05/23/13 - Hiring Boosts JMG’s Video, Interactive Departments

Press Release from Jackson Marketing Group

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 23, 2013) – Jackson Marketing Group (JMG), South Carolina's largest business-to-business integrated marketing communications agency, welcomes Patrick Hindman as a video editor/producer, Cristian Valdez as an interactive designer, Leslie Wood as interactive developer and Kelsey Clark as the office coordinator.

"We are excited to add Patrick, Cristian, Leslie and Kelsey as the JMG team continues to grow," said David Jones, CMO of JMG. "As both our interactive and video needs expand, we are thrilled to add individuals whose talents will help move our clients' businesses forward."

South Carolina born-and-bred, Hindman is a musician, an audio engineer and an experienced videographer. Prior to joining JMG, he held a long-standing position as video editor at a local recording studio creating high-definition multimedia projects. Hindman will create national broadcast television and radio commercials, streaming web videos and brand videos for JMG clients. He earned a degree in global marketing from Clemson University.

As a multi-disciplined artist and graphic designer, Valdez joins JMG with four years of design experience. In his most recent position, Valdez designed graphics for game development and performed game testing and troubleshooting. His responsibilities as an interactive designer at JMG include mobile app, game and website design. In 2012, he earned his first Silver Addy Award. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Bob Jones University.

An experienced web developer, Wood comes to JMG after working for a web design firm where she programmed, maintained and updated back-end web applications. She specializes in the development, testing and support of dynamic, CMS-based and e-commerce websites. Wood holds a degree in web development from ECPI College of Technology in Greenville, S.C.

Clark, a former intern for JMG, now joins the team as the office coordinator and receptionist. She has developed strong customer service skills in past banking and retail positions. Clark completed her degree from Liberty University in psychology specializing in human services.

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Jackson Marketing Group, with offices in Greenville, S.C., and Charlotte, N.C., is a fully-integrated marketing communications agency offering marketing consulting, market research, media planning and buying , interactive services , advertising , public relations , partnership marketing , event management , video production and support services .

JMG provides a variety of integrated marketing communications services for blue-chip brands such as BMW Manufacturing Co., Yale Lift Trucks, Hyster Lift Trucks, Clemson International Center for Automotive Research, Greenville Hospital System, Sage Automotive Interiors, The Palmetto Bank, Howden North America, Peace Center, Artisphere, Milliken & Company, and the American Red Cross. For more information, visit the company's website at www.jacksonmg.com.

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