The Creative Team

Ray, Liz, Mike, Amanda . . .

The key to a successful advertising agency is finding and retaining talented individuals who not only work collaboratively as a team, but who truly care about their clients’ missions. Take a moment to get acquainted with Linear Creative’s core team members.

RAYMOND JASINSKI

Owner & Creative Director

YEARS IN THE BUSINESS: 30+

 

CURRENT ROLE:

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.

 

BACKGROUND:

  • Art Director, Meldrum & Fewsmith, Cleveland
  • Art Director, McHale & Koepke Communications, Solon
  • Graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art

 

SPECIALTIES:

Art Direction  |  Graphic Design   |   Strategic Planning   |   Campaign Management   |  Account Management  |   Analytics   |  Google AdWords  |   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

 

CURRENT ROLE:

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.

 

BACKGROUND:

Liz earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Ohio University

 

SPECIALTIES:

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

 

CURRENT ROLE:

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.

 

BACKGROUND:

  • 10+ years of agency experience at Linear Creative!
  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

 

SPECIALTIES:

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!”

AMANDA FOURLARIS

Social Media Manager

YEARS IN THE BUSINESS: 12

 

CURRENT ROLE:

As Linear Creative’s social media manager, Amanda has a passion for connecting our clients with current and future customers. Her digital marketing experience expands across multiple channels, while her analytical skills help optimize lead conversion rates. When it comes to elevating online traffic and success, we rely on Amanda to maximize each client’s return on investment.

 

BACKGROUND:

  • Account Manager, SyncShow, Rocky River
  • Digital Marketing Manager, ShurTech Brands, Avon
  • Senior Account Executive & Search Engine Marketing Specialist, Fathom, Valley View
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, University of Phoenix

 

SPECIALTIES:

Digital Marketing | Digital Strategy | Content Marketing | Social Media Marketing | Google Analytics | SEO Best Practices | Consumer Profiling | Influencer Engagement | HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certified

 

BEST PART OF HER JOB:

“Since a large part of our client base is nonprofit, I feel like I’m able to make a difference in the community by working with our clients on their social media outreach campaigns. At the end of the day, I really enjoy the analytics of what we’re doing and connecting our strategy to results you can see!”

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

GET TO KNOW US.

We love our clients and we love what we do.