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Creative Talent of the Week, Chicago (9.03.15)


From Coders to Strategists and everything in between, Vitamin T Chicago has 'em all! Check out this week's list of red hot talent from the Windy City.

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Ryan is a passionate, creative and detail orientated Social Media Strategist, with experience in building successful social media channels and campaigns. Skills include social media, social advertising, community management, bilingual, Sysomos, Crimson Hexagon, Tracx, Radian6, Omniture – Sitecatalyst/Discover, HootSuite, Spredfast, Sprinklr, Kenshoo, Google Analytics, Charles, Fiddler, & Nuvi. He did community management at Sears, managed social channels and analytics, and translated data into something actionable. His work on one large CPG brand organically grew FB engagement by 253%, Twitter by 55%, & Pinterest by 140%. When he promoted a Sears group buying app, that particular app was the first way Sears had ever made money from social channels...ROI was 10:1. At an agency we worked with, he created a giveaway for a well known CPG brand, and the redemption of a coupon was 15x the national average amount of redemption due to his social promotion. Ryan also has experience working with b2b & financial institutions.


Pollyanna has come highly recommended to us. Her experience includes user experience wireframing, prototyping, design thinking methodology and user research strategy, design and business frameworks, user behavior analysis, content audits and gap analysis, creative branding, corporate Identity, copywriting, concepting and structuring a creative process. Softwares include InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, InVision, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro. And she has worked on such brands as Discover Financial, GE Capital, Walgreens, McDonalds, Federal Reserve, U.S. Cellular, Diners Club, Living Social, IBM, and more.


Raul is skilled at Cinema 4d and Aftereffects, image editing and compositing, digital photography, vector graphics and illustration, page design and digital publishing, video production and editing, cinematic visual effects and motion graphics, web and mobile design, website design, interactive experiences, UX and UI, as well as audio recording, mixing, and restoration. He creates interactive and animated web content, codes HTML, CSS and Javascript, does image editing for websites and apps. He has experience collaborating with copywriters and editors, optimizing video files for virtually any use, and with collaborative screenwriting.


Tommy is an agency-experienced junior designer with strong production skills. Most recently freelancing with Ignite and Walter Michaels Advertising, Tommy created stunning visuals for print and digital campaign work. He's fast, eager, and willing to tackle any design problem thrown at him. Tommy is also a strong conceptual designer and would excel in any junior art direction position.


Keegan is a multi-disciplined, award winning Art Director/Associate Creative Director who has worked for some of the biggest agencies and clients in the ad industry. He is a problem solver and conceptual thinker who has created smart, cohesive campaigns across a variety of mediums for national brands. He has designed for print, TV, Outdoor, POS and collateral for a variety of Fortune 500 clients across the U.S.

Interested in any of the talent above?

Contact Deborah Musolff in our Chicago office!

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