Tandem, Inc. is a Chicago-based creative production-through-finish studio creating iconic, large and small branded content films, videos, and photography. We are a turnkey production solution set up to help address content needs in real time.

At Tandem, content is not a commodity. Rather than take on clients, we choose to take on partners. Together, we create compelling content that achieves your objectives while reaching your audience in a way they find both meaningful and memorable. The key is to enjoy the journey together.

Tyler Jay
Tyler Jay, founder of Tandem, Inc., brings over two decades of expertise as an award-winning commercial director and agency producer. His extensive experience encompasses a diverse array of commercials and content campaigns for renowned clients such as Grubhub, Toyota, NFL, Snickers, Patron Tequila, Molson Coors, @properties, McDonald's, Kim Crawford, and Coca-Cola. Collaborating with professional athletes and celebrities, Tyler and his team consistently deliver exceptional results, irrespective of project size or budget constraints.
Prior to establishing Tandem, Tyler served as the EVP Director of Content Production at TRIS3CT. During his three-year tenure, he pioneered the development of a broadcast department from scratch, overseeing commercial production for notable brands including Kimberly-Clark, Kawasaki, ConAgra, DeVry, Newell Rubbermaid, and Mike's Hard Lemonade. Notably, he also spearheaded the creation and management of Jerry Rig Productions, an in-house production-through-post facility that not only served as a crucial asset for TRIS3CT but also set a precedent in the Chicago agency landscape by catering to external agencies. Clients ranged from Critical Mass, HYConnect, and Fathom Communications to B2B entities like Grub Hub, Deloitte, United Center, Two Brothers Brewery, and Defy Bags.
Tyler's expertise across all aspects of production and post-production empowers him and his team to consistently deliver world-class content, navigating various budgets and timelines with unwavering dedication.

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