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SmartBug Media Adds Veteran Creative Director Danielle Riley

December 15, 2016

IRVINE, CA – December 15, 2016 - SmartBug Media, a leading inbound marketing agency assisting businesses in generating leads, increasing awareness, and building brand loyalty, is pleased to announce the recent hire of Danielle Riley as the agency’s Creative Director. Riley will lead the creative team at SmartBug Media, elevating all current branding efforts while exploring new opportunities for the agency to grow.

Riley has a decade of experience, most recently as the Associate Creative Director for the distinguished FCB Chicago where she led the digital team on the largest account in the global network, managed all major digital design initiatives and advised the creative team of writers and designers.

Prior to her time at FCB Chicago, Riley was a Senior Designer at Symmetri Marketing where she worked on the branding and creative efforts of websites, emails, packaging and videos.

“I am excited to work with such a great group of people at SmartBug Media,” Says Riley. “I believe that the work you do is only as good as the team that you’re working with, so I foresee doing amazing things and taking the agency’s branding to the next level.”

Riley originally started her career in print, eventually making the switch to digital. She has a B.A. in journalism from Cal State Fullerton.

“Danielle is a key strategic hire for our agency as creative is the first impression of any marketing campaign. Her role will expand the breadth and impact of our creative delivery and we look forward to seeing SmartBug’s branding transformation,” said Ryan Malone, Founder and CEO of SmartBug Media. “Danielle’s unique aesthetic, strong leadership and open mind will be an asset as she takes ownership of our visual and written content, moving SmartBug to the next level. We look forward to having her on our team.”

About SmartBug
For more than seven years, SmartBug Media has been helping businesses increase sales leads, close more customers, and enhance the reach of their brands. SmartBug is one of a handful of HubSpot Diamond partners in the world and is the highest rated agency in the history of the HubSpot ecosystem. We also boast the highest ROI documented from any HubSpot partner -- 3,558% and 14,500% ROI on a six-month and three-year campaign.

For a free inbound marketing or web design consultation, or to learn more, visit or call 949-236-6448.

Contact Information

Doreen Clark
SmartBug Media
949-236-6448 x815