About

We do everything through a diverse lens.

5four is a boutique branding and web design agency for startups.
Meet Our Team
Our Goal

Help 10,000 startups create beautiful, functional websites generating revenue and converting users into customers.

A remote-first team.

Talent shouldn’t be limited by zip code.  Our team has members from around the globe in an effort to link diverse backgrounds and world views for quality collaboration.  We communicate effectively via online platforms and virtual meetings to facilitate client projects with expertise.

With team members from Miami and Los Angeles, to essential teammates from abroad in West Africa, The Philippines and Europe, we see the world through a diverse lens.
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Rooted in diversity.

We leverage our differences by creating a path to success through execution.  By developing a diverse team with members from around the world, we see things differently.
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Team members from the U.S including California, New York and Florida with members in South America, Africa, the Philippines and around the world.
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An expert approach to design and development built on systems and operational procedures that are constantly being refined weekly via systems and operating procedures.
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Our team

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John D. Saunders
Founder / Creative Director
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John D. Saunders is a Web Designer and Founder of 5Four Digital with 10+ years experience in building brands online.

Working with brands like Land Rover, Audi and the NAACP, he has utilized website development and brand strategy to create websites and digital products that resonate with the consumer and drive consistent sales and conversions.
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Goodfellas
"Im not a businessman, I'm a business, man."

JAY Z
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AB Baldonado
Lead Visual Designer
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AB Baldonado is a Visual Designer and Photographer whose works expands from different spectrums of the creative arts. His experience in visual design impacts his approach to creative solutions. It helped him built a systematic process of tackling artistic objectives by thinking beyond  borders. After joining  5Four in 2018, his design practice shifted to a more precise and innovative process that immersed himself in brand building providing results to startups.
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"Nothing will work unless you do."

Maya Angelou
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Kate Kimanzi
UX Content Specialist
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Kate is a creative communicator and has worked as a design project manager and communications director over the last 5 years. She has a broad history of work experience that ranges from higher education design teams in Los Angeles, California to communications on an international scale. She’s passionate about diverse representation in design and dedicated to designing for belonging, equity, and digital accessibility.
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Love and Basketball
“When the world tells you to shrink, expand."

Elaine Welteroth
Micah Daniel-Gause
Copywriter
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Micah Gause is a pleasantly caffeinated copywriter and content marketing specialist with 4+ years of passion and experience writing for founder-led businesses. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in English, she dedicated her time to helping founders translate their offers and expertise into captivating, narrative-driven written assets.

Her writing experience covers a range of niches from beauty and lifestyle to commercial real estate and non-profit. When she’s not writing, you can find Micah reading a book, poring over tv and film scripts, or snuggling with her cats.
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"Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book."

John Green
Allen Carmona
Account Executive
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Allen Carmona is a Customer Support expert and has worked as a website project manager and podcast accounts manager within his 6 years of experience. He has worked on different projects in other roles as well (as a VA, Sales, Onboarding, Customer Success, etc).

He loves to help out to the best of his abilities, personally and with work. Having started recently with 5Four Digital, he aspires to make a positive change and improvement within the team.
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"If you wanna make the world a better placeTake a look at yourself and then make a change"

Michael Jackson
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Akodia Emmanuel
UI / UX  Web Developer
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Akodia Emmanuel is a designer and developer that has worked with startups and enterprises to create great products and brands. He has been fortunate enough to work with Shopify, 3M, Upwork, Aurora Solar, PDIC Publishing among others. His area of expertise ranges from building immersive websites, creating web apps(both native and hybrid) to creating memorable user interfaces for apps.
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If you are fortunate to have opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well."

Kamala Harris
Emre Çınar
UI / UX Designer
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Due to his interest in software and design at an early age, he learned the industry at a young age by working for agencies and corporate companies at the age of 14. With 11 years of work experience, he uses all his creativity for 5Four Digital.
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"There is no road of flowers leading to glory."

Jean de La Fontaine
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Zee D.
UI / UX Designer
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Zee believes in creating designs that impact users in a positive and engaging way!  He is also interested digital photography and loves to create photo manipulations out of abstract objects! With over 7+ years of crafting awesome digital design experiences, he loves to keep in trend with latest design systems and patterns!
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"Have no fear of perfection -- you'll never reach it."

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Gerri Aying
Ops Manager
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Gerri is our Operations Manager who oversees operational activities at every level of the organization. Communicating effectively in delegating tasks to team members and providing project updates to clients. She spent 8 years working as excellent customer support and went her way to project management. She aims to assist our designers and web development team in providing top-notch quality websites to our clients.
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"It is never too late or too soon. It is when it is supposed to be."

Mitch Albom
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Ready to work together?

Let’s link up.  Complete our quick form below to schedule a 30 minute consult with our team.  We invite startups and businesses looking to collaborate to build their website with 5Four.  
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