Community,  Marketing

Meet the Staff at Octane

We’ve leveled up … in more ways then one! We’ve casted out nets and brought back fishers of WOMEN. As we’re collaborating and building we are also sharing ourselves, expanding our universes of gaming, digital marketing and sheer femme nerdom. Meet the faces and voices that are making Octane the powerhouse it is.

Meet Agnes

Agnes is a native of Nairobi, Kenya and works as a social media planner for Octane Design Studios. 

Q: What do you do to relax?

A: I enjoy watching anime, doodling, and finding a good book to snuggle up with. 

Q: What made you get into the industry?

A: I started off as a volunteer for a podcast and got to slowly grow and learn as time went by. It made me realize that I enjoy being creative, coming up with interesting content and designs. 

Q: What do you love most about working for Octane?

A: I’m able to learn from amazing people who all have different ideas and skills. 

Q Do you have family/kids/ pets?

A: I’m single without any kids and desperately trying to keep my plants alive. 

Q: Favorite movie snack and fave movie genre?

A: I love watching crime series. And caramel popcorn is a fav. 

Meet Helen

Helen is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, but currently resides in Lexington, Ky (??)., Helen is a graphic designer for Octane Design Studios.

Q: What do you do to relax? 

A: I like to read a book, and I’m currently into Lucy Foley

Q: What made you get into the industry? 

A: I took a class in college that taught me Adobe programs. I started making graphics and pieces for friends and families.

Q: What do you love most about working for Octane? 

The team! It is so clear that everyone is devoted to our goals and that motivates me to do my best!

Q: Family/kids/ pets?

 My roommate has a little cat named Bunny, which I have taken in as one of my own as well.

Q: What’s your favorite movie snack and fave movie genre?

A:  I love certain indie films. I really like to read about filming techniques and design choices. It is so cool that we can use colors, framing, and other things to communicate different things. I also love animation because of the design elements and the fun!

Meet Tavia

Tavia is a native of Hopkinsville, Ky., but currently resides in Clarksville, Tenn., Tavia is a freelance content creator for Octane Design Studios.

Q: What do you do to relax? 

A: I like to craft and create things to relax, listen to music and sip on wine.. It may be refurbishing an old piece and making it a new decoration for the house or just scrapbooking, but I love chillin and crafting especially with friends. 

Q: What made you get into the industry? 

A: I became interested in journalism as a teenager and went to a summer camp for minorities. The creativity and personal aspect of journalism and my love for writing were activated and I hustled to excel in the field. 

Q: What do you love most about working for Octane? 

Octane is such a cool space to create with fun, super- talented and diverse women. I love getting to know them better and learning from everyone each week. 

Q: Family/kids/ pets?

I’ve been married to my bff Eddie for 10 years, we have one daughter, Elliana, who’s 3, and one foster son, Jordan who’s 9. We also have a Maltese Shi Tzu named Osito, who is very mischievous yet sweet. 

Q: What’s your favorite movie snack and fave movie genre?

A:  Full disclosure, movies make me sleepy, but I really like comedies, psycho thrillers, romcoms, and crime genres. My favorite snack is white cheddar popcorn, or a good Chicago mix popcorn. 

Meet Victoria aka Vico

Maria Victoria Wade, who everyone calls VICO [vee-co], is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and works as a project manager and virtual assistant for Octane Design Studios. 

Q: What do you do to relax? 

A: I like being outdoors. I like yoga, jogging, long walks with my dog, and training. I am currently part of a running team and really enjoy it! Finding a nice spot to have coffee with a friend is always a good plan. 

Q: What made you get into the industry?

A:  I have communications in my DNA and have loved this industry since I can remember. But it was a workshop on community management that encouraged me to start working in the digital field!

Q: What do they love most in working for Octane? 

A: Meeting wonderful ladies from different corners of the world and see how powerful we are together. 

Q: Family/kids/ pets? 

A: I live with my dog MONUS (a cute 1 year all caniche toy)

Q: Favorite movie snack and movie genre? 

A:Chocolate, for sure. I love romantic comedies and also local films from my country. 

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