AntiSocial Solutions Announces New Media Offering

by | Jul 16, 2021

Sister company of global creative collective Thinkingbox, AntiSocial Solutions, has announced the launch of its media buying and planning offering, which will be based out of Vancouver but service clients globally.

The recently established media department is led by Director of Media, Kristain Oliveira-Barnes who joined in January 2021, and is currently working with over 20 national and international brands across paid social and search, including Bootlegger, Urban Barn, Warehouse One and Cleo Fashions. Previously from Major Tom, Vancouver, where she held the role of Group Lead, Media, Oliveira-Barnes has extensive skills in digital and traditional media planning, buying, and optimizing, leading the new department in paid social, display, paid search, and Amazon.

The team already has eight members, including Media Buyers, Senior Media Producers and a Senior Media Strategist, and is poised for further growth.

“The launch of our new media department aims to holistically connect the services we offer” said Oliveira-Barnes. “By developing a cohesive social strategy combined with compelling creative, we ensure our clients capture the attention of consumers, further positioning them for business and revenue growth.”

“After a growth of over 40% for the company in the past 12-months, the time could not be more right for AntiSocial to launch this new media offering to our clients across the globe,” said Amir Sahba, CEO Thinkingbox. “We are excited to elevate our services to the next level, bringing a cohesive media approach to the brands we work with.”

“With their comprehensive industry experience, knowledgeable team members and collaborative approach, Antisocial Solutions has helped our retail brands to develop, deliver and optimize their paid media strategies, and has consistently proven to be a powerful and insightful digital marketing partner,” said Kimberly MacAulay, CEO Stern Partners (Parian Logistics).

Thinkingbox announced its acquisition of AntiSocial Solutions in May 2020.

About Antisocial Solutions:

We are a digital branding and marketing agency that harnesses storytelling, user journey and brand voice through social platforms. Our services include: creative and media strategy, production, branding and website development. AntiSocial has worked with companies including: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Red Bull, Subway® Restaurants, Oakwyn Realty Ltd., Moe’s Home Collection, Western Family, OpenTable, Kernels Popcorn and Vancouver Canucks. The company is owned by global creative collective Thinkingbox.

About Thinkingbox

Thinkingbox is a global creative collective shaping the future of brands like Adobe, Intuit, Riot Games and Pinterest through craft and curiosity. Our diverse team partners with business at the intersection of creativity and technology. We champion collaboration to deliver authentic strategy and storytelling across our four key service offerings; digital, experiential, content, and social.

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