Thought leaders and industry artists, we build business identities from scratch that help you stand out with everything from logos to websites, even newsletters and social media content. Whatever your customer sees we can create.
Hey Now! Media's ownership team is three friends, with completely different skill sets, on a mission to help businesses grow. Husband and wife Matt and Anne hosted Matt Soble for regular, completely unsolicited creative sessions in their garage.
The idea board next to the rakes and gardening supplies served as the perfect launching pad for what would eventually become Hey Now! Matt, Matt, and Anne formed a strong partnership rooted in mutual respect, severe honesty, and above all else trust.
A graduate of Kent State University, Matt Brower is seriously motivated. He has a keen insight into customer needs and expertly identifies how to move your business forward. His experience as both a creative and an organizer gives him a unique ability to understand client needs and how to translate them into a workable vision.
A graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Anne Brower is extremely organized and customer focused. Earning her MBA with a concentration in Marketing, she brings a wide range of skills including strategic thinking, account organization, copywriting, and general marketing. Anne is very hands on both on the client and creative side, pushing our work to be the very best it can be. Her expertise on the content and copywriting combined with a very keen eye helps keep our work fun, functional, and different. She looks at each project holistically and puts a focus on strategy above all else to guide the creative process.
A graduate of Ohio University, Matt Soble studied Management Information Systems and Marketing. He is a big picture thinker with extreme attention to detail. His analytical and metrics driven approach enhances the creative output of projects to deliver both measurable and thought provoking work.
As Hey Now! Account Director, Matt serves as the intermediate between clients and the creative side of the business, working closely with clients to ensure their projects run smoothly. Matt loves helping small businesses from the area grow by using his creative background to give something special to companies and Hey Now! Media.
Irwan was born in Singapore and immigrated to the United States in 2000. While studying Industrial Design and Illustration at the Cleveland Institute of Art, he took an interest in Graphic Design and Branding. We first crossed paths with Irwan as a freelance designer brought on to help us with our branding and art direction as we started HeyNow! Media in 2011.
Today he lives and works out of Atlanta, GA and is still responsible for branding and art direction for our amazing clients. When he is not working on client projects, he continues to freelance in the entertainment and product industry, most notably for Wiz Khalifa and EarDrummer Records of Interscope.
Rachel is an interactive designer and art director as well as user experience designer and content strategist. She is a graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2D Visual Communication Design and a minor in Electronic Media. She has had the opportunity to work for such brands as Nestle, Sherwin Williams, Vitamix, Moen, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Parker Hannifin, Case Western Reserve University, and many more.
Rachel is an inline speed skater and occasional roller derby player. She has raced across the country and in Europe, and won the 87 mile skate race Athens 2 Atlanta in 2014. Rachel has a rambunctious toddler named Felicity as well as a crazy husband named Nate.
With a degree in English Literature from Ohio State and a penchant for short form writing of all kinds, Max wandered into the world of advertising in 2013. The following year - at Weapons of Mass Creation Fest - he met Anne, and began freelancing for Hey Now! almost immediately thereafter.
When he isn't writing, Max can be seen performing his songs around the world under the name Dolfish. And when he isn't doing that, he's most likely watching Netflix with his wife Dana and their two pit-mixes, Penny and Zeke, at their home in North Collinwood, Cleveland, OH.
A graduate of The Cleveland Institute of Art, Callie brings both a graphic design and illustration background. She's worked for a number of start up focused businesses and offers this unique perspective to our multitude of start up clients. She is a thoughtful and patient designer who enjoys 90s sitcom reruns and doesn't drink coffee. Callie lives in Lakewood with her boyfriend Matt and dog Nando.
Earning a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Cleveland State University, Elissa won the CSU Senior Excellence in Marketing Award. She specializes in digital and social media content, strategy and analytics. Elissa is constantly on the cusp of industry buzz as she spends her Friday nights curled up with a cup of tea, her chinchilla, and the latest marketing and social media news. A detail-oriented person, Elissa is creative, agile, and results driven operating with the big picture in mind.
Paul Gamuza, our one man army of a web developer has 8+ years’ experience in the industry. He focuses on WordPress and Drupal Frameworks. With a BS in Information Technology from ICC Davao, Philippines, he is also working on his Master's Degree in Information Technology.
Paul, or “Apple” as we know him, is a dedicated and passionate team player who gives his all to every project. Apple has deployed over 100 websites, of all sizes, and industries.
"The greatest results are usually attained by common sense and perseverance"
A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art with a major in Graphic Design, Steph creates design solutions. Her process begins with research and strategy with a focus on always coming back to meeting client needs. She’s a whiz with time management and deadlines, keeping our team extra organized for even the quickest turn around on projects.
In addition to her fierce passion for design, she enjoys bookmaking, crafting, DIY, yoga, golf, backpacking, hiking and traveling. She lives with her husband and 3 Cats in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
“Design isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life.”
From Mumbai, India, Rushikesh (Rushi) is getting his Masters in Management of Information Systems at Cleveland State University. He is using his front end website knowledge to support our coding team and help speed up our website process. When he's not in school, cracking jokes in the Hey Now! office, or learning how to make coffee, you can find Rushi playing soccer, cooking, and hanging out with his friends.