VIA Studio, a Louisville–based marketing and web design firm, has appointed Shawn Coots as front end developer.
Coots is a 1999 graduate of the Savannah College of Art & Design, and has more than 11 years of web design and development experience, according to a news release.
VIA Studio also has picked up several new contracts including website redesigns for Bourbon Barrel Foods, based in Butchertown, Paducah Bank and the Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children based in Frankfort, Ky., said Julie Garrison, vice president of sales and marketing for VIA.
VIA has eight full-time employees and two part-time employees, Garrison said.
VIA Studio specializes in websites and web/mobile applications, marketing, graphic design and branding, e-commerce solutions, and creating advertising programs. This includes combining traditional marketing tactics with new media like search engine optimization, social media, and mobile media.
VIA Studio is marking 15 years in business this year.