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

 

Robert W. REilly |  Branding Consultant

Robert graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Design and a B.A. in Advertising in 2008. Robert also attended the University of Hawaii to obtain his Master's in Business Administration, while advising the University's college media program from 2010-2015. After a short tenure as VP of Sales and Marketing for the Emerald Media Group at the University of Oregon, Robert joined the Osaki Creative Group team in March of 2017. Robert develops and guides brand and marketing strategy for clients to reach their target markets.

 

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. 

 

STACY FUJITANI  |  Graphic Designer

Stacy is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach with a BFA in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing. She has experience in branding, environmental design, and marketing collateral design. Stacy is from Lodi, California but moved to Hawaii in 2013 and currently works out of our Honolulu office. Stacy previously interned with Osaki Creative Group in 2011. 

 

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.