Industry News 10/30/2006

Factory Design Labs Adds Five New Staff Members and Promotes One

Factory Design Labs Adds Five New Staff Members and Promotes One

Denver, CO - October 30, 2006 - Factory Design Labs, the urban design collective with a focus on lifestyle industries - specifically action sports, entertainment and automotive - announced today the addition of five new team members and a promotion.

Steve Moore has joined Factory as the Account Director for the newly awarded Audi of America account. Steve brings seven years of experience from his time at Malenke | Barnhart Interactive and McClain Finlon.

The second addition to the Account Services Department is Account Coordinator, Landon Bassett who will focus his energy on SCARPA and Palmer Snowboards. Landon has a marketing degree from the University of Utah and previous experience in the outdoor retail market while working at Wilderness Exchange.

Ryan Boyajian joins Factory's Interactive Department as a Flash Developer. Prior to Factory, Ryan worked at Focused Interaction where he was a Front End Engineer.

Also new to the Interactive Department is William Wagner, Factory's User Interface Engineer. Bringing seven years of interactive experience, William was most recently an HTML Integrator for Shopzilla.com in L.A.

Factory's Creative Department has hired Brandon Wheatley as an Art Director. A graduate of the Art Institute of Colorado, Brandon was an Interactive Designer at Xylem Interactive before joining Factory.

Susan Tie has been promoted to Account Manager and will manage activities for a number of clients including Mountain High Resort, Ruby Mountain Heli-Experience, Hot Tuna, Brine and Boa Technology.

All new positions are effective immediately with the goal of providing clients a continually larger spectrum of integrated marketing solutions.