Tom Kirsch

Creative Consultant: Design + Art Direction, Austin, TX

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15+ years of experience increasing brand awareness, generating buzz with impactful design, and improving overall communication across all media through conceptual thinking, strategic solutions and creative ideas.


Experience

Creative Lead (Freelance) at Ellenos – Real Greek Yogurt
Feb 2019 – Present Seattle, WA
Brand Consultant at Tom Kirsch Design, LLC
2007 – Present Austin, TX
Sr. Art Director (Contract) at Indeed
Oct 2019 – Dec 2019 Austin, TX
Group Creative Director at Ampersand Agency
2018 – 2019 Austin, TX
Design Lead at Razorfish
2012 – 2018 Austin, TX
Creative Director (Freelance) at Aha
2011 – 2012 Austin, TX
Art Director at Possible Worldwide
2008 – 2011 Austin, TX
Sr. Designer at GSD&M
2001 – 2008 Austin, TX
Art Director at Tractorbeam
2000 – 2001 Dallas, TX
Sr. Designer at Brainstorm, Inc
1998 – 2000 Dallas, TX
Designer at Sibley/Peteet Design
1995 – 1998 Dallas, TX
Design Intern at Sullivan Perkins
1995 – 1995 Dallas, TX

Education

Design Communications at Texas A&M University – Commerce
1992 – 1996 Commerce, TX
Associate of Applied Arts at The Art Institute – Dallas
1990 – 1991 Dallas, TX

Awards

2017
Conference Rock – Best Interactive Content Platform, DIGIDAY
2015
Silver Addy, Austin Addy
2012
Bronze Addy, Austin Addy
2004
Treadless winner, Treadless.com
2004
Gold and Bronze Addy’s, Austin Addy’s
2002
Logo for "Idea Summit" Merit, The Art Directors Club, New York
2000
Board Member, Dallas Society of Visual Communications
1996
Published work, Graphis Student Design Annual
1995
Best Student Portfolio, Dallas Society of Communications
1994
Ralph Award — Best in Show – Smashing Pumpkins "Unplugged", The Creative Summit, San Marcos

Clients

  • AT&T
  • Blackberry
  • BMW
  • Car2Go
  • Cingular
  • Citibank
  • Charles Schwab
  • Chili’s
  • Dell
  • Ellenos Yogurt
  • Frito Lay
  • Indeed.com
  • Kinko’s
  • LemiShine
  • Macaroni Grill
  • Motorola, a Google Company
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • On The Border
  • RadioShack
  • Samsung Mobile USA
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Texas A&M University
  • Wal-Mart
  • Whole Foods Market

Specialties

  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Concept
  • Branding
  • Logos
  • Retail Marketing
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital media
  • Illustration
  • Advertising
  • Typography
  • Responsive websites
  • Photography
  • Communications
  • Sketch App
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Campaigns
  • Book Design
  • Leadership
  • Consulting
  • Strategy

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch App
  • InVision App
  • Keynote