Communication is our strength
and can be seen on many levels: in our interaction with clients, in the way we translate concept into medium and in our awareness of the ultimate message behind every design.

We manage projects from initial concept to final printing and distribution. Our projects range from small, one and two-color jobs, to larger full-color corporate marketing packages. All of our work is backed by sound marketing strategy, outstanding creative, quality production, and high-touch account service.

Team Leadership

Jeffrey Shurtz

Jeffrey Shurtz
CEO, Creative Director
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As President, Jeffrey handles all aspects of the business from initial marketing strategies, concept development, account management, to creative direction, production and distribution.

Jeffrey began his career as designer and project manager for Porsche HG in Germany where he gained extensive experience in exhibit, packaging and collateral design. After moving to San Francisco, Jeffrey served as creative director for several Bay Area design firms before establishing Jeffrey Shurtz Design in 1988. In 1997, he restructured the firm to create Twist, Inc.

Jeffrey is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

Brian Vejby

Brian Vejby
Director of Business Development
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Brian joined the Twist team in February of 2005. He brings 20 years of experience in business development, marketing communications, investor relations, account management & customer service. Prior to joining Twist, Brian worked in the professional services industry and the Corporate Client Group of the NASDAQ Stock Market, assisting companies to gain visibility, build shareholder value and increase marketshare.

Brian is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.

Recent News

02.01 15 —  

Charles Schwab Advisor Services group engaged Twist to develop a consistent look and feel for a series of conferences that would be held throughout the year targeted to investment advisors. We created a campaign that we rolled out to a web site, various email templates and print collateral.

11.01 14 —  

Carroll Burdick & McDonough engaged Twist to create a new web site for the firm. We developed design solutions that reflected the image of the firm and met all of the firms marketing requirements for the site. The site was based on a series of advertisements that we had developed for the firm in the previous year. After the huge success of the ads, CBM asked Twist to develop a site that had a similar look and feel.

10.01 14 —  

Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti was looking for a firm to develop a site that stood out from traditional law firms. Twist partnered with Tenrec on the programming of the site and was able to meet the challenging goals of the firm. Twist worked with an illustrator to develop a unique look and feel for the site which uniquely positioned the firm amongst its competition.

06.01 13 —  

JAMS engaged Twist to develop a newsletter that captured the brand of the firm, would appeal to the target audience and also make the information easy to read. Twist is now producing the newsletter on a quarterly basis for the firm.

09.01 12 —  

McManis Faulkner hired Twist to brand the firm with a new identity that included a logo, business system, and web site. The web site was based on the philosophy of the firm. The partners wanted it to stand out from other law firms with whom they were competing. We used design elements from their office to portray the personality of the firm.