Who We Are

Imaginary Friends design studios is a premier graphic design, web design, photography, social media and marketing company in Yuma, AZ.

Imaginary Friends design studios

We Are Local to Yuma, Az.

Is it important to you to talk to a real person about your projects? Are there times you may need one to one assistance? We are local and available to meet with you to talk about your needs in person. We also offer virtual support for customers who want our help but, can’t be here in person.

We Can Help You Look Professional

Having a logo and branding that looks modern, professional and appealing is important. Being consistant improves brand recogntion and customer trust. We can also help you with rebranding and creating a brand for your business so you look is flawless across all forms of media.

Do You Need Business Cards?

Do you need your business card to make an impression? iF offers professionally designed business cards for an affordable price. We print most cards in house and have many paper styles available. We can also design and print brochures, books, forms, stationary and almost anything else a business needs to take their branding to the next level. We can even design signs and billboards! The sky is the limit for your next project!

Do You Need Help With a Website?

Do you have a website that needs maintenance, updating or rebuilding or do you need a new website from scratch? We can help you! Is your website’s SEO set up? Do you need to improve or maintain your Google rankings? We can assist with SEO, SEM and Google Integration. We provide all these services for large companies, small businesses and independants. We also offer a Value Website for businesses that need something simple. 

Are You a Business Owner?

Did you know that having branding that is professional and consistant can help improve your brand’s image and increase your customer’s trust in your business? A professional logo and polished marketing collateral makes your company look like experts. Invest in your brand with quality visuals and vibrant marketing materials.

Mission Statement

Our uniquely different marketing company offers stunning graphics and design solutions. Our team excels at creating mind blowing ideas while executing world class client brand experiences. By laser focusing on customer needs, goals and desires, your Imaginary Friends educate, motivate and inspire the community and the universe.

We Are iF

Imaginary Friends Design Studios, known as iF by clients, is a premiere graphic, web design, photography, social media and marketing company, which has received industry recognition, including ADDY Awards from the American Advertising Federation, for marketing collateral and website design.

iF has been in existence since 2002, growing from a single person operation in a back office to currently employing a small staff of talented individuals and recently moving to a 2800 square foot facility in 2017.

imaginary friends design studios

How Can We Help You?

It is iF’s philosophy to educate their clients, show them better design, and lead Yuma in that direction.

Who are we anyway?

We are a leaf on the wind…

Leadership

Jon Perry

Reach Architect 

Jon M Perry

Lover, learner, leader. These are the 3 pillars of Jon’s life. He loves the creative world he works in, loves the complex simplicity of pop culture and loves to solve problems for those around him in unique and clever ways. Jon is a constant learner. Using all tools at his disposal, from books to people, online sources to work shops, when he wants to learn something, nothing can stop him. He understands life is a constant evolution of behaviors and mindsets and is surging to optimize both of his. Jon is a low key leader. He does prefer to lead by action primarily. When he gets in front of a crowd his words can sway and persuade those to his cause with his trademark empathy. Jon is the founder of Imaginary Friends design studios in 2002 and Print Zoom in 2015 and both entities help serve his drive to aesthetically build up Yuma and beyond one entity at a time.

Personal Tidbit: Jon proudly owns/wears Malcom Reynold’s dog tags and brown coat.

Jon’s Standard Skills

  • Web Design 80% 80%
  • Print Design 85% 85%
  • Walkin’ the Dog + Audio Books 100% 100%

Melony Martin

Mom-ager

Melony Martin

Texas might have birthed Melony, but Illinois gave us the little firecracker we know today. The office ‘mom’ -ager came in like a wrecking ball to shake things up and help drive the team to an elevated standard. Judge her not by her size, though, because she can sass with the best of them and her ‘mom finger’ comes locked & loaded . If something goes awry, you can be sure Melony will be there to straighten things up.

Melony’s Standard Skills

  • Customer Service 100% 100%
  • ‘Mom’-ing 100% 100%
  • Reaching Top Shelf 10% 10%

Creatives

Anahi Rubio Barrera

Graphic Designer

Anahi Rubio Barrera

Goes by Ana for short. Ana was raised in Yuma, Arizona since the age of 8. She grew up with an interest in traditional art and illustration. Along the way she deviated from traditional art mediums and started gaining interest in the creation of digital art and design. She chose to pursue a major in graphic design at Arizona Western College and later transferred to Northern Arizona University, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications in the spring of 2017. Ana likes anime and blasting Korean pop or Japanese rock to get her creative wheel turning.

Ana’s Standard Skills

  • Brand Expansion 80% 80%
  • Anime Fandom 75% 75%
  • Fresh UI and Print Designs 100% 100%

Pete Wendt

Print Tech / Chief Energy Officer

Pete Wendt

Pete is a different individual and he embraces his abstractness. He was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and migrated to Arizona in 2000. Creating things is the oxygen that keeps him alive. Self taught, from art and music, to customizing cars and he sure enjoys cheap beer. These are some of the things that Pete loves most.

Pete’s Standard Skills

  • Tinkering with cars 77% 77%
  • Making Music 90% 90%
  • Wicked TikTok Game 98% 98%

Dawn Summerall

Web Mechanic

Dawn Summerall

Dawn Summerall was born and raised in the deep south and migrated to Yuma in 2019. She graduated in March of 2019 with a BS in Computer Science and is the web mechanic at Imaginary Friends Design Studios. Dawn is a hyper-sensitive creative. Her areas of creativity are far-reaching and vast. Dawn lives in a small cave in the middle of the desert with four displacer beasts and a cyber-security expert. 

Dawn’s Standard Skills

  • Making Websites 80% 80%
  • Obsessed with Google Optimization 85% 85%
  • Cat ‘Mom’-ing 100% 100%

Administration

Lilliana Brena

Director of First Impressions

Lilliana Brena

Yuma native desert rat, Lilliana, or Lilli for short, found their passion for the arts at a young age. Whether it is by painting, knitting, cosplay, or building they find enjoyment in leading their life through various hobbies and interests by promoting creativity and inspiration. With the motivation from friends and family, they challenge themselves to create positive and engaging environments for fellow creatives within their community. It is with that encouragement that Lilliana has grown from within Imaginary Friends as an intern to an official member of the team where they continue to learn and grow as a Graphic Designer.

Lilli’s Standard Skills

  • Cosplay 75% 75%
  • Artsy-Fartsy 85% 85%
  • Administrative Support 100% 100%