Who is Kotis

We’re a team of brand evangelists, designers, and doers who are obsessed with creating the best swag ever. We’re the brand behind the brand, the makers of amazing merch & swag management that’s meant to amplify our client’s message and connect their people.  We tackle every project with unbridled enthusiasm, promising to make our clients’ lives easier and thrill their people.

 

Founded in Seattle in 2003, we expanded our production facilities to Ohio and Utah as we continue to disrupt the traditional promotional products industry–owning the end-to-end workflow of product & design ideation, custom screen printing, retail-quality knitting, e-commerce solutions, warehousing + fulfillment, and more – all to serve our clients better. Ready to join the party?


CORE VALUES

Relentlessly fighting for better

We fight for better, we love what we do, we choose positive… and in the end we always try to do the right thing. It’s who we are. It’s where we started and where we’ll always be.

Values
We fight for better, we love what we do, we choose positive… and in the end we always try to do the right thing. It’s who we are. It’s where we started and where we’ll always be.

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Sustainability

We believe in the power of swag – and the responsibility to make that swag better. It takes more work, but it’s worth it. Explore what we’re doing and what’s to come. Fight for Better

Careers

Whether you’re joining us remotely or at one of our print shops/warehouses, we’re always looking for positive, passionate, and driven people to join us in our mission to make better swag. Find a career that fits your lifestyle, not the other way around.


Benefits

A culture of flexibility, remote perks, physical and mental wellness, and a dog-friendly environment are just a few of the benefits of working at Kotis. We’ll give you what you need to be your best self, so you’re always inspired to do amazing work.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe that we’re better together, that diversity and inclusion are the backdrop for a great work environment. We strive to bring awareness of inclusion in all we do; the little actions, the processes, the daily decisions. We’re at our best when every Kotisian can come as they are and do their best work.

Press

INDUSTRY 
Kotis moves up to #33
on the Top Distributor list

Kotis is featured on the Top Distributor list from Print + Promo Magazine with a profile on CEO Jeff Becker. The decade long trend of Kotis moving to remote work helped setup a 38% increase in sales over the pandemic low, one of the largest jumps of any distributor on the list.

INDUSTRY
Kotis named to Counselor’s Top 40 List for 5 years in a row
We’re stoked to be on Counselor’s Distributor list.. again, for the 5th consecutive year, among a slew of impressive companies in our industry. 

SWAG MANAGEMENT
Kotis Design Named Leader in G2’s Promotional Product Management Tool Report
The results are in! For the seventh consecutive quarter, Kotis Design’s Swag Platform has been ranked #1 on G2’s list of Promotional Product Management Tools.

SUSTAINABILITY
#PromoChat – Volunteering and Sustainability
Kotis Design’s CEO Jeff Becker and Promo Kitchen’s Kate Plummer discuss volunteering, sustainability, leftover promo, and Patagonia in a new #PromoChat. 

 

SALES HACKER
Does swag work as a sales tool?
Promotional products go by many names – swag, tchotchkes, freebies, branded merchandise, you name it, but do they actually work? In this experiment with Outreach, we proved that the things we all get can create more sales.

 

ACCOLADES
Kotis Screen Printing Manager honored as rising star
Scott Kelly, the Screen Printing Manager for our Fairfield, OH warehouse, shares his introduction into the industry, dedication to sustainability, and greatest accomplishments in the latest issue of Screen Printing Magazine. Scott was one of 6 honored in the Rising Star Awards.

Contact

206-466-1800    •    888-GO-KOTIS
info@kotisdesign.com


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