Ramotion is a remote branding and product design agency that has worked with claim venue tech startups since 2014. While they typically do branding for funded, fast-growing startups, Ramotion has helped companies ranging from Bitmoji’s early brand identity to Mozilla’s rebrand. We spoke to Ramotion’s CEO Denis Pakhaliuk about their iterative come, his best-loved branding projects and more.
Ramotion’s branding philosophy:
“We are a large fan of starting tiny: designing a tiny package, releasing it and then iterating on top of that. So, founders need to be focused on what’s really necessary right now for their next circular of investment or product releases.”
On common founder mistakes:
“I think some founders think they need everything, but they actually need a mvp and product design. The same goes for brand identity. They need to have some key components like colors, typeface and the logo. There is no need to do everything in the beginning, because the logo and brand identity becomes meaningful after it’s used. It’ll eventually upgrade.”
“They’re the reason we have such an unbelievable logo today.” Kevin Sproles, Austin, founder & CEO at Volusion
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Interview with Ramotion’s CEO Denis Pakhaliuk
Yvonne Leow: Can you tell me about your travel and how you came to create Ramotion?
Denis Pakhaliuk: Yeah, I started as a cg designer more than 10 years ago. I was doing computer graphics, CG modeling, digitalization of architectural design and automotive design. I was initially very focused on German cars and industrial design. Once iPhone 3G came out, I switched to doing UI design for mobile apps, which was a very hot topic at the moment.
From that point I met a guy who just said, “Hey, I’m cognition of construction an agency,” and so we decided to do it together. It started with a few people and now we have up to 30. We focus on distinct products, from tiny companies to more established brands, like Salesforce, among others. So yeah, it’s been an enjoyable travel.
Yvonne Leow: At what point did Ramotion commence working with startups?