Hello.

I'm Ryan Cookish, a Toronto-based art director, music producer, and sparkling water aficionado currently working at Rethink.

Experience
Rethink - Art Director (August 2020 - Current)
Rethink - Art Director Intern (April 2020 - July 2020)

Education
Miami Ad School Toronto - Art Direction Portfolio Program (2019-2021)
University of Guelph - Bachelor of Commerce (2012-2016)

Awards

2022
One Show | Bronze - Design - Spatial Design/Wayfinding (Ability Signs)
One Show | Merit - Social Media - Stunts and Activations (Ability Signs)
Clios | Silver - Out of Home (Colours of Pride)
Clios | Silver - Public Relations (Colours of Pride)
Clios | Bronze - Design (Ability Signs)
Clios | Bronze - Out of Home (Ability Signs)
Applied Arts | Design - Entire Promotional Design Program - Campaign (Ability Signs)
Applied Arts | Design - Environmental-Experiential/Event Design- Single (Ability Signs)
Applied Arts | Design - Shoe-String Budget - Campaign (Ability Signs)
Applied Arts | Design - Point-of-Sale Messaging - Series (Ability Signs)
Applied Arts | Design - Pro Bono/PSA/Charity Design Program - Campaign (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Design - Guerrilla Marketing Program - Campaign (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Design - Promotional Messaging - Series (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Design - Public Service/Charity - Series (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Design - Data Visualization - Series (Colours of Pride)
Andy Awards | Gold - Idea (Colours of Pride)

2021
Epica Awards | Silver - Print Craft (Made with Heinz)
Epica Awards | Silver - Public Interest - Gender Equity (Colours of Pride)
Strategy AOY - Campaign of the Year (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Advertising - Consumer Print Single (Made with Heinz)
Applied Arts | Advertising - Ideation - Campaign (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Advertising - Pro-Bono Video - Single (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Advertising - PSA/Charity Video - Single (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts| Advertising - Shoestring Budget Integrated Campaign (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Advertising - PR/Influencer - Campaign (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Advertising - Pro Bono/PSA/Charity - Campaign (Colours of Pride)
Applied Arts | Advertising - PSA/Charity Advertising - Single (Colours of Pride)
Luerzers Archive - Print (Made with Heinz)
Luerzers Archive - Print (Colours of Pride)
Communication Arts - Digital Advertising (Wait For Heinz)
Communication Arts - Public Service (Colours of Pride)
Communication Arts | Shortlist - Posters (Made with Heinz)
One Show | Shortlist - Billboard/Transit Single (Wait For Heinz)
2020
D&AD New Blood | Wood Pencil (Grubtitles)
ANDY's | Gold - Student (Grubtitles)
Applied Arts - Student, Advertising (Grubtitles)
ADCC | Silver - Student, Interactive (Grubtitles)
ADCC | Bronze - Student, Advertising (Axe Off)
Communication Arts | Shortlist - Student (Grubtitles)
New York Festivals | Finalist - Student, Digital/Mobile Grubtitles
New York Festivals | Finalist - Student,  Sound Design/Use of Sound (Tune into the Truth)
Creative Conscience | Commended - Student (Rideshare Reduction)
Top Dog | Miami Ad School 2020.3
Miami Ad School Live Client | Bronze (CanAge) 
Miami Ad School Live Client | Bronze (Liberation75
Press
AdAge, NBC, CBS, FOX, Little Black Book, Bloomberg, Globe & Mail, TSN, Narcity,
Stimulant, Strategy, BlogTO, Yahoo Finance, MSN, NASDAQ, Thrillest, Trendhunter, Elle 
Canada, CampaignUS, Design Taxi, Curiocity, Ads of the World.