XDS EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: SPRING 2021

INTRODUCING OUR NEWEST TEAM MEMBERS!

Spring is in bloom and we have sprouted a few new faces. There are several new XDSers we would like you to meet! Our growing client roster and expanding social media department had us on the hunt for a few good people. We are excited to introduce you to an amazing bunch of ladies.

 

Angela, Social Media Manager

Angela is our new social media guru, ready to tackle our ever-growing demand for med tech social strategy and content creation.  She’s an animal-loving, adventure-seeking gal who sees social media as a way to successfully and ethically reach the masses with accurate, helpful, and trustworthy information, making her a perfect fit for team XDS.  Get to know Angela a little better.

Q. When I’m not at work I’m….

Traveling, out for a hike, playing soccer, or water/snow skiing!

Q. If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?

I’d become an expert in Environmental Sustainability in hopes to help solve our climate issues.

Who or what inspired you to pursue the career you have today?

I was inspired to pursue a career in technology because I became very interested in the ethics of tech. It’s easy for misinformation to spread online, so I want to utilize my skills to redefine the ways in which we utilize and interact with technology.

Q: Before working at XDS, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

I had a Digital Marketing internship at my local zoo, and got to take lunch breaks with all the animals!

Q: Why did you choose to work at XDS?

I chose to work at XDS because I really wanted to get into the health and wellness industry. The pandemic opened my eyes to all of the ways social media can be useful to spread health-related information, and how many people it can help.

 

Sara, Associate Designer

Sara is one of our new designers. She’s quirky and creative and we are grateful to have her at XDS. She whips out designs and animations that are adding tremendous value to our social portfolio. It also doesn’t hurt that she is a fan of dad jokes, doo-wop, and rockabilly. Meet Sara!

Q: What advice do you have for prospective XDS candidates?

Don’t be afraid to crack a dad joke every now and then

Q. What trend do you hope makes a comeback?

The musical stylings of the 1950s

Q. What do you love most about your craft?

It’s like being an all-powerful wizard (on a computer screen)

Q. If you had a yacht, what would you name it?

Something like “S.S. Ready or yacht, here I come”

Q: What’s your favorite 90s movie?

Toy Story

 

Gaby, Digital Producer

Meet Gaby! She had us at My Best Friend’s Wedding, Pizza and Ice Cream! Gaby is a much-needed addition to our digital production team! She’s a team player with a love for all things digital and she digs dogs, she’ll fit right in!

Q: Why did you choose to work at XDS?

As I’ve grown to love digital projects, I wanted to be a part of a company that focuses on digital-only, such as web development specifically. I want to further my career in this space and XDS seemed like the perfect opportunity!

Q: What is your favorite project that you’ve worked on in your professional career?

The PepsiCo Story Site – https://stories.pepsicojobs.com/. I worked with many talented people to bring this content to life and learned things about PepsiCo that I wouldn’t have known before!

Q. What do you love most about your craft?

I love getting to collaborate with all the different departments and setting them up for success. Making the team’s lives easier when working on a project makes me happy.

Q. If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?

Psychology.

Q. Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?

Dog 😊

Q. If you could only eat one item for every meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Too hard to choose! I’d have to say pizza and ice cream.

Q: What’s your favorite 90s movie?

My Best Friend’s Wedding

Q: What are the top 2 things on your bucket list?

Travel to Norway to see the Fjords and Switzerland and do some hikes.

Q. When I’m not at work I’m….

Working out or watering my garden and plants.

 

Jade, Digital Coordinator

Say hello to Jade! Jade joined team XDS as a freelancer but after a few short weeks, we made it official. She’s Philly-based and loves pizza which makes her A-OK in our book!

Why did you choose to work at XDS?

After contracting for XDS, signing with the company was a no-brainer. From the consistent support of my co-workers, to the empathy and knowledge that Shai and Doug continue to share, I couldn’t have asked for more. XDS has given me a chance to expand my skillset and an opportunity to grow.

Q. When I’m not at work I’m….

Wandering around Philadelphia, going to concerts, and always looking for a great pizza spot!

Q: What are the top 2 things on your bucket list?

My bucket list consists of a SE Asia backpacking trip and a visit to Machu Picchu! Continuing to travel will always be a desire of mine!

 

 

About XDS

Created with the purpose of providing big agency services without all the rigidness and overhead, The Experience Design Studio is a full-service East Coast based Digital Agency that focuses on customer experience solutions in the health and wellness industry.

With strategy at our core, XDS makes our client’s tools and technology easy to use, engaging, and effective by looking at the complete customer experience – analyzing every touchpoint with the core focus of understanding how real people, patients, doctors, mothers, fathers, payers – interact with an experience.

XDS has offices in Ambler, PA, Charleston, SC, and Atlanta GA. Learn more about the services and solutions we offer.