Meet the Digital Brand Services Team
We combine expertise in digital strategy, search engine optimisation, web design, user experience and digital advertising. Our team of experienced professionals is trained to analyze your unique needs from all angles so that you can concentrate on operating your business while we take care of growing your fan base. Get us on your side—we'll take your game to the next level.
David Marshall founded Digital Brand Services following the unprecedented success of 2010 Olympic digital media program. He was the Director of Internet Services for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, where he was responsible for the delivery of all official Vancouver 2010 public-facing internet and mobile properties, applications and activations. David successfully achieved greater digital reach than any previous sporting event, with 291 million visits to the official Vancouver 2010 website during the Games-time month of February 2010.
In his spare time David enjoys surfing, swimming and spending time with his lovely wife and their 3 daughters.
Joe Barnett has a successful track record designing compelling and intuitive user experiences on some of the world’s most popular websites. With more than 15 years of UX and design experience he has seen the evolution of the internet and the rise of mobile technology. As the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Webmaster Joe was responsible for the highly acclaimed UX and design of the Vancouver 2010 website and mobile properties. After the 2010 games he joined the Canadian Olympic Committee.
Joe enjoys a love of the outdoors and can often be found in the mountains skiing or mountain biking. Photography is a hobby that leads him on many exciting adventures in the quest for the perfect photo.
Ella VanGaya is a Digital Media Strategist who specializes in SEO essentials such as keyword management and onpage optimizations, as well as digital marketing across web and mobile platforms. She received her M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University of British Columbia and has applied her love of language and of research to helping clients optimize the wording, structure and presentation of their companies in the digital realm.
When she’s not geeking out with Google Keyword Planner, she enjoys swimming, the outdoors and learning songs on guitar that will appease her toddler and infant, or better yet, lull them to sleep.
Matt Farmer is a Digital Marketing Specialist with over 10 years of advertising experience across all major web and mobile platforms. He is certified in Google AdWords, knows Analytics like the back of his hand, and manages over three million dollars of advertising spend each year. Matt has extensive experience on all major advertising platforms including: AdWords, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, OutBrain and Taboola, as well as almost all other large web and mobile networks.
Matt recently became a father to a beautiful baby girl named Liberty. In his free time, Matt enjoys cycling, traveling, cooking, and spending time with his fiance and daughter.
Brenda Vega is a Digital Marketing Specialist who focuses on link building, keyword research and social media promotion. With her certification in Google Adwords and a bachelors degree in Marketing from the Universidad de Occidente, she’s our expert in market research and internal linking strategies. Brenda became a digital marketer because she finds it fascinating how people from all across the globe interact with each other through the internet, and how we are all embedded in this world wide web of connection.
She has a deep passion for music and food. In her spare time she enjoys dancing ballet and playing the piano, just as much as going out to brunch with her husband.
Martha Luna is a Digital Marketing Researcher specializing in advertising and search engine metrics for global markets. She is our expert in data analysis and evidence-based trend mapping. She also has an impressive track record developing large-scale investment projects for government departments and multinational corporations, having worked with the Mexican Secretariat of Economy managing economic affairs for small communities and rural areas. With a bachelor’s degree in Economy from the Sonora Institute of Technology she also worked as an auditor for the multinational company Herdez, where she reviewed and analyzed all the financial and operational data of all subsidiaries.
In her free time, Martha enjoys travelling, reading, and spending time with her family.