Meet Our Creative, MArketing and management Team Leaders
RAYMOND JASINSKI - OWNER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
YEARS IN THE BUSINESS: 30+
Ray is Linear Creative’s Owner and Creative Director, and the driving force behind all of the agency’s advertising and design projects. But Ray doesn’t just make our work look good. With more than 25 years of agency experience, he has developed numerous strategic marketing plans that have generated big impact and big results for clients who continue to partner with us year after year. Ray started Linear Creative in 2001 and has steadily grown the agency since then.
- Art Director, Meldrum & Fewsmith, Cleveland
- Art Director, McHale & Koepke Communications, Solon
- Graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art
Art Direction | Graphic Design | Strategic Planning | Campaign Management | Account Management | Analytics | Google AdWords | Website Design | Running an Ad Agency!
BEST PART OF HIS JOB:
“Designing! I never get tired of creating something new that leads to a client’s success. I also enjoy working with a team of experts who give it their all each day.”
LIZ WRIGHT - ACCOUNT MANAGER & DIRECTOR OF SALES
YEARS IN THE BUSINESS: 28
Working as an account manager, Liz excels at driving clients’ success by serving as a top-level liaison and advocate for them. She brings the passion and skills necessary to manage multiple facets of the advertising, marketing, and fundraising process. Her versatile marketing experience spans over 28 years and includes leadership positions at major Ohio ad agencies and corporations. We rely on Liz to grow our clients’ businesses, as well as our own.
Liz earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Ohio University
Sales and Marketing Consultation | Marketing Strategies | Budgeting | Fundraising Solutions | Event Planning | Brand Awareness | Lead Generation | Problem Solving | Project Management | Presentations and Pitches
BEST PART OF HER JOB:
“It’s extremely rewarding to define campaign goals and then watch our team produce results. It’s my responsibility to pull all the pieces together and I enjoy the challenge of multitasking and finding solutions that work. I also love interacting with clients, learning their stories, and growing relationships that last.”
MIKE COUNSELMAN - VIDEOGRAPHER & SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
YEARS IN THE BUSINESS: 12
Mike is responsible for all facets of video design and production, graphic design, and photography at Linear Creative. He also serves as an account manager for several of our key accounts. Mike’s professionalism and versatility make him one of Linear Creative’s greatest assets.
- 10+ years of agency experience at Linear Creative!
- Bachelor’s degree in Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Video Story Boards and Script Writing | Motion Graphics | Filming | Photography | Video and Photo Editing | Graphic Design | Website CMS | Account Management
BEST PART OF HIS JOB:
“Being a videographer allows me to be a director, cameraman, sound man, and lighting man. Then, I get to really have fun editing and putting it all together. Creating motion graphics is definitely the best part!”
FREELANCE EXPERTS - BRAND STRATEGY, SOCIAL MEDIA, GRAPHIC DESIGN
One of the biggest advantages that our agency can boast is our affordability. We operate lean and without the layers of a large agency to offer our clients flexibility while providing expertise across all platforms. We augment our in-house talent with some of the area’s best independent experts who have proven track records in the following areas to consistently meet our clients’ needs:
- Brand Strategy and Planning
- Social and Digital Strategy
- Social Media Best Practices
- Consumer Profiling
- Influencer Engagement
- Research and Analytics
- Content Strategy
- SEO and Campaign Optimization
- Graphic Design