Steve Simmons

Sound Designer/Project Lead

 

Rob Puleo

Digital Alchemist

CORE TEAM

Rob is a freelance professional communicator focused on designing solutions that inform, engage and activate audiences. He has over 20 years marketing experience producing broadcast, non-broadcast and integrated media solutions for corporate, industrial and non-profit organizations.

 

Rob has over 15 years in a Fortune 500 environment as an executive producer and manger of video operations. He is a 12-time Telly Award winner and member of the Telly Silver Council.

 

With production experience in nearly all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, and Europe Rob has producer and director credits that include McDonald’s, ESPN, The Cleveland Browns, & Cisco Systems. In 2005 AV Multimedia Producer Magazine named Rob one of the Top 30 corporate producers in the nation.

Steve is an audio production professional and project manager with over 25 years of experience in the broadcast, interactive, and multimedia industries. His specialties include voice talent casting, video soundtrack sweetening, interactive sound design for toys and games, original music composition, and lyric creation.


Notable client history includes: LeapFrog Toys, The Step2 Company, Firstcom's OneMusic Library, Wynn Macau, McDonald’s Northeast, Kroger, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Cedar Point, Key Bank, Roadway, and The Ohio Lottery.


Steve's original music has been heard on popular national television programs like “Riki Lake” and “America’s Most Wanted”, and on national cable networks like HBO and Animal Planet.

 

Dave is a master of  both left-brain technical know-how and right-brain artistry.  He is an expert in web development, 2-D character animation and motion graphics, Flash/ActionScript expertise, interactive multimedia and graphic design. 

Dave Stofka

Web Developer/Animator/ Multimedia

Stofka Creative, Ltd.

Chris Aman

Art Director/ Animator

Tightrope Media Group

Tim Kraft

Chief Word Guy, WordKraft

WordKraft provides copywriting for marketing/public relations, advertising and employee communications. Our words take form in both print and electronic (video, web, etc.) communications. We also assist clients with training development services, creating materials for both self-instructional and instructor led courses, including all related supplemental materials (guides, handouts, job aids, etc.).

 

A special strength is e-learning development, creating content for distribution via the web or CD. Finally, WordKraft provides seminars to build your employees' communication skills related to writing and presentations.

 

Clients rely on WordKraft to manage large projects, including both electronic and print media. We bring together the work of multiple creative and production resources, including translations and distribution.

Chris is a motion designer, art director and broadcast professional with over 25 years of experience specializing in animated infographics, visual effects and diverse motion graphics for television, documentary film and internet.

 

He is also accomplished in set/stage design and product branding.  Some of Chris’s clients include YRC Worldwide,  Case Western Reserve, Goodyear, Fox Sports, Cleveland Clinic, Little Tikes, Alcoa, Purell, the Baltimore Orioles and the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

 

Additionally, Chris has been recognized by his peers with multiple Emmy awards and Gold Telly awards, he also is the recipient of the Videographer Award of Excellence and the Worldfest Houston Silver Award.