CHICAGO—Design-driven production studio Vitamin expands its roster with the addition of Associate Creative Director Sam Gierasimczuk. Sam, whose background includes work as a designer, animator and technical director, will work with Vitamin Creative Director Danny DelPurgatorio in overseeing the studios array of projects. Gierasimczuk will assume a hands-on role in design and production as well as supervising the work of other members of the creative team.
“Vitamin’s model has always been that collaboration, both internal and external, is the key to our success. Sam is such a creative individual, we’re really excited to see how he can help us to push our boundaries.” says DelPurgatorio.
“We have been fans of Sam’s work for a long time and are thrilled to have this opportunity to bring him on board,” said Vitamin Senior Producer Larissa Shames. “Sam is a really talented designer with the technical skills to back it up. He’s a great addition to the team.”
Sam arrives from the design boutique Leviathan where he served as Creative Director. His work there included a number of innovative projects involving projection mapping, among them an acclaimed installation for the band Amon Tobin and its Isam Tour. He also completed design and animation projects for Scion, Intel, Callaway Golf and Kelly Blue Book.
Previously, Sam served three years as Associate Creative Director with Lift Motion Design. A graduate of Columbia College, Chicago, Sam began his career with the information design firm Zagnoli McEvoy Foley.
Sam is excited to work with the Vitamin team and eager for the opportunity to contribute to broad-based, world-class projects. “I am very impressed with the variety of work that Vitamin attracts,” he notes. “I look forward to the opportunity to take part in such a wide gamut of projects. My interests range from film titles and branding packages to music videos and commercials, so it’ll be fun to play in this world with Vitamin. “
“We are all very excited to have Sam on board. His knowledge is extensive and his enthusiasm is inspiring. We all look forward to the creative madness that will ensue,” concludes Vitamin Creative Director Danny DelPurgatorio.
Vitamin is located at 232 East Ohio Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611. For more information, call 312.664.6683 or visit www.vitaminpictures.tv