Jason Edlen

Jason Edlén

Art Director

FUN FACT: Loves to bake (and carefully guards a killer frosting recipe)

Jason Edlén joined Chartwell Agency as Art Director with 17 years of experience in graphic design and creative direction. Edlén brings strong team and project organization, management, and photo, art and video direction skills to the organization.

He spent 13 years at Trekk in Rockford, where he most recently served as senior art director and department manager, executing client projects from concept and design to implementation. He also served as art director of Ambrosi in Chicago and has won several awards for art direction, design and illustration, including a 2017 Gold AVA Digital Award for a motion graphics video series.

Away from work, Edlén is a passionate advocate for the arts. He is co-founder of the (usual) Suspects, a group of local performers, designers and artists who formed their own company and organize productions in the Rockford area.