JM Designs – Services

JM Designs is a full service design agency that can help you creatively with all types of projects. Established in 1994 – we specialize in digital and print media. 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 incorporate new technologies in our quest for the best campaign strategies.

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WEB AND FRONT-END DEVELOPMENT
    Content Management Systems (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Ektron) – HTML – Flash
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HTML AND CSS
    Customize Themes – Brand Websites – Design E-mails – Create Landing Pages
  • USER INTERFACE / USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
    Smartphone Applications – Web Applications – Websites
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PRINT LAYOUT
    Magazines – Brochures – Identity Packages – Promotional Items – Trade Show Materials
  • DIGITAL AND PRINT ADVERTISING
    Banner Ads – Magazine Ads – Magazine Covers – Posters – Integrated Campaigns
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ILLUSTRATION
    Floor Plans – Site Plans – Logo Designs
  • PRESENTATIONS
    Keynote Presentations – PowerPoint Presentations

JM Designs Services

JM Designs is a full service design agency that can help you creatively with all types of projects. Established in 1994 – we specializing in digital and print media. 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 incorporate new technologies in our quest for the best campaign strategies.

WEB AND FRONT-END DEVELOPMENT
Content Management Systems (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Ektron) – HTML – Flash

HTML AND CSS
Customize Themes – Brand Websites – Design E-mails – Create Landing Pages

USER INTERFACE / USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
Smartphone Applications – Web Applications – Websites

PRINT LAYOUT
Magazines – Brochures – Identity Packages – Promotional Items – Trade Show Materials

DIGITAL AND PRINT ADVERTISING
Banner Ads – Magazine Ads – Magazine Covers – Posters – Integrated Campaigns

ILLUSTRATION
Floor Plans – Site Plans – Logo Designs

PRESENTATIONS
Keynote Presentations – PowerPoint Presentations

Creative Work

UEI COLLEGE – WEBSITE REDESIGN

The existing website is done in Joomla, but the client wanted something easier to manage. This redesign is for a Wordpress version of their website the significantly proposes to simplify the addition of content by users that don’t have experience with HTML. On the client’s wish list was to have video content on their home page.

REALTYTRAC – AFFILIATE BANNER ADS

Affiliate Banner ads were created in all sizes, in both Static and Animated versions. The Static versions are JPEG (created in Photoshop) and the Animated versions were created using Adobe After Effects and Photoshop. These banner ads are targeted to Landing Pages from RealtyTrac Affiliate partners.

LoanPal – Website Comps

These images are comps for the LoanPal website (specifically the “Company” pages). Both options have a transparent menu at the top that would be a Sticky Navigation that follows the user as the page scrolls. The top image and text are to be Full Screen with short cut links to the website’s other pages. Designs are created using a 12 column bootstrap layout and are intended to be fully responsive.

Homefacts Website Redesign

This Address Page for Homefacts was created using a 12 column Bootstrap layout. The side column on the right will lock at the bottom as the user scrolls so you won’t have a blank gray area on the right. It is my desire to have the right column be collapsible, but I know that because of requirements for advertising it is most likely not going to happen. The top navigation will be replaced with a Sticky Nav…

Formatt-Hitech Starter Kit Brochure

This brochure is included in all of the Starter Kits (Filter Kits) that Formatt-Hitech distributes. The brochure features imagery that gives examples of the results you can hope to produce using the featured filters. The images are contributions by some amazing photographers.

JMD Website Development

13StitchesMagazine.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

13 Stitches Magazine is an 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.

13StitchesMagazine.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

momentm.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

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.

momentm.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

ExactaMedia.com
Responsive Website Design

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.

ExactaMedia.com
Responsive Website Design

CrossFit714.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

CrossFit714.com is where CrossFit 714 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.

CrossFit714.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

SouthCoastMagazine.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

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.

SouthCoastMagazine.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

CostaMesaSpeedway.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

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.

CostaMesaSpeedway.com
Responsive Wordpress Website

Sample Illustrations

1221 Ocean Avenue

Advertising Campaign

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.

Featured Publications

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.

T-Shirt Designs

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.

Gay-Straight Alliance
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.

Photography

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