Meet the Orbitist team:

Nicholas Gunner
CEO, Multimedia Director, Full-stack Developer

Nick has been filming and directing video productions since 2007 when he began pursuing his Bachelor of Science Degree in TV/Digital Film, Audio/Radio production, and Earth Science at the State University of New York at Fredonia. During that time, Nick started building content management systems and digital mapping technology. He continued developing these skills as a web developer, videographer, and social media director at the State University of New York at Fredonia where he spent more than 4 years as their New Media Manager. Throughout that time, Nick pursued freelance work as a public radio producer, freelance documentary filmmaker, and web developer. In the Summer of 2015, Nick founded Orbitist LLC, with the idea of using digital storytelling and technology to make important information as accessible to people as possible.

Kristen O'Connor
Media Manager

Kristen O'Connor hails from a small town in Western New York and attends SUNY Fredonia for English and communications. But as an explorer at heart, she’s always searching to find a beautiful spot to walk her labrador retriever, the area’s best ice cream cone, and a quaint cafe to start her next pick of contemporary literature.

Justin Kaplan
Creative Director

Justin grew up in a small town in the Catskill Mountain region of New York State. Following college, Justin relocated to NYC where he worked as a director and designer in mass media production and marketing for clients ranging from independent artists to large corporations. Justin currently works from coastal Wilmington, NC (Hollywood of the East) as a Creative Director. You can usually find him working, at the beach, or both.

Adam Zaremski
Creative Director

Adam is a Western New York native who enjoys exploring the outdoors when he's not busy having fun as editor of the East Aurora Advertiser/Elma Review.

Jason Zimmermann
Multimedia Producer

Born and raised on Long Island, Jason hopes that working with Orbitist is only the beginning of his travels; he hopes to document all the wonders of the world and capture life elsewhere. Jason is currently studying video production and media arts at SUNY Fredonia.  He strives to do things with his craft that have not been done yet while showing new perspectives of the world.


Atticus Kiser
Multimedia Producer

Atticus Kiser first picked up a camera when he was 11, and has been creating stories through motion picture ever since. Believing that a story lies in every project, Atticus strives to discover and show them in innovative and moving ways. Atticus enjoys photography, drawing and dance during his down time.

Tyler Bauer
Multimedia Producer

Tyler was born and raised in Western New York and studied video production at SUNY Fredonia. He adores traveling and believes it is key to better understanding the world. Tyler is enthusiastic about documenting what he sees in an honest and unique light whether it be through video, photography, or writing. During his free time he loves watching films and keeping up with current events around the globe.

Caitlin Gunner
Ed-tech Coordinator

Caitlin has been a teacher since 2010. She is in charge of exploring ways that Orbitist technology can be used in educational environments.