RED The Agency

RED The Agency

November 05, 2014 14:38 ET

RED The Agency Adds to Bench Strength With New Hires

One of the Region's Fastest Growing Independent Creative Agencies Adds Award-Winning Staff to Its Team

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 5, 2014) - RED The Agency, one of the fastest growing independent advertising and communications firms in Western Canada, is adding staff to strengthen its creative team and digital, social media and online capacity. The new staff are based in Vancouver, but serve clients from across Western Canada.

"RED The Agency has grown exponentially in Alberta and B.C. with revenues tripling since 2010," said Lori Billey, Founding Partner. "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to add specialized expertise to serve the evolving needs for our growing client base."

"Adding this award-winning talent to our firm strengthens our capacity to understand, reach, engage and motivate consumers with content they care about," said Partner Randy Cronin. "It strengthens our capacity to help clients understand their audiences and address their business goals."

New to the team is award-winning Creative Director Craig Redmond. A respected industry thought-leader with 25 years of agency experience, Craig led the development of note-worthy campaigns for brands like BMW, Campbell's Soup, Chrysler, Frito-Lay and TELUS.

Associate Creative Director Mike Nowland is an artist who, through his day job, has produced campaigns for brands like Bank of America, Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep. His digital film work has been showcased in the Vancouver Art Gallery, IdN Magazine, the Memphis Film Festival, the San Jose Tech Museum as well as online.

Senior Creative Producer Elizabeth Toth comes to RED after serving as producer of broadcast and social content for CTV and Senior Producer for Marketing at Walt Disney Company, working on Club Penguin, the world's largest multiplayer online game for kids.

Leanna Crawford, Director, Experience Design has expertise in digital strategy and digital creative, and serves on the advisory board for Her expertise has supported Canadian brands like 7-Eleven, A&W and Future Shop.

Chris Phillips joined RED The Agency a year ago and serves as Director of Media. His expertise includes personalized, targeted online messaging to influence behavior. Chris was a pre-screening council member for the 2012 Google Mobile Marketing Awards.

RED The Agency has staff in Edmonton, Vancouver and Calgary. Its portfolio includes work for Western Canada Lotteries, 7-Eleven, City of Vancouver, EPCOR, Genstar Development, Alberta Office of Traffic Safety, the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) and the Alberta Government.

Founded in 2001, RED The Agency is one of Western Canada's largest independent marketing communications firms. A full-service, integrated agency, strengths include research-based strategy, innovative creative development, social and online media and analytics, media planning and buying, and interactive experience design. The company employs 35 full-time, award-winning communications professionals in Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.

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