Design in Mind

Design in Mind

A Silicon Valley Branding & Design Agency

3031 Tisch Way, 110 PW, San Jose, California 95128, United States

Design in Mind Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$10,000 - $25,000
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
Since 2002, we've helped companies of all sizes and industries build, refresh, and scale their brands against key business objectives. 

We are proud to be woman-led.

Katie Otis is the CEO, Founder, and Creative Director of Design in Mind. Her leadership has grown the business from a one-woman venture into a thriving agency that works with some of the biggest names in tech. Katie steers our team forward and is committed to employing strong women in every department. She personally champions women in the creative industry, helping them ascend to leadership positions and rewarding careers.

Our values 

Always listen
Our success comes down to one thing: sharing your vision. We think beyond the scope of work to own your goals, needs, and pain points. Lets open the lines of communication so you feel heard. 

Deliver quality
As perfectionists, our high standards never yield. We stay ahead of the trends, push boundaries, and know when to exercise restraint to deliver lasting solutions to your brands biggest challenges.

Stay flexible.
Every project is thrown curveballs. We approach them with empathy to help you work through them. Whether it's a shift in the deadline, priorities, or the finer details, we'll make it work. 

Give back.
We pay it forward. The Design in Kind program was created to volunteer our time and talents to local nonprofits. We're humbled to know good design creates stronger communities.
3031 Tisch Way, 110 PW, San Jose, California 95128, United States

Areas of Expertise

  • Branding Expertise
  • Business Consulting Expertise
  • Digital Marketing Expertise
  • Graphic Design Expertise
  • Product Design Expertise
Branding Expertise
Branding Expertise
  • B2B Branding
  • Brand Strategy
  • Naming
Business Consulting Expertise
Business Consulting Expertise
  • Project Management
Digital Marketing Expertise
Digital Marketing Expertise
  • Content Creation
  • Copywriting
Graphic Design Expertise
Graphic Design Expertise
  • Visual Communication
Product Design Expertise
Product Design Expertise
  • Digital Design


  • Nonprofit

Client Types

  • Enterprise / Corporate
  • Small Businesses

Design in Mind Clients

  • LinkedIn
  • Quicken
  • Automation Anywhere
  • Hayneedle
  • Catalyst Kids
  • San Jose Spotlight
  • Checkr
  • Santa Clara Family Health Plan
  • Hercules Capital
  • Broadvoice