We are hiring

We are hiring

Come work with us!

Position Openings:

Senior Account Executive

The Alchemedia Project is looking for a Senior Account Executive (SAE). The SAE is a dual advocacy role with primary responsibility to function as the agency’s day-to-day representation to the client. This position requires you to be an advocate for our strategic and creative position as well as the client’s representative within the agency. To be an effective in this role, you will need to approach each challenge with intellect, foresight, a spirit of service and strong interpersonal skills; while steering your peer group to produce work efficiently and effectively. You will need 4-6 years marketing and/or agency experience with at least 1-2 years in an online marketing capacity. Are you self-motivated, analytical, passionate and willing to learn something new every day? We’d love to meet you!

Please send your resume to Stephanie Hart, Director of Client Services.

 

 

Shawn Finger

Shawn Finger

Executive Creative Director

With 21 years experience working with the brands people love to eat, Shawn has developed creative strategies and executions for many of the world’s largest brands. A writer by discipline, she approaches creative with an innate balance of play and purpose, leading a full staff of creative problem solvers to create ideas that resonate seamlessly across all mediums.

Desiree McNamara

Desiree McNamara

Vice President of Client Services

Desiree has enjoyed a well-rounded client services career with over 20 years marketing for B2B and B2C agencies. She is a robust leader with the skills to manage cross-functional teams, and a track record of improving client structure and momentum. She keeps track of everything, which is why it’s weird her car has been stolen twice in two states, only to be returned both times.

Kelly Scott

Kelly Scott

Group Account Director

Kelly has years of experience fostering client partnerships in multi-channel environments with single goal in mind: drive work that works. Her diverse experience ranges from cultivating category-leading food and beverage brands at internationally recognized agencies, to thriving as one-woman marketing department at a construction management firm. She can manage cross-functional teams and make it look (or sound, if you’re remote) easy.

Jason Stanley

Jason Stanley

Executive Producer

With 16 years of digital marketing and web technology experience, Jason leads agency teams through all phases of project development, design and execution. Responsible for day-to-day business operations including project planning and logistics, Jason helps the creative team deliver on time, on budget, and on top of their game.

Kesha Alexander

Kesha Alexander

Account Director

With years of experience interfacing or “talking with people,” Kesha always brings unique insights, strategic thinking and big ideas to the table. Not only does she know how to implement product marketing strategy, she has proven experience with product development. She’s a new mom who holds the key to our hearts (her amazing baked sweets).

Darcy Benward

Darcy Benward

Director of Account Planning

Darcy is at home in away-from-home marketing roles. With ten years’ experience between the agency and manufacturer side of the foodservice business serving in positions from account supervision to insight analysis and planning, she knows what it takes to put brands on a track of growth. A natural leader, she can convert disparate information and eclectic skill sets into a meaningful, effective plan. She can list her three degrees in German, and that’s probably the least impressive thing about her.

Brian Perveneckis

Brian Perveneckis

Associate Creative Director

Chicago native, and current Chicagoan, Brian has spent over 14 years in the business imagining, strategizing and leading creative teams to deliver marvelous, effective work for some of the most recognized brands on the map. His personality shines through every project he touches and through the work of his many mentees.

Dan Stewart

Dan Stewart

Group Creative Director

Dan is a creative leader, chief butt-kicker and idea champion. Once believing his name was “Danny Dammit,” he’s been challenging the status quo since he was a small child. This has led to his recognition in Communication Arts, HOW Magazine, Print Magazine, Print’s Best Typography book, the Logo Lounge Master Series, a feature on the CLIO Award short list, and numerous ADDYs…dammit! He sure has come a long way since age 12 when he worked in a pet cemetery (apparently those exist).

Sabrina Robb

Sabrina Robb

Senior Copywriter

A love of cooking and a way with words made writing about food a natural fit years ago for this copywriter. So when she’s not at home cooking up Instagram-worthy feasts, she’s busy whipping up compelling brand stories. For more than 20 years, Sabrina has been the voice of food industry leaders like Tyson Foodservice, Mars Foodservices, Heinz Foodservice, ARAMARK, Torani, C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc., and Smith & Wollensky restaurants, just to name a few.

Megan Brammeier

Megan Brammeier

Associate Creative Director

With eight years experience in both brand marketing and copywriting, Megan is a word-loving, conversational writer with a passion for strategy. “Smart ideas” are her specialty. She doesn’t just solve problems with words, but with truly original concepts and cross-functional collaboration that ensure the results are as big as the ideas.

Mitchell Brandt

Mitchell Brandt

Senior Content Manager

Mitchell has been working in advertising for the past ten years and has developed a true knack for content. His experience as a copywriter has given him the foundation needed to understand the power of words and the ability to wield their influence appropriately. As a team player and leader, Mitchell adds fresh perspectives to tactics that have yet to reach their fullest potential.

Lori Fritz

Lori Fritz

Sr. Producer

Lori loves to make things, and she’s great at it. Some might even say magical. With over fifteen years in project and production management, she’s honed her craft by working with every cross-functional team imaginable on projects and brands big and small. Somehow, regardless of the scale or apparent impossibility of any project, Lori finds a way to wrangle every piece of the project to produce results that please and surprise. It’s incredible, but it’s not magic—it’s just damn hard work.

Gina Low

Gina Low

Senior Project Manager

Gina has over eight years experience across channels, making things happen on time and on point. There are few things she hasn’t had to acquire at this point—from sleigh bells to dollhouse furniture—and she manages to get it all together at the right time. Bottom line, when it’s time set every piece of a video in motion, it’s time to talk with Gina.

Sarah Jenkins

Sarah Jenkins

Senior Writer

Over four years of experience in writing and editing have made Sarah a master at the concepting table. She has advanced brands at all levels with sharp copy that delights. With a background in improv comedy, Sarah is a quick thinker and gifted wordsmith with deceptively simple ideas.

Sarah Nenninger

Sarah Nenninger

Senior Account Executive

If you want to find out about Sarah, take a hike. Literally. If you can keep up with her, the first thing you’ll notice is her passion for people. She can tell you about her research and shopper marketing experiences that make her such an effective strategist, her multi-faceted marketing plans within all sorts of industries, how to build client relationships and determine what’s next in the industry…are you winded yet?

Claire McMillin

Claire McMillin

Account Supervisor

With years of professional marketing experience working for some of the biggest names in foodservice, Claire has developed an impressive track record of delivering impactful work in any format. Her contagious, can-do attitude keeps her team busy, and her sharp attention to detail and strategic insights make everyone look better. When everything is up in the air, Claire uses her stellar leadership and communication skills to nail it down.

Jeff Kern

Jeff Kern

Senior Art Director

With nearly two decades of experience, Jeff is a master of graphic and martial arts—both of which come in handy around here. An evangelist for clever visuals that disrupt and inform, he has an uncanny ability to crystalize any concept. His extensive, cross-channel experience has made him an invaluable designer of almost anything on a page, screen, or object. If he hasn’t designed it yet, odds are he is studying it…right now.

Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson

Assistant Account Executive

Maybe it comes from years on the farm, but Kelly knows exactly how to get things growing. A Missouri State AdTeam veteran, she has spent a decade developing and executing market and event strategy for nonprofits. Need to borrow a VHS full of home-recorded ‘90s Super Bowl commercials? She’s your lady.

Teresa Williams

Teresa Williams

Account Supervisor

Go-getter is an understatement. In her ten year foodservice advertising tenure, Teresa has managed to go and get a lot done. From dedicated research and consultant work for nationally recognized brands to planning, implementing, tracking and assessing major product launch campaigns, she tackles massive projects with tenacity.

Matt Pendergrass

Matt Pendergrass

Senior Account Executive

With diverse early career experience in data-driven direct marketing and integrated production, Matt understands the inner workings of the businesses and projects he manages. As humble as he is hard working, Matt doesn’t just tell you what he thinks, he proves why it will work. He brings digital savvy, data management and strategic thinking together to create valuable, out-of-the-box solutions for brands.

Brian Neyer

Brian Neyer

Senior Account Executive

Brian has a knack for keeping the facts straight and the details in order—on the clock and off. He is a juggler of deadlines and a master of coordination with client interest at the forefront of all that he does. His mental stockpile of details big and small make him an invaluable brand ally, and a formidable foe in trivia take-downs. You’ve been warned.

Marcus Grisham

Marcus Grisham

Senior Art Director

Marcus is an explorer of ideas, a master of visual communication. His years of cross-category, cross-medium art direction have yielded brilliant work. When he’s not training for a triathlon he’s trained on an idea, mining the possibilities until he arrives at the best one. His hidden talent: making small films with the same grand approach he applies to design.

Lucy Ressler

Lucy Ressler

Graphic Designer

A graphic design and illustration graduate from Missouri State, Lucy is an experienced foodservice designer with a typographic bent and an adventurous attitude. She’s already begun assembling creatures for her future farm including two brother cats and a tortoise named Chomper. Next on the list: alpacas.

Stephanie Lueck

Stephanie Lueck

Account Supervisor

From asking the tough questions to answering challenges with big ideas, Stephanie’s fearless. Especially on her dirt bike. She has fostered brand growth for over eight years, fluently identifying the right moves to make. She knows how to strategize in the digital world, positioning brands to cultivate business.

Jeremy Shreckhise

Jeremy Shreckhise

Senior Art Director

Well versed in print and digital media, Jeremy possesses the super power to understand and implement both the creative and technical components of a project. This allows him turn concepts into reality faster than a speeding bullet. Like Tony Stark, Jeremy is constantly seeking new ways to increase the efficiency and quality of the work the agency delivers. Did we mention he likes super heroes?

Ashley Tanner

Ashley Tanner

Senior Account Executive

A personality test determined Ashley’s number one strength is positivity, but you could draw the same conclusion within two minutes of meeting her. She brought her sunny perspective and relentless ingenuity to a wide range of marketing roles throughout her career—from media sales to account management and strategic development. She’s knows how to position brands in the digital arena to make sure everyone gets the most from engagement.

Michael Peacock

Michael Peacock

Art Director

Michael entered the design world by way of architecture. Since turning his attention to smaller things or non-things (digital enterprises), his ideas are no less towering. He knows how to press the boundaries of any medium and bring ideas to unexpected, stunning fruition. The way to his heart? Buttermilk chocolate chip pancakes.

 

Robbie Adams

Robbie Adams

Graphic Designer

Armed with a keen eye, a nimble mind and 12 cups of coffee, Robert’s design experience and know-how bring concepts to life. From presentations to point of sale, he crafts each piece with the care and precision to grab your attention and knock your socks off.

Stefanie Vochatzer

Stefanie Vochatzer

Graphic Designer

Joining the Alchemedia Project with a degree in graphic design from Missouri State University, Stefanie knows how to give big ideas momentum. Her penchant for clean, smart design gleams through everything she touches from logos to artisan candy packaging.

Megan Mathenia

Megan Mathenia

Assistant Account Executive

Think you’re a reality TV buff? Meet your match. When Megan isn’t keeping up with the Kardashians, she’s keeping our accounts in order. She brings fresh ideas and an infectious curiosity to our discussions and has the enviable skill of making everyone around her better at what they do.

Brittany Furjanic

Brittany Furjanic

Account Executive

It’s hard to overwhelm Brittany. With a communication and marketing degree from Missouri State she took on massive, fast-paced accounts with Teir-3 car dealerships and managed to turn impressive projects on a dime while keeping clients and colleagues happy. In addition to globe-trotting, she loves hiking, hammocks and Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones anyone?).

Tony Ruzicka