ABOUT US

At Bastion Rare , we exist to create a truly powerful presence and to design your digital megaphone to stand out from the crowd. We pride ourselves on creating bespoke digital strategies that dramatically impact conversion rates by driving engagements through brand amplification, consumer engagement and attractive design for the most memorable user experience.  

Our People

Rare is the one who stands out from the crowd.

Junaid Malik
CEO
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Junaid Malik

CEO
Growing up outside of Detroit, Jay made it a goal to take the first few years of his career to work in several different industries and understand how different businesses impact the consumer. From supply chain to sales, automotive to fashion marketing, boutique coffee shops to franchises, to his new home in digital marketing, Jay has always dreamed big and executed bigger. Moving out to Orange County in 2016 gave Jay a fresh perspective on life while his career path took a turn to digital marketing. Junaid seeks to bring his unique views to the collaboration room and along with his team, drive the future success of his clients.
Dylan Ramsey
Creative Director
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Dylan Ramsey

Creative Director
Dylan manages and overseas all design related projects for Bastion Rare. He has been is in the digital industry for 6 plus years with a background in sales and marketing. With the mindset of only the best interest for the client, he is able to put together the strategy that allows the team execute not only a visual appealing project but keeps the clients best interest in mind when it comes to conversions. “Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.”
Marcelo Dalmacio
CMO
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Marcelo Dalmacio

CMO
Marcelo became hooked on marketing the day he began a career promoting nightclubs. As the nightlife business relied heavily on “word of mouth” he realized that the industry was not sustainable, so he set out to find a better marketing solution. With the birth of smartphones and social media, he saw an opportunity to leverage the power of technology and marketing which we know today as Digital Marketing. With no college degree to fall back on he quickly moved up the ranks, becoming the youngest ever to hold an executive marketing post. Today, Marcelo oversees all of Bastion Rare’s Digital Marketing and advertising efforts.
Jeremiah Jacks
CTO
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Jeremiah Jacks

CTO
Jeremiah is a highly accomplished technology executive with over 20 years experience working with leading brands and new ventures to build enterprise-level solutions on Web, mobile, and other platforms. Mr. Jacks work has been mentioned by Bloomberg, PCWorld, and The New York Times. In 2006, Jeremiah founded Digital Brand Group (DBG), a global digital business management and technology services company with offices in the U.S. and India. Bastion Collective acquired DBG and merged the agency into Bastion Rare in 2018.
Ahmed Elhadi
Senior Digital Maketing Specialist
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Ahmed Elhadi

Senior Digital Maketing Specialist
Learning and discovering is the only way for Ahmed. Focusing on solving issues to help his team and clients get to where they need to be and as soon as you ask him a question he will give not only the conclusion and but solution to make sure they get the best result. Determined and patient are the key factors for successful execution. With a degree in electronic engineer and business management from the United kingdom, four years of experience with European companies, two years of digital marketing in USA Combines the perfect recipes for ambition, vision, and determination.
Ruby Yu
Director of Project Management
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Ruby Yu

Director of Project Management
Ruby is the director of project management for Bastin Rare. She has 6+ years of working experience in mobile/web development agency, personally managed over 50 web/mobile projects and countless design projects. In her role as director of project management, she oversees business concept, design, and development effort from start to finish. Turning a digital business concept/idea to a great working product can be challenging, but it offers her great joy to be part of that journey. "Goals are dreams with deadlines." ~ Diana Scharf
Jig Ignacio
Senior Graphic Designer
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Jig Ignacio

Senior Graphic Designer
Jig is the Senior Lead Front end Web Designer of the Bastion Rare Collective. He has been practicing web design, user interface and experience for the past eight years. He treats every project personally and strives to deliver the best possible output that is within the client's vision; that "Rare" flare and the quality that the company religiously provides each of their client.