West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014
Xivic Inc. has appointed Ian Smith as Director of Production & Accounts. Smith brings over a decade of digital expertise to a seasoned team of engineers, interactive producers, UX designers and marketing strategists. His work has encompassed brand engagement campaigns, digital production initiatives, business development ventures and agency leadership.
“The addition of Ian Smith offers valuable business impact to the Xivc team” said Xivic CEO Bahman Zakeri. “Coupled with our 17 years of digital experience, Ian’s expertise will maximize results for Xivic’s growing clientele.”
Smith’s role will be to oversee digital production operations and client services to deliver the quality results Xivic’s clients have come to expect.
“Having partnered with Xivic in one capacity or another for the past 4 years, I know this company is capable of delivering high-quality digital solutions no matter what the circumstances may be,” Smith said. “Now, as Director of Production & Accounts, I think there’s great opportunity to expand our offerings, develop new industry expertise and provide our existing clients with even greater market impact.”
Smith joins Xivic from West Los Angeles creative agency, mOcean, where he served as Director of Engagement Marketing and oversaw digital marketing efforts since 2010. Previously, he was Senior Digital Producer at BIG Interactive, where he worked directly on Anheuser-Busch and SeaWorld Parks digital marketing initiatives.
Since 2002, Smith has held production and agency leadership roles, specializing in digital engagement strategies, advertising and entertainment. Clients he has worked with include: Electronic Arts, Microsoft XBOX 360, Discovery Channel, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Walt Disney Studios, Disney Publishing, SeaWorld Parks, Hyundai Motor America, Lexus, Anheuser-Busch and more.
Smith lives in Long Beach with his wife, son and daughter. He enjoys golfing and lives by the quote, “truth and happiness lie within whiskey and bacon.”
About Xivic, Inc.
Xivic is a cutting edge digital solutions provider focused on delivering maximum business impact for agencies, brands and startups. They combine technological innovation with unique managerial expertise to translate, expand and develop their clients’ vision into a powerful creative experience.
Brands Xivic works with include NBC Universal, Toyota, Disney, ABC Studios, Sony, Mattel, EA Games, Microsoft, Bing, Universal Pictures, General Electric, Hasbro, Mitsubishi, TNT, Xbox and others. Since 1998, they have successfully launched hundreds of cross-platform solutions, ranging from mobile applications to social platforms, content management systems to shopping portals, and microsites to enterprise-wide solutions.
Xivic’s team of digital strategists, information architects, UX designers and engineers are the most dependable, reliable, and forward-thinking experts in the digital space. If you need a partner that can translate your vision into reality, call Xivic. They’ll make it happen.