FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JK Design Expands Interactive Capabilities with an Internal Promotion and Two New Hires
New Jersey/New York Creative Services Agency Promotes Darren Nye to New Leadership Role, Welcomes New Web Programmer and VP of Video Production
Hillsborough, N.J., January 31, 2011 – JK Design, a leading creative services agency with offices in central New Jersey and New York City, has expanded its multimedia department by promoting the current director of interactive and IT to the position of vice president and hiring a new website development professional. The agency has also hired a veteran media and entertainment professional to lead its video division.
Since joining JK Design in 2004, Darren Nye has lead the interactive department’s expansion from four full-time employees to its current staff of 20 and an average annual increase of 30%. He brings more than 23 years of professional experience, business acumen, technical expertise and proven leadership to his new role as VP of interactive and information technology, where he will continue to build on his successes in closing many of JK Design’s larger client projects, expanding the division’s services to include the latest technologies, and managing the agency’s internal IT plans and infrastructure improvements. In addition to his many professional achievements, Darren also holds a pilot’s license and enjoys flying small planes.
Katherine Armstrong brings more than 20 years of hands-on experience in corporate media, promotions and the entertainment business to her new position as vice president of video production director. Prior to joining JK Design, Katherine’s achievements included producing, directing and production managing for a host of award-winning production companies that served clients from major networks such as ABC, Comedy Central and BET. She has also interviewed, produced and directed luminaries ranging from a former president to a long list of CEOs of such companies as Oxygen, Skype, Nickelodeon and Lifetime.
“This is an exciting time for JK Design,” said Jerry Kaulius, founder and president. “As we celebrate our 25th anniversary with two thriving offices in New Jersey and New York, we also look forward to starting the new year with our largest staff to date – and a host of new opportunities to serve our clients in ever-more creative ways. I’m extremely pleased to announce Darren’s well-deserved promotion and to welcome Katherine and Tom to the agency. I look forward to their support in expanding our services in fresh and innovative directions.”
JK Design’s headquarters is located in the historic Staats House in Hillsborough, NJ. The company also has an office in the Chelsea neighborhood of midtown Manhattan, just minutes from New York Penn Station.
About JK Design
In business for 25 years, JK Design uses the latest technology to build brand identities through print, Web, and video media. The agency is a recent winner of a Telly Award, Communicator Award, and MarCom Platinum Award. JK Design specializes in innovative design, advertising and marketing services, including: Web design and development, branding, logos, email marketing, multimedia and video animation and production, marketing strategies, advertising, corporate collateral design and production, exhibit graphics, packaging and Internet-based virtual tradeshows. For more information: 908-428-4700 (NJ), 646-794-4180 (NYC), or www.jkdesign.com.
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