Partner, Director of Digital Media
Brandon Smith is a founding member and co-owner of Vexing Media LLC. His focus is on project and marketing management.
As the project manager, Brandon oversees all contracts and projects held by Vexing Media. He directs the day-to-day activities (workflow, products and deliverables, quality management, and team effectiveness) of each Vexing Media contract; serves as the primary contact and maintains ongoing communication with the client; and practices earned value management to measure project performance and budget adherence.
Brandon has established a track record of high quality-driven results, on-time delivery, and budget adherence, resulting in multiple recurring opportunities.
As the marketing manager, Brandon serves two roles: building relationships with current and potential clients and providing technical assistance to the client in crafting and delivering their message. His marketing expertise was essential in vaccine promotion for Native Project, NEW Health, ImmunizeVA, and CHAS for their COVID-19 vaccine promotional campaigns.
Brandon learns the audience’s needs to help the client with content organization, how to write for their website, calls to action, and language accessibility for the targeted community.
Vexing Media is well known for its support of nonprofit organizations, primarily due to Brandon’s encouragement. He believes that Vexing Media’s work for nonprofit organizations assists with services needed makes the work cost-effective, and increases the quality of the nonprofit’s work. Brandon serves on four nonprofit boards focused on arts, teen parents/kids, and cybersecurity education.
Brandon has over 15 years of experience in web development, digital communication, and database development. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington.
When he’s not building websites, Brandon volunteers with non-profit organizations that focus on film production in Spokane. He is also an organizer for the 50 Hour Slam and is a member of various local boards, including, Giving Back Packs, Spokane International Film Festival, and the Spokane Referral Network.
Brandon’s life at home includes tinkering with computers, electronics, or building things along with spending time with his wife of fifteen years, Lisa, and their two yellow Labradors, Willie and Jasper. You may find Brandon exploring the eclectic Downtown Spokane food scene, attending local live events, or on a hiking trail enjoying the scenery that Eastern Washington has to offer.