Grom Social Enterprises and Curiosity Ink Media enlist the services of brand and design expert Richard Manville to lead the design of Santa.com
Manville is founder and head of design consulting for Richard Manville Studio and the RB Manville textile design studio in Los Angeles. With extensive experience in global brand, product and packaging development across all levels of the consumer spectrum, Manville has held leadership positions for companies including Mattel, Time Warner, Turner Broadcasting and luxury brands. .
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Manville will partner with Curiosity Ink Media to drive the overall design, layout and functionality, as well as create the overall user experience (UX) of the site, a virtual North Pole featuring immersive content, giveaway ideas , decoration and entertainment tips. Additionally, Manville will lend its expertise to Grom Social, the secure, parent-supervised and fully-monitored social app for children under 13, who are not permitted on most other social media without parental consent.
Accomplished in creating, building and growing some of the world’s most iconic brands, Manville is recognized as an innovator with work featured in influential publications such as the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Fast Company, Architectural Digest and Elle Decor. At Mattel, Manville oversaw the development of the global brand identity for the Barbie franchise and the invention of more than 70 design and development patents for the company’s groundbreaking toy category, Ello. At Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Turner/Hanna-Barbera, he was responsible for developing the brand identity of Cartoon Network and Hanna-Barbera Classic Characters, classic movie properties including Wizard of Oz and carried away by the windand the properties of the action batman and robinand Superman. After graduating from Parson’s School of Design, Manville began his career in new York design firm Manville, Bakacs, Santana developing product concepts and branding for Estée Lauder, Elizabeth Arden, Liz ClaiborneMacy’s and The Gap.
santa.com was born from the simple idea of eliminating the stress of the holidays to bring more joy. With busy parents and caregivers in mind, and those who love the holiday spirit, santa.com is a one-stop vacation hub, filled with gift ideas, decorating and entertaining tips, and easy solutions to many vacation needs. santa.com is also an opportunity for a shared experience with children, where the magic of the holidays lives on and any child (whose parents have opted for) can safely engage in a digital environment of the North Pole and send their list of wishes to Santa Claus.
About Curiosity Ink Media
Curiosity Ink Media is a global media company that develops, acquires, builds, grows and maximizes the short, medium and long-term commercial potential of children’s and family entertainment properties and associated business opportunities. Led by a top-notch management team, Curiosity Ink Media’s multi-faceted IP library is designed to amass continued value through strategic management, partnerships and highly focused market entry.
About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a growing social media platform and original entertainment content provider for children under 13, providing safe and secure digital environments for children who may be monitored by their parents or guardians. The company has several operating subsidiaries, including Grom Social, which distributes its content through mobile and desktop environments (web portal and applications) that entertain children, allow them to interact with friends, access relevant information and to play proprietary games while teaching them how to be good. digital citizens. The company owns and operates Top Draw Animation, which produces award-winning animated content for some of the world’s largest international media companies. Grom also includes Grom Educational Services, which provided web filtering services for K-12 schools, government, and private businesses. For more information, please visit gromsocial.com.
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