Pixit Media has added two new members of staff as it continues to expand its workforce following the merger with ERA.

Pixit's new hires

Andrew Brearley (pictured above, right), most recently managing director at Ark Learning, joins as head of operations while former Envy Post Production systems technologist Jamie Bean (pictured above, left) has taken up the role of senior solution architect.

Brearley, who officially starts on Monday (14 August), is a former editor who spent 11 years at Yorkshire Television before joining Mediasmiths as a senior consultant. He has worked at Ark for the past three years.

Bean has spent the last 11 years at Envy having previously worked at Glassworks. Envy is a Pixit Media client, using its NAS and SAN storage product PixStor for file-based workflows and collaborative editing.

Pixit Media merged with ERA in April under ArcaPix Holdings, the parent company of Pixit Media. ERA was previously a minority shareholder in ArcaPix.

Pixit Media is based in Leatherhead in Surrey and has a technology centre in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. ERA has its headquarters in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, an office in Soho and a small ‘hot desk’ operation at MediaCityUK.