North Coast Media’s Jesse Malcmacher selected to Folio: 30 Under 30 List

CLEVELAND – September 28, 2016 – North Coast Media (NCM) is proud to announce Web Developer/Digital Design Specialist Jesse Malcmacher has been named to the Folio magazine 30 Under 30 list for 2016.

malcmacher_jFolio: Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Awards were created to “salute the brightest individuals under the age of 30 who are executing on some of the industry’s most innovative ideas.”

Malcmacher and the other winners will be honored during the 30 Under 30 Awards Luncheon on day two of the Folio: Show, held November 1-2 at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. The event brings together content creators and partners in a collaborative environment designed to inspire innovations in content creation, marketing, sales, content marketing, events, digital media and more.

As web developer/digital design specialist at NCM, Malcmacher’s work has led to double-digit percentage growth in page views and engagement time. He has undertaken several website redesigns, including two recent national winners of American Society of Business Publication Editors Azbee Awards and one current finalist for a national Folio Ozzie Award, while making continual improvements to the company’s 17 websites.

Since implementing responsive design on the company’s primary sites, mobile traffic has increased to as high as 44 percent.

Malcmacher takes a strategic approach to making NCM’s websites cutting-edge, allowing him to focus on new initiatives like content marketing, ad retargeting and subscription onboarding. His work has created new revenue streams for NCM.

“Jesse came to us from outside the business-to-business media world, and he brings a fresh perspective to the design and development of our websites,” says NCM Digital Operations Manager Bethany Chambers. “He has an innovative spirit that extends to all the projects he takes on—and his work always surprises.”

He is a multiple award-winning designer who holds a bachelor’s degree in digital arts from Bowling Green State University with a focus in interactive design and 3-D animation.