Wes Hester

Managing Director

As the Managing Director of Digital, Wes drives business performance to maximize the value of the digital department.

Wes leads a variety of functional departments, creating synergies and cross-functional collaboration, maintaining high levels of engagement, and keeping the team working in harmony to achieve the overarching goals. He achieves trust and respect by helping those around him succeed by breaking down silos and barriers to achieving the objectives of the projects given.

Wes’ single most important responsibility is to develop a strong digital team. This means making coaching, mentoring, and recruiting talent the top priority. He possesses a strong ability to develop others and hire exceptional talent. His department is a “strength-based” organization — focusing on nurturing individual’s areas of strength and sustaining high levels of engagement.

Coming from the creative side of the agency, he has a thorough knowledge of the creative process and what is needed for each job. Sharing his knowledge is crucial to helping the team thrive. And as the Managing Director of Digital, he is a mentor that ensures that his direct reports have the tools and resources they need to succeed in their role.

In an ever-changing technological world, staying up to date on trends and innovations and how those items are applicable to our client’s  business is necessary. In collaboration with his team, he demonstrates his vision of the department to ensure that they are meeting the needs of Bandujo’s clients. As the Managing Director of Digital, Wes is able to step into the shoes of Bandujo’s clients and understand their needs and demonstrate the value Bandujo can provide for them.

Originally from Mississippi, Wes earned his BFA in Graphic Design at the Memphis College of Art. He continues to educate himself in anything involving web technologies and future trends.

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Tim Corlett

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Motion Designer
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Sr. Production Designer
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Designer
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