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Corrina Murray, Owner + Senior Account Mgr

Corrina Murray

Owner + Senior Account Mgr

When you're the owner of a creative firm with a wide range of clients, your downtime is short and your latté is tall. Corrina delivers more than 17 years experience in project management, publishing and design. As a Mobile resident and business owner with offices in both Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Corrina is heavily invested in our communities. Ensuring consistent messaging, superlative performance, and efficient service delivery for her clients is her mission.

Steve Hampton, Art Director + Web Designer

Steve Hampton

Art Director + Web Designer

As the creative director of Optera, Steve keeps up-to-date on design trends and is never short on research insights. It’s not uncommon to hear clients say, “It’s like you read my mind.” Steve’s expertise includes the mastery of a variety of design styles, user experience, and web programming, including responsive design for mobile, and Expression Engine and Wordpress platforms.

Kathleen Schmucker, Senior Graphic Designer

Kathleen Schmucker

Senior Graphic Designer

As our senior graphic designer, Kathleen handles most print design for our clients and is in charge of making sure the brands we manage stay consistent and up to date. Kathleen brings seven years of experience in design, print production and photography. As an artist, Kathleen says she specializes in bridging the fine line between unfettered creativity and impactful design guided by strategy. In her free time, Kathleen prefers to be completely surrounded by any body of water, preferably with a good book and an even better beer.

Danielle Christensen, Graphic Designer

Danielle Christensen

Graphic Designer

Danielle earned her BA from The University of Southern Mississippi and wasted no time in starting her career. She has been with Optera Creative the past year and a half as the newest addition to the design team. She enjoys photography, drawing and running in her free time.

Jennifer W. Evans, Social Media + Web Content Director

Jennifer W. Evans

Social Media + Web Content Director

Jennifer Evans is a native of Pascagoula, Miss. and has over 20 years of experience in marketing strategy and wordsmithing. She has developed award-winning campaigns for clients in industries ranging from healthcare to energy, banking to music festivals. Jennifer (and our team of writers and editors) produce compelling content that engages your audience and to implement social and web content strategies across multiple platforms. Jennifer is active in the Rotary Club of Pascagoula and the Gulf Coast Public Relations Association Mississippi. When not researching the best strategy for clients, Jennifer enjoys reading, discovering fun along the Gulf Coast and travel.