Krista Aoki

A digital swiss army knife with a
background in design & content marketing

My promise to you

A can-do problem solving attitude, making the impossible possible


basics covered

Excellent communicator who has design, SEO & admin experience


4 years working professionally in social media & branding


Obsessed with creating systems that keep the project organized whilst maintaining branding across platforms


Strong design & writing portfolio focused on marketing through messaging


Brand Design & Writing, 2017-present

Helping small businesses & coaches look professional online

  • Collaborate with clients to create brand and web assets based on project-specific goals
  • Provide design systems for clients to maintain brand guidelines across platforms
  • Designed social media assets that helped a San Francisco nonprofit exceed their 2019 Giving Week fundraising goal by 17%

Administration assistant, 2013-2017

A variety of high-touch, customer-facing admin positions organizing detailed systems

  • Managed a high volume of cases with different levels of priority 
  • Maintained detailed files – so that anyone could pick up a file and be up-to-date
  • Worked independently with high volumes of work legal, hospitality and retail fields
  • First point-of-contact for customers, clients and guests

what people say

"I'm so truly grateful for being able to trust Krista with my business.

While working with Krista I got so much time back in my business! Because of Krista I was able to work with double the amount of clients and actually have a life while increasing my revenue. I invested in Krista's services because of her positive, can-do attitude that made me feel excited to work with her every week.

Krista is very responsive and communicative with a great personality and positive attitude. I appreciated her flexibility in helping me meet client demands and fielding lots of last minute requests while helping to keep projects organized. She is very solutions oriented and will continue to work and troubleshoot until things get done. She was such a valuable addition to my team."

- Mel Judson, Mel Judson Design

"Krista manages the delicate balance of a business owner’s ego and anxiety with absolute grace.

From the moment my husband found Krista on NomadList, I knew she was the right fit for the potentially challenging job of guiding me through the creation of an updated look and voice to showcase the new offerings of Circle of Love Weddings.

She always says yes, even when I say crazy things like, let’s push the launch date up by 3 weeks! She is a fountain of knowledge about web design, branding, copywriting, SEO and more. She has counseled me though my perfection paralysis and has cheered me through my (sometimes hesitant) leaps forward into the great unknown that is modern marketing. She is a treasure."

- Daria MacGregor, Circle of Love Weddings