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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Risdall Marketing Group Hires Three

Risdall Marketing Group (RMG) is pleased to announce the addition of new hires Steve Tiongson, motion graphics designer and director of photography, Chris Liakos, senior copywriter, and Becky Brannan, online marketing specialist.

“We are very excited about the range of specialization Chris, Becky and Steve bring to our team,” said John Risdall, vice chairman and CEO. “Each individual not only expands RMG’s overall capabilities, but specifically grows our web and digital media services as the largest web developer in Minnesota, keeping our clients ahead of their peers in their online efforts.”

Tiongson joins Risdall as motion graphics designer and director of photography and will serve as a resource for client work that includes the production and post-production of videos and the creation of motion graphics for web delivery. Past client work on accounts such as Target, PepsiCo/Gatorade, Nike Bauer and 3M, showcase Tiongson’s multidisciplinary background in digital media and videography.

Liakos is an award-winning advertising copywriter bringing 14 years of industry experience to his position at RMG as senior copywriter. Prior to joining RMG, Liakos worked at Wingnut Advertising, RJC Advertising and the University of Minnesota. He is the recipient of four Addy Awards and has done extensive work in print, television and radio. As senior copywriter, Liakos will specialize in conceptualizing and creating a brand voice for clients.

With a background in creating successful social media campaigns, Brannan will help clients as an online marketing specialist to establish a concrete online presence through social media, search engine optimization and on-page website optimization. Previously, Brannan worked at Popular Front in social media and received her degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2007.