Welcome! At our outermost layer we are an award-winning full service digital marketing agency. But peel back the layers and you’ll see we are more than just that. We are storytellers, ambassadors, creators, people connectors, and engagers. We believe that stories don’t need to be told just one way, that your story and your brand, should be tailored to outlets that are uniquely you. There’s a world out there filled to the brim with white noise. We’re here to give you the megaphone to make your voice heard.
With the beach as our backyard, it’s easy to find inspiration. But don’t let our creative drive, or our Southern California vibe, lull you into thinking we don’t have a strong technical background. We thrive on the ability to leverage new technology and strategies because each new project brings us the chance to create something that the world hasn’t seen before.
Our in-depth creativity and data-driven analytics are second to none. As an award-winning agency in both web design and search, Digital EYE Media has the ability to drive targeted web traffic and convert that traffic into lifelong customers. We are driven to deliver extensive analytics with exact ROI so customers can understand the true value of what it is that we are bringing to their business and where to allocate marketing dollars.
In the digital marketing space there is no one with a more motivated or diversified team than the one we have at Digital EYE Media. While others may try to Look for the right solutions, we See them.
Jeff has 6 years experience in strategizing, creating, and executing successful digital marketing campaigns. He currently manages a digital marketing team with 15+ years experience in the digital marketing industry working with brands such as Raytheon, IBM, Disney, Skechers Shoes, Public Storage, Kyocera and more. As a Certified Hubspot consultant, Certified ClickFunnels consultant and active collaborator with other digital marketing influencers in the space, he is consistently innovating to stay at the forefront of a dynamic industry.
In 2015, Jeff beat out 120 other digital marketers from around the world and was awarded the Top Certified Consultant Funnel Award at the Click Funnels Certification Conference. He is an active member in the Click Funnels Inner Circle working along side Russell Brunson and 99 other top marketers from around the world as a part of this elite and exclusive Mastermind group. Jeff is the known as the go-to product launch expert in his Inner Circle and Launch Club mastermind communities.
As an active blogger and eBook author, Jeff has demonstrated a vast understanding of developing strategic digital campaigns around building compelling content, creating brand engagement and nurturing websites that are consistently improving in ranking, even after Google algorithm updates.
Jeff excels at day-to-day strategic and operational aspects of digital initiatives by leading pre-campaign discovery sessions, conducting periodic updates and reviews for unique content creation, and collaboratively communicating project progress with clients. Most importantly managing the tracking of all aspects of projects’ success to minimize exposure and risk and maximize ROI and growth. This ensures project deliverables are on time, on goal, and on budget. Jeff holds a Bachelors in Finance, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management.
Walter is a veteran of the design industry with 15 years experience in Visual Design and has been Creative Director of Digital Eye for the last 13 years. He is focused on helping clients develop strong branding identities and visually communicating their values and promises. Walter is experienced managing product development for both small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Comfortable leading large product teams, Walter is able to effectively manage stakeholders and connect with users to take designs from the conceptual stage to completion.
Skilled in graphic design tools such as Adobe Graphic Design Suite, Axure, advertising, brand management, brochure design, color, concept development, corporate identity, customer relations, design, art direction, Flash, Golive, marketing, materials management, multimedia, packaging, photo editing, posters, process engineering, promotional materials, Quark Xpress, website design and web site production.
With 25 years of experience driving execution, Kathryn is CEO of DigitalEYE Media, a leading National digital marketing agency that serves the online marketing industry providing services such as social media, search engine marketing, and brand development. DigitalEYE is recipient of the prestigious ADDY Award from The American Advertising Federation, the world’s largest and toughest advertising competition.
Kathryn is a highly sought strategic visionary leader that is results driven and has overseen many high level programs. Kathryn previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for Leading Edge Aviation Services, the largest provider of commercial aircraft painting services to domestic and international commercial airlines, the U.S. Air Force and privately owned aircraft. During her tenure, Leading Edge sales grew from $13MM to $55MM and was acquired in 2012 for $60MM. Kathryn has held several other C-level executive positions in segments such as aerospace, clothing manufacturing, technology and real estate.
A graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, Kathryn also received her Masters from Pepperdine University and her law school education at Whittier Law School. Kathryn is a key executive of several boards including The Literacy Project, Gorilla Marketing and Towne Park Brew. She is also a Mentor at the prestigious University of California, Irvine.
Specializing in strategic planning for multi-location and franchise brands, Steve Wiideman is considered a scientist and practitioner of local and Ecommerce search engine optimization and paid search advertising. Wiideman has a played a role in the inbound successes of brands that have included Disney Parks and Resorts, Linksys, Public Storage, Meineke Car Care Centers, SKECHERS, and others, with emphasis on strategy, planning and campaign oversight.
Wiideman has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small start-ups alike. His experience ranges from having managed or assisted with large sponsored ads budgets for such corporations as Linksys, SKECHERS, Disney Parks and Resorts and other well-known brands, to turning brick and mortar businesses into Internet profit machines using SEO best practices learned while studying under the world’s best organic and paid search optimization specialists.
Wiideman conducts online video and in-person presentations at various conferences and trade shows throughout America, such as the world’s leading digital marketing conference, Pubcon, on such topics as the history of SEO, link building, local ranking factors, SEO standards, responding to search engine updates and much more.
He also is a frequent panelist at online marketing events and speaks at many California meet-up groups and networking events. He always asks his audience to type into Google “SEO expert,” where they will typically find him ranked in the top results, an example he uses to prove the effectiveness of “search and click” behavior.
Wiideman has developed creative strategies that garner organic links and citations to web properties, in addition to strategizing website migrations, upgrades, and social media integration. Wiideman has been mentioned and featured in a number of popular publications including:
Samantha has a keen interest and knowledge in all social media channels and works with DigitalEYE Media clients to build communities that are relevant and engaged. She has worked with a variety of brands in many different verticals and has been instrumental in driving traffic, engagements that convert to better outcomes for clients. She is a talented writer with broad-based experience in blog-style writing, social media posts and engagement. Samantha has a B.A. Degree from the University of Arizona.
Alex Kim is an experienced IT and Technical Manager and brings over 12 years experience as Chief Technology Officer and Liferay Architect. Alex’s emphasis on improving IT capabilities, streamlining efficiencies within the organization and reducing overall operational cost makes Alex a valuable team member. Alex stays on the cutting edge of development by embracing new technology platform challenges, learning cutting edge techniques and attending the latest technology symposiums.
As Head of IT for Cisco South Korea, Alex was responsible for deploying and maintaining the countries network infrastructure. Alex worked directly with RIM Blackberry and Apple’s iPhone division to negotiate with mobile carriers throughout the Asia Pacific Region. Alex was also responsible for all IT related issues for Cisco’s South Korea division, reporting directly to the country manager and responsible for the health and operations of the Cisco Network in South Korea. He successfully deployed the first Blackberry devices in China, Japan, and South Korea. Alex also worked on similar deployments for emerging markets, like Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Central America.
Alex’s client experience includes work for NASA, JPL, Cisco, and the WISDM Portal for the US Navy and Raytheon. Alex architected and developed Raytheon‘s Missile Systems’ collaboration portal in SAP Netweaver. This system would integrate multiple backend systems and provide a secure portal for both Raytheon and the U.S. Navy. As the Web Technology Manager for Raytheon, Alex kept the organization current by seeking cutting edge technology to expand the business and support their customer base.
Alex has also built custom software to monitor and track spacecraft debris. Software was developed in Matlab and used for the Mars Rover Missions for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This experience also includes development and implementation of an automated system to measure and determine the locations of low earth orbit satellites. Software utilizes the Orbit determination process developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Alex specializes in enterprise portal architecture, enterprise content management, social networking, business development and client enterprise web solutions utilizing technology platforms such as Liferay enterprise portals, Alfresco enterprise content management, Drupal and WordPress content management solutions, and iOS mobile applications.
Today, Alex manages the technology team at Digital EYE Media to support all digital marketing initiatives including web development and deployment, iOS mobile applications and more.
Michael is the driving force behind DigitalEYE Media’s video and photo production. He specializes in creative Cinematography, Full Cycle Online Video Production Management, Creative Online Video Marketing Strategies, Video Direction, and Post-Production.
His belief in showing, not telling, anyone of our clients’ identities or brands is one of the most important tools of a successful marketing and advertising campaign. Michael has a B.F.A. Degree in Photography from the University of Arizona. When Michael isn’t shooting, he can be found searching for waves up and down the Southern California coast.
As the Search Marketing Manager, Gabriel Reynaga spearheads the SEO, online reputation management, and link building fulfillment services. He is a premier SEO, local SEO and digital marketing professional, and has been at the forefront of the industry for the past eight years.
Gabriel is also highly collaborative with the development team to ensure SEO best practices and QA are correctly being implemented during the launch of each website, business application and enterprise portal. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from California State University, Fullerton.