Our Team

Articulate Solutions Creative Team

Katherine Filice

Katherine Filice
CEO | Executive Creative Director

Katherine Filice is an award-winning creative director with over 25 years of experience managing cohesive brand development for a wide variety of B2B and B2C companies, as well as government agencies, higher education institutions, and non-profit organizations. Katherine helps clients develop and manage their branding strategy across all media to create a fully consistent consumer experience. Her specialties include identity design, creative communications and media planning, and award-winning illustration and design, as well as innovative website and social media development. She is also highly experienced with corporate communications and public relations, leading this effort for clients as large as $200+ million. Katherine holds a B.S. degree in Organizational Leadership.

Jason Raby

Jason Raby
Director of Communications

Jason Raby has over ten years of experience in graphic design, web development, and interactive multimedia technology. His specialties include responsive web design, media planning, digital marketing campaigns (including search engine advertising and website display advertising), and search engine optimization (SEO). With an unusual combination of technical experience and design expertise, Jason excels at developing creative ideas, driving them through execution, and fully measuring the ROI. Jason has a B.A. degree in Communication Design, focusing on Graphic Design, and also studied at the Universita Karlova in Prague.

Dakota

Dakota Filice
Head of Security

The famed pooch Dakota Filice joined Articulate Solutions in December, 2011. She specializes in long naps, tug-of-war, and fetch. She is bilingual and known for her expert command of the "platz" and "sitzen". This seemingly ferocious girl is a sucker for a good back scratch and a cookie.

Julie Jackson

Julie Jackson
Senior Writer & Project Coordinator

Julie Jackson is an experienced writer and editor with an M.A. in English from U.C. Berkeley and a unique talent for communicating in clear, concise language. She works on copy development and project management for branding projects, websites, brochures, social media campaigns, press releases, and advertising campaigns.

Eli Nir

Eli Nir
Senior Programmer

Eli Nir is an expert programmer with over 20 years of experience in website, desktop, and mobile application development. He is fluent in a wide range of programming languages and architectures and also has a deep knowledge of SEO, SEM, and social media marketing. In his spare time, Eli is a kiteboarding instructor who also enjoys snowboarding, hang gliding, and hiking.

Peter Howell

Peter Howell
Web Developer

Peter writes code and keeps systems running behind the scene. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science, he specializes in making complex systems accessible to the widest range of people. He has over 15 years of experience in creating and managing web applications, servers, databases and software development.

Suhita Shirodkar

Suhita Shirodkar
Senior Designer

Suhita is a talented artist with 20 years of experience as a graphic designer, illustrator, and art director. Prior to joining Articulate Solutions, Suhita Shirodkar worked for large advertising agencies, magazines, boutique design shops and web startups. Suhita specializes in identity design, print campaigns, website design, custom illustrations, and social media. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Addy Awards. Suhita holds an M.S. in Communication Design from Pratt Institute in New York.

Chi Tran

Chi Tran
Graphic Designer III

Chi holds an M.F.A. degree in Graphic Design from Boston University. In addition to her graphic design skills, she is also a talented web developer. She has a passion for designing detailed, creative and modern graphics for print materials and websites.

Marcos Sanchez

Marcos Sanchez
Graphic Designer II

Marcos Sanchez received his B.A. in Graphic Design & Visual Effects from the Academy of Art in San Francisco and has experience working for small design agencies as well as high-tech corporate firms. He specializes in corporate identity design, web design, and print design, and has an excellent eye for seeing the overall picture and maintaining consistency within each client’s unique brand.

Tom Lo

Tom Lo
Senior Designer

Tom is a talented creative professional with over 25 years of extensive experience in print, packaging, corporate branding and environmental graphics for companies such as Chevron.

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Ismael Anda
Production Specialist

Ismael is a production specialist with extensive experience with graphic design in a number of industries. He has won several advertising awards in the wine industry. His specialties include software knowledge, client services, and productive design. Ismael brings not only his strong skill set to the table, but his humor as well.

Jenny Arellano

Jenny Arellano
Marketing Coordinator

Jenny received her Master’s degree in Global Entrepreneurship and Management from the University of San Francisco. As Marketing Coordinator, she works cross-functionally on multiple projects, while always paying attention to detail and expanding her marketing knowledge.

Whitney Pintello

Whitney Pintello
Associate Marketing Coordinator

Whitney Pintello is an award-winning local artist with a BA in Creative arts from San Jose State University. Whitney's passion for painting and craving for the right dynamic workplace brought her to Articulate Solutions.

Nicole Lorenzo Garcia

Nicole Lorenzo Garcia
Accounting Specialist

Nicole spent the past 15 years serving as a Full Charge Bookkeeper for small and medium sized companies. She brings an exceptional eye to detail, along with a strong drive to improve the financial structure of our back office.

 

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