About Opalite

In a fast-moving world, we understand the need for stories that convey feelings and messages that stick. In a time when people are increasingly rejecting “hard-sell” communications, our work takes a people-centered approach to connecting with audiences through shared values and experiences. We are committed to amplifying the voices and stories of historically marginalized and underrepresented communities.

We’re versatile enough to take on ambitious projects and small enough to quickly adapt to evolving contexts. Founded by siblings Ray and Nicole Ward, we’re a family-run agency with a thoughtful, personal, and inquisitive approach to digital storytelling. Our work provides creative solutions to complex, real-world challenges through strategy and multimedia production.

About Opalite

At Opalite Media, we believe that multimedia is an essential tool for elevating impact. In a fast-moving world, we understand the need for stories that convey feelings and messages that stick. In a time when people are increasingly rejecting “hard-sell” communications, our work takes a people-centered approach to connecting with audiences through shared values and experiences.

We’re versatile enough to take on ambitious projects and small enough to quickly adapt and stay close to the work. We bring both the creative tools of a large agency and the unique advantages of a nimble production team. Founded by siblings Ray and Nicole Ward, we develop creative solutions to complex, real-world challenges through captivating multimedia.

About Opalite

In a fast-moving world, we understand the need for stories that convey feelings and messages that stick. In a time when people are increasingly rejecting “hard-sell” communications, our work takes a people-centered approach to connecting with audiences through shared values and experiences. We are committed to amplifying the voices and stories of historically marginalized and underrepresented communities.

We’re versatile enough to take on ambitious projects and small enough to quickly adapt to evolving contexts. Founded by siblings Ray and Nicole Ward, we’re a family-run agency with a thoughtful, personal, and inquisitive approach to digital storytelling. Our work provides creative solutions to complex, real-world challenges through strategy and multimedia production.

Leadership Team

Ray Ward Partner

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Ray is a Co-Founder and Director at Opalite Media. He developed a passion for digital media as a producer and composer. He also has experience in public policy research and management. He enjoys good music, basketball trade rumors, and days spent by a pond.

He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a M.Ed from Harvard University.

 

 

Nicole Ward Partner

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Nicole is a Co-Founder and Director of Photography at Opalite Media. As a dancer, yoga practitioner, and explorer of visual arts, Nicole developed an eye for movement, aesthetic, rhythm, and craftsmanship. She applies a hands-on approach to lighting, composition, storytelling, editing, image correction, and video effects.

 She studied Video Production and Documentary Film at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Danielle KimPartner

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Danielle joins Opalite Media with extensive experience in communications, marketing, and public policy. She has managed expansion efforts for several non-profit organizations, as well as political campaigns at state and national levels. She is active in areas of gender parity, progressive leadership, and public service. She enjoys strategically hopping between fitness studios and playing with her two cats.

She holds a B.A. from Smith College and a M.Ed from Harvard University.

 

Jeremy FinchPartner

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Jeremy has experience in user research, market strategy, and product marketing for leading design firms and technology companies. As a fitness and movement enthusiast, he has performed with several east coast dance and theater companies. Jeremy enjoys creative problem-solving, multimedia storytelling, and understanding how things work.

He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Leadership Team

Ray Ward Partner

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Ray is a Co-Founder of Opalite Media, serving as a Lead Director. He developed a passion for digital media as an editor and composer. He also has experience in public policy research and management. He enjoys good music, basketball trade rumors, and days spent by a pond.

He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a M.Ed from Harvard University.

Nicole Ward Partner

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Nicole is a Co-Founder of Opalite Media and serves as the Director of Photography. As a dancer, yoga practitioner, and explorer of visual arts, Nicole developed an eye for movement, aesthetic, rhythm, and craftsmanship. She applies a hands-on approach to lighting, composition, storytelling, editing, image correction, and video effects.

 She studied Video Production and Documentary Film at the University of Pennsylvania.

Danielle KimPartner

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Danielle joins Opalite Media with extensive experience in communications, marketing, and public policy. She has managed expansion efforts for several non-profit organizations, as well as political campaigns at state and national levels. She is active in areas of gender parity, progressive leadership, and public service. She enjoys strategically hopping between fitness studios and playing with her two cats.

She holds a B.A. from Smith College and a M.Ed from Harvard University.

 

Leadership Team


Ray Ward
Partner

Ray is a Co-Founder and Director at Opalite Media. He developed a passion for digital media as a producer and composer. He also has experience in public policy research and management. He enjoys good music, basketball trade rumors, and days spent by a pond.

He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a M.Ed from Harvard University.

Nicole Ward
Partner

Nicole is a Co-founder and Director of Photography at Opalite Media. As a dancer, yoga practitioner, and explorer of visual arts, Nicole developed an eye for movement, aesthetic, rhythm, and craftsmanship. She applies a hands-on approach to lighting, composition, storytelling, editing, image correction, and video effects.

She studied Video Production and Documentary Film at the University of Pennsylvania.

Danielle Kim
Partner

Danielle joins Opalite Media with extensive experience in communications, marketing, and public policy. She has managed expansion efforts for several non-profit organizations, as well as political campaigns at state and national levels. She is active in areas of gender parity, progressive leadership, and public service. She enjoys strategically hopping between fitness studios and playing with her two cats.

She holds a B.A. from Smith College and a M.Ed from Harvard University.

Jeremy Finch
Partner

Jeremy has experience in user research, market strategy, and product marketing for leading design firms and technology companies. As a fitness and movement enthusiast, he has performed with several east coast dance and theater companies. Jeremy enjoys creative problem-solving, multimedia storytelling, and understanding how things work.

He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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