Our Leadership

Shoptology was started from the ground up by a group of entrepreneurial collaborators – and Who's Whos in shopper marketing – who build the team around where shopper marketing is headed, not where it's been.

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Charlie Anderson

CEO

Charlie is a seasoned pioneer in the transformation of how brands are engaging with shoppers and a sought-after speaker in building world-class shopper marketing capabilities. For the last 15 years, he has worked with the globe’s largest brands including Procter & Gamble, Diageo, Wendy’s, Kroger and Walmart – where he helped drive strategic insights, creative innovations, digital capability development and award-winning results.

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Julie Quick

SVP | Head of Insights and Strategy

Julie has spent the past two decades helping global brands successfully navigate the fast-changing terrain of retail. With a constant pulse on the market and its opportunities, she brings powerful insights into how shoppers engage, make decisions and buy. Companies including Procter & Gamble, Walmart, Sprint, PepsiCo, Kraft and Novartis have trusted her for fresh ideas in a space where marketers have barely scratched the surface of what's possible.

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Jed Schroeder

SVP | Head of Creative

For nearly 25 years, Jed has been developing and crafting business-changing creative ideas across a wide range of categories. His unique blend of innate curiosity, strategic rigor and award-winning creativity has been the catalyst behind break-through work for Frito-Lay, Dell, KFC, Kraft, 7-Eleven, Southwest Airlines, Home Depot, McDonalds, Nestle Foods and SuperValu – some of the world’s most admired and influential brands.

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Ken Madden

SVP | Head of Engagement

Ken is a geek, technologist, strategist, analyst and creative pragmatist. He is comfortable being uncomfortable. With a 20 year career in technology and its impact on people, he has become recognized as one of the foremost thought leaders on digital’s influence on shopper behavior working with brands like American Express, Kimberly-Clark, SCJ, Gallo, Brand USA, Nestle, Qualcomm and Shell.

Our team of Shoptologists

Our collaborative team of creative rebels, tech nerds and retail radicals lives by a certain code every day – stay curious, play nice, team up, break through, make stuff and get results.

Lauren
Lindquist
Operations
Maggie
Nevers
Operations
Courtney
Love
Operations
Jonathan
Hyatt
Creative
Meredith
Garmon
Operations
Ryan
Karlstrom
Account
Ivan
Mayes
Tech
Holly
Hamilton
Engagement
Sarah
Rieke
Creative
Buck
Choate
Creative
Michael
May
Tech
Jed
Schroeder
Creative
Sameer
Badruddin
Account
Julie
Quick
Insights
Charlie
Anderson
Account
Juan
Perea
Account
Joshua
Narofsky
Creative
Lauren
Perkins
Operations
David
Stutts
Insights
Adam
Troyak
Insights
Amy
Pedid
Creative
Stacy
Schrack
Creative
Ken
Madden
Engagement, Tech

Show us What You've Got

We're constantly building our team of super smart marketing enthusiasts obsessed with helping our clients lead the way in a marketplace that's constantly evolving. If you're collaborative, talented and don't have an ego, we'd love to meet you.

As an Account Supervisor, you serve as the face of Shoptology during multiple stages of client development and projects: from discussing priority business challenges and identifying business opportunities to project initiation, creative communication, activation, and analysis. You'll take the lead on managing client relationships and providing thought leadership, positioning Shoptology as a strategic business partner at all times. You’ll oversee the hands-on integration and implementation of shopper marketing and digital solutions for both B2B & B2C audiences.

Desired Skills
  • 5+ years experience managing shopper marketing components (strategy and execution) of client accounts.
  • Experience advising clients and developing business within a shopper marketing or digital advertising/marketing agency.
  • You make every client feel valued and heard. You partner with all teams to deliver what the client needs, exactly when they need it. Clients value your well-informed perspective.
  • Wearing multiple hats is a breeze, efficiently managing things like client expectations, meeting organization, scoping the work and collaborating with agency functions to align on timelines, resources and deliverables.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of digital tools and social media as well as in-store experiences to advance your client’s business in a way that leads to results.
  • You value teamwork and collaboration to lead discussions within Shoptology, as well as with clients and other agencies or vendors for planning and/ or execution. Your communication skills and clear direction helps teams feel engaged and energized.
  • You are a master of the multi-faceted, omni-channel environment and can lead all phases of a project, from initiation, to creative communication, to activation and analysis. You demonstrate strong attention to detail, with a critical eye for what will work in the marketplace.
  • You are motivated, passionate and dedicated to being part of a growing agency.

We are a growing team of innovators and restless souls who defy the status quo in favor of the future. As an Art Director at Shoptology you work with an integrated creative team across offices in Northwest Arkansas and Dallas, bringing insights to life through unexpected ideas and compelling experiences. No day is ever the same here, but you can count on it including:

  • Creating ideas that span a variety of mediums – digital and traditional - by using insights to create bonds with shoppers
  • Designing visually stunning campaigns and shopper-facing communication – either from scratch or using brand/retailer assets
  • Collaborating with teams on strategy, technology and engagement to make sure ideas are on brief and executed flawlessly
  • Communicating with PMs and team – being accountable for the progression + timeline of your projects
  • Staying up-to-date on UX/UI design trends
  • Understanding client business challenges and speaking fluently in their voice and visual language
Desired Skills
  • 3+ years creating innovative ideas and experiences in a variety of mediums.
  • Conception to completion, you transform insights into ideas that show a strong understanding of the client’s business requirements and users’ needs.
  • You have a passion for smart design that works and a portfolio that exemplifies expertly crafted visual design systems - including UX, UI, interactions, high fidelity visual comps, style guides, presentations, and assets/iconography.
  • You’re flexible. Adaptable. And thrive in a fast-paced environment, delivering on time and on budget without breaking a sweat.
  • You love the process of collaboration – inspiring and being inspired by others – to create the best solutions.
  • Shopper savvy – you have experience in shopper marketing and understand the mindset of the shopper as well and the needs of the retailer.

Shoptology is looking for curious marketing/design/copy students who want to learn more about - and impact the future of - shopping. Talent is required, being awesome is a plus.

What will you do here?

  • Create work for some of the world’s biggest brands and retailers
  • Develop killer ideas and concepts with team members across multiple offices
  • Learn and craft UI/UX design for both digital & physical environments
  • Hone your logo and point of sale design skills
  • Write headlines and copy like a pro
  • Build real presentations (that can lead to a real job)

What you’ll get:

  • Professional-grade presentations and storytelling skills
  • Unmatched experience working with an integrated team
  • Real work for your portfolio (see above mention of “lead to a real job”)
  • Real-tail experience (not spec work, real work.)
Desired Skills
  • Great presentation + storytelling skills.
  • You’re flexible. Adaptable. And thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • You love the process of collaboration – inspiring and being inspired by others – to create the best solutions.

Shoptology is looking for curious marketing/business/journalism students who want to learn more about - and impact the future of - shopping. Talent is required, being awesome is a plus.

What will you do here?

  • Work with the world’s biggest brands and retailers
  • Ideate + concept with team members in multiple offices
  • Map landscape of retailer-specific marketing touchpoints
  • Develop an understanding of the role various campaign elements play at retail
  • Build integrated marketing plans for retail focused on shopper needs
  • Coordinate with media partners to manage digital media execution – coordinate asset hand offs, media schedules, timelines, post program reporting, etc.
  • Create and manage social content
  • Learn how to plan, sell and execute great marketing campaigns
Desired Skills
  • Innovative, strategic thinker
  • Great presentation + storytelling skills
  • Experience working and collaborating with an integrated team
  • Exposure to diverse social platforms
  • Shopping experience and a strong point of view on how it could be better
  • Any marketing analysis skills a plus
  • Any media and/or ad buying knowledge a plus

Shoptology is a next-generation shopper engagement agency, focused on driving breakthrough growth through shopper insights, ideas and activations. The agency delivers engagements that are welcomed, magnetic and useful with smart, curious people asking better questions to develop more innovative solutions.

As a Group Account Director (GAD), you serve as the face of Shoptology, taking the lead to build and grow client relationships, providing thought leadership and positioning Shoptology as a strategic business partner with senior level clients. You oversee the hands-on integration and implementation of shopper marketing and digital solutions with industry leading brands and retailers.
The GAD needs Shopper experience in both the physical and digital space, from strategy through execution. A strong understanding of shopper marketing best practices will be important to build valued partnerships, driving mutual growth and profit for both agency and client. You’ll be surrounded by a who’s who cast of talent to put in play against big business challenges by big clients.

Desired Skills
  • An industry leader with a highly visible profile. 6+ years of experience within a digital/shopper agency setting
  • Entrepreneurial mindset. No task is too big or too small for you - you pitch in wherever you're needed and take initiative to clear obstacles before they become roadblocks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster optimal team relationships
  • Problem-solver extraordinaire. Detail oriented.
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree.
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