is first and foremost a branding company. Every marketing tool we create stems from our commitment to fully understand and appreciate your goals and needs. We tap into our extensive experience and business knowledge as visual communicators to help you meet those goals.
is the means of expressing your highest value to your clients, through consistent messaging and visually compelling graphics. And what distinguishes us is in addition to being excellent craftsman, is that our branding process is focused on shining a bright light on something much deeper.
as your strategic partners is to explore and discover the essence of your core values as a business or organization to truly convey what you want to say and sell in the most meaningful and significant way.
can involve re-organizing, re-inventing, re-invigorating your inner workings, retooling your approach, re-investing in your staff or equipment, or re-visiting your mission. We are devoted to offering the highest level of creative design and strategic brand development to our clients for the purpose of promoting their highest value to the world.
Julie (formerly of Sullivan Casper Design; Sullivan Scully Design Group; Sullivan Santamaria Design, and Julie Sullivan Design) leads Shine Creative Industries and has amassed a reputation for fresh design, collaborative client relationships and effective approaches to visual identity and branding campaigns. As the founder and leader of several accomplished design firms, she and her partners have worked for all types of businesses, educational institutions, healthcare providers, national parks, technology firms, and many regional nonprofits.
Julie has also been the mastermind behind many cultural creations including the flagship musical event: Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival.
She has received numerous awards through her 40 year career, and continues to mentor others in both the design and music industries.
Lara is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a Visual Communications degree, emphasis in Graphic Design. She has a strong background in retail business management and marketing. Lara has worked with Julie Sullivan for over 5 years as a senior designer. Additionally, she was a chief collaborator on the creation, continual branding and successful management of Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival, the Southwest’s premier 3-day acoustic music event. For 10 years she has been the marketing genius behind the festival.
Ms. Gomora brings excellent organizational skills, and a both creative and pragmatic approach to web design as the primary force behind all of our digital work. Additionally, she is a bright light, caring, thoughtful and beloved by all of our clients.
Claire graduated Sum Cum Laude from Northern Arizona University in dual majors of Visual Communications and Photography. As a stellar intern, she proved herself staff worthy and we scooped her up to join our team! Claire is a rare talent, with many skills and a fierce passion for creativity. Claire continues to be an inspiring collaborator on our team, and under the direction of Julie, was the primary designer of our shiny new website.