Of course, we’re digital. It’s all about multi-device marketing that allows for direct and personal connections. From here you can collect data, measure, refine, learn and interact with your customers in ways you never have before. With all of this technology, data and excitement, it’s easy to get distracted. Digital is not a strategy. It’s how you use the technology and tools that make the difference between good and great results.
Project or campaign, we always start with your brand.
We use emotional branding practices, data-driven insights, technology and talent to craft integrated communications plans and projects that outperform, and we can prove it.
Brands are like people: we relate to them. They show up where we are. We trust the ones that are familiar and consistent. And some of them are so super cool that we want to be near them and emulate them. These are the brands that stand apart. They know why they exist. They have a purpose. They inspire us.
As the founder of RedRhino, Wendy has overseen the growth and success of the agency since its inception in 1996. Wendy has developed a wide range of skills working across diverse markets and brands on both a local and national level for consumer and B2B clients. Today Wendy facilitates creative thinking with clients and her team to explore and discover better ways to grow businesses and brands in the digital space. Never being satisfied with good enough, Wendy pushes every day to do things better and isn't afraid to make bold decisions that lead to better results for her clients and team. Wendy's experience has set the stage for successful and ongoing relationships with RedRhino's extensive clientele.
David oversees the design, development and release of RhinoActive's digital content. He's an expert project manager with a knack for turning complex problems into manageable tasks, his breadth of knowledge in the development space puts clients at ease and keeps projects on track. Before RhinoActive, David spent three years managing a successful software development startup. Prior to that, he worked as an associate advisor at one of Canada's largest financial institutions. David holds a Bachelor of Business Management and Organizational Studies from Western University.
Erik is RhinoActive’s mobile UI and UX designer who had the privilege of spending the last three years pioneering the design department of a successful technology startup. As a strong communicator, he excels at understanding the client’s visionguiding the project through wire-framing to development. His technical skills also include responsive front-end web design, rapid prototyping, and user-centered, persuasive design.
John is an expert strategist with extensive experience in digital marketing and non-profit organizations. As former Director of Marketing at the Grand Theatre in London, John was responsible for the successful launch of its first digital marketing program, including interactive e-commerce, social media, email marketing and search engine strategy. John is also a founding board member of Pillar Non-Profit network, and the founder and Executive Director of The Arts Project, London’s innovative arts incubator.
Melanie is an accomplished designer and creative thinker whose approach to problem solving leads to expressive, meaningful brands and campaigns. She has a natural ability to get at the heart of a brand and figure out what matters to people. Her creative vision guides our studio in pursuit of smart, human design.
Ryan is a recognized strategic leader with the ability to understand complex business needs and create innovative communication and marketing solutions that work. As an honours graduate in journalism and digital media studies, he has 10+ years of agency marketing experience. Ryan brings a unique approach to super-serving RedRhino’s client base while delivering results-driven leadership for the client services team.
Matt oversees development, strategic direction and technical operations at RhinoActive. He's a trained electrical engineer, and used programming as a springboard into the world of technology startups. Before RhinoActive, Matt founded his first software development company while still an undergraduate student. Matt holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware.
Xi combines a variety of digital marketing tools with business thinking to bring clients measurable, beautiful results. Xi holds a Business Management degree, with a focus in Marketing and Corporate Strategy, from the Ivey School of Business at Western University. His results-driven approach to digital marketing allows him to craft strategy that directly impacts corporate goals and performance.
Ryan is our man on the ground in the United States, with an international background that extends to three other continents. He's a big picture thinker with a knack for translating creative services, particularly digital technology, into terms that relate to client business goals. Prior to RedRhino, Ryan worked the sales desk at a prominent foreign exchange dealer in New York City. He is also the founder of two successful digital businesses. Ryan holds a BSBA from Elon University in North Carolina.