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Hey! I'm Leon Valdez and I'm the Marketing Strategist at WeCreate.

Marketing Strategist

As Marketing Strategist & Social Media Coordinator I develop strategy under Mat Barbur and Eli McGanal, as well as social media posts under Kelly Papp. Sometimes I can even sneak in alongside the studio team and make some dope video content.

Our Fresh Perspective!

Fresh out of college and bright-eyed, I’m anything but wet behind the ears. At the age of 10, I was in Windows Movie Maker editing Lego stop motion films (I’m still waiting to hear back from Sundance). At 16, I promoted parties and concerts by utilizing grassroots and digital marketing (before I even knew what those terms meant). During a stint at Columbia College Chicago, I secured a position with a prominent music blog. It was there that I learned Adobe Creative Suite, managed a YouTube channel of 1.2 million subscribers, and wrote countless articles about hip-hop’s up and comers. During the COVID pandemic, I returned home to East Chicago, IN where I built digital infrastructures and promoted local businesses by creating content for their socials. Although the freelance life was fun, I wanted something more consistent where I could work alongside other creatives and build something greater than myself. After a few emails, v1 v2 and v3 of a resume, and a internship later - I am now a part of the WeCreate community where I bring a set of fresh eyes, ears, and energy to the team.

The Person Behind The Bat

If im not on the job I’m making music, hanging out with friends, or watching baseball.