What is Bionic Egg?

Established in August 2001 by visual director Mark Johnson, Bionic Egg is a close-knit team of skilled artisans, masters in their crafts. We craft digital adventures that resonate globally, propelling your services and products to global acclaim.

Mark Johnson

Founder + Designer

Mark’s professional journey reads like a veritable rollercoaster ride of excitement, zigzagging through the fascinating realms of fashion, brand identity, color therapy training and web design. His experiences in these diverse fields have given him a fresh perspective on the intricate art of visual imprint and brand strategies.

Mark’s branding odyssey commenced back in the late 90s, when he honed his fashion chops under the guidance of none other than the legendary Gianni and Donatella Versace, from 1997 to 1999. His transition to digital media was seamless, and he served as the Art Director for a groundbreaking project at Big Time Productions, in collaboration with MTV from 1999 to 2001, where he was first exposed to the burgeoning world of web design.

Mark’s unique and innovative approach to web design was an instant hit, inspiring him to spearhead the redesign of the look, feel, and navigation of MTV Latin America’s website channel, resulting in a sleek new website UIX that elevated the user experience to another level. Before long, he became the go-to design consultant for the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, and Lady Gaga, renowned for his ability to diagnose and cure cluttered, convoluted, and superfluous web pages.

Mark’s success as a branding and web design expert stems from his innate understanding of the value of a distinctive brand identity, and the imperative of standing out in crowded markets. His designs have transformed struggling businesses into thriving success stories, imbuing them with new vitality and vigour.

Mark’s outlook on websites is refreshingly organic – he views them as living, breathing entities, born from the union of client and creator. It’s no surprise, then, that he combined his web design and branding acumen to launch Bionic Egg back in August 2001, which continues to occupy the cutting edge of design and branding innovation after 22 years.

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Sayed Amir

Head of Development

Sayed Amir is the undisputed maestro of development, delivering results with surgical precision and a deft touch. As Head of Development at Bionic Egg, Sayed has established himself as a force to be reckoned with, adeptly leading a team of coding wizards to deliver clean, responsive web development solutions that meet client milestones and deadlines with ease. With over 16 years of solid experience in project management and web development, Sayed’s reputation as a no-nonsense, results-oriented leader precedes him.

Sayed’s impressive portfolio reads like a who’s who of global brands, featuring over 300 digital and web development projects for behemoths like Procter & Gamble and Mars & Co. But his passion for empowering small businesses and launching exciting new brands is equally inspiring – his work has graced the digital landscapes of major cities like New York, Los Angeles, Austin, and London.

As a leader, Sayed prides himself on setting crystal-clear goals and responsibilities for his team, ensuring that every project is executed with the utmost precision and attention to detail. His commitment to delivering exceptional results, every single time, is what sets him apart from the crowd.

Sayed’s formidable skillset and unwavering dedication to excellence make him an indispensable part of the Bionic Egg family. His expertise has propelled the company to new heights, and his contributions continue to shape the digital landscape in profound ways. When it comes to development, there’s no one quite like Sayed Amir – and we can’t wait to see what he’ll achieve next!

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Vincent Paolo

Lead Developer

Vincent Paolo is a man on a mission. From his humble beginnings in Barcelona, he set his sights on Silicon Valley and never looked back. Teaching himself software development online, Vincent was determined to gain real-world experience and take his skills to the next level. In 2009, he enrolled in an entrepreneurship program in San Francisco and within a few short weeks, he landed a coveted position as a web developer for one of Canada’s top web development firms.

Vincent’s hard work and dedication paid off as he continued to hone his craft and build his reputation in the industry. Fast forward 12 years, and Vincent had started a family, which led him to take on a full-time position as lead developer at Bionic Egg.

Today, Vincent is a vital member of the Bionic Egg team and continues to push the boundaries of software development. His expertise and leadership have helped the company deliver exceptional results for clients, and his passion for his work is palpable. Whether he’s working on complex web applications or developing cutting-edge software, Vincent’s commitment to excellence is unwavering.

Vincent’s journey is a testament to the power of hard work, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of one’s goals. As he continues to make his mark in the world of software development, there’s no doubt that Vincent will inspire a new generation of developers to dream big and aim high.

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Stephanie Friedman

Creative Writer

I have been working as a PR specialist and copywriter for almost twenty years in the personal health, exercise, entertainment, tech and consumer fields. Before that I worked at WPIX TV (NYC) in media relations and from there went on as a publicist/ad copywriter for Esquire Magazine. I then entered the corporate arena doing public relations and copy work for such clients as Ecotrin, Nestle’s Crunch, Netjets (a Warren Buffett company) Pillsbury, Root Candles and Zuvo Water with The Spiralgroup and the five star Leela Hotels in India. I am currently part of the Bionic Egg web design team, working on copy for Bionic Egg clients: Massena Lab timepieces, Flavordent toothpaste, The PPL Events Company amongst others.

Previous clients have included the launch of the Zuvo Water Filtration System, The Downs Discs and The Spin & Go Cleaning System, and as the personal publicist for NBA trainer Ed Downs. Recent tech clients have included Airpush, Shopular, Nickel and TuneGo, where I fine-tuned web copy in addition to my PR work.

My contacts in the personal health and fitness areas are extensive, and I was instrumental in publicizing Nestles’ Walk Across America. And recently my success in launching the Downs Discs Core Fitness System developed by Ed Downs personal trainer to such superstar athletes as Alex Rodriguez, and Carlos Boozer and members of The Miami Heat. In addition to top website placements and booking national and local TV appearances, the buzz generated for this product, helped create interest from the QVC Network where it went on to sell out.

I am innovative, adept and collaborative. Headlines, ad copy, social media, press releases , client profiles, promo and ad copy are just some of what I bring to the table.

stephanie@bionicegg.com

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Marc Tousignant

Photographer

Marc Tousignant is a true visionary in the world of Fashion and Beauty Portrait photography. Hailing from the great white north of Montreal, Marc’s journey began with a passion for Visual Arts, followed by a stint as a professional model. But it wasn’t long before his true calling beckoned – and he answered with a resounding “click” of the shutter.

With over 16 years of experience under his belt, Marc has traversed the globe, seeking inspiration and new challenges at every turn. Based in the Big Apple for over a decade, Marc’s work has graced the pages of countless magazines worldwide, exclusively collaborating with top designers to create unforgettable images that transcend the boundaries of fashion.

At the heart of Marc’s work lies a clean, understated aesthetic that is as bold as it is beautiful. His ability to capture the essence of his subjects, elevating them to new heights with every shot, has made him one of the most sought-after photographers in the industry.

But Marc’s contributions go far beyond mere aesthetics – his photographs play a crucial role in the success of Bionic Egg’s clients, capturing their brand and product in a way that grabs customers by the senses and never lets go. For Marc, the perfect shot is not just a work of art, but a vital component in the creation of an unforgettable brand experience.

With his talent, passion, and unwavering dedication to excellence, Marc Tousignant is a true artist in every sense of the word. His work is a testament to the power of collaboration and the enduring beauty of the human spirit – and we can’t wait to see what he’ll achieve next!

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Leon Emerson

Illustrator

Leon Emerson is not your average illustrator. From an early age, he showed a natural talent for drawing and has been honing his skills for decades. With over 500 projects under his belt, he has become a master of his craft, seamlessly transitioning from traditional mediums like oil and acrylic paintings to digital designs on brand packaging.

Since joining the team at Bionic Egg in 2012, Leon has been creating some of his most beloved and innovative work. His three-year tenure studying plastic and visual arts at a prestigious art school in Venezuela has served him well, as he continues to push the boundaries of his creativity.

For Leon, being an illustrator is all about bringing ideas to life. He understands the importance of representing his clients’ values and works tirelessly to ensure their vision is realized to the fullest extent.

Based in Venezuela, Leon has been freelancing with Bionic Egg since 2015, enjoying the freedom to create and work on exciting new projects. His portfolio includes designing artwork for new brand logos and design assets, among other things.

But Leon is more than just an illustrator; he’s a master of character design. His talents extend to creating human characters for comic books, science fiction, cartoons, and hyperrealism, making him one of the most versatile artists in the industry.

For Leon, the sky’s the limit, and we can’t wait to see what he’ll create next.

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