We work with fast-paced companies to create the next generation of innovative products and services. Our team has deep expertise across design, development, analytics and product management, making us a trusted partner for the long haul. Our collaborative nature, iterative approach and cross-functional teams allow us to quickly deliver tangible results at scale.
In 2016, AMP Agency San Francisco began focusing on Experience Design and Development. Today, we create digital experiences that drive engagement and amplify brands across the entire customer lifecycle.
Located in the heart of innovation, AMP SF is a team of seasoned practitioners with a relentless focus on creating impactful digital experiences. When we’re not in the office, you can find us exploring the myriad cultural options of the Bay Area, blazing through the roads and trails of Marin, finding the next great Cabernet (Franc) or catching fresh powder in Tahoe.
As SVP of AMPXD™, Robert is responsible for ensuring the work always delivers excellent results for clients. With a deep understanding of both technology and market trends, Robert built and grew the digital experience agency SmallTalk to its eventual sale to AMP Agency over 5 years with clients as diverse as Fujitsu, Pharmavite, Team Rubicon and VMware. Robert spent over ten years at SolutionSet/Epsilon, helping companies like the California Lottery, Chevron, Cisco, eBay, UPS and Wells Fargo create exceptional digital customer experiences. Prior to SolutionSet, Robert held key management positions for various other agencies, startups and consultancies, including Carat Interactive, iGeneration, HardCloud, USWeb/CKS, and Digital Planet. Outside of work, Robert loves spending time traveling with his wife Jennifer and daughter Bella, finding great new places to eat, and enjoying the grape. Robert is also an avid (but slow) cyclist.
Sr. Director, Engineering
Colin has more than 16 years of technology and advertising experience, working with a variety of back-end and front-end platforms. He’s led, delivered, and launched projects for clients such as American Express, Chevron, Fujitsu, YouTube, Unilever, and more. He works closely with marketers, creative teams and other technologists with the goal of accomplishing the requirements of the project while ensuring an optimal experience for the end-user and content managers. Colin is a Sitecore-certified developer, but also has experience with Adobe AEM, Wordpress, Sitefinity and ExpressionEngine. In his free time, Colin enjoys collecting records, hiking, biking, and cooking.
Director Product Management
Ari has over a decade of product management, UX, and digital marketing experience. He is skilled at connecting the dots between the 3 areas to facilitate seamless, delightful, and effective omni-channel customer journeys for clients. Ari’s experience spans from F100 companies to startups alike, in B2C and B2B - across tech, retail, finance, healthcare, and numerous other industries. A few of the brands he’s worked with in the past include Alphabet, Verizon, AT&T, Intel, Comcast/NBCUniversal, Pfizer, Abbvie, & Bigelow Tea. Outside of work, Ari enjoys basketball, music, comedy, and escape rooms.
Director Product Management
Andrew is a product expert with ten years of business strategy and product management experience. He has extensive experience with digital products, with a focus on implementing customer-facing eCommerce experiences. Prior to AMPXD™, Andrew worked in strategy consulting at The Monitor Group and Deloitte Consulting, and held product roles at technology companies like Indiegogo and ClassPass. Andrew loves hiking with his wife and dog, skiing, fishing, photography and occasionally attempting to build his own furniture.
VP, Experience Design
Jef has over two decades as a leader in the digital products space. He works at the intersection of strategy and design, with a focus on designing and delivering innovative products at scale. He has co-founded two different design agencies, working with a broad range of clients from early-stage startups to industry leaders such as Microsoft, Tesla, and SolarCity. Jef has held leadership roles at Hero Digital, FuturePerfect, SolutionSet, Thoughtworks, Digitas and Rare Medium. He has also led in-house design teams at companies such as Splunk, Collation (acquired by IBM), and Disney. Jef holds a BA from Brown University and an MA from the University of Texas at Austin.
VP, Client Services
Brian has over two decades of online experience with a focus on designing, developing and managing website and mobile applications. He has worked in just about every industry from technology to education to healthcare to utilities as well as with teams and clients all across the world. Before joining AMPXD™, Brian has held a number of positions, both in house and within agencies, at organizations such as Stanford University, SolutionSet and the startups Beyond.com and Startups.com. Brian is a graduate of UCLA and a life-long Californian, and has no intention of changing that.
Group Product Manager
A digital Product Leader with 10+ years of experience in Product Management and Program Management, specializing in ecommerce experiences and complex workflows. She represents the voice of the user and is responsible for leading projects through design, development, validation, production release and post deployment measurement and evaluation. Her expert knowledge spans a wide range of industries such as beauty and skincare, journalism, and tech. She has launched successful client initiatives with companies such as Behr, ClearChoice and Apple. Outside of work, Danielle enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with family.
Jen is a writer and content specialist with over two decades in digital communications. She leverages thoughtful copywriting and information architecture to optimize online experiences and strengthen visual designs. Over a career focused on conveying complex ideas to diverse audiences, Jen has guided content-centric projects in brand and website design, e-commerce, academic computing, healthcare, venture capital and hi-tech public relations. Jen is a graduate of Stanford University. She loves coffee, reading, hiking, politics, and her weekend job as Soccer Mom. She lives with her family in Los Gatos.
George created some of the first ever web sites for various Stanford student organizations in the mid 90's. In over 27 years of web development, there is very little he hasn't come across. More recently focusing on the Microsoft ecosystem, George has brought his technical expertise and leadership to projects for TXU Energy, Driscolls, American Express, Delta Airlines, Chevron, Pepsi, Novartis, Exact Sciences, Horizon Pharmaceuticals, Suzuki, and Fujitsu. After a stint in Silicon Valley, George returned to his native south Texas where he helps raise his two kids, two dogs, and two cats in between doing CrossFit workouts, DJ-ing Karaoke parties, and practicing fingerstyle guitar.
Director, Client Services
Jamie is a producer that brings twelve+ years of experience in account and project management. She is well-versed in the design lifecycle and is committed to streamlining processes to enable teams to work efficiently and effectively. Prior to AMPXD™, Jamie worked in B2B marketing for tech companies in the Bay Area that included Dell, Symantec, Sage, DataStax, Align, and Agari with projects ranging from brand refreshes and website development to digital campaigns and event management. She and her family live in the Santa Cruz area and enjoy weekends at the beach. She also loves wine.
Sr. Director, Client Services
Working as a project and relationship manager for over two decades, Peter’s skills lie at the intersection of user experience, software development, and business strategy. He is an expert at bringing teams of people together to meet scope and schedule goals, and has a special talent for understanding each project’s tactical objectives as well as larger organizational motivations. Peter’s clients have included Cooley, The California Lottery, SAP, AT&T U-Verse, and the San Francisco Symphony. As a UC Berkeley architecture school graduate, Peter enjoys urban history, punk rock, and fantasy role-playing games.
Josh has been building digital solutions for over 25 years, as an architect, developer and team leader. His platform focus is Microsoft technologies, but also includes NodeJS, Frontend, PHP and Python. Josh is client oriented to fully understand the business problem that needs to be addressed. He is hands-on with the client and the delivery team from kickoff to launch and beyond. Josh’s past engagements include clients like American Express, Chevron, VMware, Suzuki, Peter Millar and County of Marin. Josh has a 9 year old daughter and a 15 year old son. He is an active member of his community and volunteers regularly as a school tutor and as a Little League baseball coach and board member.
VP, Marketing Technology
Lee Springer is a seasoned digital marketing and web-development veteran with 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, software development, network design, technical architecture, engineering team management, and overall project management. Lee co-founded and co-managed The Electron Shop for 5 years, a professional services agency focused on transforming clients’ digital practices and proficiencies. Prior to The Electron Shop Lee launched many successful client initiatives with companies such as SolutionSet/Epsilon, CBS Interactive/CNET, and Clear Ink. Lee has worked with clients such as 21st Century Insurance, American Express, Apollo Group, Asus, AT&T, Autodesk, Duke University, Gamespot, Hewlett Packard, Intel, JC Penney, John Muir Health, Lions Clubs International, MRC, Pixar, Procurian, Silverspring Networks, Speck Products, Synopsys, ThinkFun, and VMware.
Director, Client Services
With over two decades working in digital marketing and communications, Jamie is a seasoned program manager, digital team leader and project manager with a commitment to good customer experience and engaging design. He has worked in a variety of sectors with clients that include FX Networks, Lexus, Unilever, Chevron, Fujitsu and Kinney Drugs. Partnering with clients to find creative digital solutions to business challenges is his work passion. Outside of work, Jamie loves hiking, film, photography and discussing global issues.
Allen uses his 20 years of experience in the interactive space to guide the creative team towards top-class experiences. Before joining AMPXD™, Allen worked as a design leader contributing to work for clients including Apple, Cisco, IBM, Pitney Bowes, Santa Clara University, Juniper Networks and Aruba Networks. Outside of work, Allen spends his free time with family, or on his hobbies of making music, cooking, and DIYing house projects.
Sr. Director, UX
Vasile, a multi-award-winning leader in the digital products space with 20+ years of experience is the mastermind of an array of creative triumphs. He has founded a global digital agency and his leadership at the helm of this agency has earned international recognition and Fortune 500 clients including Bose, BCBG Maxazria Group, Samsung, Westfield, and The Hospital Club among others. He has also led in-house teams at companies such as Colgate Palmolive, Cision, Heycollab, and Zed Worldwide. Vasile holds a BA from The Art Institute.
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