Our Name is Our Mission
We'll Shine Light on Your Brand
Levis Media was founded by four individuals who shared a common vision of what a marketing and digital tech company could be. When the opportunity to join forces knocked, we all jumped in with both feet. Passion, experience and a shared sense of humour keep us pulling together in the same direction.
Levis means light, and it serves to remind us that transparency and honesty should guide brand strategy, web design, and digital marketing in our relationships with clients. We love projects that excite us and challenge us to think differently.
Whether we're taking a new brand to the market or helping a well-established brand find a new voice to reach their stakeholders, each of us brings our specialized skills to the projects we build to make sure that our clients get exactly what they need to thrive.
We value relationships and partnerships with our clients, within our company and with others in the industry who have the passion and skill to revitalize how companies speak their brand. Together, we're ready to shine a new light on your brand.
Meet Our Team
Your account manager is your first step into working with Levis as an agency, and is always available to answer questions about your campaign or project, let you know how things are going, and to assist you in developing your brand with your Levis creative team or our partners. We'll keep in touch with you over time through your account manager so that you maintain a consistent point of contact with us.
Zak is a recent B.Comm grad from the University of Saskatchewan, and has well rounded experience from his time working with the family business. In his quest for more knowledge, Zak has delved into social media strategy, digital marketing, software as a service marketing strategy and the technical opportunities in the Levis CMS framework.
WHEN TO CONTACT ZAK
Zak can be your contact for any general project related questions, including invoicing, project progress, additional services and just general questions about your strategy. Zak is diligent and resourceful in finding out answers to even the toughest questions, and can put you in touch with any other creative team members who can help.
HOW TO CONTACT ZAK
From websites to print, well developed text content is vital to the value of your marketing sales funnel. Our content strategist spends his days researching, developing and perfecting content, alongside our designers, to ensure that your brand, sales process and value proposition are represented consistently.
Braden is a very experienced wordsmith with an Honours English degree from the U of S and years of freelancing and agency experience. Writing content for any marketing is an exercise in concise and precise communication, and Braden excels at maintaining your brand throughout your materials. From blogging, to site content, to social media and digital media copy, Braden handles all of our client text content.
WHEN TO CONTACT BRADEN
He handles any questions about communication through your marketing materials, about how to develop content that flows purposely through to your goal. Ask him questions about how to maintain consistent brand language, how to express your value proposition in your materials, and how to share your business message through all media. Braden will also answer your questions regarding your social media; he excels at professional posting for a wide range of industries.
HOW TO CONTACT BRADEN
Web & Graphic Designer
WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Striking visuals that communicate a specific message to your stakeholders; your brand applied consistently and powerfully across all media; graphics and text paired to create a smooth, intuitive user experience. A strong designer on a creative team can deliver all these to your marketing materials. Madi works with clients to ensure the visual elements of your brand can carry your strategic goals.
Madi has a Graphic Communications Diploma from Sask Poly and 5 years of agency experience. Through her career, she has consistently sought new and innovative ways to capture a company's purpose through visual representation in a variety of media. She brings visual clarity to the creative team's efforts and keeps our clients on message.
WHEN TO CONTACT MADI
Madi develops your brand into visuals for all your media, so if you have questions about colours, fonts, web page layout, colour theory, images or why your site is arranged the way it is, she's the one to call. She is always happy to explain the purpose of her designs and how they work to help you accomplish your communication goals.
HOW TO CONTACT MADI
Front End Developer
FRONT END PROGRAMMER
Front end programmers have access to an amazing library of code to develop amazing features and functionality to improve a user's experience on every device. However, not every feature is created equal, and it's Jon's job to make sure that everything we put into our sites have a reason for being.
Jon has a BSC in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan, and is quickly working his way into being an expert on developing the public side of our CMS. As a crucial part of our user experience design team, Jon is ramping up his practical experience in developing websites with purpose.
WHEN TO CONTACT JON
When reviewing your new website in development, Jon is the one to ask about spacing, graphic placement, font, functionality and the how and why the pieces of your site flow together. He can also answer any questions about using the CMS and how to ensure any content that you add will enhance your website.
HOW TO CONTACT JON
Web Systems Developer
WEB SYSTEMS DEVELOPER
The Levis CMS is fully customizable: from linking to external databases to developing custom modules to handle process automation, there's very little that our development team can't figure out to deliver a website that's a fully functional tool for your process. As the web systems developer, it's Kyle's job to figure out how to customize the CMS base to meet your needs, and the demands of our creative strategy team.
Kyle has a BSC in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan and over 5 years of web development and tech experience. He's worked with the Levis CMS extensively, with multiple creative teams, and is digging into the potential of the CMS's open API to connect to complex database structures. Any website development on external CMS (WordPress, Shopify) falls to Kyle to accomplish.
WHEN TO CONTACT KYLE
Kyle works on the heavier, custom features for many of our sites, and is the architect behind many aspects of the CMS that you as a non technical user will rely on to maintain your website. He can answer questions about what kind of features are possible within your framework, how to implement those features and how to maintain them over time. If you have a WordPress or Shopify site, Kyle will be in charge of any troubleshooting from content updates to CMS maintenance.
HOW TO CONTACT KYLE
As President and Managing Director of a digital media agency, you need to be comfortable wearing many different hats. From overseeing technical operations to keeping track of the financial health of the company, our president keeps in contact with every part of the team. Even for a small team, the president needs to be comfortable managing people, development and strategy.
Jared began his career as a sys admin for a large corporation, but was quickly drawn to the dark side of web development. Jared began development of the CMS framework that powers the technical side of Levis. An opportunity arose for him to take this personal project to an agency to build a more powerful tool for web development, and he spent many hours refining his pet project for others to use. He eventually bought into the agency that his software help to build, and began accumulating the business acumen required to manage a scaleable media company. With over 15 years of diverse coding experience and almost a decade of experience gained as head of a growing agency, Jared now heads up our group.
WHEN TO CONTACT JARED
Anytime. Jared is a sociable person, generous with his time and always willing to share his knowledge about business, tech or just life in general. Specifically, Jared frequently digs into our more complex technical projects and pushes our technical capacity over time.
HOW TO CONTACT JARED
Business development is the creation of long-term value for an organization from customers, markets, and relationships. Business development covers areas of client relationship management, project management and strategic development of marketing solutions. Andrew actively pursues strategic opportunities for our company to grow through identifying new markets for our products and services. Andrew works with clients with a diverse range of needs, and is well informed about the potential opportunities that a company can leverage. He then matches those opportunities to our teams unique abilities to ensure success for our customers and our team.
Andrew has a Honours Degree in Marketing and 5 years of account management and business development in an agency environment. Andrew excels at finding marketing solutions to meet budgets and financial requirements of clients, as well as unique ways to leverage marketing strategy in challenging sales situations.
WHEN TO CONTACT ANDREW
Get in touch with Andrew if you have any questions about proposals, invoicing, project progress, marketing consultations or the potential of any concepts that you might have for online sales, software as a service or leveraging more market share. He's always available to chat about how Levis Media can provide value to your company.
HOW TO CONTACT ANDREW
Much of what we do as a digital agency is build websites and apps that may help our marketing strategies to thrive. Having a strong digital base, programmed to optimize utility and search results can make the difference between effectively leveraging your leads and missing out on opportunities. Fateme's role is to ensure that our programming team is thriving with our custom CMS, and to develop the base further to capitalize on the latest tech trends and changes.
Fateme has a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering and a Website Design and Development Certificate, and over 6 years of experience programming and developing website and app infrastructure. She was the Senior Programmer at a previous agency, and managed a team of 5 developers to produce websites of wide ranging complexity.
WHEN TO CONTACT FATEME
Fateme is our most experienced developer in custom modules, web wrapped apps and UX based styling on all of our custom sites. She's also the best person to inquire about what custom features are possible, and which features are necessary for your needs. She's also available to answer questions about our tech department and your wildest tech brainstorms.
HOW TO CONTACT FATEME
Operations in a company can encompass many tasks, and generally shifts over time. Operations for Levis Media includes establishing processes to assist the company with project management, client relationship management, HR onboarding, and project assistance. An Operations Director should be familiar with most aspects of the business in general, and ensure that all team members have what they need to perform their jobs efficiently. Michelle's experience in web development, content strategy, project management and HR management assists her to manage operations for her team.
Michelle has a BA in Political Studies (High Honours) from the University of Saskatchewan and experience in public policy research, marketing strategy, business writing, copywriting and project management. She has 15 years of client service experience and over 6 years of agency experience.
WHEN TO CONTACT MICHELLE
Michelle manages projects at a high level and is available to answer any questions about project progress overall, about suggestions for marketing, UX improvements, SEO strategy and digital advertising. If she cannot answer your question, she will definitely know the person to whom to pass the question.
HOW TO CONTACT MICHELLE
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