Ryan is an ACD / Copywriter with experience at some of Canada's best agencies. Ryan hates talking about
himself in the third person, but he's doing it anyways. Client experience includes basketball, beer, child protection, Chucks, cows, fashion, finance, things with 3 wheels, 4 wheels and no wheels.

Associate Creative Director - King Ursa

November 2020​ - Present

Freelance Associate Creative Director/Copywriter

July 2020 - November 2020

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 & 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 with honours. 
Winner of CMA Gold Student Award & ADCC Student Award.

Awards

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

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
2020 Gerety Awards - Work For Good - Bronze

2020 CMA Awards - Customer Experience - Gold

2020 CMA Awards - Engagement - Gold

2020 CMA Awards - Business Impact - Silver

2020 Marketing Awards - Experiential - Silver - 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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ryanjchiasson@gmail.com

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