About the founders
Our founders employ diverse skills that allow us to provide our clients with an array of services that can grow their presence in all media using static infographics, interactives, motion graphics and graphic design.
Co-founder and CEO
A journalist since high school, Belinda’s award-winning career has sling-shot her from the halls of the University of Florida to the design and graphic departments of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Baltimore Sun, the Arizona Republic and the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Belinda is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Miami’s School of Communication, where she has taught multimedia design and infographics to undergraduate students. In June 2017, Belinda received her Master in Fine Arts degree in Motion Media Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Co-founder and CCO
Karsten is the former assistant graphics director for the South Florida Sun Sentinel where he helped manage their award-winning staff. He is also the former Region 3 director and board member at the Society for News Design. Throughout his visual journalism career, Karsten won numerous national and international awards for his infographic designs, interactive infographics and news page design work. He has also taught many interactive and infographic design classes and workshops for high school students, college students and professional journalists.
KarBel Multimedia works with our clients to help tell their visual stories. We strongly believe that collaboration is the key to creating the best visuals that meet our clients expectations and goals.
OUR PROCESS INCLUDES
1. Getting to know our client
What audience do you want to target with your visual story? What are your goals and expectations for this project?
2. Gathering information
Content drives design. This step is key to developing a strategy to design and tell the best visual story.
3. Choosing the best solution
What is the best platform for your story? Should it be told using a static infographic, interactive or motion graphic, etc.
4. Concepts / Storyboards
We develop the look of the visual including the layout, stye of artwork and movement, etc. This gives our client a better idea of how the final project will look.
5. Refining the design
The approved design is worked to completion with additional feedback from our client before finalizing.
6. Final deliverable
Through the collaborative process, the visual is now complete and ready to distributed.
KarBel Multimedia provided top-notch design services for our infographic on business resilience to climate change impacts. Belinda was especially understanding when we needed to make changes. She listened to our design suggestions, and offered solutions we had not imagined. We look forward to working again with KarBel.Laura RehrmannCenter for Climate and Energy Solutions
Working with KarBel to develop health infographics was a pleasure. They easily understand statistical information and concepts so they can create meaningful graphics. Their customer service is excellent,Jennifer J. Edwards, Ph.D.Dallas County Health & Human Services
KarBel built gorgeous infographics, including 3-D models, for both Faithlife Study Bible and Logos Bible Software base packages. Few companies are as creative and consistent as KarBel, and even fewer can be so while sticking to an incredibly ambitious schedule. KarBel hits deadlines and delivers beautiful work.John D. BarryJesus' Economy and Publisher for Logos Bible Software