• jake trussell

    Strategic experience designer & media producer

    with a passion for innovation

    & a penchant for connecting dots

  • BRANDING

  • WORLD BUSINESS CHICAGO RE-BRAND

    Refreshed messaging, website, and visual identity to shed light on Chicago's strategic economic growth and job creation

    RESPONSIVE WEBSITE

     

    ANNUAL REPORT & BUSINESS CARDS

     

    ANNUAL REPORT INTERIOR

    REFRESHED WORLD BUSINESS CHICAGO LOGO

  • OTHER BRAND & LOGO DESIGN

    Chicago Venture Summit

    Hub for Investment and Innovation

    Hosting the most influential venture capitalists in the country as they build relationships with the Midwest’s most promising technology companies

    1000 Jobs

    Building Chicago's Manufacturing Workforce

    Working to fill at least 1,000 of the more than 30,000 open advanced manufacturing jobs in the Chicagoland area

    SINC

    Supply Chain Innovation Network of Chicago

    SINC seeks to improve the efficient movement of goods to stimulate regional economic and business growth by improving infrastructure, developing talent, advancing technology, and attracting capital.

    mHub

    Manufacturing Innovation Hub

    A manufacturing economic development center for innovation, talent and collaboration

  • PRINT

  • PROMOTIONAL BOOK

    Hand-bound with die-cut cover to highlight Chicago's business attributes

  • FORTUNE 500 & INC 500

    Full-page add in the Fortune 500, and Inc. 500 magazine editions

  • WEB

  • DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

    WORLD BUSINESS CHICAGO

    CHICAGOMADE WEBISTE

    SITE SELECTOR WEB APP

    DIGITAL MANUFACTURING AND DESIGN INNOVATION INSTITUTE

    Design of DMDII's initial website

    METRO CHICAGO EXPORTS

  • INITIATIVES

  • DEVELOPMENT & LEADERSHIP OF PROGRAMS

    ChicagoMade

    Raising the City's Profile as Innovation & Creative Hub

    By recognizing Chicago's “makers” as brand ambassadors, ChicagoMade endeavors to increase awareness about the city that has nurtured so much of the nation’s creative talent. ChicagoMade.us

    ThinkChicago

    Connecting Top University Talent with Chicago‘s Innovation Ecosystem

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel invites students of engineering, innovation, & entrepreneurship from top universities to visit Chicago, explore its vibrant innovation ecosystem and attend events like Lollapalooza and Chicago Ideas Week. ThinkChicago.net

  • PHOTO

  • MORE PHOTOS @ FLICKR

  • VIDEO

  • CHICAGOMADE

    CHICAGO: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

  • MUSIC

  • RECORDING, PRODUCTION, PERFORMANCE

    Discography includes more than 50 records on labels like XL Recordings, Ninja Tune, and Soul Jazz

     

    Production and recording credits shared with Diplo, Quincy Jones, M.I.A., and Gregory Isaacs, and others

     

    Performances worldwide at house parties, night clubs, underground raves, and festivals with artists from Squarepusher, to Four Tet, to Flosstradamus

    DJ C “Nu Strut”

    “DJ C’s spin on dance music is innovative … his blend of dubstep, tropicalia, and electro-pop is clever and sounds futuristic, but he’s not trying too hard to impress you with it.” – Miles Raymer, Chicago Reader

    M.I.A. “U.R.A.Q.T. (DJ C Remix)”

    Appears on M.I.A.'s Galang '05 single on XL Recordings (U.K.) along with a remix of Galang by Serj Tankian from System of a Down

    DJ C “Set Me Free From This Wicked Game”

    Chris Isaak and the Supremes meet Switch and Stereotyp uptown

  • CONNECT

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