Founded in Santa Cruz, California in 1987, Maximum Impact Design has established itself as a unique, action-sports graphic design powerhouse. Maximum Impact, described as "small and mighty" like its founder Judi Oyama, has been designing graphics for surf, snow and skateboard brands worldwide.
Maximum Impact's current work goes beyond print media, Judi's enthusiasm for social media has lead to teaching clients how to keep their businesses up to date with Facebook, Twitter and other new forms of online media, keeping it both creative and fun. From the small to the big Judi creates everything from stickers, advertising, logos, packaging, signage, web design and trade show booth graphics to forecasting the latest color trends to styling for a new sports product launch. With creative, attention-getting work, this little studio has made its presence known throughout the industry.
Most current collaboration working once again with Jay Watson shooting on the beach in Santa Cruz for the Socksmith Design photo art direction images, catalog and trade show graphics. The other shoot we did was at Rooster Comb Ranch for Magellan GPS, following our lifestyle sports shoot we did for them with a hunting, fishing and hiking shoot. We had rain the day before and beautiful clouds and sun for the day of our shoot. These images were used for iCast Fishing Show, Outdoor Retailer and will be used at the Shot Show as well. Finished a few other projects a website for Saucy Wench BBQ and branding for Manresa Rods custom fishing rod company based in Aptos.
Fastest turnaround project last year was the American Idol homecoming surfboard project for James Durbin, illustration by Kevin Walsh and Board design by Doug Haut was a crazy 10 day project. James Durbin Surfboard story how it was made article in the Santa Cruz Patch
Fastest turnaround project last year was the American Idol homecoming surfboard project for James Durbin, illustration by Kevin Walsh and Board design by Doug Haut was a crazy 10 day project. James Durbin Surfboard story how it was made article in the Santa Cruz Patchand another a few days after about Durbinomics in the Santa Cruz Sentinel Durbinator Day