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ELLIPSIS Architecture + Design

ELLIPSIS Architecture + Design

ELLIPSIS Architecture + Design is doing some of the most intriguing and innovative work in Chicago. Their team's forward-thinking, client-first approach meshes well with our own philosophy here at Geek.

So when the firm brought Geek onboard to handle its digital marketing, our task was to find a way to translate ELLIPSIS' bold, interesting approach to creating “meaningful solutions” through architecture into the digital idiom, our area of expertise.

At Geek, we believe that email is still one of the most powerful marketing tools available to businesses today. And we have the data to back it up; in fact, the Direct Marketing Association has found that email is twice as effective as any other direct digital marketing approach.

With that in mind, we've built a digital newsletter focused on bringing architect Paul Tebben’s philosophy and work to the world. Our monthly email uses a clean, clear design (our client deserves the credit for that!) to emphasize the ELLIPSIS team’s vision and accomplishments through striking visual content, stirring testimonials, and links to engaging social content, particularly through Pinterest.

And, because the ELLIPSIS team emphasizes collaboration and discovery, the newsletter reflects this, bringing the firm’s subscribers the latest in architecture news and trends from trusted sources around the web.

ELLIPSIS and Geek both believe in cultivating strong, lasting relationships with our peers and clients, and our own collaboration has been a match made in heaven. To learn more about ELLIPSIS, we encourage you to visit their site here. And check out our Geek blog for more on why architecture and design firms need a solid digital marketing strategy

Jason Finn

Founder & Chief Geek

Jason has nearly 20 years of consulting experience, predominantly in the technology space. Most recently he was the COO and Director of Technology for Rich Casto & Company, a national training and consulting organization in the real estate industry.
As a consultant for IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Envision Consulting Group (now IMS Health), Jason has served clients of all sizes, including Big Pharma, Fortune 500, and Global 1000 companies:

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • AOL (America Online)
  • Astellas Pharmaceuticals
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Wockhardt USA (formerly Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals)
  • Norwich Union
  • PNC Bank
  • Reynolds and Reynolds

Sarunas Budrikas

Creative Director

Sarunas is a web design and development expert with hundreds of successful projects in his portfolio. He is passionate about delivering extraordinary user experiences for every client and consistently goes above and beyond everyone’s expectations. As an SEO expert and strategist, he can optimize your website, or app, to get the most out of it, day in and day out. Sarunas holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Kaunas Technology University, in Lithuania. Sarunas now lives in Chicago, and calls it home.

Alexandra Olsavsky

Client Experience Specialist

Alex specializes in content generation and social media promotion for Geek | Chicago clients, helping to solidify their presence in the online community. This includes blog writing, graphic design, co-ordination and design of weekly newsletters, and active engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. Outside of Geek, Alex is a classically-trained soprano who professionally performs around the city of Chicago (most recently with the Chicago Baroque Band, and with the Rolling Stones for their "50 and Counting" tour).