Hello, my name is Ryan Dickey. I'm a CD / Art Director with 15+ years experience. I currently live in Evanston, IL with my wife, Marie, and two boys: Luke (age 10) and Michael (age 8).






The Escape Pod  |  Chicago
Creative Director, May 2018 - Present
Merrick Pet Care, Fireball Whiskey, Skilsaw, The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence


Havas, VSA Partners, The Escape Pod  | . Chicago
Freelance Creative Director / Art Director, February 2017 – April 2018
Google, Amazon + Kenmore, Craftsman, Nando's PERi-PERi, Sears


Leo Burnett  |  Chicago
Creative Director, May 2012 – February 2017
Sprint, Pfizer Nexium 24HR, Centrum, Kellogg's, UnitedHealthcare


Deutsch  |  Los Angeles
Associate Creative Director, June 2008 – May 2012
Sony PlayStation, CiCi’s Pizza, Saturn, Volkswagen

Energy BBDO  |  Chicago
Senior Art Director,  March 2004 – June 2008
Wrigley: Juicy Fruit, Orbit, Eclipse; Jim Beam, Purex, Soft Scrub, Chicago Marathon, LaSalle Bank, River North Dance Company, The Economist, Chicago Bike Federation  


Euro RSCG Tatham Partners  |  Chicago
Art Director, May 2003 – March 2004
Alberto Culver, Hillshire Farms, First Health, Red Lobster


FCB  |  Seattle
Junior Art Director, June 1999 – December 2001
Boeing, Starbucks, Hewlett-Packard, The Burke Museum, Gerry Sportswear, Mercy Corps International, Precor Fitness 



One Show (Gold, Merit x2)
Cannes (Silver, Shortlist)
National ADDY (Best in Show)
Effie Awards (Gold)
Archive Magazine
Clio (Bronze)
OBIE Awards (Best campaign)
D&AD (Nomination)
NY Festivals (Bronze)
Young Guns (Bronze)
London International (Merit)
Seattle Show (Gold)



Gonzaga University
The Art Institute of Seattle
School of Visual Concepts