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Our team works closely with clients to understand their goals and establish or improve their web presence, interactive tools and design products. We enjoy the collaborative process and appreciate and leverage the strengths of everyone involved.
We begin each website project with a straightforward Discovery process to gain a full picture of the vision and goals for the project. The process provides a mutual understanding of the users we're trying to reach, the metrics for success, and existing content, technologies and workflows.
Moore Boeck was founded in 2009 by Justin Moore and Andrea Boeck.
Justin has twenty years of experience in digital design and technology. He has overseen over 100 projects for Moore Boeck, earning Emmy, Webby and NASA Space Act Awards.
Previously as Director of Motion Media for Tree Media Group and as an independent contractor, Justin worked with a wide range of clients, including Miramax Films, Paramount Pictures, Disney, the Council on Foreign Relations, Global Green, Starbucks, Leonardo di Caprio, Woody Harrelson, Kool Moe Dee and Nelson George.
Justin is also an artist and certified permaculture designer. His artwork has been exhibited internationally and is in a number of collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. When not homesteading in Los Angeles, Justin and Andrea are working on projects in the Mojave desert, where he's a board member for Harrison House Music, Arts & Ecology.
Andrea is a cofounder of Moore Boeck and has twenty years of experience designing high-profile websites, interactive features and graphics. She holds a master’s degree in architecture from UCLA and has background in art and photography. Andrea’s infographic designs for JPL and her interactive architectural installation at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) in Hollywood have been published in books by Taschen, Collins, and Gestalten. As an architect, she worked for Commune Design in Los Angeles, designing for residential and retail architectural projects.
At home, Andrea tends to her backyard chickens, preserves fruits and veggies from the garden, and dreams up new desert projects with Justin.
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
Bergen has over twenty years experience working in software. He specializes in designing custom software and cloud architectures, and building sustainable systems that require low maintenance.
After studying language, art, and computer science at Georgetown's School of Languages and Linguistics, he built nearly a hundred software applications in over ten different programming languages, for a dozen Fortune 500 clients and as many not-for-profit clients. He is still active as a board member or tech consultant for a number of global NGOs working toward global economic health and sustainability.
Outside of the computer world, Bergen enjoys chopping wood, traveling to countries that see few Americans, and playing the ol' bass fiddle in a band with coworkers Patrick and Lisa.
DIRECTOR OF USER EXPERIENCE
With nearly twenty years of experience, Dana has designed, architected and directed numerous award-winning digital products and campaigns for brands such as Nestle, Honda and JPL/NASA. As User Experience Director at Moore Boeck, she provides strategic and creative vision as well as user experience oversight and management across all projects. Dana started her career in entertainment, producing a 60+ page catalog for Highlander movie fans and assisting in TV development at MTV before turning her sights to design. When not dreaming up new user experiences, she cooks, bakes, studies interior design and architecture and spends time with her family.
Alli Mills attended the University of Southern California where she received a degree in Fine Arts. Throughout her 20 year professional career as an award-winning designer & creative director, Alli has helped brands such as Alaska Airlines, Toyota, Yahoo! Health, Google, and the National Cancer Institute to envision compelling and strategically relevant digital experiences. She has also had the opportunity to work in-house for the Walt Disney Company, earlier in her career where she learned the art of storytelling. Alli loves typography, traveling, taking photos, studying psychology, and spending time with her family.
Kristi Engle was born and raised in Southern California. She has a degree in Art History from UCLA and before joining Moore Boeck, she was the owner and director of the Kristi Engle Gallery for 8 years. Previously involved in the independent music scene, she played guitar and sang in several bands, edited a small music zine and continues to DJ at KSPC, Pomona College’s student radio station. She enjoys cooking Italian food and loves a nice gin martini. Currently, she lives in the Cypress Park neighborhood of Los Angeles with her husband and their dog.
Jody joined Moore Boeck in 2013 and has over 15 years experience as a website developer, with a BA in Journalism from the University of Houston. He is also a musician who has performed internationally with shows ranging from a 25-piece orchestral symphony, a one-man-band performance with dancing waters, to a series of lectures on the history of country music and southern culture.
Sky has been working with 3D software for nearly 20 years for full-time, freelance and personal projects. With a background in Fine Arts and Sculpture he has been able to bring his knowledge of working with his hands, to the world of the digital.
Sky has a Masters on Fine Art from USC. After graduating he worked as Studio Director for international artist Yutaka Sone and later as Assistant Director at NEWSPACE Resales with Joni Gordon, selling art on the secondary market.
Sky currently lives in Hollywood with his wife Minh Anh and is working on coding his first video game.
Patrick has been working in technology for over 10 years, beginning as a support desk associate and later as a technician for distance education classes. He has since worked as a web developer for over 6 years on Webby Award-winning science websites for JPL and NASA.
Patrick holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, where he developed skills in media production and technology. His short animated film "The Landing" was featured in the Johnstown Film Festival.
Since 2013, Patrick has been playing guitar and mandolin with the Gypsy jazz band Vignes Rooftop Revival, which has played at the Sonoma Film Festival, downtown LA's Grand Performances, and the James Beard Foundation's South by Southwest pop-up restaurant. Patrick has also collaborated with other artists as a recording engineer for music and short films.
Nathan Moomaw Jackson
Nathan has been involved in developing web apps for over 15 years. The most recent years have been with Moore Boeck, supporting and maintaining the platform they have built for JPL/NASA.
Aside from programming Nathan is an every-day trail runner, an avid reader, an active DJ, music and visual artist.
Tina Lai was born in Chicago, raised in Taipei before moving to Southern California. She loves to travel and has lived in Australia and New Zealand. She has a Fine Arts degree in Printmaking and previously worked as a Small Animal Massage Therapist before following in her late mother’s footsteps in becoming a programmer. She loves good food, board games, rock climbing and making new friends. Currently, she lives in Glendale with her fiancée, constantly wrangling their two dogs and a cat they suspect is actually a panther.
DEV OPS ENGINEER
Steve has been a devops professional since long before the term was coined. In addition to his work in systems administration and software development, Steve has experience managing projects, conducting instructor-led training, and analyzing systems. He has worked in diverse industries including travel, medical, entertainment, aerospace, and defense.
Steve has co-founded one of the earliest and longest-lived edutainment sites for children, built ground station software critical to the operation of a satellite program, developed and maintained the document tracking system for a large defense program, and created and managed the system administration department for a small company. At TripAdvisor, Steve streamlined and automated the release process for one of the company's web properties to the point where production releases went from taking as much as two days to taking an hour, allowing the company to release to production several times a day if necessary.
In off hours, Steve is active in technology meetups, historical re-enactment groups, and historical and ballroom dancing.
ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER
Lisa grew up in a small town in northwestern New Jersey. She studied Cell Biology & Neuroscience at Rutgers University and went on to earn an MS in Biology from the University of California, San Diego. After several years working as a freelance science editor and researcher at the Salk Institute, she moved to Los Angeles and joined Moore Boeck in 2017. Lisa plays guitar in a swing band along with coworkers Bergen and Patrick, and in her free time she can be found making ceramics, tending her garden, and hiking with her guitar.
TESTING AND CONTENT SUPPORT
Natalia has a background in Education and worked as a teacher for over twelve years in Brazil before moving to the United States and joining Moore Boeck. She is passionate about children and books, and has worked as a storyteller for small kids, organized book fairs and participated in creative writing workshops for young learners. Currently she lives in Los Angeles, and her favorite activities include reading, traveling, hiking, dancing and going to the movies.
Carolyn has been providing general business and accounting know-how to creatively-driven organizations for more than two decades. At Moore Boeck, she manages the areas of accounting, finance and HR. Previously, she worked for Ogilvy (New York), San Francisco Opera and Museum of Craft & Design (San Francisco). Through her consulting practice, she provided business skills to film makers and visual artists including Lauren Greenfield, Mark Grotjahn, Pae White and Jonas Wood, among others. She holds an MBA degree from UC Berkeley and an MFA degree in Sculpture from Mills College in Oakland, CA. Carolyn is also a practicing artist with a studio in downtown Los Angeles.