Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in northern Illinois, today announced it has hired Michael Laskonis as Senior Graphic Designer for its growing design and video production team. In his role, he will work with Chartwell’s Art Director to provide marketing strategy, creative design, and implementation for the firm’s clients.

Laskonis has more than 15 years of multi-disciplinary content creation, branding, and marketing management. He has worked on branding many local and regional organizations. He has introduced cutting-edge concepts and technologies to aid companies in telling their stories to a growing tech-savvy customer base.

“Michael brings an incredible amount of graphic design, photography, videography, among other capabilities to our stable of offerings,” said Rebecca Epperson, Chartwell President. “We’re thrilled to add his skills and can-do attitude to our team. We look forward to the additional creative benefit he delivers to our clients.”

Laskonis graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication with an emphasis in graphic design from Northern Illinois University, and with an entrepreneurial spirit managed a successful freelance career.