Over the past 20 years, Jon Wurtmann has worked in some of the nation’s most notable advertising and public relations agencies as copywriter, creative director and agency director. After a long and successful history as a freelance writer for Fingerpaint, Wurtmann joins the agency full-time.
Prior to joining Fingerpaint, Wurtmann established and managed corporate and product brands for Fortune 500, mid-sized and start-up clients in the software as a service (SaaS), higher education, environmental and outdoor recreation industries. His client roster includes companies including Loral, Comedy Central and Orvis. Most recently, as president and creative director of Wurtmann Advertising, Wurtmann provided advertising and public relations services to clients such as Epocrates, BioLucent, Environment One Utility Systems, the San Diego Fertility Center, Endocare, GE Aircraft Engines, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and The Center for Argentina Tourism.
Wurtmann graduated from Skidmore College with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
Leah Snyder joins Fingerpaint after serving as a freelance graphic designer with the agency. Snyder will help Fingerpaint execute multichannel marketing materials and assist with prepress production. Prior to joining Fingerpaint, she also freelanced for Hudson Valley Community College.
Snyder earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from The College of Saint Rose.
“We have had the pleasure of knowing and working with both Jon and Leah for some time, and we are pleased to have them with us full-time,” notes Ed Mitzen. “Jon is a proven leader in his field who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. At the same time, Leah brings an energy, eagerness and spirit with her that will serve our studio and our clients well.”
Fingerpaint is a full-service marketing agency committed to original thinking and uncommon collaboration. Based in Saratoga Springs, NY, and with offices in New York City, Scottsdale, AZ and Villanova, PA, the firm specializes in brand development, strategic planning, digital and multichannel marketing, audio and video production and public relations. fingerpaint.com
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