John Ryan

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Education: Ohio University

Hobbies/Interests: I am into art, design , travel, restoring vintage bicycles, Photography, carpentry, poster design

Describe your role at LMG/Ocean and what you enjoy about it: I am a web designer and project manager here at The Ocean Agency. My role is to communicate with my clients to determine their needs for their website, I then create a design strategy based on those clients needs, Create wire-frame mockups and execute a design strategy that is reflected in a finished site.

Favorite Chicago bar/restaurant: Avec

Favorite sports team: Cincinnati Bengals

Favorite movie: The Big Lebowski

Books you are current reading: Currently reading: Caliban’s war by, James SA Corey, Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Surprising fact about yourself: I did some catalogue modeling as an early teenager

Work background/ accomplishments: Started my career in sales at a publishing company, then moved to Chicago and did sales for a tech startup. Then started a small design firm with 3 partners. Worked at that firm for 6 Years. Got hired by LMG. Been here about a year

Why did you choose to work at Logical Media Group?
I wanted to work with a team of young, energetic, and talented coworkers in a creative environment with room to grow. LMG/OCEAN was the perfect combination of those traits.

How did Logical Media Group impact your personal and professional development?
I have learned how to efficiently manage a large number of projects at once. I also have gained the ability to think on my feet and quickly pivot between challenges to achieve maximum outcomes. I am inspired by the hard work and creativity of my coworkers and pushed to do better every day.