We believe in design. It’s order from chaos. It’s intelligence. It’s how we got our start, how we differentiate ourselves in business, and how we solve problems for our clients. Design is a philosophy that seeks to communicate truth. Design thinking helps our clients grow, helps them reach their goals, helps them achieve what they never thought possible.
You cannot understand design if you do not understand people; design is made for people.
We believe in taking care of our clients, our people and our community. It’s all love. The love of branding and design. Of our work. Of Los Angeles.
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Since launching the agency in 2005, Braven continues to cast vision and provide new business strategies for La Visual. He started his career in 1999 as a Graphic Designer at Atlarge Design Lab working on branding and design projects for: Seven Denim, Freshjive, Universal Music, Beastie Boys and DC Shoes. Braven’s design work has been published in PRINT magazine and the LogoLounge series of books. As a designer, he’s been the recipient of numerous awards for brand identity, logo design and UI design. Although he currently spends most of his time handling client relationships, his passion for design is still at the center of everything he leads.
A Graduate of Biola University with a B.S. in Business Management, he helped shape the business from its infancy to onboard major brands achieving 700% revenue growth over a 3-year period. He has spent most of his career helping clients in the B2B Tech segment apply the science of design thinking to their greatest business challenges. As a passionate entrepreneur, he has successfully helped several of the agency’s startups with brand strategy, new business strategy, and raising early-stage funding. Throughout his career, Braven has had the privilege of working with brands like: Discovery Channel, Sony Pictures, MySpace, Lincoln Motor Company, Intuit, FOX Broadcasting, Citysearch, Yahoo!, DC Shoes, and Von Zipper.
Braven is a leader that empowers his people to execute at a superior level. A huge evangelist of internal branding, he believes that relationships matter more than anything; and that stewarding and cultivating an organization’s people is the single most important aspect of business — and branding.
Co-Founder & ManagerLinkedIn
As Managing Director, Brian oversees operations for La Visual. In the day-to-day, he leads account management and onboarding for enterprise clients and partners. Brian drives initiatives in operational efficiency by fostering best practices for business profitability and sustainability. Over the last several years, he has played a vital role in helping the agency increase valuation.
He continues to lead new initiatives for better process documentation, human capital management and instills best-practices for training the agency’s people. Before filling his role as Managing Director, Brian has had over 10 years of experience building award-winning websites and mobile applications. His extensive repertoire of programming abilities alongside his background in IT, IxD and Dev-Ops are all reasons why he is a vital part of the agency’s leadership team. In his role as Managing Director he brings strategic insight and leadership to every project, and an unparalleled level of dedication and personal attention to detail.
As a Principal at La Visual, Brian has worked with: IAC, Intuit, Discovery Channel, TLC, FOX, Lincoln Motor Co., News Corp., Citysearch, On Assignment, and APEX Life Sciences.
Brian earned a BFA in Multimedia from CLU. And as an alumnus, he’s involved with student mentorship and guidance.
Partner & DirectorLinkedIn
As Director of Design & UX, Dain brings a wealth of experience to La Visual. He is the catalyst behind the agency’s human-centric approach to design, and has played an important role in building our lean branding and user experience products. Dain leads our team of highly-talented designers to deliver exceptional results.
Over the course of his career, Dain has helped foster strong growth in multiple startups.
Just prior to becoming a Principal at La Visual, Dain was Head of User Experience at Media Temple (mt). During his tenure there, he contributed to and led many product releases. Before “responsive design” became digital’s lingua franca, Dain was a vital part of the leadership team that designed the world’s first responsively-designed web-hosting control panel for mobile. One of the many critical projects that helped Media Temple position itself as a leader in the hosting services segment. Media Temple was acquired by GoDaddy in 2013.
Dain is an expert designer, developer, and technologist. A true innovative thinker, he continues to lead new bleeding-edge experiences for La Visual. Throughout his career he has worked with tech and design focused brands likes: Media Temple, Yahoo!, Toyota, Lincoln Motor Co., FOX, WE/IMG, and On Assignment.