Interdisciplinary Team of Designers, Developers, Storytellers, Thinkers and Strategists
James FaulknerCreative Direction
James is the creative lead of SodaPop Media. James’ work has helped brand exciting new products, increase the clients’ sales & bottom line and has been used as a tool for countless of successful marketing campaigns. One of his primary missions is to help come up with an innovative creative solution and well-integrated digital marketing strategy that give the clients a competitive edge and grow their brand. James received a Master Degree (MFA) in Computer Art from School of Visual Arts (SVA), the prestigious and largest independent art and design school in the U.S. located in New York city. He spent his early career working for several advertising agencies in New York city before relocating to Dallas in 2000. Prior to joining SodaPop Media in 2005, he was the creative lead in charge of the web & interactive department for the largest creative media agency in the Southwest of the U.S., AMS Pictures.
James’ hobbies include painting and drawing.
Matt GonzalesDigital Marketing Strategy
Never Met a stranger! Matt is always looking to maximize the clients goals and improve the overall expectations of the project and be a valuable resource in all aspects of the business. His goal is to be a connector in the clients/business relationships and for growth in their business. He is always in a pay it forward mindset!
Matt likes solving client’s challenges and finding innovative marketing strategy and solutions. He’s helped brand exciting new products, increase the clients’ sales/bottom line and used as a tool for countless of successful marketing campaigns. He has 10+ Years’ experience in digital marketing online solutions and has managed up $400 million in accounts. He is very accustomed working with startup companies to Fortune 500 corporations on digital marketing campaigns.
In his spare time: avid soccer player. FCB Barça fanatic! He enjoys working out and volleyball. Most of all, seize the day as life is short. Work hard and play harder. Family man!
Emily JonesContent Marketing Strategy
Emily has over 10 years of ad agency experience prior to joining SodaPop Media team. She’s worked as a lead copywriter, brand strategist and social media manager for some of the well-known household brand names. She’s a copywriter with a focus on building compelling copy within a solid inbound & marketing strategy that will drive audience engagement, traffic and boost sales. She loves to dig deep into a company’s identity to uncover what really makes them tick and why customers should care about their products or service offerings and then craft a strong, readable and relatable copy that really sings.
Randal began developing web applications and software applications over 24 years ago. His main role is in the programming and the development of websites, web applications and custom software applications. He’s helped developed hundreds of professional websites and applications for clients throughout the nation including Fortune 100 companies such as Verizon and AT&T.
Randal’s specialties include web programming, custom software applications, custom CMS design and development, networking, Adobe Flash Builder (Flex), dynamic website development, database design & administration and wireless tracking applications.
Don NesbittWeb Development
Don has a degree in Computer Science from the University of North Texas. He also has a background in computer networking and repair. He began developing web applications and software applications over 10 years ago. He’s helped developed many professional web sites for clients. His main role is in the development and programming of our clients’ websites and applications. Performing the full spectrum of web-related tasks, including rapid prototyping, design and layout, graphics creation and optimization, server-side programming (PHP, ASP), SQL & MySQL databases, AJAX interactivity, HTML 5, CSS3, jQuery, media queries, responsive web design, testing, training, hosting, security, traffic generation and ongoing updates.
Don’s hobbies include mountain biking, jogging, producing music
David HostOnline Marketing Solutions
David has over 20 years of digital marketing experience. Prior to joining SodaPop Media team, he’s spent almost a decade at GetLegal and Thompson Reuters Findlaw providing law firm clients a wide range of marketing solutions and search engine optimization (SEO / SEM). David also plays a key role in helping you build lasting client relationships through authentic engagement and interaction on Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. His primary goal isn’t just to get you more like, followers and conversions, he gets you more results.
David’s specialties include Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, SEO, SEM, Social Media Marketing, Organic Search, Local SEO, Video SEO, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Optimization (SMO), Inbound Marketing and SEO Audits.
Nan FaulknerAdministration & Accounting
Nan is responsible for day-to-day tasks like purchasing, hiring, training and quality control and making sure SodaPop team runs efficiently. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Accounting and Auditing from University of North Texas. Prior to joining SodaPop Media team, she had spent 9 years with Verizon as Financial Analyst.
Nan’s hobbies include photography, movies and music.