Bond Art and Science Expands Firm With New Talent

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bond Art and Science, a Digital Solutions firm based in New York City, announced today that it has expanded its staff to support its growing User Experience and Information Architecture practices. Bond Art and Science is fortunate to be able to retain the services of:

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Bond Art and Science, a Digital Solutions firm based in New York City, announced today that it has expanded its staff to support its growing User Experience and Information Architecture practices. Bond Art and Science is fortunate to be able to retain the services of:

Jonathan Greacen James Redick Ada Chan Emily Kramer

"Our clients are very demanding," said Karen McGrane, a Senior Partner at Bond, "and the rigorous nature of the work we do necessitates experience design professionals with a specific skill set. We are delighted to have found such high caliber individuals."

"Translating people's emotional needs into touch points that connect and deliver the technology enabling them to achieve goals is a complex mixture of art and science," added Josh Rubin a Senior Partner at Bond.

Jeffrey Dachis, Senior Partner added, "The need for experience design and information architecture is becoming clearer to businesses, which is enabling us to grow our practice."

Jonathan Greacen

Jonathan Greacen is a web developer specializing in interaction design using Adobe Action script. His professional experience began in 2000 working with Ultrastar Entertainment to develop visual experiences for clients in the music industry such as David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and The Police. He has since worked as an independent contractor in New York City while maintaining his site www.mechanical-bull.com. Jonathan holds a degree in English Literature from The University of Massachusetts but happily writes more equations than poems these days.

James Redick

James Redick recently graduated from Pratt Institute's Master's Program in Library and Information Science, where he concentrated on information architecture and user-centered design. Before joining Bond, James spent 3 years working in the research centers of AmLaw 100 law firms. There, he conducted legal research and worked to improve the internal user experience, introducing methods of identifying user expectations and usage patterns in relation to digital resources. He holds a B.A. in English Literature from the College of Wooster.

Ada Chan

As an executive producer, Ada Chan has ten years of experience creating digital interactive solutions that address the business challenges of corporate clients such as Adobe, Allergan and VeriSign. Prior to joining Bond Art and Science, she spent five years as studio director at THEmedia in Vancouver, where she led their production department. Responsible for client satisfaction on all engagements, Ada worked closely with their producers to ensure each project was developed to scope in a timely, cost-effective manner. Well-versed in multimedia production methods for online, video, animated and 3D applications, she also continually refined their development processes to streamline workflow while incorporating industry advancements and emerging technologies. Ada holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia.

Emily Kramer

Emily Kramer has a diverse background in media and management. As a co-founder of CAKE, a New York-based entertainment company for women, she created and oversaw a community-based website which received thousands of visitors everyday. She organized large-scale events for the company and co- wrote A Piece of Cake, a book based on her experiences (Simon & Schuster '05 US / UK, Random House Germany '08). Prior to joining Bond, Emily was the Events Coordinator at the Women Presidents' Organization where she planned conferences for women CEOs at the multi-million dollar revenue level. She spends her spare-time as a freelance developer and graphic designer for entrepreneurial artists and musicians. She holds a B.A. from Columbia University in Gender Studies (2000).

About Bond Art and Science

Bond Art and Science is a Digital Solutions firm located in New York City. Bond's Experience Design practice helps clients create meaningful bonds between technically complex, information rich digital services and the people who use them.

Bond primarily serves clients in financial, information, media, entertainment, telecommunication, and retail services by delivering a dedicated and focused set of consulting, design, and development resources.

Bond was founded in 2006 by four veterans of the digital interactive services industry. Bond is made up of former colleagues from Razorfish, all with passionate, deep, and broad expertise in web strategy, technology, interaction design, visual design, and systems development. Bond's partners have honed their skills over more than 15 years and more than one hundred interactive engagements. Bond's partners have managed and participated in teams that designed the first corporate intranet, the first online banking application, the largest online trading service, the first multi-platform unified messaging system, and the first Linux-based mobile touch screen user interface. Bond's experience gives it unique insights and strong instincts about strategies and designs for the ever-evolving digital landscape. Bond is passionate about helping our clients realize the value of digital technology.

Bond clients include Nike, Microsoft, Conde Nast, CK Media, Cut & Paste, and Signal Patterns.

Bond's partners are also responsible for the award winning web site, Cool Hunting, http://www.coolhunting.com

To inquire about a career with Bond, please submit a resume to info@bondartscience.com.

Contact: Evan Orensten, 212 226 6344 or info@bondartscience.com Bond Art and Science is located at: 38 W. 21st Street 3rd Floor New York, New York 10010

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