What makes us different? We think it’s the people….a favorable balance of respected employees, common vision, and a multi-disciplinary perspective that makes our work shine.
Did you know that our team has two published authors (real books, not blogs!), 3 award winning designers, speaks 7 languages, has traveled to over 50 countries, has delivered over 30 seminars, has doubled client business in under a year, broken sales records, won cooking competitions, and received over two dozen patents?
Gabriel Alvarez Jacobo
Creative Business Strategy
Interests: Developing value-driven strategies for businesses with unique products
Gabriel, in a few words:
Gabriel is a master swordsman. Gabriel knows the secret to life, but will only sell it to the highest bidder. Gabriel knows who shot Colonel Mustard in the library with the revolver before it even takes place. Gabriel is Jack Sparrow, Tony Montana, Paula Dean and Thomas Crown, to name a few.
A serial entrepreneur, Gabriel Alvarez-Jacobo has been propelling business ventures toward the fulfillment of their peak promise and success for nearly ten years. His career began with a novel media and entertainment venture and has since launched four successful start-ups and co-developed nearly a dozen others. Gabriel graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business with degrees in finance, management and international business. He is an active board member of the Accessories Council.
Integrated Marketing Communications
Interests: Neuromarketing, wellness marketing & consumer behavior
Amina, in a few words:
Amina is a world traveler, a webmaster, a bee keeper, and a samurai. Amina is smart, funny, creative, hard working, serious but silly, well accessorized, and a good time. Amina is an x-games rollerblader, a dodge ball champion and a madrilena. Amina saves the manatees.
Originally from London and having also lived in New York and Madrid, Amina has worked for such prestigious companies as Cartier, Vera Wang, Dolce & Gabbana, and Polo Ralph Lauren where she combined her quantitative fluency with her qualitative interests in brand psychology and consumer behavior. Amina earned honors degrees from New York University in economics and communication studies. In 2010, Amina co-authored the book Always In Style, and she speaks extensively on the topics of marketing, branding and entrepreneurship.
Design and Branding
Interests: Conceptual design with a sense of humor
Andrew, in a few words:
Andrew is a jetsetter, a fashionista, and a foodie. Andrew is riotously funny. Andrew is a fortuneteller, a bicyclist, a Brooklyn-ite, an artist and a farmer. Andrew is Coco Chanel meets Chelsea Handler.
Andrew has achieved an extensive repertoire of artistic solutions for building brand recognition and making lasting impressions that motivate and inspire. With over a decade of experience clients of his work have included Diane von Furstenberg, JetBlue Airways, Carolina Herrera, Mattel, Mercedes-Benz, Nikon, The New York Philharmonic, Prudential, The Smithsonian Institute, Tocca, and New York and Miami Fashion Week.
Fermin Ezquer Matallana
Interests: Creating frameworks and processes
Fermin, in a few words:
Fermin is a professional Elvis impersonator, a j crew lover, a chef and a linguist. Fermin is a talker, a teacher and a terrible ice skater. Fermin loves long side burns and business strategy. Fermin owns a vineyard, is a wine connoisseur, and an avid athlete- namely step aerobics. he drives a small fiat seicento hoping when it grows up it becomes a mini van.
Fermin is the founding partner of Think Creative, a business strategy consulting firm with offices in Madrid, Mexico and New York City. He specializes in business strategy formulation, business model innovation and internationalization. He has led projects in the U.S., Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, China, India, Italy, UAE and Spain.
He is Associate Professor at NYU’s campus in Madrid. Up until 2002, he was the Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration at Francisco de Vitoria University.
He’s also the author of “The Creative Business,” a book on creativity and strategy; as well as the recently published “B2S” (Big to Small), where he addresses methods for how medium sized corporations can take advantage of large corporation best practices. He is a PhD candidate in Business Administration at The Universidad Complutense de Madrid and holds a degree in strategy (EPGC) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a General Management Program from IESE (Universidad de Navarra).
An accomplished speaker, he often participates in international seminars and conferences organized by prestigious business schools and institutions such as the Iacocca Institute and Lehigh University.
Director of Web Development
Interests: Web Development Technologies, Usability, Gadgets, Photography.
Askar, in a few words:
Askar is a perfectionist, a people-pleaser, a poet and a great dad! Askar is also the only Russian who is allergic to vodka- coffee with cream and 6 sugars is his preferred poison. Good croissants and happy clients are what he lives for.
Interests: Engineering very cool products
Joseph, in a few words:
Joseph is a tinkerer, a chef and an indy rock lover. Joseph has a deep voice and a big heart and keeps a hair dryer in his desk drawer. Joseph enjoys the complete uselessness of politics, looking at art, and making products great.
Joseph has a Masters degree in Industrial Design. His award winning work has been shown in the ICFF, model citizens and as part of the design group, Collective/4, has been published in The New York Times, Dwell and Nest magazines. His undergraduate degree was in Urban Planning with a minor in Architecture.
Design and Branding
Interests: Building brands from scratch.
Christiaan, in a few words:
Christiaan is a visual thinker, tank operator, and makes some mean beef jerky. He is captain Gordon meets Elias of "Platoon." Born and raised in Brooklyn, Christiaan was made famous for coining the term "that's not my problem."
Christiaan Studied at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and has been designing ever since. His work has been featured in the MoMa design store as well as GQ, and Mens Health magazine. Christiaan is constantly looking for new challenges, and believes all things can benefit from good design.
Design and Branding
Hunter, in a few words:
Hunter comes to us by way of Austin, TX and still rides his horse to work (who needs a car in New York?). Away from work, he enjoys absurdly spicy food, racquetball, Victorian BMX, ice cold sodas, and Hall & Oates. At work, he says that the best solution to any problem is "no problem." Lately, his favorite tools include anything from You Work For Them and Hoefler & Frere–Jones, and the color gray.
He has experience in print, branding, and logo work, as well as web and UI expertise. Hunter strives to create work that is sophisticated and refined, but still fun and visually enticing. He has degrees in both Graphic Design and Business Management from Texas State University.
Interests: Digital Marketing, Social Media, Search Engine Marketing, Liverpool FC
Dhanesh, in a few words:
A British native, Dhanesh joins us from across the pond. When he’s not keeping up-to-date with the latest digital marketing trends, Dhanesh loves playing footy (soccer) and supporting his favorite team Liverpool FC.
Digital Marketing Analyst
Interests: Fleetwood Mac, Synonyms, Antonyms, Semi-Colons and Synthesizers.
Seema, in a few words:
Seema grew up in Florida and has lived in Brooklyn for the past couple of years. She believes that Facebook and social media platforms are a part of an evolutional process — and that our online personalities are the bridge between humans and robots.
SEO and Marketing
Ben is an internet marketing geek with over 5 years of experience and oversees Imagemme’s online marketing initiatives. To meet the demands of a data and analytics driven industry, Ben focuses on affiliate marketing, social media, online analytics, and user generated content to bring in the most cost effective ROI.
Interests: Tennis, Gadgets
Said, in a few words:
When other children were learning the abc's Said was learning the abc's of web development. A self-professed gadget geek, technology is a part of every aspect of Said's life. Over the last 12 years Said has been involved in the development of more than 1,000 websites.
Interests: Business process automation
Zafar, in a few words:
Zafar is a math genius, a soccer star and Imagemme's web "guru." He is the eternal optimist, believes that every problem has a solution and spends all day finding them. If the internet were a person, Zafar would marry it.
Interests: Web development, HTML-coding, Evil advices to designers
Alex, in a few words:
Born into a family of programmers, coding is in his DNA. Alex is an intellectual, loves nuclear physics, the Middle Ages (the dark ages), geography, Sci-Fi and other fancy words from "The Big Bang Theory" sitcom. He spends his spare time climbing mountains and playing rock music.
Interests: QA, web- moderating, HTML-layout
Komil, in a few words:
Komil loves computer games, Chinese food and sunny days. A self-starter, he was born talking and taught himself how to read. An artist at his core, he uses his keen eye to critique the work of others, namely website codes. He is our champion QA, and has a real fear of "bugs."