Hi.

I'm Ryan, a COPYWRITER / creative director bringing smart ideas to life with simple words and striking visuals.

I currently work on Cadillac at Rokkan / publicis. I have Previously worked at Grey on Volvo and Crown Royal; Sid Lee on Apple, MerreLl and Absolut Elyx; Hudson Rouge on Lincoln; among others. Before advertising, I wrote about cars for Jalopnik. Long before that, I designed cars in Detroit. Longer yet, I was a baby.

 

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 / LINCOLN MOTOR CO. / STELLA ARTOIS / ABSOLUT ELYX / FACEBOOK / SAMSUNG / CROWN ROYAL / MERRELL / MELLO YELLO / COCA-COLA / MONSTER ENERGY / VERIZON / VERIZON FIOS / FORD / STARBURST / SKITTLES / 5GUM / PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS / SOBE / AFLAC


RECOGNITION

STELLA ARTOIS, LE SAVOIR – THE ONE SHOW BRONZE
STELLA ARTOIS, LE SAVOIR – THE ONE SHOW MERIT x2
ABSOLUT ELYX, WATER TRUCK BOUTIQUE - ADDY GOLD
ABSOLUT ELYX, WATER TRUCK BOUTIQUE - ADDY EXCELLENCE AWARD
ABSOLUT ELYX, WATER TRUCK BOUTIQUE - TYPE DIRECTOR'S CLUB WINNER
LINCOLN, HELLO AGAIN - COMM ARTS TYPE ANNUAL FEATURE
LINCOLN, HELLO AGAIN - WEBBY, ONLINE FILM, NOMINEE
LINCOLN, HELLO AGAIN – COMM ARTS, CREATIVE EXHIBIT
LINCOLN, HELLO AGAIN - AICP, DESIGN SHORTLIST
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - FWA SOTD
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - WEBBY, SCIENCE, NOMINEE
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - DAVEY AWARD, COMMUNITY, GOLD
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - COMM ARTS, INFORMATION DESIGN
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - TELLY AWARDS, DOCU, SILVER
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - COMMUNICATOR, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - OMMA, WEB SITE, EXCELLENCE
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - HOW INTERACTIVE, MERIT WINNER
PREMIERE EXHIBITIONS, EXPEDITION TITANIC - SXSW, CLASSIC WINNER
FORD, MYFORD TOUCH - FWA, SOTD
FORD, MYFORD TOUCH - WEBBY, AUTOMOTIVE, HONOREE
SOBE, RESKIN YOURSELF – FWA, SOTD
SOBE, RESKIN YOURSELF - FWA, MOTD
SOBE, RESKIN YOURSELF - HIVE AWARD, PACKAGED GOODS, WINNER
SOBE, RESKIN YOURSELF - SUMMIT CREATIVE, CONSUMER PRODUCT, GOLD5GUM - FWA, SOTD
5GUM, SENSORY EXPERIENCE - WEBBY, FOOD & BEVERAGE, NOMINEE
5GUM, SENSORY EXPERIENCE - OMMA, WEBSITE, EXCELLENCE
5GUM, SENSORY EXPERIENCE - HOW INTERACTIVE, MERIT WINNER
5GUM, SENSORY EXPERIENCE - HOW, CONSUMER WEBSITE, WINNER
5GUM, SENSORY EXPERIENCE - TOMORROW AWARDS, SHORTLIST
FIRSTBORN, DOFL BALL – FWA SOTD
FIRSTBORN, DOFL BALL - HOW INTERACTIVE, WINNER
FIRSTBORN, DOFL BALL - AD AGE, COOLEST APPS 2010