Crafting advertising strategies utilizing the insights culled from the science of psychology.

We use the psychology of design and our complementary skills to help businesses launch products, brands, and ideas.


By tapping into the energy and youth-driven dynamic of Tucson’s newly revitalized business sector, Amped is a premier marketing agency and creative studio that’s poised to offer the best advertising and marketing expertise. In the competitive and evolving world of advertising, no one person is likely to possess all of the skill sets necessary to produce results. Collectively as a team, we have our eyes on the future when we
craft, design, and implement strategic marketing campaigns. We understand that the secret to advertising success is to create synergy between all parties. From business and sales acumen to striking multimedia design and copywriting, we know that the key to any successful campaign is the combination of time-tested skill-sets with an open-mindset towards emerging technologies.
  • CEO
  • Creative Director & Multi-Media Designer
  • Media Director
  • Sales | Marketing
  • Sales | Marketing
  • Video Producer
  • SEO | PPC Specialist
  • Programmer
  • Graphic Designer


Amped Marketing & Advertising Agency is the Sonoran Desert alternative to the acclaimed “bi-coastal” elite advertising agencies that overcharge coast-to-coast. Located in sunny Tucson, AZ, the Our Amped team have a combined total of 150 years of advertising experience under their belts.
At Amped, we take the time to understand your requirements. Emphasizing consumer psychology, we “get into the head” of each client’s audience, composing a campaign in reverse: as if we were the target customer seeking a product or service. We are successful in making businesses successful.


Jason founded Amped Marketing with a focus on psychological consumer-based marketing in Tucson, Arizona. He has helped businesses of different magnitudes, different industries, across the country build out successful customer acquisition marketing campaigns. Beginning his career at age 14, he created a series of profitable e-commerce businesses which led him to obtain his degree specializing in Business Management and Marketing. Jason on his spare time practices martial arts and loves an extravagantly designed sushi roll.


Ryan is one of the most talented multi-media designers in the industry, having dedicated over 25 years to the profession. Throughout his career, as a Graphic Designer and Creative Director, he has helped businesses of different industries with marketing projects that have been seen on a worldwide level. He’s focused his career on tailoring digital solutions and bold visual identities through illustrative design (including the website you are on now). Away from creating visual spectacles, Ryan is a brilliant guitarist and performs with the band, Sacred Groove.


Jim has an extensive background in buying and planning all types of media across the country. Over the past 35 years, his clients ranged from local businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Before joining Amped, Jim was the sales manager for a regional Fox affiliate for 15 years. He helped grow both national and local businesses alike. Jim is a dedicated family man to his wife Ana and their two adult children, Matthew who is seeking his master's degree and Jessica who is a news reporter in Sioux City, IA.


Before joining Amped, Gabe attended the University of Arizona and received his degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in marketing. His primary focus has been infrastructure management, marketing strategy, sales generation and content buildout for all of our internal entities. He currently leads various projects from conceptual design to primary execution. The one aspect that drives Gabe the most, is the ability to create an idea and being able to see that idea come to fruition. Being a Wildcat Alumni, he loves attending football and basketball games throughout the year #Beardown.


Mauricio is a dynamic, tech-savvy sales executive who has 20+ years of experience in entrepreneurship and collaborations with a wide variety of B2B | B2C markets & industries. He has excelled in start-ups, turnaround companies, Fortune 500 corporations and has owned several local businesses. Mauricio built the most widely used loyalty network in the region by directly influencing acquisition and retention campaigns for local businesses. Outside of his professional career, he has a 5-year-old son named Malex Xander, who is a certified dinosaur specialist.

Victoria Pereira - Video Producer

Victoria is our dedicated videographer/editor. She focuses on creating and editing simple to large-scale digital productions. A recent Fine Arts graduate of the University of Arizona, she was a dual threat as a reporter for the Daily Wildcat and videographer for Steward Observatory. A creative storyteller at heart, a filmmaker, reporter, and writer by trade, she is originally from New Jersey and enjoys reading, listening to her favorite podcasts and can’t resist a cute puppy.

Dave V. Taylor - SEO / PPC Specialist

Dave Taylor is an experienced digital specialist with a wide variety of entrepreneurship engagements with SMB’s across the United States and Europe. Originally from Scotland, Dave got the opportunity to travel the world before settling down here in Tucson. Dave is responsible for strategizing, designing and implementing digital infrastructures for a wide variety of companies. He’s an enthusiastic, knowledgeable guru that preaches the power of digital spectrums and how they are changing the world one google click at a time. Dave on his spare time loves to enjoy some craft beers or cooking up a feast for his family.

Fatima Paclibar - Web Programmer

At an early age, she found a passion for coding and web development while developing professionally. Fatima is our gifted professional web programmer and coder, she oversees various projects of all magnitudes for our clients. From the Philippines, she has enhanced businesses across the globe with brilliant and beautifully structured representations. We are fortunate to have her on our team. When not deconstructing the Matrix, Fatima enjoys free diving and chasing the sun.

Daniel Rich - Graphic Designer

Daniel began his career working with creative design-build outs for companies in the education and SMB world. From an early age, his passion was in design creations. After graduating from the Art Institute of Tucson, Daniel looked to the world of local businesses to promote and build his craft. Since joining Amped, he has had a direct impact on our most prestigious clients while being an essential member of our team. When he doesn’t have a pen or a mouse in his hand, he is an avid Phoenix Suns fan and enjoys nature walks.