts, projects, and a diversity of designs in most every medium provide John Mairs with the foundation he utilizes in all his graphic design work. Having worked directly with publishers, printers, and creative directors from all over the world, John knows how to tailor fit a project to a clients specific needs.
- 2011 “People Serving People” – Irvine Company Apartment Communities
- 2009 “Picture Perfect” – OC Family
- 2008 “Best Shot” Photo Contest – Anaheim Orange County
- 2006-2007 Department of the Year – Irvine Company Apartment Communities
- 2006 GEMM Award for Marketing Department of the Year – Southern California Apartment Association
- 2004-2005 Department of the Year – Irvine Company Apartment Communities
- 2004 GEMM Award for Outstanding Achievement in Marketing – Southern California Apartment Association
Starter Kit Brochure
Formatt-Hitech is a premier camera lens manufacturer from the UK. The Starter Kit Brochure is a collateral print piece that is included in all the packaging for the company's Starter Kit of Lens Filters. This brochure is one of the newest additions to the Formatt-Hitech marketing plan, it is consistent with the new brand guidelines and showcases photography from world-class photographers that use Formatt-Hitech filters.
Colby Brown Photography - Landscape Filter Kit Brochure (Signature Edition)
Formatt-Hitech is a premier camera lens manufacturer from the UK. The Colby Brown Photography Brochure is a collateral print piece that is included in the Colby Brown Lens Filter Kit. This brochure is one of the newest additions to the Formatt-Hitech Signature Edition products, it is consistent with the new brand guidelines and showcases photography from Colby Brown featuring the Formatt-Hitech filters.
1221 Ocean Avenue
Ultra-Luxury Oceanfront Apartment Residences at 1221 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica California. These ultra-luxury apartments are home to celebrities such as Will Smith. This advertising campaign feats custom photography shot on-site depicting the 1221 lifestyle. This advertising campaign is a complementary part of an entire cohesive marketing campaign.
Just A Few Of The Publications Featuring Our Work
The above publications are only a few of the magazines that John Mairs has contributed to. Rental Living Magazine and Avenues Magazine are publications for the Irvine Company Apartment Communities and the Residents of those properties. At Home is a concept magazine that was pitched to the creative team as a proposal for the growing Avenues Magazine.
This T-Shirt design was created for the Dana Hills High School AVID program. The design incorporates the DHHS Dolphin with the Official AVID Logo. The design incorporates beach elements representative of the Dana Hills location near the Dana Point beach. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a college-readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges. Although AVID serves all students, it focuses on the least served students in the academic middle. The formula is simple – raise expectations of students and, with the AVID support system in place, they will rise to the challenge.
This T-Shirt design was created for the Aliso Niguel High School AVID program. The design incorporates the ANHS Worlverine Paw with a distressed AVID text. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a college-readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges. Although AVID serves all students, it focuses on the least served students in the academic middle. The formula is simple – raise expectations of students and, with the AVID support system in place, they will rise to the challenge.
The GSA T-Shirt is for the GSA Club at Dana Hills High School. The design incorporates the popular “NOH8” logo seen in the awareness campaign that photographs individuals with tape over their mouth to show support for Gay individuals. At the bottom of the t-shirt is a symbol for Equality that represents that Gays and Straights should have the same rights as each other.The Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
The Club GET T-Shirt incorporates the club name in large letters at the base of a globe. The globe represents the global need for awareness. The surrounding elements around the globe represent the environment and man’s impact to the environment. There is also a Dolphin in the design because the Dana Hills mascot is The Dolphins. GET is an academic club at Dana Hills High School. The club was created to educate and inform students about the importance to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. The call to action is in the tagline “GET Informed. GET Involved. GET ‘It’.”
Limited Print T-Shirt for the professional paintball team Factory Black. The shirts were created for the team members and were only available during the 3 years that Factory Black played in the NPPL. The team was sponsored by We Kill Suckers, Triple Tap, and JT Paintball. Practices were mostly held at SC Village and competitions were all over Southern California and Nevada.