Who We Are | NYC E-commerce Agency
We’re a team of strategists, designers, technologists, and creators, laser focused on your brand’s growth.Our Services
Why Choose Avex?
Vendors? Nope. Save that term for the company who provides office supplies. We’re specialists and experts in e-commerce, design, customer experience, web development, and growth optimization. We’re your partner, and we align with your business goals to provide real, measurable results.
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To this day, I am deathly scared of E.T. For some people, he is a cute alien from a movie. To me, he will always haunt my nightmares.
John SurdakowskiFounder, CEO
When I was 13, I played the love of young Jimmy Fallon’s life in a movie. Rumor has it - he’s still not over me.
Morgan CurschmanDirector of Operations
I'm randomly really good at walking on my hands
Robert Earl Allen IIICreative Director
I used to work on a Vietnamese food truck in Boston.
Barrett KowalskyHead of Production
I lived in Tokyo and Mexico City.
Nicole A. MurrayProject Manager
I was named after the pink power ranger from the 90's show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Kim PerezProject Manager
I have permanent tan lines from the California sun.
Michael JosonProject Manager
I once won a contest for being able to stand on one leg for the longest amount of time.
Valerie Klette-CusherProject Manager
Ever dreamt of being Thomas the Tank Engine with a lightsaber? I used to be in an online modding community for games running the id Tech 3 engine.
David AnzaloneSenior E-Commerce Strategist
One of my favorite hobbies is hula hooping :-)
Jana TranAssociate E-commerce Strategist
I couldn't live without cold brew coffee, Trader Joe's or my favorite four legged friend, Braxton.
Diandra FeeBusiness Development Manager
My sophomore year, I was so inspired by the incredible economic growth in China that I almost became a foreign trade relations officer.
Nataliya VerkhoturtsevaSenior Designer
My camera eats first.
I moved to the United States without knowing the language and lived in the Bronx.
Aleksei SheinJunior Designer
I collect tarot cards and memes.
Anesis KimGraphic Designer
When my family gets together for Thanksgiving it's over 70 people... I'm not kidding.
Morgan MulloyEmail Marketing Manager
Love and hate relationship with piano. I started learning piano when I was 4 but hated it and once try to set it on fire and got whipped by my parents then quit. Since the quarantine in 2020 I repicked up and found my inner love with classical piano.
Effy WangEmail Marketing Manager
My most fun fact and biggest life accomplishment is that I am a triplet. I'm the oldest, by the way, It's still important to note, even though it's only by one minute.
Holly KuldellMarketing Assistant
Swimming pools terrify me.
Zachary LeeSenior Developer
I worked in a medical marijuana grow facility when I lived in Colorado.
Isaac AlvarezSenior Developer
I used to compete in an Amateur Bodybuilding show.
Sanjar SobirjonovSenior Developer
I lived in 3 countries, studied in 7 schools and was taught 5 different languages.
Kobi UmarbekovSenior Developer
I trade bitcoins.
I don’t know how to play fetch.
MickeyChief of Cuteness
I've swallowed a corn cob... twice.
Delilah MaeChief of Sass
People & Culture
Located in NYC, our team is extremely passionate about e-commerce, technology, and design, but we’re so much more than that.
We’re musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, animal lovers, and foodies. We’re fashionistas and geeks. We’re clean cut and tattooed. We’re Netflix binge watchers and deep thinkers. We’re also very much like you and your customers. We’re people.
In a world of screens and devices, we need to remember that these interactions can and should be personal. From our initial conversations to our post-launch support, you’ll always be dealing with people who care about you and your brand.
We don't sell hours. We sell value. We don’t just design and code. We plan, strategize, and consult on the best possible solutions to optimize your customers' experiences and foster your brand’s growth. No, we’re not going to make your logo bigger, and we don’t make things “pop." However, we will make your mission our mission and use our expertise to meet and exceed your goals.
We believe that our work should not only produce amazing results for our clients but should also be fun and rewarding. Avex believes in a strong work-life balance, not just churning out projects. The happier our team is, the more enjoyable the experience is, and the better the results will be for your brand.