KURT OSAKI  |  President-Creative

A graduate of the University of Hawaii and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Kurt founded Osaki Design in 1995 which was later changed to Osaki Creative Group in 2005. Early clients included the National Football League properties, National Hockey League and leading national universities. Kurt's philosophy is based on the Japanese word Kaizen, "The endless pursuit of excellence" and to do things "100%."

Organizations: Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California University of Hawaii Alumni Association Ahahui Koa Anuenue Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Northern California

 

JUSTIN HIGA  |  Graphic Designer

Justin is a graduate of the New Media Arts program at Kapiolani Community College.  He is from Honolulu and currently resides in Berkeley. For 5+ years he previously was a designer for Hawaiian Island Creations, a surf apparel company.  He has experience in branding, marketing collateral, environmental design,  and various apparel design.  He freelanced for OCG from 2010 and joined the team in 2011. 

Allie Kuritani  |  Graphic Designer

Allie graduated from California Lutheran University in May of 2018 with a BA in multimedia with an emphasis in graphic design and a minor in art. Allie is now working out of our Honolulu office since graduating college. During her time at Osaki Creative Group, she has been focusing on helping clients define their brand and keep it consistent throughout their collateral and marketing materials.

 

SUZIE ABESHIMA  |  Account Executive

Suzie is a graduate of California State University of Fullerton with a B.S. in International Marketing.  Prior to joining Osaki Creative Group, Suzie worked in the video game industry as a Sales and Marketing Director for a Japanese software developer.  She also spent over six years working in Tokyo, Japan for an advertising firm assisting international clients enter the Japanese marketplace.  Suzie is responsible for client communication and company management.