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Ryan (and his parents) are proud of the work that took home shiny things at Cannes, D&AD, One Show, Clios, ADCC, Marketing Awards and CMA, but he's most proud of winning the 2023 City of Hamilton "Name A Snowplow" contest with 10x as many votes as the runner up.

Ryan is currently partnered up with Chenice Piercy at Angry Butterfly where he is not angry.

Associate Creative Director - Angry Butterfly

February 2023​ - Present

Clients: Dairy Farmers Of Canada, Jane/Finch Centre, Jays Care Foundation, Havergal College.

Associate Creative Director - Ogilvy Toronto

August 2021​ - February 2023

Clients: Invest In Canada, Absolut, Cadbury, Pizza Hut & Hellmann's.

Associate Creative Director - King Ursa

November 2020​ - August 2021

Clients: Moosehead Breweries, Twisted Tea, Timberland, Maple Lodge Farms, Zabiha Halal & Cordura.

Freelance Associate Creative Director/Copywriter

July 2020 - November 2020

Client: Uber

Associate Creative Director - No Fixed Address

January 2019 – July 2020

Clients: Canadian Centre For Child Protection, Dairy Farmers Of Ontario, J.P. Wiser's, Mill St. & Aviva CSR.
 

Sr. Copywriter - Anomaly Toronto

August 2015 – January 2019

Clients: Nike, Converse, Hershey's, Budweiser, BRP, Responsible Gambling Council, Sport Chek & Bud Light. 

Copywriter - Sid Lee Toronto

August 2013 – August 2015

Clients: AXE Canada, Sport Chek, President's Choice Financial, Toronto FC, Moosehead, Postmedia & Mark's.

Copywriter - Publicis Toronto

March 2012 – August 2013 

Clients: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram & Fiat.

Jr. Copywriter - BBDO Toronto

June 2011 – March 2012 

Clients: Sears, RBC, Mercedes-Benz & smart.
 

Intern Copywriter - TBWA Toronto

March 2011 – May 2011

Clients: Visa, Nissan, CMA, Gatorade & Minto.

Advanced Advertising Diploma - Mohawk College

September 2008 – February 2011

Graduated from Mohawk College's three year advertising program.  
Winner of CMA Gold Student Award & ADCC Student Award.

Awards

2023 City of Hamilton "Name A Snowplow" Contest - Winner
2021 Cannes Lions - Design - Spatial & Sculptural Exhibitions & Experiences - Bronze - Lolli

2021 Cannes Lions - PR - Corporate Purpose & Social Responsibility - Shortlist - Lolli

2021 Cannes Lions - Outdoor - Interactive Experiences - Shortlist - Lolli

2020 D&AD - Spatial Design - Exhibition Design - Wood Pencil - Lolli

2020 One Show - Spatial Design - Experiential & Immersive - Silver Pencil - Lolli

2020 One Show - Experiential & Immersive - Art Direction -  Merit - Lolli

2020 One Show - Immersive Spaces - Merit - Lolli

2020 One Show - Experiential & Immersive - Brand Installations - Merit - Lolli

2020 One Show - Experiential & Immersive - Storytelling -  Shortlist - Lolli

2020 One Show - PR - Events & Experiential - Shortlist - Lolli

2021 ADCC - Promo Campaign - Gold - Lolli

2021 ADCC - Experience Design - Gold - Lolli

2021 ADCC - Environmental Design - Gold - Lolli

2021 ADCC - Stunt/Event - Silver - Lolli

2021 ADCC - PR Campaign - Silver - Lolli

2021 ADCC - Public Service/Non Traditional - Silver - Lolli

2021 ADCC - Experiential Single - Silver - Lolli

2021 Clios - PR - Activation - Silver - Lolli

2021 Clios - Branded Entertainment - Activation - Bronze - Lolli

2021 Clios - Experience - Public Service - Bronze - Lolli

2021 Muse Creative Awards - Experiential & Immersive - Platinum - Lolli

2021 Muse Creative Awards - Strategic Program - Platinum - Lolli

2021 Muse Creative Awards - Event - Platinum - Lolli

2021 Muse Creative Awards - Experiential & Immersive - Gold - Lolli

2020 ADC - Experiential/Environmental Design – Gold - Lolli
2020 ADC Experiential Design / Installations – Single – Bronze - Lolli

2020 ADC – Spatial Design – Innovation – Bronze - Lolli
2020 ADC - Spatial Design/Installation Design – Bronze - Lolli
2020 ADC - Design for Good/Experiential Design – Merit - Lolli
2020 ADC - Design For Good/Spatial Design – Merit - Lolli

2020 Communication Arts - Advertising - Public Service

2020 Caples Awards - Ambient/Guerilla - OOH – Gold - Lolli

2020 Caples Awards - Not For Profit – Silver - Lolli

2020 Caples Awards – PR – Bronze - Lolli

2020 Gerety Awards - Experience - Silver - Lolli
2020 Gerety Awards - Work For Good - Bronze - Lolli

2020 CMA Awards - Customer Experience - Gold - Lolli

2020 CMA Awards - Engagement - Gold - Lolli

2020 CMA Awards - Business Impact - Silver

2020 Marketing Awards - Experiential - Silver - Lolli - Lolli
2020 Marketing Awards - Integrated Campaign/PR - Silver - Lolli

2020 Marketing Awards - Education & Advocacy - Silver - Lolli

2020 PR Week Global Awards - Gold - Non-Profit - Lolli

2020 Sabre Awards - Best In Social Good & Public Service - Merit - Lolli

2020 North American Sabre Awards - Not For Profit - Gold - Lolli
2020 North American Sabre Awards - Titanium Sabre - 4th Overall Best In Show - Lolli

2020 Applied Arts - Advertising - Pro Bono Single - Lolli

2020 PR Daily - Non-Profit PR Awards - Winner - Lolli

2020 CMA Awards x 4 Shortlist - Lolli

2020 Shopper Innovation Awards - Partnering - Silver - Ride Like No Other

2020 Shopper Innovation Awards - Reinvention - Silver - Ride Like No Other
2019 Media Innovation Awards - Best In Brand Partnerships - Gold - Ride Like No Other
2019 Media Innovation Awards - Best In Niche Targeting - Bronze - Ride Like No Other

2018 CMA - Brand Building - Food & Beverage - Silver - Bud Light Living Rooms

 

2018 ADCC - Packaging Design - Alberta Made

 

2017 ADCC Awards - Gold - Interactive Advertising - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 ADCC Awards - Silver - Best Use Of Social - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Clio Sports - Design - Poster - Single - Silver - Nike Face Of The Fans
2017 Clio Sports - Medium Innovation - Short List - Nike Face Of The Fans
2017 Applied Arts - Design - Poster Single - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Applied Arts - Advertising - Cover Page - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Applied Arts - Advertising - Social - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Applied Arts - Art Direction - Series - Nike Face Of The Fans
2017 Applied Arts - Illustration - Poster Series - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Promo Awards - Silver - Best Use Of Design - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Promo Awards - Bronze - Best Use Of Social - Nike Face Of The Fans

2017 Promo Awards - Bronze - Best Use Of Social - Nike Face Of The Fans

2018 - FWA - Pick Of The Day - Farida The Fortune Teller

2018 CMA - Digital & Tech - Food & Beverage - Bronze - Farida The Fortune Teller

2017 CSS Design Awards - Site Of The Day - Farida The Fortune Teller

 

2016 ADCC - Merit - Editing - RGC - The Chase

2015 Carte Blanche - Finalist - Coca-Cola Polar Bears

2015 Communication Arts - Illustration Annual - #MyNorth

2015 Clio Sports Awards - Bronze - Design - #MyNorth

2015 Clio Sports Awards - Bronze - Branded Content - #MyNorth

2015 Applied Arts - Advertising Annual - Craft - Series - #MyNorth

2015 Applied Arts - Advertising Annual - Branded Content - #MyNorth

2015 Applied Arts - Illustration Annual - Poster Series - #MyNorth

2015 Applied Arts - Illustration Annual - Poster Single - #MyNorth

2015 Applied Arts - Design Annual - Poster - Series - #MyNorth

2015 Applied Arts - Design Annual - Poster - Single - #MyNorth

2015 Marketing Awards - Bronze - Online Campaign - #MyNorth

2015 ADCC - Merit - Advertising Illustration - #MyNorth

2015 Media Innovation - Gold - Integrated Campaign - #MyNorth

2015 Media Innovation - Gold - Niche Target - #MyNorth

2015 Media Innovation - Gold - Location Marketing - #MyNorth

2015 Media Innovation - Silver - OOH - #MyNorth

2015 Media Innovation - Bronze - Retail - #MyNorth

 

2015 National Advertising Challenge - Merit - McDonald's CBO  

 

2014 CMA Awards - Gold - Advertising Consumer Services - TFC - It's A Bloody Big Deal

2014 Clio Sports Awards - Silver - PR - TFC - It's A Bloody Big Deal 

 

2013 Communication Arts - OOH - Jeep Gondola

2011 ADCC Student Awards  - Hamilton Wing Fest

 

2010 CMA Student Awards - Gold

 

Questions about my work, favourite band or potential slashies on my site? You know the drill.

ryanjchiasson@gmail.com

 

 

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