About Kmotion

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kmotion Design (est. in 2008) is a powerful team of creative designers, web developers and marketing professionals who really get to know you and your customers. We strategically work from the ground up uncovering customers problems and the solutions you offer that no one else can. Have a website that excites your customers with a great experience and make an impact.

Our team becomes a trusted partner and an extension of your team. Lean on us for our expertise to identify, design, and build an experience for your customers to connect with you, over your competition.

Over the past 15 years we've refined our process, and continue to do so. Today everything is evolving, and so are we. Our team is always learning, keeping up to date with trends, technology, and security. We'd love to learn about your process, and how you are evolving. What ideas do you have that need attention in your business and a proper execution?


Our Services

  • User Experience Design (UX and UI)

  • Web Design & Development

  • Custom Wordpress & Craft CMS

  • Digital Marketing

  • SEO

  • Social Media Advertising

  • SEM PPC & Programmatic Video

  • Email Marketing and Traditional Marketing

  • Identity & Branding

  • Editorial Design

  • Motion Graphics and Video

Katie VanderPloeg

CEO • Art Director • Video

Jamie Grey

Project and Communications Manager

Kevin Dakin

Senior Designer

Caroline Yun

Account Manager

Kyle Frederick

Developer

Jianna Miller

Jianna Miller

Casey Lee

Developer

James Sudimak

Developer

Bobby Pulte

Digital Marketing Manager

Devin Merchant

Developer

Katie VanderPloeg

CEO • Art Director • Video

If you don't see her in the office, check the gym, where she will likely be found doing CrossFit.

A 21-year veteran of the website industry, Katie thrives on helping clients grow and move their business's forward. Building the Kmotion Design team and helping them grow individually is important to her. She is motivated by client success, employees who feel appreciated, and making things happen!

Jamie Grey

Project and Communications Manager

Jamie is the driving force behind our projects. With her incredible eye for detail and remarkable organizational skills, she is able to keep all aspects of a project running smoothly. Her communications degree from Kansas State University provides her with a great foundation for tackling even the most complex projects. When she’s not bringing out the best in our internal team, she can be found planning her upcoming wedding!

Kevin Dakin

Senior Designer

With a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design, Kevin is a detail-obsessed designer who is focused on bringing new life into your business through innovative ideas, impactful visuals and user-focused experiences. Having led design and creative direction for companies in all industries, Kevin has the expertise to elevate your brand to where you want to be. When not pushing pixels around, Kevin likes to spend time with his wife Morgan and son Greyson – usually watching bad reality TV.

Caroline Yun

Account Manager

With over 12 years of experience in digital and traditional marketing, business strategy, SEO, and data analysis, Caroline, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, stands as a multifaceted expert in growth strategy and client engagement. Her approach in marketing is marked by a harmonious blend of collaboration and thoughtfulness, focused on achieving sustained success for clients and forging significant relationships.

Out of the office, you can find her throwing down hot laps in her spec race car at Willow Springs or on the couch with a historical fiction novel.

Kyle Frederick

Developer

Kyle Frederick attended of Central Michigan University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, an Associate of Arts degree in Journalism, and minored in Media, Design, and Production Technology.

He now has over 14 years of Web and IT experience, spanning several areas of concentration but finding his passion in Web Development and UI Design.

When not behind a computer, you can find Kyle at home with his wife Alecia and his two dogs (Pixel and Dot), at the rink playing ice hockey, or thumbing through new vinyl at the record store.

Jianna Miller

Jianna Miller

Jianna is a certified connoisseur of user experience design. With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Vanderbilt University, combining her expertise in Psychology, technology, creativity, research principles and more; she creates solutions to enhance people's everyday life through thoughtful application and understanding. In addition to this impressive skill set - Jianna balances work-life commitments through another passion: dancing!

Casey Lee

Developer

An ambitious hybrid frontend/backend developer, Casey has been building web applications since 2004.

He keeps up with the ever-changing digital landscape and thrives on automation and efficiency.

When not at his desk, Casey enjoys hiking, photography and filmmaking.

James Sudimak

Developer

James is a Comprehensive Full Stack Developer who excels in both frontend and backend development. Coupled with his rapid learning skills and mentorship, James significantly contributes to our team and client success. His positive attitude fosters collaboration with our team and clients.

Beyond his impressive technical skills, Jame is our reel deal for in-depth movie reviews and recommendations, adding a blockbuster dimension to our team's dynamics.

Bobby Pulte

Digital Marketing Manager

Bobby is a seasoned Digital Marketing and Business Operations professional with over a decade of experience. His expertise includes Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising, social media marketing, analytics, copywriting, and video production. With a passion for marketing, Bobby excels in adapting to ever-changing landscapes and creative collaboration.

Outside of work, Bobby calls Hudsonville, Michigan home, where he enjoys quality time with his dog, his trusted companion. He’s also a craft beer enthusiast, with Grand Rapids being the go-to city for enjoying unique brews.

Devin Merchant

Developer

A graduate of Grand Valley State University, Devin's educational background in computer science, particularly in web development, has equipped him to excel as a full stack developer at Kmotion. His approach to computer science is shaped by a deep appreciation for knowledge, a trait fostered by his upbringing in a family of educators.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Devin has a keen interest in cosmology, consistently keeping up with the latest advancements in the field. He also enjoys spending his leisure time outdoors, often in the company of his loyal dog.

Testimonials

"The Kmotion Design team went above and beyond with our website redesign. They created an engaging website that perfectly encapsulates our brand!"

Wes Baughman, Burco

"I have complete confidence in Kmotion for all of my web development needs. I have been impressed with how well they infused my business' brand into their design with the most cutting-edge relevance."

Mark Peterson, Worldwide Trophy Adventures

"We wanted something different than a 'typical' industry website; something a little more creative and exciting. Kmotion did a fantastic job of bringing our ideas to life!"

Tricia VanderHaar, Professional Metal Finishers

"Kmotion Design is our "go-to" partner for everything web and motion-graphics related. Their team is smart, efficient, diligent and so great to work with. We always get the results we need, when we need it."

Amy Shepard, Venn Integration

"Kmotion took our ideas well above and beyond what we envisioned, giving us a website that is fresh, professional, and easy to maintain."

Christine VanBergen, DWH

Just A Handful of our Wonderful Clients

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Our Work