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  • Award-Winning Mobile Design Director Recruited By Virtual Piggy, Inc. (VPIG) 0 comments
    Jul 1, 2013 2:24 PM | about stocks: VPIG

    Virtual Piggy, innovator in safe youth payments, announced today the appointment of Ivo Weevers to Creative Director of Mobile Design. He will oversee and lead the mobile consumer experience team.

    An accomplished design leader, Weevers brings 15 years of experience in creating highly successful device, mobile, web, and other desktop products across multiple platforms. With a strong background in directing design work and leading international design teams in a variety of industries, some of which include social media, telecom, device, banking, travel, entertainment, and medical.

    Most recently Weevers headed up the design team for the Ubuntu operating system, where he implemented the design of the full portfolio, including phones, tablets, desktops, apps, cloud services, and the overall brand objective. Prior to that, he led mobile design for RBS, a major UK international bank. Wall Street Journal and Businessweek have described Weever's work as "setting new grounds, unique and beautiful." He was also featured in FastCompany.

    His design work has been honored through multiple awards that include the Cannes Gold Mobile Lion and the BIMA innovation award for an innovative new mobile payments solution. Weevers writes and speaks often on a variety of design topics, his work haven been published in the book Mobile Design Patterns.

    "When I was a teenager, I saved money to buy my first CD and my parents allowed me to learn my first steps in managing money. With kids and teens moving into the digital world at a rapid pace, looking after their digital payments is becoming an essential need for both themselves and their parents," commented Weevers. "I believe Virtual Piggy enables this to happen in a safe and responsible way and I'm thrilled to join their excellent team."

    "No one uses the mobile internet more than a teenager," stated Virtual Piggy CEO and Founder, Dr. Jo Webber. "At Virtual Piggy, our goal is to be the global smartphone wallet for youth. At the heart of this unique strategy is an engaging and secure mobile technology. I am very excited to have Ivo and his creative vision for mobile on board to help us over-deliver on this strategy."

    For more information, please visit VirtualPiggy.com

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    Stocks: VPIG
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