We’re happy to announce the arrival of a few new team members (clockwise, from top left):Tourné Torres, Rémi Sorbet, Megan Hurlburt and Candy Ellison. We're very excited to have these four uniquely talented individuals joining our team, just in time for the holidays. (We take those pretty seriously around here, with a Secret Santa exchange, a party and a lunch at the Fairgrounds to wrap it all up - yes that's three different celebrations, but who's counting?) Welcome to the team!
Tourné Torres - Senior Developer
Born and raised in New Orleans, Tourné joins Trumpet from Firmidable, a multi-channel legal marketing agency where she handled everything from paid search to web development to analytics and SEO. While there, she also became involved with Operation Spark and New Orleans Women in Tech, earning certifications in web and mobile development frameworks while mentoring young women entering the tech field. A life-long empath and autodidact, she regularly attends design thinking workshops and bootcamps to better inform how users interact with her code, and is an active member of the GNO development community.
Rémi Sorbet - Junior Art Director
Originally from St. Louis, Rémi relocated to New Orleans to earn a degree in Advertising and Graphic Design from Loyola University. Since then he’s worked as an in-house and freelance designer and illustrator for a wide range of clients. Rémi provides graphic support for the creative team, lending his design eye to many of Trumpet’s projects.
Megan Hurlburt - Producer
Megan comes to Trumpet from New York City, where she worked for two digital agencies and led the marketing team for a national entrepreneurship nonprofit, Venture for America. Having worked as both an Account Manager and Strategist, she’s helped startups acquire customers and big brands find and grow their online audiences. Her previous experience spans everything from B2B and healthcare to fitness apparel and packaged goods. Megan has a degree in Communication and Media from College of Charleston. Out of the office, she can be found strolling around New Orleans with her dog and drinking a lot of coffee.
Candy Ellison - Digital Producer
Candy has a well-rounded digital marketing background in everything from digital production and project management to web design, front-end development and content strategy. She's worked in advertising and museums, and created sponsored content for such brands such as SC Johnson, Sears, Vaseline Aloe Fresh/Unilever, L’Oreal Paris, Garnier, 20th Century Fox Studios, Paramount Studios, Big Lots and Hoover.