To the Best Year Ever

As we close the book on 2016 and gear up for the year to come, the Synect team has taken a little time to reflect, de-stress, and refocus.

A weeklong series of two-way employee and manager reviews raised our collective spirits—along with the occasional eyebrow—and gave each of us a unique opportunity to talk candidly about where we’ve been and where we want to go.

The Orlando Experience Is Larger Than Life at Orlando International Airport

By Alison Weber and Alexa Ponce

Last month, the press reported on the new, 700-screen video walls being developed at Orlando International Airport. The sophisticated content strategy for the airport includes live airport data like wait-times through security, destination time and weather, Flight information Display (FIDS) data, and more.

Synect Welcomes Sr. Art Director Gordon Sumioka

The Synect team is excited to welcome its newest hire, Senior Art Director Gordon Sumioka. Gordon has worked in production studios in the Seattle area since leaving LA in 2008, and he welcomes the challenges of Digital Out of Home and more. He will work within the Synect studio to define concepts and direction for our clients’ networked video wall content channels.

Employee Spotlight: Project Coordinator Kellen Smalley

Kellen Smalley is a project coordinator at Synect Media. He’s been a rising star since he joined the team, raising from the ranks of intern to project coordinator in under four months.

We sat down for a special Memorial Day edition of the Synect Employee Spotlight. I walked away inspired by Kellen’s unique perspective on hard work, grateful for the strength of all those who serve their countries, and with a new appreciation for their return to civilian life.

Read on to learn about Kellen’s experience in the Marine Corps, his path to Synect, and his visions for the future.