Offline Editor Ruben Vela Returns to Optimus

Ruben Vela

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Ruben Vela
Ruben Vela
Chicago-based Optimus has hired offline editor Ruben Vela. Most recently, Vela was an offline editor at Conspiracy. Before that, he spent 12 years at Optimus.

With 15 years experience in the postproduction community, Vela has partnered with agencies including Cavalry, Cosette, DDB, Downtown Partners, Energy BBDO, JWT New York, VSA Partners and Y&R on projects for such brands as Alka-Seltzer, Capital One, Coors Banquet, One A Day, McDonald’s and Wrigley.

“We’re really excited to welcome Ruben back,” said Optimus managing director Gretchen Praeger. “His commitment to the business is infectious, and we’re looking forward to having his energetic presence in these halls again.”

Ruben graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications before beginning his career at Edit Sweet.