Joyce Willms – Owner, President, Washington Media Services, since 1988
Joyce started the agency after her family moved to Olympia from Iowa in 1983. Life-long experience includes: customer relations, consulting projects, involved marketing programs, media buys for print, radio and T.V., campaigns and marketing research, government affairs, project tracking and quality control. Joyce has made it her goal to offer the highest quality of customer service, her goal is to promote and increase her client’s business or membership.
Adriane – Creative Director, Since 1996
She oversees the design, illustration and photography for WMS’s clients, creating unique, cohesive and visually-appealing work. She is an accomplished graphic designer and website developer, quality control and project estimator. Her experience offers insight into client needs with captivating final products.
She specializes in: logos, newsletters, annual reports, brochures, catalogs, trade show displays, posters, billboards, environmental design, special purpose and unique materials. Adriane has worked with notable local clients such as ALTA Forest Products (traveled throughout the United States, researched and designed in-store displays for The Home Depot, arial helicopter photo shoot), Inspire Physical and Hand Therapy (developed logo and brand identity) and Country Green Turf Farms (advertising and consulting).
Adriane continually pursues education to stay up-to-date with web development, social media classes and design workshops.
Barbara – Web Designer/Developer, Graphic Designer, Branding, E-Commerce, and Social Media
Barbara enjoys customizing unique websites, logos, brochures, and more to give each new client a new look or expand on the look and feel they already have.
Barbara sits down with a client to strategize and develop a marketing plan and discuss color for the project. She will develop a budget that will meet the client’s needs.
She designs and develops custom websites using valid XHTML, CSS and PHP, and Internet marketing, as well as the latest SEO techniques. Barbara also creates fully customized WordPress websites. She also designs non-CMS websites for clients and customizes their social media accounts, such as Facebook, Blogger, WordPress Blogs, YouTube and Twitter.
Barbara enjoys print work as well, designing logos, brochures, annual reports and newsletters, flyers, posters, and ads.
She is also trained in photography and photo manipulation. Barbara has worked in portrait, ad, and event photography, as well as photography as an art form.
She continually pursues education to stay up-to-date through constant research and education to make sure WMS stays at the forefront of the latest cutting edge technology and design trends.
STAN -ACCOUNTING, SINCE 2003
Stan manages the financial side of Washington Media Services. Stan is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, employee benefits, budgets, and financial reports. Other duties include purchasing, property management and WMS Safety Director. In these essential roles, he works with the owner of WMS, as well as the Creative Director, to handle administrative issues with efficiency and accuracy to ensure timely billing.