Who We Are

We craft brands that move people to affection.

What We Do

Hatch helps our clients grow by appealing to people on an emotional,
unguarded and lasting level.


Define what a brand needs to be, say and stand for.


Bring the strategy to life through naming, visual identity, logo and messaging development.


Create unique, engaging retail packaging systems.


Create emotionally evocative advertising that builds brands.


Design for the web and applications and oversee its production.


We uncover meaningful white space opportunities for new brands and portfolio extensions.


Create experiences, activations, collateral, sales materials, press kits and corporate communications.


Develop expressions of the brand in the places that physically engage consumers.


Our team represents some of the best talent in the industry.

They’re also professors, illustrators, photographers, parents, musicians, yogis, triathletes and volunteers.

Co-Founder, Executive Creative Director

Joel Templin

Joel has enjoyed a successful creative career spanning over twenty years. Clients tell us they enjoy his entrepreneurial spirit, innovative ideas, and visual language. The Green Bay Packers would tell you they enjoy that he’s a super fan.

Co-Founder, Executive Creative Director

Katie Jain

Katie is a balancing act. A big-picture thinker with an inspired design sensibility. A visionary and a maker. An agency leader and a start-up entrepreneur. She’s also a new mom to Maya.

Executive Director

Kat Karpati

Kat leads Hatch in finding compelling ways to build and bring brands to consumers founded in the rich insights she’s honed over the past 13 years. She is a yoga-teaching, long-distance running, strategic and creative thinker—if you’re lucky she may also lead you in a fast-paced vinyasa flow.

Creative Director

Nicole Flores

Nicole is expert at integrating design elements of days past with dynamic, modern styles of the present. With more than 11 years experience, she’s a keen problem solver with a firm grasp on raising a brand’s relevance. Nicole does not drink coffee. Ever.

Design Director

Karl Hebert

Karl has 10 plus years of design experience working for national and start-up brands alike. He’s a recovering junk hoarder with an affinity for texture, imperfections, and a love for daily sandwiches. You can also call him Murray.

Design Director

Ryan Hammond

Ryan is a creative thinker with more than eight years of multidisciplinary design experience. He approaches his work thoughtfully and purposefully, and outside of his adept design skills, he makes a mean zucchini bread.

Senior Designer

Cory Uehara

Cory is a fresh, focused designer with a keen sense for detail. He blends modern and old school techniques in his approach to creative work. He’s also much appreciated for his innovative approach towards office snacking.

Senior Designer

Josh Miranda

Josh appreciates the perfectly imperfect—like hand-crafted art and antiques with a distressed or aged quality. He is a music enthusiast whose tastes span from old-school country to current R&B and hip hop. Josh also enjoys being outdoors, riding his bike or camping.


Bryan Cleghorn

Bryan has a variety of interests that influence his eclectic approach to designand cannot be pinned down by any one style. In his spare time he enjoys printmaking, going to shows or exploring the Bay Area.


Alexia Webber

Alexia is both a talented designer and illustrator. Alexia has been passionate about drawing since she was a young child.  In her spare time, you can find her at a local thrift store looking for 1970s-inspired styles.

Alexia Webber


Karen Song

Karen was inspired to become a designer because of her love for beautiful packaging and old book covers. She especially enjoys minimalistic design and typography. Karen is always trying new things, sometimes spontaneously picking up a hobby or traveling to a new destination. Her latest adventure is becoming a skilled jiu-jitsu martial artist.

Production Director

Richard Eriksson

Richard puts the final touches on every project and plays an incredibly pivotal role throughout the creative process. With more than 20 years in the business, his sense for detail and execution is unmatched. Richard is also rumored to be related to the late great Lief Eriksson.

Account Director

Jena Garlinghouse

Jena brings a thorough, detailed approach towards understanding clients’ businesses. With more than seven years in account management, she’s become an expert in reconciling and balancing the needs of the clients with the needs of the creatives. When she’s not hard at work, she’s at play with her maltese-poodle, Charlie.

Account Director

Brenda Bender

Brenda has an extensive background in strategy, branding and the creative process. In her spare time, she can be found Pinteresting her next favorite meal, usually incorporating her favorite kitchen tool, the blow torch.

Senior Account Manager

Megan McCarthy

Megan is a pragmatic, detail-oriented team member with a background in public relations and advertising. She is always on the lookout for new foodie trends. On her days off, she can be found camping or planning her future travel adventures.  

Marketing Associate

Sharon Ha

Sharon brings a curiosity and thoughtfulness to new business, communications, and operations at Hatch, which combines her previous experiences in design thinking and tech. A constant learner, she enjoys reading, trying out new recipes, visiting museums, and being active.

Finance Manager

Doug Carson

Doug is our knowledgeable and efficient bookkeeper who processes Hatch’s business transactions. He’s also an audiophile and a skilled pool-playing amateur competitor who can sink a winning game ball with the same narrow focus he brings to Hatch’s financials.

Select Clients

With roots in design and innovation, clients come to us to create new brands, reinvent brands and extend established brands into new areas.


  • Benefit Cosmetics
  • Credo Beauty
  • Goddess Garden Organics
  • LVMH: NUDE Skincare
  • Sanitas Skincare
  • Sephora

  • Dang Foods
  • Diamond Nuts
  • Goddess Garden Organics
  • Juiceology
  • Krave Jerky
  • Modern Table Meals
  • New Performance Nutrition
  • Simple Mills
  • Thrive Algae
  • Züpa Noma

  • Apple
  • Benefit Cosmetics
  • JanSport
  • JCPenney
  • Kohl’s
  • Men’s Wearhouse: Jos A. Bank
  • Pottery Barn
  • Reebok
  • Ronbow
  • Sephora
  • Target
  • Wingtip
  • Williams-Sonoma
  • World Kitchen: CorningWare, Pyrex

  • Charles Chocolates
  • Coca-Cola: Odwalla, Powerade, Seagrams
  • Columbus Foods
  • Diageo
  • Foster’s Wine Estates
  • Glacéau: Fruitwater, Smartwater, Vitaminwater
  • JAQK Cellars
  • Juiceology
  • Krave Jerky
  • Late July Organics
  • MET-Rx
  • Michael Angelo’s
  • Modern Table Meals
  • Muscle Milk
  • New Belgium Brewery
  • Prommus
  • Pepsi-Cola
  • Sabotage
  • Simple Mills
  • Smashmallow
  • Sterling Vineyards
  • Sonoma Brands
  • Sovos Brands
  • Teeter-Totter
  • Treasury Wine Estates
  • Williams-Sonoma
  • Züpa Noma

  • DoubleTree
  • Harrah’s Entertainment
  • Hilton Hotels

  • AIGA
  • Dolby
  • Google
  • HealtheCareers
  • Fabric Genomics
  • Mashery
  • Robert Half: Accountemps,  OfficeTeam, TCG  (The Creative Group)
  • Robin Hood Foundation
  • Snapseed