SocialDeviant adds key talent during new biz roll

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Lauren Haberman, Darren Coon, Christine Cotter, Darren Spector

Lauren Haberman, Darren Coon, Christine Cotter, Darren Spector

Expanding its roster
with high-end clients
and growing its team
with industry vets,
the shop expects
to nearly double
revenue in 2018

(Chicago — 24 September 2018) SocialDeviant — the Chicago-based, full-service creative agency for modern brands — continues to add quality staff as it attracts a slew of new business this year.

Recent clients include The Disney Channel, CareerBuilder, Hanna Andersson, Columbia College Chicago and the National Restaurant Association Show.

Leaning into this growth, the agency has added depth in both creative and strategic areas.

On the creative side, its 9th hire this year is Lauren Haberman, who was most recently at Doner where she applied her copywriting talents to the Minute Maid and Peapod accounts. Haberman, who studied at the Chicago Portfolio School and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is joining Social Deviant as a Senior Copywriter.

Additionally, Darren Coon has joined the agency as a Senior Designer from Pivet Design, with expertise in videography, content editing and motion graphics design.

On the strategy side, Christine Cotter joined the Social Deviant team in May as a Business and Account Lead. She was previously at DDB Chicago as a VP/Account Director. With degrees from American University and Georgetown University, Cotter began her career at VivaKi before moving to Ketchum and then DDB

In addition, Graham Spector, Social Media and Digital Strategy Director at Aeronaut Brewing, has joined Social Deviant as a Content Planner and Strategist.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time here at Social Deviant. Our new business pipeline is bursting. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent – smart, diligent, and kind. With our annual revenues projected to nearly double in 2018, we’re delighted to be adding quality members to our already amazing team,” said agency founder and CEO Marc Landsberg. “We’re building a well-rounded group of talent from both the agency and brand side as we focus on helping our clients do more with less.”

Currently, Social Deviant is recruiting to fill three additional positions. It plans to host a Portfolio Night at its Chicago headquarters on October 24 to identify and help guide promising talent in the Chicago marketplace.

“Whether they end up with a job at Social Deviant or not, we’re committed to playing our part in cementing Chicago’s reputation as one of the world’s great creative cities,” said Landsberg.

About SocialDeviant
Founded in Chicago in 2012, Social Deviant is a modern agency for modern brands who need to do more with less. As a partner in growth, Social Deviant helps brands grow quicker, more efficiently. The agency prides itself on delivering high-impact, collaborative creativity while taking time and cost out of the system for such clients as Red Wing Shoes, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, CareerBuilder, Hanna Andersson, The Disney Channel, Catalina, Columbia College Chicago, and the National Restaurant Association Show.

 
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