David Averbach
Creative Director and Web Designer

David is passionate about communicating ideas, whether they are textual, informational, or graphical.

In addition to handling all internal design work for the company, David excels at translating marketing objectives into creative and workflow strategies. With over 15 years of experience in graphic marketing, graphic design, database design and web design, David's skill set combines a strong sense of visual design with a knack for problem-solving.

David holds a PhD in Japanese literature and film from the University of California, Berkeley, and his understanding of how people absorb new information make him a valuable part of any project, whether it be extending existing branding/campaigns or creating new ones. He has worked with dozens of filmmakers, festivals and distributors on key art, posters, print ads, web sites, databases, social networking, electronic marketing, and, most recently, iPhone Apps.

David has taught Japanese film at Berkeley and at the University of Washington in Seattle and continues to teach occasionally.