Media Hive brings the power of Internet technology to the end user to satisfy their needs, solve their problems and delight them.
Media Hive is a full-service interactive solutions group built on the skills and experience of a core team of UI designers and developers. Our award-winning team brings proven expertise to any project- from eCommerce and mobile sites to rich interactive and custom application development. A solid knowledge of Information Architecture is a core competency- it defines our process and validates every solution we propose.
We are a boutique agency, made up of full-time employees and freelance consultants. We rely on an agency model- culling from a pool of expert developers and designers to build project teams that scale to meet short and long-term client goals.
Our mission is simple: To help clients realize the full potential of any interactive application by focusing on Information Architecture, Human Factors and web standards- which means that your solution works right the first time, and keeps on working while browsers, devices, and technology continue to evolve.
An Application Design Architect with over 10 years experience in the planning, design and implementation phases of complex, large scale web-based applications; 10 years of user interface design experience in the financial, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical industries. Proven leadership, project management and team building capabilities in delivering products on time and within budget. Talent for proactively identifying and resolving problems. A strong communicator with excellent problem solving, technical, presentation and client relation skills.
With over 14 years experience creating engaging and organized interactions for screens of all sizes, Greg holds an impressive career roster listing some of the most recognized names in retail, manufacturing, tech, pharma, finance, telecom and entertainment. Since 1995 Greg has focused his efforts on building better user experiences, and often tells tales of animated gifs, Flash abuse in ‘98, the portal craze, and the foosball tables of the “tech boom”. Known for his obsessive attention to detail, Greg likes to triple-check even the smallest of projects. He also has a favorite hexadecimal gray value (#545454). When he’s not working on-site with current clients and prospects, Greg likes to split his time between Media Hive’s New Jersey and New York offices.
Vince has over 25 years of experience solving complex business problems that lie at the intersection of strategy, design and technology. He started his career as a technical architect and software developer and over the years broadened his skills to encompass business and brand strategy, product and service design, user experience design and social / mobile / eCommerce solutions. Vince has worked in an executive leadership role for global Management Consulting, Systems Integration and Brand Experience agencies, but prefers the energy and passion of start-up and growth companies. Vince founded two consulting firms in the business transformation and cloud computing space and is thrilled to be part of the leadership team growing Media Hive to the next level. Vince is an avid distance runner and mountain climber and ran the SF and NY marathons and summited Mont Blanc and the Jungfrau in the Alps last year.
With more than a decade in interactive, project management, and business development, Kate joins Media Hive as Head of Production Operations. For the past several years, she’s worked primarily with pharmaceutical and healthcare clients while at altered image, developing social networks, online communications, and media elements for trade shows and national meetings. Kate brings many fields of expertise to the company including her compulsive organizational behaviors, her obsession with grammar and all things British, and her renowned Friday afternoon dance parties. A guest speaker for Rowan University’s Communications department, Kate is always looking for her next turn on stage.
Rick is a veteran software developer and software architect with 8 years of professional experience using software to create solutions to complex business problems. He’s been fascinated by computers and programming since his first – a commodore 64, and will often stay awake into the wee hours immersed in the latest technology. Rick has worked on a wide variety of projects for pharmaceutical, financial, telecommunication and dot coms, using an even wider variety of software tools. He’s found that the best approach to writing software is to focus on simplicity and not loose sight of the user’s needs.