Objektiv Digital is a digital agency run by Ian McKenzie. We use the word "run" loosely, it's more like cat herding. We design and develop interactive experiences on web browsers, social ads, and mobile devices. Like cats, we think for ourselves and aren't afraid to let our thoughts and opinions be known. That's because the core of our philosophy is a contempt for complacency. This is how we summon solutions that blow minds faster and easier than anyone else.
Curious Markings is a mobile game that creates an interactive experience from these rather curious markings created by a schizophrenic artist. Team up with players around the world to help unlock the mysterious stories attached to each marking. See photos that were captured at marking locations, and try to collect all markings. Curious Markings is primarily monetized by an online e-commerce store.
The House of Bob Podcast is a group of Dungeons and Dragons nerds broadcasting their sessions with entrancing storytelling, hilarious banter, and broadcast standard professional audio quality. Serving as a library and a site to market their podcasts, the HoBcast website integrates technologies to make the page highly customizable and easy to use so that they may maintain their website with minimal to no need to hire a professional.
Stridr was a web application that looked at everything you like on social media and presented it all in a single, chronological feed. It made suggestions for new things you might like, and offered fine grain customization over your aggregated social feed. Before being set aside, Stridr's powerful back end was being utilized for creating mobile versions on Android and iOS.
Astronomic Audio is an audio editing company started by Alexander Hochhausen. Astronomic is a small business with a small budget making big ideas sound awesome. Working with his budget, and utilizing image assets from graphic artist and friend of Alexander, Trevor Gieske, we worked together to build a website that looks amazing, doesn't break the bank, and does exactly what it's supposed to do; get prospective customers lining up in his inbox.
In February of 2019, part-time artist Shaun Doiron asked us to make him a portfolio website for his artwork. Shaun is a high school teacher by day, artist by night, and gamer in between. Art is definitely his side gig. Side gig art means side gig budget. After designing a solid visual art portfolio layout and coding it into a basic website, we thought to ourselves, what if we created an app for ourselves where we could instantly recreate Shaun's website for any artist we encounter?
So that's what we did. We also added some extra code to make colors, fonts, branding, domain names, and other features customizable and entirely in the artists' control so that they can change things on a whim. The websites are 100% white label. With this web app that we've made for ourselves, we can make a website for an artist at a massively reduced setup and maintenance cost. Now side gig artists like Shaun can have a solid website to show off their art.
Hi, I'm Ian. I love to make cool stuff! Do you? Let's sync up our brain waves and make magic happen. We've got the design, development, and marketing skills. You've got what people want. Let's concoct a digital potion and make them fall in love!