Kayla Christianson founded IN-Focus Digital in 2001 as a video production company. She added graphic design and website construction services in 2006 following her employment as a university-level graphic design instructor. In January 2008, IN-Focus Digital launched its strategic marketing services after advancements in technology prompted clientele to travel into new market territories. Presently, IN-Focus Digital offers an array of services in the areas of strategic marketing, graphic design, video, and website construction and maintenance. The provision and coordination of these services as one stop shopping ensure the IN-Focus Digital client an image that will remain consistent across multiple-media outlets.
IN-Focus Digital takes continuing education seriously. By keeping up to date with trends and new technology, we are able to continually improve the already high-quality products we provide for our clients. Every Friday afternoon you can find the staff of IN-Focus Digital buried in stacks of technical magazines or invested in online training for a time of KIP (Knowledge is Power). Our open-concept studio means each project is influenced and critiqued by our internal think tank comprised of producers, graphic designers, writers, and editors. We believe the IN-Focus Digital culture provides clients with an original, quality product every time.
Kayla, a Virginia native, came to Texas in order to study at Abilene Christian University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication as well as a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Communication. Kayla has seven years experience teaching at the university level covering such areas as multi-media, communication, and graphic design. In 2001, she founded IN-Focus Digital as a video production company. Utilizing her experience and forward thinking abilities, she quickly expanded the company's services to incorporate strategic marketing, graphic design, and website construction. She saw her clients' need for promotional consistency across multiple-media outlets, and met the challenge. Kayla is the backbone of IN-Focus Digital, constantly looking ahead of the current trends to help her clients stay competitive in an ever-changing new media climate, and continually giving back to the community from which those clients have come.
Kayla has served the community through various roles with local non-profits, her church and through her work on various boards. She is the Past-President of the Abilene Rotary Club and is a board member for the Noah Project and Cancer Services Network. Kayla is married to her biggest supporter, David. Together, they have enjoyed living and working in downtown Abilene for the last eleven years.
Becca was born in Northern Georgia, then moved back and forth across the Mississippi River before ending up in Texas. While in Tennessee, she spent countless hours volunteering at a disaster relief company where she would unload boxes from semi trailers then hand them out to those in need. Here in Texas, she started out at Abilene Christian University, then moved her way to retail, then to Customer Service. She has a heart for serving those around her and it shows. She takes pride in her work and enjoys her interactions with everyone around her.
You’ll find Becca at work, or at her house with her 3 year old boy. Playing outside, or rough and tumble hide & seek. Whatever they do, he is a light to her life. Always kind and loving, or all boy and making her laugh.
She is happy to meet with you and get to know you!
Dean was lucky enough to be born and raised in the great state of Texas -- specifically in Abilene Texas! “I am very grateful that I discovered photography as it is my world”. Dean has had the opportunity to see life from all angles, from births to deaths and everything in between. Dean has captured special moments such as weddings, high school seniors, concerts, families, anniversaries and other celebrations, architecture, nature to name a few.
Dean has had the privilege of serving as President of the West Texas Photographic Society and on the Board of Directors for the Abilene Photography Guild. He is also an Artist Member at the Center of Contemporary Arts. He has exhibited his work many times in various shows throughout Texas and has taught photography courses. He is a member in good standing with the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), as well as the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).
Dean is a full-service photographer, and it would be his pleasure to discuss how he may serve your photographic needs!
Hasina was born and raised in the capital city of Madagascar, Antananarivo. It is located in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa. She speaks Malagasy, English, and French. She received an Associate degree in Advertising Management at Varsity College in South Africa. After interning at an advertising company in South Africa, she knew she wanted to become a graphic designer.
She had the opportunity to study at Abilene Christian University on the Malagasy Presidential Scholarship. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design and Management, May 2010. She joined the IN-Focus team as a graphic design "IN-Tern" in June 2011.
She loves and appreciates all aspects of art surrounding her and uses them as inspiration for creative works. She has experience with a variety of styles to meet client’s need. She loves taking challenges. She mentions: “The most important thing is to make the most out of your day and take everything as a learning experience.“
Outside of professional interests, she enjoys cooking and baking, helping others, traveling, learning different cultures and spending time with her family.
Katelyn was born and raised in Forney, Texas (30 miles East of Dallas). She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with honors. Receiving her B.F.A in Graphic Design in the Spring of 2014. She joined the IN-Focus team in the Fall 2015.
She has a passion of making sure each client she works with gets exactly what they pictured, no matter what the project. For her, the customer is the main “focus” and she strives to do her very best just for them.
Outside of IN-Focus, she loves spending time with her family, friends, and furbaby Jase. She also enjoys being active in fitness, traveling, and binge watching Netflix.
Joshua Cook was born in Linz, Austria and raised right here in Abilene, Texas. Graduating from Abilene Christian University in 2015 with a bachelor of science degree in Multimedia/Digital Media and a minor in musical theatre. Joshua’s main focus is film and video editing. No idea is too big , He is fully dedicated to helping your vision for any project become a reality.
Joshua has had his hand in performing in venues around the Abilene area including Dance Discovery Chameleon Company and The Abilene Opera Association. He enjoys dancing, music, movies and the occasional graphic novel.
Stephanie was raised for the latter half of her life in Sumter, South Carolina. She is graduating
from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Multimedia in May of 2016.
She enjoys the entire process of creating a video, from the initial storyboard to the final edit. She
enjoys looking at videos, movies and television to find inspiration for her next project.
When she’s not working or studying, Stephanie enjoys writing, reading books and graphic
novels, and spending time with her friends and family.
David is married to IN-Focus Digital in the most literal sense: he is Kayla’s husband. He serves in a number of roles, including videographer, editor, producer, and writer. He primarily works with weddings, non-profits, and church-missions video projects. David received his Bachelor's degree from Oklahoma Christian University in Communication followed by both a Master of Arts in Communication and a Master of Education from Abilene Christian University.
David also volunteers regularly with Grapevine Farms and Zambia Mission Fund, and is a member of the Abilene Southwest Rotary Club.