Coming from a 12-year background in the marketing, broadcasting, and retail fields, Christiana has a true appreciation for the importance of exceptional customer service. Working for more than six years in recruiting for clients nationwide has transformed her appreciation into a practice. Christiana consistently expands her Aquent talent network to include experts in all industry-related marketing and creative disciplines. As her client, you can expect to get the best and brightest candidates for your projects and internal teams. She’s committed to applying Aquent’s signature holistic and honest approach to each job opportunity, in order to ensure world-class service to both talent and clients. Christiana excels at following through on her promises and building lasting business relationships. A relationship with Christiana for marketing and creative talent is essential to completing your projects on time, on budget, and with the highest-caliber results.
Christiana’s marketing and creative talent:
Design dynamic, interactive, consumer-centric websites and marketing campaigns
Strategize and implement viral video and social media promotions
Write SEO content, email marketing campaigns, and all forms of marketing communications
Developing talent sourcing strategies to directly match clients’ needs
Education, Affiliations & Accreditations
A.A., Broadcasting, Conestoga College
B.A., Communications, Siena Heights University
Derick M. (1658881) Derick Melander is a senior Information Architect. He sees himself as a user experience advocate and an expert in visual communication. He has over 14 years of experience as an information architect and has worked in a leadership role on a broad base of projects.
He is valued for providing strategic insight, developing detailed functionality and has a strong understanding of marketing and user research. As the lead UX for the redesign of MetLife.com, he won a WebAward from the Web Marketing Association for Outstanding Web Development. For the re-architecting of Procure.com in 2011, he was awarded an IAC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Internet Advertising and numerous others.
Derick has extensive experience in the advertising industry with multi-year assignments at Foote, Cone & Belding, Atmosphere and Heartbeat Ideas. Recent career highlights include leading the redesign of ReachBeyondRA.com , Procure.com, iPractice.com (live product support/detail on demand) andNuvaRing.com. He has done recent incremental work for Ernst & Young, Citi, Credit Suisse, Emirates, GSK, NBC, St. Francis Hospital (mobile), Starwood and Target.