Salt Lake City, UT — Global creative collective Thinkingbox has announced the promotion of Corey Hankey to Managing Director of its Salt Lake City office. In this role, he will manage operations for the expanding western market, and be responsible for continuing to build the company and support client partnerships, further establishing Thinkingbox as a premier destination for talent, while creating a culture that delivers both amazing work and a great work/life balance.

Hankey has been with the business for 13 years, progressing from developer at Welikesmall, which was acquired by Thinkingbox in early 2020, to the leadership team. …

Sister Company to Thinkingbox Launches New Service for its Global Clients

Vancouver, CA — Sister company of global creative collective Thinkingbox, AntiSocial Solutions, has announced the launch of its media buying and planning offering, which will be based out of Vancouver but service clients globally.

The recently established media department is led by Director of Media, Kristain Oliveira-Barnes who joined in January 2021, and is currently working with over 20 national and international brands across paid social and search, including Bootlegger, Urban Barn, Warehouse One, and Cleo Fashions. …

Pictured above: Ryan Booth

Toronto, ON — Global creative collective Thinkingbox has announced that it has appointed Ryan Booth as Creative Director. He joins the team in Toronto, and is tasked with expanding the creative team and its reach across the Canadian market.

Previously, Ryan was Director of Design for Hudson’s Bay Company and Creative Director of Design for Zulu Alpha Kilo, named 2018 Design Agency of the Year. Ryan is excited to join the team at Thinkingbox and help create award-winning, culturally relevant work. His work spans across brand, design, packaging, experiential, digital, and interior design.

“Ryan Booth brings a high level of…

We celebrate our LGBTQ+ team members, family members, and friends not just during Pride Month, but always.

For Pride Month 2021 we created our #PrideInsideAndOut campaign so our Thinkingbox and AntiSocial family could show us exactly what Pride means to them. The campaign spanned the month of June where we captured the festivities via disposable cameras. Make sure to check out the full campaign on AntiSocial and Thinkingbox’s Instagram accounts.

Read on to see highlights from the series and learn what Pride means to the staff that took part.

Three Offices. Three Cameras. One Pride Month.

The disposable camera series aimed to capture all the colors of…

Pictured Above: Jacob Hinmon & Andy Burdin

Los Angeles, CA — Global creative collective Thinkingbox has announced that it has appointed Jacob Hinmon as Creative Director and Andy Burdin as Associate Creative Director, joining its team in Los Angeles.

The announcement further signifies the shop’s ongoing growth and efforts to boost creative capabilities and prioritize strong client partnerships.

Joining the team from Unit9, where he was commercial director for 12 years, Hinmon has worked with clients including Samsung, Nike, Infiniti, Pinterest, and LA Dodgers. …

Pictured: Alyssa Campbell, Kristain Oliveira-Barnes

Vancouver, BC — Global creative collective Thinkingbox has appointed Alyssa Campbell as Executive Producer and Kristain Oliveira-Barnes as Director of Media at sister company AntiSocial Solutions in Toronto and Vancouver respectively. Thinkingbox announced its acquisition of AntiSocial Solutions in May 2020.

Campbell and Oliveira-Barnes will drive growth for AntiSocial Solutions growth on the East Coast.

Joining the team from Leo Burnett Toronto, where she served as Account Supervisor, Campbell has worked with clients including Ontario Travel, to Nike and Starbucks. …

Pictured: Alyssa Belova, Jessie Corney

Toronto, Ontario — Global creative collective Thinkingbox has announced the hire of Jessie Corney as Director of New Business and internal promotion of Alyssa Belova to Associate Director of Production to its Toronto leadership team.

As part of the shop’s ongoing expansion efforts, Corney and Belova have been appointed to bring a new layer of strong leadership to Thinkingbox.

Returning to the company after a three-year hiatus, Corney brings vast client experience, having worked with brands like Genesis, Kia, Hershey’s, and Coca-Cola. She is familiar with Thinkingbox’s clients, capabilities, and team, allowing her to hit the ground running. Most recently…

Pictured: Tim Blount, Scott Hiers

Los Angeles, California — Global creative collective Thinkingbox has announced the hire of Scott Hiers and Tim Blount as Creative Directors, adding to its Los Angeles team. As part of the shop’s ongoing strategy to bring together like-minded and skilled artisans, grow its presence in Los Angeles and continue to add to the company’s award-winning digital capabilities, Hiers and Blount have been appointed to bring a new layer of storytelling to Thinkingbox with their creative and design expertise.

Joining from Stink Studios Los Angeles where he served as Creative Director, Blount brings a plethora of client experience ranging from WeTransfer…

Helen Androlia, Director of Strategy at Thinkingbox

Toronto, Ontario — Creative shop Thinkingbox has announced that it has hired Helen Androlia to lead digital strategy from its Toronto office, marking continued growth for the company across North America.

Androlia most recently worked at Juniper Park\TBWA as Director of Digital Strategy. She previously served as Director, Social Media Strategy at Innocean Worldwide Canada, with earlier stints at Gravity Partners and FCB Canada. In this new role as Strategy Director, she will be responsible for leading digital strategy for Thinkingbox clients including: Adobe, Primer, and Riot Games.

Androlia brings extensive experience handling strategy across a wide range of industry…

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Talk Nerdy To Me is an initiative set up for Thinkingbox clients and other industry professionals to learn from our in house experts and to start thoughtful and informed conversations.

Our Talk Nerdy To Me webinar series continues to educate and enlighten, most recently surrounding the topic of Experiential Marketing and the trends that our team predicts for 2021.

Thinkingbox managing directors Christine Clark and Rania Hattar joined senior creative technologist Hugh Elliott and interactive developer Patrick Daggitt in hosting this webinar.

Read on for a summary of the insightful session.

Defining Experiential Marketing

“If you learned to sail by…


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