Digital Kitchen elevates Jason Esser to Creative Director

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Jason Esser

Jason Esser

Besides contributing
to client work,
the ten-year veteran will
add hiring, recruiting,
and delegating across
teams and departments
to his responsibilities

(Chicago — 4 September 2018) Digital Kitchen has promoted long-time agency vet Jason Esser to Creative Director / Resource Manager, with responsibility for leading the agency’s creative offering in its Chicago headquarters office.

Esser has helped lead the agency’s creative expansion in building brand experiences for such clients as Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta United Soccer team and the Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas, among others. Esser joined DK after graduating from the Illinois Institute of Art in 2007.

“We have seen Jason become a real agency leader through his work and his ideas, championing our approach to building experiences that create a sense of belonging,” explained Don McNeill, CEO of DK. “He has the rare ability to be both a hands-on creative as well as a leader for our creative department.”

In his new role, Jason will be responsible for the operations of the creative department including hiring, recruiting and delegating work across teams and departments. He will also continue to contribute to client work.

“At DK we have focused on transforming business through creative experiences that create a sense of belonging in the consumer,” explained Esser. “Applying that lens to our work in environments, branding, marketing, content and more is a unique approach and I’m excited to help lead the agency’s work.”

 
About Digital Kitchen
Digital Kitchen is a creative experience company. It transforms businesses through creative experiences in the form of environments, branding, marketing and content. It recently won a Creative Emmy Award for the Discover Westworld experience it created in partnership with HBO for its Westworld franchise. created ground-breaking art and digital installations at the new Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta to build fan engagement for both the Atlanta Falcons football team and Atlanta United Soccer Team. It has numerous projects underway for such clients as Amazon, HBO and the recently launched programming disrupter Zone-tv.

 
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