Based in Santa Barbara, California, J. LeMay Studios provides creative communication strategy and design services. We are inspired by partnering with businesses and organizations that contribute to a better world through innovative products and services, public education, advocacy, social and environmental work, and the arts.
Effective, clear and creative. We start by learning about your organization or business, the goals you are working to achieve, and understanding the audience you wish to reach. We work closely with you and your team to develop a strong brand identity and effective communication materials that produce results.
Award-winning design. Our creative work plays an important role in generating calls to action: increased program participation, sales, donations, community involvement. Your goals drive the creative process.
J. LeMay Studios offers a range of services, including branding and logo design, print materials (ads, brochures, signs, reports, etc.), copywriting, custom illustration, intuitive websites and content management systems (ex.: WordPress), social media, and web marketing. Working with trusted partners, we also offer video production and photography services.
For more information and to view select projects, please see our Work.
Jennifer LeMay, founder and creative director, has a background in marketing communications, design and environmental program management. She teaches courses in digital arts and graphic design at Santa Barbara City College and has taught web design at UCSB Extension.
Jennifer is also a writer for Edible Santa Barbara, a quarterly magazine that is one of a growing community of 70+ Edible Communites magazines, combining the synergy of a national publication with locally written and relevant insider views of Santa Barbara’s food producers, purveyors and consumers.
"We are happy working with Jennifer [J. LeMay Studios] on marketing activities to promote the emPower program. When developing outreach materials – brochures, ads, website content, social media – Jennifer listens and works closely with us to better understand our audience, and the intricacies of the program. She comes up with creative solutions, and creates engaging graphics for effective outreach materials that help increase program participation." – Ashley Watkins, emPower Program Services Supervisor, County of Santa Barbara
“Jennifer [J. LeMay Studios] does an outstanding job for Livingreen – designing print and online marketing materials, handling print jobs, coordinating schedule deadlines, reminding us (the staff) about OUR deadlines, and generally helping us keep our visual look on track. Jennifer is creative, responsive, patient, available, and a joy to work with. Her talents and attention to detail have helped us to better stay on schedule this year, and her enthusiasm for the company's mission is an added bonus that we truly appreciate. Jennifer is a major contributor to the company's overall success.” – Ellen Strickland, Owner, Livingreen
“J. LeMay Studios is a valuable resource for our firm. Jennifer has provided excellent creative and technical expertise on several projects, and it’s a pleasure working with her.” – Jeanne Spencer, Creative Director, Idea Engineering
“J. LeMay Studios did a fabulous job with my website, understood my impossibly vague ideas about what I hoped for, and implemented every one beautifully. I am so delighted to be working with Jennifer. She is the
best web designer I have come across!” – Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Professor and filmmaker, UC Santa Barbara
“Over the years I have worked with J. LeMay Studios on many projects, including Earth Day Festival promotion, program web sites, advertising, and materials for fundraising events. Talented, creative and professional, and a pleasure to work with, they are a valuable asset to the Community Environmental Council.” – Sigrid Wright, Assistant Director, CEC
“J. LeMay Studos is very organized, professional, and produces top-notch creative materials. A delight to work with, they are always very responsive. They put in the time and effort to understand our needs, and excel at creating visuals that are compelling while making technical information accessible to a larger audience. I recommend them without hesitation.” – Ivor John, Vice President of Climate Change Services, Ryerson, Master & Associates
“J. LeMay Studio's excellent creative and technical work has been very helpful in our outreach efforts. They provided thoughtful direction, design and useful tips for developing our e-newsletter and are a pleasure to work with.” – Karen Feeney, Green Resources Manager, LEED AP, Allen Associates
“As we were building the GreenCare for Children website, J. LeMay Studios continued to surprise us with what our opportunities for design, interaction, and data collection could be. They were patient, friendly, and intuitive of our needs - pretty remarkable attributes for a business relationship. Our website and their ongoing service are exceptional. It is a delight to work with them.” – Phil Boise, Director, GreenCare for Children
“Jennifer has been an invited artist at the I Madonnari Street Painting Festival for many years, and did a tremendous job as the featured artist for the 2009 festival, creating original artwork for her 16’ x 12’ street painting. Jennifer’s creativity and dedication are a great benefit to the Children’s Creative Project.” – Kathy Koury, Director, Children’s Creative Project (division of the Santa Barbara County Education Office)
“It’s great working with J. LeMay Studios on the annual Santa Barbara Earth Day insert. Their excellent work, attention to detail and responsiveness make my job much easier.” – Megan Packard Hillegas, Production Manager, Santa Barbara Independent
“Let me add my congratulations to your ADDY awards. Both posters are hung with pride in my office. I want to also thank you so much for your work and responsiveness in the design of the Energy Blueprint chapters. It was so exciting to see all those 'dull words' explode into the beautifully laid out product you produced. Great job! We are so fortunate to work with someone as talented as you. Again, congratulations!” – Dave Davis, Executive Director, Community Environmental Council
Get in touch, and let us know how we can help you realize your goals.