Defining Your Image & Identity
Achieving business objectives through the alignment and deployment of an effective brand strategy - that is extremely relevant and emotionally engaging to the target audiences.
Positioned to Build Lasting Relationships
Generating strategic ideas by analyzing data specifically designed to enhance the effectiveness of marketing initiatives and build enduring brands.
Real Data to Succeed
Deploying marketing performance metrics in phases – from analyzing your current position to establishing benchmarks for results.
As a successful brand strategist and entrepreneur, Melinda has helped companies develop, define, and position themselves in the market through research, proven process methodologies, and implementation of integrated creative campaigns for over 25 years.
Her career has enabled her to experience vast geographic and cultural diversity, giving Melinda insightful perspective about targeted demographics, consumer behavior, and the value of an emotional response to brands.
With opportunities to live and work in California, North Carolina, Georgia, Hawaii, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, she’s developed a broad, cross-cultural perspective of demographics, consumer behavior, and responses. Melinda fully immerses herself in clients’ goals before planning marketing initiatives for their products and services. She uses data to inform marketing recommendations with creative range across media channels. This allows her to position the project analytically and tactically to inspire the consumer from an emotion to action.
As the founder and owner of two different firms, OrangeRoc in Hawaii and the first being located in Southern California, Melinda has created or managed brands with marketing programs for notable clients. These clients span over two decades ranging in scope from global, regional, and national, including Black + Decker – Kwikset and Pfister, The Fairmont Orchid, Locations, Bodhtree Solutions, Brookfield Residential, Tomy Toys, C4 Waterman, Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union, Hawaii Tourism Authority, Geobunga, Multifamily Utility Company, and many more. Melinda is a current Rotarian and has served on many boards of directors.
Born in Singapore and raised on the Big Island, Lauren combines eastern culture with western education to bring an international flair to the office. Her thoughtful, forward-thinking approach to the visual arts complements the goals and objectives of our clients.
Lauren is innately aware that creativity is not just about concepts and colors, but also recognizing that small details add up to be impactful elements. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has become a peer mentor to some new graduates and those seeking a career in graphic design.
With a passion for all things artistic, Cristina puts her visual talents to use as one of OrangeRoc’s graphic designers. She’s an integral part of the creative team with her alluring design skills and personal touch. Cristina bridges the gap between design and marketing utilizing her design skills mastering templates for clients’ identity systems.
Cristina recognizes that a huge part of OrangeRoc’s success is not only within our internal team, but also to all our vendors. She works closely with vendors to foster strong relationships that will be mutually beneficial for all parties.
Kawika is a multidisciplinary graphic designer that strives to wear as many different aesthetic hats needed to accomplish team objectives at a high level.
Born and raised in Minnesota with a multidisciplinary background in studio art, he brings a unique identity that has cultivated an equally as diverse design style. Although his abilities and interests are multifaceted, he particularly enjoys building and redeveloping identities to give brands a newfound sense of purpose.
As a creative in and out of the office, Kawika finds it vastly important to never stop expressing creatively no matter the manner or medium. He seeks to continue growing his design abilities by pairing them with the powerful tools of marketing and is eager to take on new opportunities found in OrangeRoc’s diverse body of clientele.