Executive Creative Director Aaron Evanson is returning to Chicago, the city where his career began, after working at in VMLY&R Kansas City, one of the agency’s principal offices.
Evanson will focus on the office’s lead campaign work for clients, including Kraft Heinz, Panama Tourism and Wells. He will work alongside VMLY&R Chicago Executive Creative Director Jeremy Schutte, who oversees platform work for clients, such as Northern Trust, and Group Creative Director Mariana Costa. Evanson’s work has been recognized with industry awards, including Cannes Lions, the One Show and London International Awards, among others.
While at VMLY&R Kansas City, Evanson led creative teams to multiple new business wins and buzzworthy campaigns, such as “Wendy’s Pretzel Love Songs.”
Evanson started his career at FCB Chicago, where he was the youngest creative to earn the title of vice president.