Pair of Ducks

Pair of Ducks

Branding, Websites + Email Marketing to Make Your One-of-a-Kind Local Business the Stuff of Legend

Downtown, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007-3219, United States

Pair of Ducks Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$1,000 - $10,000
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
We call ourselves a micro studio (as in a team of three creative fabulists) specializing in storytelling, bold branding, website design, and email marketing. Our team are all trained artists and professional designers with years of agency and boutique studio experience under our belts, and we wake up every day to bring agency-level solutions to local businesses that we frequent and care about:

  • Logo Systems
  • Visual Identities
  • Messaging
  • Product + Company Naming
  • Custom Graphics
  • Branded Interiors

Website Design + Development
  • Squarespace
  • WordPress
  • Shopify
  • E-Commerce

Email Marketing
  • Newsletters
  • Welcome Emails
  • E-Commerce Automations
  • Klaviyo
  • Flodesk

We feel strongly about the importance of local and independent businesses, the color, vibrancy, and one-of-a-kind offerings you share, and the small town charm that you help to create. Our mission is to do what we can with the skills and experience we’ve developed to support local businesses and keep small town charm alive and well in Kalamazoo, across Southwest Michigan and anywhere honest, local, fearless, one-of-a-kind businesses happen to be.
Downtown, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007-3219, United States

Areas of Expertise

  • Branding Expertise
  • CMS Platforms
  • Digital Marketing Expertise
  • Graphic Design Expertise
  • Site Builders
  • UI/UX Expertise
  • Web Design Expertise
  • eCommerce Expertise
Branding Expertise
Branding Expertise
  • B2B Branding
  • Brand Design
  • Brand Messaging
  • Brand Strategy
  • Naming
  • Product Marketing
CMS Platforms
CMS Platforms
  • WordPress
Digital Marketing Expertise
Digital Marketing Expertise
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • Content Creation
  • Copywriting
  • DTC Marketing
  • Digital Advertising
  • Lead Generation
Graphic Design Expertise
Graphic Design Expertise
  • Illustration
  • Visual Communication
Site Builders
Site Builders
  • Squarespace
UI/UX Expertise
UI/UX Expertise
  • Interactive Design
  • UX Strategy
Web Design Expertise
Web Design Expertise
  • B2B
  • Mobile First
  • Responsive
  • eCommerce
eCommerce Expertise
eCommerce Expertise
  • Shopify
  • WooCommerce


  • Arts
  • Food and Beverage
  • Consumer Goods
  • Nonprofit
  • Fashion

Client Types

  • Startups
  • Small Businesses
  • Medium Businesses

Pair of Ducks Team Bios

  • Co-Founder
    Staci Gibson
    Staci is a creative pro with a megawatt talent for email marketing and brand narratives. She studied sculpture at WMU, earned a BFA, and dabbles in stop-motion animation.Before POD, Staci worked for Biggs|Gilmore and VMLY&R designing e-commerce emails for Kellogg and Amazon stores for Unilever.
  • Co-Founder
    Derek Brouwer
    Derek earned a BS degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Art History from Ferris State University.A former art director at VMLY&R, Derek created digital experiences for CPG brands, like Kellogg, MorningStar Farms, Cottonelle, Hayworth, Lipton, and Right to Shower.
  • Chief Copywriter
    Justin Gibson
    Chief Copywriter
    Justin is a writer/illustrator who loves absurd comedy, retro sci-fi, breakfast cereal, and fancy root beers. He majored in Art and Creative Writing and has a Master's Degree in playwriting from WMU.Justin also teaches college writing and works for a thriving small town paper, South County News.

Pair of Ducks Clients

  • Relay 12
  • Bent9 Hot Yoga
  • Wheel House Studio