MCD Expands Mobile Team

New York-based independent digital agency, Magnani Caruso Dutton (MCD) has expanded its mobile offering with two senior hires. Joe D’Andrea joins as director of mobile development, and Joe Zandstra as creative director.

D’Andrea will lead the firm’s growing mobile development group. As a developer with over 20 years experience, most recently on the iPhone and Android platforms, D’Andrea brings extensive leadership, consulting and mobile development services to MCD.
He was the founder and principal of Liquid Joe, a New Jersey based company that focused on mobile apps and standards-based internet technologies. Prior to that, he was a technical producer at AT&T Corporate Headquarters, and was a principal technical staff member at AT&T Labs.

Zandstra, has developed digital campaigns, websites, and mobile strategies for brands including HP, Sony, Nokia, Vodafone, and Hilton. In the mobile realm, he  worked for over four years with the Nokia Asia Pacific brand team, and with the marketing leadership at Nokia headquarters in Espoo, Finland. Zandstra most recently managed the initial stages of the Vodafone India website redesign, and the recently-launched Vodafone India mobile website.

He has spent the last four years as chief creative officer and VP of strategy at Qais Consulting, a Singapore-based full-service interactive agency, specializing in servicing major multinational brands for regional engagements. 

“As we continue to expand our team, we are making a priority to grow our mobile capabilities in parallel with this evolving and exciting space,” says MCD partner, Ian Magnani. “We’ll look to Joe and Joe’s collective experience to provide leadership and insight both to the agency and our clients.”