We do the work

OIC is a dynamic, full-service marketing agency focused on delivering results for our client partners. We approach each new project, program or campaign with passion, strategy, creativity and the drive to exceed your expectations.  Our work spans mediums, platforms and touch points because your business does too. We create multi touch-point, integrated marketing campaigns, and develop the components and services that comprise these programs. Built on individual expertise, we execute through collaboration to deliver quality brand communication every time.

We were founded on a set of beliefs and values that we still live by today –

Team Leads

Darin Beaman

Chief Creative Officer

Co-Founder

Education

MFA New Media and Communications,
BFA Graphic Design, Art Center College of Design

Experience

Design Director, Art Center College of Design | Principal, Post Media | Founder, OIC. Clients: AMD, AT&T Wireless, Inc., Cathay Bank, California Federal Bank, Epic Records, Keynote Systems, Silicon Graphics, Inc., Sony Music, Sun Microsystems, Inc., Trizecon Enterprises, Vivendi Universal Games.

Interests

Furniture building and armchair economics, two preoccupations that he insists go hand-in-hand.

Joel Raznick

President

Co-Founder

Education

MBA Pepperdine University,
BA University of California Santa Barbara

Experience

Senior Vice President, Client Services, SMART Communications | Vice President Marketing, Access Alliance Inc. | Founder OIC. Clients: AMD, AARP, AT&T Wireless, Inc., Cathay Bank, Silicon Graphics, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc., Trizecon Enterprises, Vivendi Universal Games. | Affiliations: UCSB Capital Campaign Committee member, UCSB Rowing Team active supporter, Children Hospital of Los Angeles Focus Committee member.

Interests

History, education, skiing, rowing, wine, and dogs – not necessarily in that order.

Jay Moore

Global Group Account Director

Jay plays a lead role in the management of OIC's key global accounts. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, he began his career in Germany heading the US marketing division for a Berlin-based business-consulting firm. He joined OIC in 2008 and was promoted to Global Group Account Director in 2010.

Ralph DeFelice

Director of Interactive

Ralph DeFelice contributes to project planning, research, interface design, and web development. Before he turned his attention to new media development, Ralph was an accomplished academic with a notable resume of scientific publications and research endeavors. His background as a naturalist and a science educator informs his work as a designer of web experiences and contributes to his precise project management methods.

Ken Huang

Design Director

Ken brings more than a decade of experience as a creator and leader to his role as Design Director. A scientific background and problem-solving approach to design enable him to view the aesthetics of the creative world with a unique perspective. A self-proclaimed foodie, Ken is notorious for conducting unpredictable cooking experiments and pioneering unconventional flavor combinations in his kitchen.

Opportunities

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

A Pasadena, CA based agency, specializing in brand development and integrated programs and campaigns is looking to hire a Senior Account Executive with a proven record of success and a minimum of 5 years working experience.

CORE COMPETENCIES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOLLOW:

Client Relationships
  • Establish and build strong personal and working relationships with designated client contacts and make certain the agency maintains a “web” of contact throughout the organization
  • Earn the confidence of and maintain healthy relationships with, agency clients
  • Develop a knowledge of, and add value to, the client’s business: knowledgeable and conversant in their key issues, competitive situation, industry trends and the projects assigned the agency as well as other communication partners
  • Anticipate and address potential client relationship or revenue issues, advising agency management in time for the agency to act proactively
  • Provide a seamless and pleasant client experience
Strategic and Campaign Experience
  • Understanding of, and experience in, strategic process, campaign planning, development, execution, and deployment
  • Ability to conceive, develop, and manage full-cycle campaigns and programs
  • Ability to constructively and positively contribute to strategic thinking and application to client objectives, challenges, and opportunities
Staff Relationships and Support
  • Provide a model of project/team leadership: prepared and proactive, thorough and accurate, fair and balanced, a willingness to do whatever is required
  • Create a working environment that encourages and supports a positive mindset about the work as well as the client and agency staff that is involved
  • Establish rapport and trust with a range of staff members assigned to the same account
  • Respond to pressures of work volume and time requirements in a way that is consistent, appropriate and positive for both you and the agency long-term
  • Demonstrate an ability to solve problems and overcome challenges
  • Demonstrate confidence, authority and level-headed decision-making as the agency’s leadership voice on assigned accounts
Interactive and Social Experience
  • Experience in, and understanding of the digital development process as pertains to Web, applications, mobile, widgets
  • Experience in, understanding of, and a perspective on, social marketing as a vehicle for consumer engagement and activation
Communication Skills
  • Ability to write and speak with clarity, authority and persuasion.
  • Be well-rehearsed and prepared for the unexpected
  • Collect, analyze, organize and present an insightful point of view on client assignments or new opportunities
Business Development
  • Proven record of both developing incremental business with existing clients, as well as bringing in new agency clients
  • Participate as requested or required in business development efforts
  • Be a model for stewardship of our clients’ and the agency’s money – avoiding unnecessary expenditures, acting to minimize errors, and negotiating required costs
Details
  • Employment time: Full-time
  • Industry: Marketing and Advertising
  • Job Function: Advertising, Account Management, Project Management, and Strategy and Planning
  • Experience: Mid/Senior-Level
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