I’M RYAN, A CREATIVE DIRECTOR / WRITER IN NEW YORK CURRENTLY WORKING ON CADILLAC AT ROKKAN. I LIKE BIG IDEAS WITH SIMPLE WORDS AND BEAUTIFUL VISUALS. 

I'VE WORKED AT GREY ON VOLVO, SID LEE ON APPLE AND ABSOLUT, AND HUDSON ROUGE ON THE LINCOLN MOTOR CO. PREVIOUSLY, I DESIGNED CARS IN DETROIT.

 

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EXPERIENCE
ROKKAN – CREATIVE DIRECTOR
PUBLICIS – CREATIVE DIRECTOR
SID LEE – ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
GREY - ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
HUDSON ROUGE – SENIOR COPYWRITER
R/GA - SENIOR COPYWRITER
FIRSTBORN – COPYWRITER
JALOPNIK - WRITER (THE AUTO INSIDER)
GENERAL MOTORS - AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

CLIENTS
CADILLAC / APPLE / VOLVO / STELLA ARTOIS / ABSOLUT / FACEBOOK / SAMSUNG / CROWN ROYAL / LINCOLN MOTOR CO. / MERRELL / VERIZON / VERIZON FIOS / FORD / STARBURST / SKITTLES / 5GUM / PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS / SOBE / AFLAC


SCHOOLS
COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES (INDUSTRIAL DESIGN)
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (COMMUNICATIONS & FILM)

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2016 ABSOLUT ELYX - ADDY GOLD
2016 ABSOLUT ELYX - ADDY EXCELLENCE AWARD
2016 ABSOLUT ELYX - TYPE DIRECTOR'S CLUB DESIGN WINNER
2015 LINCOLN - COMM ARTS TYPE ANNUAL 5 FEATURE
2014 LINCOLN - WEBBY, ONLINE FILM, NOMINEE
2014 LINCOLN – COMM ARTS, CREATIVE EXHIBIT
2014 LINCOLN - AICP, DESIGN SHORTLIST
2010 TITANIC - FWA SOTD
2010 TITANIC - WEBBY, SCIENCE, NOMINEE
2010 TITANIC - DAVEY AWARD, COMMUNITY, GOLD
2010 TITANIC - COMM ARTS, INFORMATION DESIGN
2010 TITANIC - TELLY AWARDS, DOCU, SILVER
2010 TITANIC - COMMUNICATOR, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
2010 TITANIC - OMMA, WEB SITE, EXCELLENCE
2010 TITANIC - HOW INTERACTIVE, MERIT WINNER
2010 TITANIC - SXSW, CLASSIC WINNER


2010 FORD - FWA, SOTD
2010 FORD - WEBBY, AUTOMOTIVE, HONOREE
2010 SOBE – FWA, SOTD
2010 SOBE - FWA, MOTD
2010 SOBE - HIVE AWARD, PACKAGED GOODS, WINNER
2010 SOBE - SUMMIT CREATIVE, CONSUMER PRODUCT, GOLD
2010 5GUM - FWA, SOTD
2010 5GUM - WEBBY, FOOD & BEVERAGE, NOMINEE
2010 5GUM - OMMA, WEBSITE, EXCELLENCE
2010 5GUM - HOW INTERACTIVE, MERIT WINNER
2010 5GUM - HOW, CONSUMER WEBSITE, WINNER
2010 5GUM - TOMORROW AWARDS, SHORTLIST
2010 DOFL BALL – FWA SOTD
2010 DOFL BALL - HOW INTERACTIVE, MERIT WINNER
2010 DOFL BALL - AD AGE, COOLEST APPS OF 2010