Kristen Martini: Managing Director

Kristen Martini's wide-ranging expertise has contributed to a broad variety of unique projects. She led a team that created all content - clay- and model-building, stop-motion photography, illustration, edit, animation - for a Microsoft Business to Business in-house studio production; developed the workflow for Bloomberg's "spot a day" campaign that conceptualized, animated and finished spots in less than 24 hours; executive produced all post work for Qwest Communications internally at PUSH, Draftfcb NY's Internal Studio; and developed best practices internally and with vendors for Comcast while at Digitas.

In 2010, Martini's team for the BIEB campaign earned international ANDY Awards (Silver) for Communication Products & Services and for Animation, as well as a Titanium and Integrated Bronze Lion at Cannes.

Prior to joining Nice Shoes, Martini spent six years at advertising agencies running their internal postproduction studios, bringing her seven previous years as a producer/EP at post studios and five years as producer/business manager at advertising agencies together. She holds a bachelor's degree in broadcasting from State University of New York Oswego.

About Nice Shoes:

NYC-based Nice Shoes is a full service, artist-driven design, animation, visual effects and color grading studio specializing in high-end commercials, web content, film, TV and music videos. Since its inception in 1996, the studio has prided itself on consistently reinvesting in its talent, technical backbone, and client experience to set the standard of excellence both creatively and technically. Key company principals include: CEO/Partner Dominic Pandolfino, Colorists/Partners Chris Ryan and Lez Rudge, VFX Artist/Partner Rich Schreck, MD Kristen Martini, CD Brian Bowman, CIO Robert Keske.